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The first sentence in the book you're reading

CollegeGal09

New Member
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it ws the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity; it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness; it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair; we had everything before us, we had nothing before us; we were all going directly to Heaven, we were all going the other way. - charles Dickens a Tale of Two Cities
 

libri vermis

New Member
Angharad's people met the witches the night they camped in Tiercaern, where the heather-backed Carawyn Hills flow down to the sea.

Into The Green - Charles de Lint
 

SFG75

Well-Known Member
After breakfast, Eileen Simon ad her brother-in-law went through the credenza in the living room that Michael Simon used to store bills and his checkbook.
-After: How America Confronted the September 12th Era by Steven Brill
 
Wallace Boyer (Car Salesman): Like most people, I didn't meet and talk to Rant Casey until after he was dead.

Rant by Chuck Palahniuk
 

libri vermis

New Member
It was just past midday, not long before the third summons to prayer, that Ammar ibn Khairan passed through the Gate of the Bells and entered the palace of Al-Fontina in Silvenes to kill the last of the khal-ifs of Al-Rassan.

The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay
 

libri vermis

New Member
Horselover Fat's nervous breakdown began the day he got the phone call from Gloria asking if he had any Nembutals.

VALIS by Philip K. Dick
 

Polly Parrot

Moderator
Staff member
On the northern shore of Sicily are still to be seen the magnificent remains of a castle, which formerly belonged to the noble house of Mazzini.

A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe (1790)
 

libri vermis

New Member
Behind the wheel of the Ford Expedition, Amy Redwing drove as if she were immortal and therefore safe at any speed.

The Darkest Evening of the Year by Dean Koontz
 

Serena Kercher

New Member
ohh...

these forums r funn !!!
well...im kinda readin the secret life of the bees by sue monk kidd....well the first line goes like this...
"at night i would lie in bed and watch the show, how bees squeezed through the cracks of my bedroom wall nd flew circles around the room, making that propeller sound, a high pitched zzzzzz that hummed along my skin..."
lol...doesnt sound really interestin tho...lets c if it does...
 

Peder

Well-Known Member
"What difference does my conception make?"

Where the Long Grass Bends - stories by Neela Vaswany
 

libri vermis

New Member
If dreams can be portents of what is to come, then I had my fair share of forewarning before my life was stolen away.

Trader by Charles De Lint
 

shadforth

Member
On a hairpin turn,above a dead forest,on no day in particular,a white Toyota crashed into a black Mercedes,for a moment blending into a blur of gray.

Everlost by Neal Shusterman.
 
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