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1ST SENTENCE FRIDAY

“Caliph Washington stared out the window of the Greyhound Scenic Cruiser as it rolled through bare Mississippi villages like Hickory Flat, Pott’s Camp, Pumpkin Center and Myrtle.”

~  He Calls Me By Lightining: the Life of Caliph Washington & the Forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice & the Death Penalty by S. Jonathan Bass

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First Sentence Friday

“Boyd parked his truck across the street front he school and waited for the bell to ring.”
~ from IQ by Joe Ide

First Sentence Friday

“Irene passed the mop across the stone floor in smooth, careful strokes, idly admiring the gleam of wet flagstones in the lantern-light.”
~ from The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

First Sentence Friday

“Okay, let’s take him.” ~ from They Can’t Kill Us All by Wesley Lowery

First Sentence Friday

“The long hours Margot works at the hotel are never documented.”

~from Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn

First Sentence Friday

“Captain Kidd laid out the Boston Morning Journal on the lectern and began to read front he article on the Fifteenth Amendment.”  ~ from News of the World by Paulette Jiles

First Sentence Friday

“There were deer all over the road.” ~ The Hike by Drew Magary

First Sentence Friday

“The door to the airplane opened, and the four women were so terrified they were unable to cry out.”  ~ The Blackbirds by Eric Jerome Dickey