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First Sentence Friday

“Dearest Tess, I’d do anything to be with you, right now, right this moment, so I could hold your hand, look at your face, listen to your voice.”

~Sister by Rosamund Lupton

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First Sentence Friday

“Like many later visitors to New York, the first European settlers made their way to the Bowery.”
~ The Bowery: the Strange History of New York’s Oldest Street by Stephen Paul DeVillo

First Sentence Friday

“When Salma peers into her daughter’s coffee cup, she knows instantly she must lie.”
~ Salt Houses by Hala Alyan

First Sentence Friday

“Bruno Courréges, chief of police of the small French town of St. Denis, awoke a few seconds before six, just last he dawn was breaking.”
~ The Templars’ Last Secret by Martin Walker

First Sentence Friday

“Vanessa dreams she is a grown woman, heavy with flesh and care.”
~ Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed

First Sentence Friday

“If my friends hadn’t decided that I should have a dog I would never have opened the gate and gone into the graveyard.”

~Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore

First Sentence Friday

“Life’s direction is ephemeral.” ~ The Trust by Ronald H. Balson

First Sentence Friday

“Isaiah was seventeen years old when his older brother, Marcus, was killed in a hit-and-run.”

~ Righteous by Joe Ide