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BTT Favorite First Lines

Suggested by: Nithin Here’s another idea about memorable first lines from books. What are your favourite first sentences from books? Is there a book that you liked specially because of its first sentence? Or a book, perhaps that you didn’t like but still remember simply because of the first line? It’s funny that this would […]

Classics Meme

S. Krishna tagged me with a meme about Classics. This should be fun! Here are my responses: 1) What is the best classic you were “forced” to read in school (and why)? For the sake of this response, I’m going to only consider classics required during high school. Since I was an English major, I […]

#41 ~ The Monsters of Templeton

The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff There is something spectacular about a book whose first line lures you into its spell like a siphon and never lets you go. In my 36 years of reading, there has only been two books whose first lines I’ve memorized and cannot forget: “Call me Ishmael.” Moby Dick […]