TTT: The Best Opening Lines

Hey friends!! This weeks prompt for Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is a super fun one all about opening lines! So I’ve picked out ten of my favorite opening lines from some awesome books πŸ™‚

1. “Kell wore a very peculiar coat” – A Darker Shade of Magic by VE Shuab

2. “All children, except one, grow up.” – Peter Pan by JM Barie

3. “Pa was taking too long to cut the boys’ throats.” – The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen

4. “Eliza Mirk is the kind of name you give to the creepy girl who clings to her ex-boyfriend for weeks after he’s dumped her because she refuses to accept that he hates her guts” – Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

5. “Welcome to the beautiful Sinclair family. No one is a criminal. No one is an addict. No one is a failure.” – We Were Liars by E. Lockheart

6. “Before Hannah left, she asked if I was sure I’d be okay.” – We Are Okay by Nina Lacour

7. “Is today a good day to die?” – All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

8. “I was raised to marry a monster.” – Cruel Beauty by Rosmund Hodge

9. “So here’s the file that almost killed me, Director.” – Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

10. “My mother is a bird.” – The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

Have you read any of these? What’s your favorite opening line? Let me know in the comments πŸ™‚


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