First Lines Fridays #95

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!

“Sweet sixteen is when the claws come out.
We’re all flash tonight. Jenny and Summer and Mads and Me. Vodka and heels we could ever quite walk in before, but tonight we can.”

 

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Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin


Foul Is Fair (Foul Is Fair #1)

I don’t think I’ve ever read a Macbeth retelling/reimagining before and I have to say, this surrealist, revenge fantasy story is kind of epic and I can’t stop listening.


Goodreads Synopsis: Elle ashand her friends Mads, Jenny, and Summer rule their glittering LA circle. Untouchable, they have the kind of power other girls only dream of. Every party is theirs and the world is at their feet. Until the night of Elle’s sweet sixteen, when they crash a St. Andrew’s Prep party. The night the golden boys choose Elle as their next target.

They picked the wrong girl.

Sworn to vengeance, Elle transfers to St. Andrew’s. She plots to destroy each boy, one by one. She’ll take their power, their lives, and their control of the prep school’s hierarchy. And she and her coven have the perfect way in: a boy named Mack, whose ambition could turn deadly.

Foul is Fair is a bloody, thrilling revenge fantasy for the girls who have had enough. Golden boys beware: something wicked this way comes.


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