First Lines Fridays #129

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!

The Amazement Park opened in 1953. 
GET LOST IN THE FUN! posters advertised, as it was true: Crowds surged through the gates in the morning and didn’t stumble out again until the sun had set, and spotlights at the exits guided them free. The maps were useless, the You Are Here guides impossible to find. It was a park designed to swallow. 

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Hide by Kiersten White


HideThe first chapter of this was great – giving all the vibes I wanted. But everything after that kinda sucked, tbh.


Goodreads Synopsis: The challenge: spend a week hiding in an abandoned amusement park and don’t get caught.

The prize: enough money to change everything.

Even though everyone is desperate to win–to seize their dream futures or escape their haunting pasts–Mack feels sure that she can beat her competitors. All she has to do is hide, and she’s an expert at that.

It’s the reason she’s alive, and her family isn’t.

But as the people around her begin disappearing one by one, Mack realizes this competition is more sinister than even she imagined, and that together might be the only way to survive.

Fourteen competitors. Seven days. Everywhere to hide, but nowhere to run.

Come out, come out, wherever you are.

 

 


Until next time,
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