First Lines Fridays #38

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!

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

CaravalTitle: Caraval

Author: Stephanie Garber

Rating: ★★★☆☆

Release Date: January 21, 2017

“Whatever you’ve heard about Caraval, it doesn’t compare to the reality. It’s more than just a game or a performance. It’s the closest you’ll ever find to magic in this world.”

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A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares by Krystal Sutherland

A Semi-Definitive List of Worst NightmaresTitle: A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares

Author: Krystal Sutherland

Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.5 Stars)

Release Date: September 5, 2017

“She’s passed the fear barrier, and she’d lived, and she’d discovered not certain death, s she’d imagined, nut impossible splendor. What other beautiful things had fear been hiding from her? What else has the curse long kept her from discovering? For the first time in a long time. She wanted to find out.”

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Pick a Word and Pass It On | BOOK TAG

I wasn’t tagged by anyone, but I saw Kristin from @kristinkravesbooks do this and thought it looked like so much fun! This tag was created by @Life Has a Funny Way Of Sneaking Upon You. Make sure you go check out both of their blogs!

 Here are the rules: 

1. You can either take the word the person who tagged you used, or you can pick your own.

2. You must list all the books on your read list which include that word in either the title or the author.

3. Tag some friends and pass it on! Continue reading