First Line Friday – 27 Jan 2017 – For the Record

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Welcome to another edition of First Line Fridays.  This week we are welcoming Bree Herron from Bibliophile Reviews to our ever expanding group. 🤗  Hello Bree!

My first line this week is actually two lines, because they just need to stay together.  They’re from Regina Jennings’ latest release, For the Record:

Only a limited patch of Earth could claim the privilege of belonging to Texas.  Not that he despised the rest of the world for its misfortune, but there was a difference.

What’s your first line?  Share it below and then go and then visit my friends and share with them too!

Sarah ~ All The Book Blog Names Are Taken //  Bree ~ Bibliophile Reviews  //  Rachel ~ Bookworm Mama  //  Heather ~ Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen  //  Beth ~ Faithfully Bookish  //  Andi ~ Radiant Light  //  Carrie ~ Reading is my Superpower  //  Robin ~ Robin’s Nest  //  Sydney ~ Singing Librarian

If you would like to join us for First Line Friday, contact Carrie at Reading is my Superpower.

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18 Responses to First Line Friday – 27 Jan 2017 – For the Record

  1. “Good evening,” said Lucy. But the Faun was so busy picking up its parcels that at first it did not reply. 🙂 This is from Chapter 2 of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” by C.S. Lewis. This year I’m reading books I have read in the past and have enjoyed. I don’t know how many times I’ve journeyed to Narnia.

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  2. lelandandbecky says:

    I love the covers of Regina’s books. They look so inviting. My first line is: “Journeys are a curious sort of thing.” From Embracing the Baobab, Missionary Reflections on Christian Community, by Jerry Ireland.

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  3. Beth Erin says:

    “Your relation to the inmate?”
    Maybe It’s You by Candace Calvert
    (I see it’s already on your goodreads as well! Great minds, my friend! 😉 )

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  4. Heather says:

    My first line for the week comes from Tea and Sympathy by Carol Cox:

    “Kate Hanlon settled back into the pillows propped against the headboard of her bed and stared down at her lap. The tray resting on her knees contained a steaming mug of tea and a plate holding one slice of lightly buttered toast.”

    Happy reading and happy Friday!

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  5. carylkane says:

    1890’s Adirondack Mountains

    New York State

    “My trunk!” Elsie Mitchell watched in horror as her trunk fell off the over packed porter’s wagon, spilling its contents onto the platform at the Albany train station. A Changed Agent by Tracey Lyons

    HAPPY FRIDAY!

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  6. andinewberry says:

    My first line comes from Carrie Turansky’s new book Shine Like the Dawn.

    Four years later…April 1903

    Maggie turned the hat block and examined the broad-brimmed, yellow straw hat.

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  7. Carrie says:

    i love that book!! My first line at the moment comes from Erica Vetsch’s My Heart Belongs in Fort Bliss Texas – “Only the army would think a place like this worth defending.”

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  8. singinglibrarian2015 says:

    Better late than never.

    Paris, France
    May 1719

    “You shouldn’t be here.” With gentle authority, Julianne Chevalier ushered a man twice her age to the doorway of his young wife’s lying-in chamber.

    `Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green

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