The first sentence of your current read. Post it and its title/author. ???The first sentence of your current read. Post it and its title/author.??? Onnie #questionnaire
That morning, after he discovered the tiger, Rob went and stood under the Kentucky Star Motel sign and waited for the school bus just like it was any other day.
The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo
The small boys came early to the hanging.
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Okay, so this was a really bad idea. …Into No Man’s Land by Elle n Emerson White.
@Stacey goodreads just alerted me that Ken Follett made notes on this book. Am reading his notes now and remember the sweeping saga of TPOTE ???
@Onnie thank you for telling me. I will have to check that out. Is it something I should read after the book? Are there spoilers?
@Stacey please read the notes after you finish. Yes, spoilers were tagged. I wish the timing of your reading was mine too, as KFollett’s voice is a fitting, personal ending to TPOTE
He was still bleeding.
See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt
At 8:30AM on Monday, March 27, 1995, Giuseppe Onorato was sweeping up the leaves that had blown into the entryway of the building where he worked.
What book is this? Foreboding…
@Onnie The house of GUCCI by Sara Gay Forden.
I woke up three times in the dark predawn. Dragonfly in Amber, Diana Gabaldon.
Dying really isn’t so bad after you’ve done it once.
The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay
Clouds bearded the moon and the horizon was still inky, with every one of the world-famous lights turned off, save for the beacon at the top of the distinctive tower that distinguished the famous city even in the dark. The Paris Secret by Karen Swan.
I knew opening that red door would destroy my life.. Caught by Harlan Coben
She arrived in early March,the plane landing at Katunayake airport before the dawn. Anil’s Ghost by Michael Ondaatje.
The length of floral-patterned challis rested on the cutting table like a bridal bouquet undone.
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner.
i broke bread with the dead fighting frightening foes without faces
The forest had claws and teeth.
Final Girls by Riley Sager
The scythe arrived late on a cold November afternoon.
Scythe by Neal Shusterman
Tella was no longer floating.
Legendary by Stephanie Garber
Was this what forty looked like?
Winter Garden by Kristen Hannah
It was an unmarked car, just some nondescript American sedan a few years old, but the backwall tires and the three men inside gave it away for what it was.
The Outsider by Stephen King
Sam Teegarden on my TBR. I marathon read the Bill Hodges trilogy when I found out there were some reoccurring characters in this book. I loved it, but I needed a break before I started The Outsider. Are you loving it so far?
Yes I’m greatly enjoying it so far. I’m almost 150 pgs in.
I marathoned the Bill Hodges trilogy as well, for the same reason as u. ?
The baby is dead. The Perfect Nanny- Leila Slimani
When I was small, I never wanted to step in puddles.
Voyager Diana Gabaldon
The audiobook I’m listening to is Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain: “YOU don’t know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: but that ain’t no matter.” And my physical read “After a year of slavery in the Salt Mines of Endovier, Celaena Sardothien was accustomed to beingescorted everywherr in shackles and at sword-point.” – throne of glass by Sarah j maas
“I placed my thumb and forefinger on the icy flesh, spreading it taut above the breastbone as Uncle had showed me.” Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscaldo
Tears blinded Braith as she stared through the bars to see what they’ed done to her once proud husband.
Stygian, by Sherrilyn Kenyon.
“There’s nothing quite as exhilarating as heedless, headlong flight, when fear of the unknown is banished by the sure and certain knowledge that whatever is ahead cannot be as dreadful as that which is behind”
Dangerous To Know by K. T. Davies
I’m currently reading 3 books but this is what I am reading right at this second lok
“THIS IS MY FAT, MAD TEENAGE DIARY” My fat, mad teenage diary by Rae Earl
“When people ask me what I do—taxi drivers, dental hygenists—I tell them I work in an office.” Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman
“Text of a historical letter, the original of which is kept under glass in the Great Library of Alexandria and listed under the Core Collection.” Ink and Bone, Rachel Caine
“It is Sunday afternoon and Dr Kay Scarpetta is in her office at the National Forensic Academy in Hollywood, Florida, where clouds are building, promising another thunderstorms.” – Predator by Patricia Cornwell
It was the cold that awakened her, A cold that crept first into her sleep, curling it’s fingers around her subconscious, making her feel as if she were walking through the woods on a winter night.
Black Creek Crossing by John Saul.
“The Friday before winter break, my mom packed me an overnight bag and a few deadly weapons and took me to a new boarding school.”
The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan
The purpose of this book is to demonstrate the relationship between the Qabalah, a time-honored mystical system, and the Tarot.
Qabalistic Tarot, Robert Wang
Wide, brown plains, distant, slender, flat-topped buttes, still more distant giant mountains, blue-sided, sharp-peaked, snow-capped, dour of sage and smoke of camp fire, thunder of ten thousand buffalo hoofs over the hard, dry ground; long-drawn,melancholy howl of wolves breaking the silence of night, how I loved you all! My Life as an Indian: The Story of a Red Woman and a White Man in the Lodges of the Blackfeet by James Willard @Laurie
The ground yielded easily under her blade, unlocking a black smell of earth. ( The City of Mirrors )-( Justin Cronin ) .
He’s Out There Again, Charlie…..(No Cats Allowed, by Miranda James)….
It was four o’clock when the ceremony was over and the carriages began to arrive. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair. (Finally reading the book. Though maybe it would be almost unreadable, published in 1904, but not so. 75 pages into it. Very good read, hard to put down.)
“It was a glorious May morning in the world at large – soft, balmy and harmonious.” The Marsh King’s Daughter by Elizabeth Chadwick.
“This book is a train with many cars, the old kind, moving clumsily along a track at night.” The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova
“I like your style, demon.”
“There had been a heavy shower of rain, but the sun was already shining through the breaks in the clouds and throwing swiftly changing shadows on the streets, the houses and the gardens of the city of Laurania.” – Savrola by Winston Churchill (his only fiction novel)
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.
Nineteen eighty-four -George Orwell
“Edie put her hand out, took a breath and slowly, slowly pushed open his bedroom door.” – Second Honeymoon by Joanna Trollope
“Reyes stood on the roof of his Budapest fortress, five stories up, his feet balanced precariously on the highest ledge.” The Darkest Pleasure~ Gena Showalter
@Christine I read that book, it’s so good and I love Gena Showalter. ?
Ralph’s One-Day Resumes was located in an industrial park that also housed insurance salesmen, auto mechanics, computer repairmen and a karate school.
~Resume With Monsters by William Browning Spencer
“The days were getting shorter, so the light in the sky had started to fall away when the gate to our temporary home swung open and our motorcade edged beyond the fencing that surrounded the United States Naval Observatory in Washington D.C.”
Promise Me, Dad by Joe Biden
“I seem to have trouble dying”. Someone Knows My Name, Lawrence Hill.
My name is Mike Engleby and I’m at my second year at an ancient university. –Engleby by Sebastian Faulks
The first wave, it’s where a life in surfing should start, isn’t it? Life of Brine by Phil Jarratt
“Caught between green earth and blue sky, only truth kept me sane.” -The true Story of Hansel and Gretel: A novel of War and Survival by Louise Murphy.
“This is how I kill someone.” ( the female of the species by Mindy mcGinnis)
It’s too damn cold of a day to be out in a hunt?? warcross by Marie lu
” Once upon a time, before the whole world changed, it was possible to run away from home, disguise who you were, and fit into polite society.”
Hi, what book is this?
Hi! The Rules Of Magic by Alice Hoffman. It’s a prequel to Practical Magic.