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!
5 days till Christmas! Are you all excited? Have you got all your presents? This is probably my favourite time of year, when I return to my 5 year old self who believed in Father Christmas. I had sooo many books on my Christmas list but this one has been out for ages and I am eager to finally get my hands on a copy.
The sorcerer arrived on a Saturday.
That’s it, that’s all your getting. But lets be honest… do you need any more. I’m already hooked!
Henrietta Howel can burst into flames. When she is brought to London to train with Her Majesty’s sorcerers, she meets her fellow sorcerer trainees, young men eager to test her powers and her heart. One will challenge her. One will fight for her. One will betray her. As Henrietta discovers the secrets hiding behind the glamour of sorcerer life, she begins to doubt that she’s the true prophesied one. With battle looming, how much will she risk to save the city–and the one she loves?
This book just sounds so good! Full of magic and mystery, ill be over the moon if this is one of my presents come Christmas day.
That IS a great opening! I’d definitely read on to learn more!
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