12 First Lines That Got Me to Read the Entire Book (and Series)
Sometimes there are books that just seize you in the first few words. They grab your attention, they keep you guessing, they hold the promise of something electric and fantastic to come. Nothing has the same magic as the perfect first line of a wonderful book. And so, we bring you some of our favorite first lines! Some are dark, some are funny, but all are captivating—and will lead to some brilliant reads!
“No one wants to be that girl who locks herself in the bathroom on her birthday like she’s on the brink of a nervous breakdown, but here I am, leaning my elbows on the toilet bowl, inhaling God knows how many private-part diseases, all in the hope of freeing myself of this birthday cake while freeing myself of my best friend’s wrath.”
“Of all the things that happened there, in that place full of enemies and dust and spies and sadness; of all the things Margot said to me – the calculations that sounded like friendship, the casual shattering of my life – out of all those things, I am grateful for only one: that I never loved her.”