First Lines: 10 Amazing First Lines! // The Importance Of First Lines?

Hey everyone! How are y’all doing? I hope you’re having good weather and etc. Who’s ready for winter? (because I’m not…) *why am I such an awkward person 🤦‍♀️*

I thought it would be fun to create this post and share some amazing quotes/first lines. I’m not going to have a posting schedule for a while, so look out for my random posts! And now I don’t really have anything else to say, so let’s dive right in. Here we gooooo


First lines. Why are they so important?

Well first lines tend to draw us into a book. It gives us, the readers, a glimpse of what the story is going to be like. If the first line is intriguing to our being (if that makes sense), then we’ll automatically want to read the second, then third, then fourth, etc.

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Without a further-ado, here are 10 amazing first lines!

Disclaimer: These are not listed in any specific order! And I wrote comments for only a few quotes, not all…

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1. The Kiss Of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

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“Today was the day a thousand dreams would die and a single dream would be born.”

(((slightly morbid? but hey I love it 😊)))

2. Ensnared by AG Howard

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“I once thought memories were something better left behind…frozen pockets of time you could revisit for sentimental value, but more of an indulgence than a necessity.”

3. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

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“They say that just before you die your whole life flashes before your eyes, but that’s not how it happened for me.”

4. Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder 

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“Locked in darkness that surrounded me like a coffin, I had nothing to distract me from my memories.”

(((does anyone else occasionally feel like this when you’re trying to fall asleep?)))

5. We Are The Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

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“Life is bullshit.”

(((well if this isn’t a mood, then idk what is)))

6. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 

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“The circus arrives without warning.”

(((this gives me the best kind of chills 😍)))

7. Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon 

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“I’ve read many more books than you.”

(((lmao me talking to my other bookish friends 😂)))

8. Paper Towns by John Green

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“The way I figure it, everyone gets a miracle.”

9. Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor 

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“On the second Sabbat of Twelfthmoon, in the city of Weep, a girl fell from the sky.”

(((the first line of one of the best prologues I have ever read 👍)))

10. Shatter Me by Tahera Mafi

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“I’ve been locked up for 264 days.”


Let’s Chat!

What are your favorite first lines?

What are some quote related posts y’all want me to do?

…Aye let’s just chat about random stuff 🙈


Well that’s it y’all! A short and simple post (for once lol) 😂 Thank you to everyone who has stayed throughout this whole post and everything. All of you have been amazing and I immensely enjoy chatting and creating posts for y’all! *check out the fancy language* Thank you 100x for all your love and support. I hope you have a great day or night! 💞

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