Kelseys Kewl Idea 💡📚

The first sentence of every book I've read in 2016.
  1. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn: My sweater was new, stinging red and ugly.
  2. Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs: The monster stood not a tongue's length away, eyes fixed on our throats, shriveled brain crowded with fantasies of murder.
  3. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn: I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ.
  4. The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick: I don't have to look up to know Mom is making another surprise visit.
  5. The Grownup by Gillian Flynn: I didn't stop giving hand jobs because I wasn't good at it.
  6. Crossed by Ally Condie: I'm standing in a river.
  7. The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins: There is a pile of clothing on the side of the train tracks.
  8. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander (JK): Newton ("Newt") Artemis Scamander was born in 1897.
  9. First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen: Bay Waverly-Hopkins raced down Pendland Street, her backpack bouncing and her dark hair flying behind her like blackbirds.
  10. Reached by Ally Condie: Every morning, the sun comes up and turns the earth red, and I think: This could be the day when everything changes.
  11. Sanctum by Madeline Roux: It was a fantasy of lights and sounds and smells, crooked candy-striped tents, and laughter that burst like cannon fire out of the winding paths.
  12. Catacomb by Madeline Roux: These were the rules as they were first put down: First, that the Artist should choose an Object dear to the deceased.
  13. In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware: I am running.
  14. Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson: The bedroom is strange.
  15. Holes by Louis Sachar: There is no lake at Camp Green Lake.
  16. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen: Only three people were left under the red and white awning of the grease joint: Grady, me and the fry cook.
  17. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling: Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.
  18. Paper Towns by John Green: The way I figure it, everyone gets a miracle.
  19. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling: Not for the first time, an argument had broken out over breakfast at number four, Privet Drive.
  20. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware: In my dream, the girl was drifting, far, far below the crashing waves and the cries of the gulls in the cold, sunless depths of the North Sea.