by Jenny Ramaley
Poe always loves examining first lines of children/YA books.
Here are some fun ones from my shelves that set the tone for the rest of the book:
If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other book.
A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning
by Lemony Snicket
There is no lake at Camp Green Lake.
Holes by Louis Sachar
The day my father got remarried, my mother was up at six a.m. defrosting the refrigerator.
That Summer by Sarah Dessen
Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling
Ever wonder what the lives of the chosen ones are really like?
Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar