First Lines Friday | 25/06/2021

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!
Today’s first lines:

“If she were a litigious sort of person, Dani was reasonably certain she could’ve had her best friend charged with attempted murder. Tomas drove like he was trying to kill them both, with one hand on the wheel and the other stuck out the open window…”

Do you know where these first lines come from? Can you guess what new and upcoming author wrote them? Scroll down to find out if you were right!

100+ of the best YA books of 2020 | United By Pop
Fire with Fire

Title: Fire With Fire
Author: Destiny Soria
Pages: 432
Buy Link: AMAZON

Synopsis: Dani and Eden Rivera were both born to kill dragons, but the sisters couldn’t be more different. For Dani, dragon slaying takes a back seat to normal high school life, while Eden prioritizes training above everything else. Yet they both agree on one thing: it’s kill or be killed where dragons are concerned.

Until Dani comes face-to-face with one and forges a rare and magical bond with him. As she gets to know Nox, she realizes that everything she thought she knew about dragons is wrong. With Dani lost to the dragons, Eden turns to the mysterious and alluring sorcerers to help save her sister. Now on opposite sides of the conflict, the sisters will do whatever it takes to save the other. But the two are playing with magic that is more dangerous than they know, and there is another, more powerful enemy waiting for them both in the shadows. 

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