Thursday, May 1, 2014

Thursday Thirteen (40)

Thursday Thirteen is a weekly meme with a simple theme: each Thursday you blog a list of 13 things. What kind of things? Any kind! Just come up with a list theme and run with it.
*All of my lists are in no particular order.*

YA Opening Lines

1. I read somewhere that human beings are genetically predisposed to record history. – Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

2. “Once upon a time, the North Wind said to the Polar Bear King, ‘Steal me a daughter, and when she grows, she will be your bride.’” – Ice by Sarah Beth Durst

3. Today is the day I’ve been waiting for my entire life—the beginning of normal. – Stained by Cheryl Rainfield

4. My last supply duty before Sanctuary Night, I get home and Atticus is waiting. – Above by Leah Bobet

5. The day the rains finally came was like any other, with blistering air coating the canyon in a heavy stillness. – Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken

6. Laurel’s shoes flipped a cheerful rhythm that defied her dark mood. – Wings by Aprilynne Pike

7. It starts with a crack, a sputter, and a spark. – The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab

8. St. Juno’s wide granite steps could crack your head like an egg. – Nameless by Lili St. Crow

9. Everything changes when Tiffany Quinn disappears. Cryer’s Cross by Lisa McMann

10. “Come on!” Emma whispered from my right, her words floating from her mouth in a thin white cloud. – My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent

11. Mommy forgot to warn the new babysitter about the basement. – The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong

12. The goat was in the tree again. – Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clement-Moore

13. I remember lying in the snow, a small red spot of warm going cold, surrounded by wolves. – Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater


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