First Line Friday (week 92): High as the Heavens

Posted February 9, 2018 by meezcarrie in Christian, First Line Fridays, historical, Kate Breslin, romance / 31 Comments

Happy Friday!

And welcome to First Line Fridays, hosted by Hoarding Books!!!

Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line.

I’m continuing my feature of recent award nominees/finalists that I haven’t previously used for a FLF post.

The book I’m featuring today is High as the Heavens by Kate Breslin,
a nominee for the 2017 RT Reviewer’s Choice Awards!

And the first line is….

“Like manna from heaven, the words fell from the sky.

Congratulations, Kate, on the much-deserved nomination!!

Let me know the first line of the book closest to you & then head over to Hoarding Books to see who else is participating!

First Line Fridays hosted by Hoarding Books

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31 responses to “First Line Friday (week 92): High as the Heavens

  1. Carol Alscheff

    It was the breeze,a change in the texture of the unseen that made her look up and walk around a stand of shadong beech trees. The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck.

  2. Gloria

    I am reading Who The Bishop Knows by Vannetta Chapman.

    San Luis Valley, Colorado
    July 27

    Bishop Henry Lapp ordered two hot dogs, two bags of chips, and one large drink.

  3. Happy Friday!

    My first line comes from a book I will be reading soon, August and Everything After by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski…..

    I started wearing my grandmother’s old cat-eye glasses in June, right after my latest crush nearly crushed me.

    Have a great weekend and stay warm!

  4. I have got to get my hands on this book! Thanks for sharing .I’m featuring A Passionate Hope by Jill Eileen Smith over on the blog. Here I’lll share from Keturah by Lisa T. Bergren. “In the hopes that at least one would get through, their father had sent three copies of his last letter from the West Indies; as it happened, his daughters received them all.”

  5. Kay Garrett

    Tom stopped coating hot apple fritters in that tantalizing mixture of cinnamon and sugar.
    By Ginger Bolton

  6. Jeanne Bishop

    “The Honorable Clara DeLancey stood atop the chalky cliffs.” From another wonderful book by Carolyn Miller, The Dishonorable Miss DeLancy.

  7. Andrea Stephens

    I’m going to share the first line from Part 1 Chapter 1 of Jocelyn Green’s “A Refuge Assured”
    She should be used to this by now, the way skin exposed to cold eventually lost feeling.

  8. Tracey Hagwood

    In the hope at least one would get through, their father has sent three letters from the West Indies; as it happened his daughters received them all.

    Keturah by Lisa Tawn Bergren

  9. I loved this one. I didn’t realize what I was getting into when I started it and almost hit pause on the audiobook and stuck it out and really enjoyed it. My current read is not CF, so no First Line this week. However, I did just realize a new Kimberly Rae Jordan book came out, so I’ll be starting that ASAP.

  10. I’m sharing from James Markert’s All Things Bright and Strange on my blog today. Here is the first line from Chapter 2:

    “Anna Belle was pretty as a sunrise and always dressed to the nines.”

  11. Caryl Kane

    I loved this book!

    Josie Gallagher gripped the letter from the county manager’s office with tight hands. – Her Secret Daughter by Ruth Logan Herne

    Happy Friday and Happy Reading! 🙂

  12. Paula S.

    From Across the Blue by Carrie Turansky:
    Paragraph 5 of page one.
    February 1909
    Bella has visited many lovely homes in London after her presentation at court and the rounds of balls and dinner parties during her first two seasons, but she’d never seen a more lavish home tha Broadlands, her family’s new country estate.

  13. Laura S.

    Hi Carrie,

    “Crumbling walls were rare, beautiful things.”
    The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron

    Highly recommend. I’m really enjoying it.

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