Category: First Line Fridays

First Line Friday (week 54): Good Friday & Easter

First Line Friday (week 54): Good Friday & Easter

Posted April 14, 2017 / 39 Comments

Happy Good Friday! Today is a special Friday for everyone, whether or not you embrace Jesus as Savior. To find out why, read this ♥ Since it’s Friday, it’s also time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! BUT I’m going to […]


First Line Friday (Week 53): A Fragile Hope

First Line Friday (Week 53): A Fragile Hope

Posted April 7, 2017 / 26 Comments

Hooray for Friday! Since it’s Friday, it’s also time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is A Fragile Hope by Cynthia Ruchti And the first few lines are… “This wave of pain will pass. So will the […]


First Line Friday (week 52): One Year of FLF Giveaway!

First Line Friday (week 52): One Year of FLF Giveaway!

Posted March 31, 2017 / 102 Comments

Guess what today is?? It’s First Line Fridays’ birthday! At least on my blog. That’s right – I’ve been doing FLF for a year now so I thought today we would celebrate! Instead of giving you a first line, I’m going to show you all the books I’ve spotlighted for […]


First Line Friday (Week 51): A Lady in Disguise

First Line Friday (Week 51): A Lady in Disguise

Posted March 24, 2017 / 58 Comments

Yay! It’s Friday! Since it’s Friday, it’s also time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd And the first line is… “I stood, that bleak day, in the graveyard […]


First Line Friday (Week 50): Irish Meadows

First Line Friday (Week 50): Irish Meadows

Posted March 17, 2017 / 46 Comments

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Friday to you! Since it’s Friday, it’s also time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is, appropriately enough, Irish Meadows by Susan Anne Mason And the first line is… “Late-afternoon shadows chased […]


First Line Friday (week 49): Finding Joy

First Line Friday (week 49): Finding Joy

Posted March 10, 2017 / 48 Comments

Three cheers for Friday! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Finding Joy by Melanie D. Snitker And the first line is… “When Parker Wilson’s eyes opened, he expected to see the […]


First Line Friday (week 48): Long Time Gone

First Line Friday (week 48): Long Time Gone

Posted March 3, 2017 / 33 Comments

Yay! It’s Friday! (Can I get an ‘amen’?) Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Long Time Gone by Mary Connealy. And the first line is… “Abandoning his sister to save […]


First Line Friday (Week 47): Melony Teague

First Line Friday (Week 47): Melony Teague

Posted February 24, 2017 / 43 Comments

Happy Friday to you! I’m turning the reins over to Melony Teague for today! Take it away, Mel! The question has been asked, what is in a kiss? Cue the music,”a kiss is still a kiss….” and since I am on Carrie’s blog, and we all know she likes her […]


First Line Friday (Week 46): Meaningful Lines

First Line Friday (Week 46): Meaningful Lines

Posted February 17, 2017 / 30 Comments

Happy Friday to you! On February 17th, 1984 I knelt down in front of the first pew at Lincoln Wood Baptist Church. My pastor/grandpa’s arm around my shoulder as he knelt next to me with happy tears streaming down his face, I told Jesus that I knew He came to […]


First Line Friday (Week 45): Romantic Lines

First Line Friday (Week 45): Romantic Lines

Posted February 10, 2017 / 41 Comments

Happy last First Line Friday before Valentine’s Day! Normally, I would have you grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line, but today I’m going to mix it up a little bit in honor of this romantical holiday that is nigh upon us. You […]


First Line Friday (Week 43): When Love Matters Most

First Line Friday (Week 43): When Love Matters Most

Posted January 27, 2017 / 47 Comments

It’s Friday! Finally!!! (Anyone else?) That means it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is When Love Matters Most by Kate James. And the first line is… “‘Enrique flinched at the burst of gunfire.” So… what’s […]


First Line Friday (week 42): Orlo the Created (plus a giveaway!)

First Line Friday (week 42): Orlo the Created (plus a giveaway!)

Posted January 20, 2017 / 21 Comments

It’s Friday! Hurray!!! That means it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Orlo the Created by Lauren Brandenburg And the first line is… “‘Orlo fidgeted with the pieces of metal he had collected during […]


First Line Friday (Week 41): A Changed Agent (plus a Giveaway!)

First Line Friday (Week 41): A Changed Agent (plus a Giveaway!)

Posted January 13, 2017 / 59 Comments

It’s Friday! Whoohooo!!! That means it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is A Changed Agent by Tracey Lyons And the first line is… “‘My trunk!’ Elsie Mitchell watched in horror as her trunk fell […]


First Line Friday (Week 40): Far Side of the Sea

First Line Friday (Week 40): Far Side of the Sea

Posted January 6, 2017 / 46 Comments

Welcome to the first First Line Friday of 2017! We finally have snow on the ground here in Kentucky and I could not be happier! To celebrate the fact that it’s Friday, grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring […]


First Line Friday (Week 39): Favorite First Lines

First Line Friday (Week 39): Favorite First Lines

Posted December 30, 2016 / 28 Comments

Happy New Year’s Eve Eve!! Today I’m doing something a bit different. Since I’ve been talking all week about my favorite reads of 2016, I thought we’d transfer that concept to First Line Friday too. So instead of reaching for the book nearest you and telling us the first line, […]


First Line Friday (Week 38): Letters From Santa

First Line Friday (Week 38): Letters From Santa

Posted December 23, 2016 / 46 Comments

Happy Christmas Eve Eve!! Grab your favorite Christmas cookie and then the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Letters From Santa by Becca Whitham. And the first line is… “What did you say your name was again?” Here’s […]


First Line Friday (Week 37): Wrapped in Red

First Line Friday (Week 37): Wrapped in Red

Posted December 16, 2016 / 26 Comments

Next Friday is Christmas Eve Eve!! Can you believe that?!? I’m in denial. Instead of thinking about how far behind I am, let’s grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Wrapped in Red by my sweet friend […]


First Line Friday (Week 36): Christmas Conspiracy

First Line Friday (Week 36): Christmas Conspiracy

Posted December 9, 2016 / 24 Comments

Yay for Friday!! Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? Have you started your Christmas shopping?!? 😀 Either way, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Christmas Conspiracy by Susan Sleeman. You can check […]


First Line Friday (Week 35): Starring Christmas

First Line Friday (Week 35): Starring Christmas

Posted December 2, 2016 / 35 Comments

Happy first Friday of DECEMBER!!! Before we proceed with our regularly scheduled First Line Friday goodness, I have to show y’all the gorgeously awesome Book Tree my husband put together for me on his last day of Thanksgiving vacation. It makes my heart smile. Ok – time to grab the […]


First Line Friday (Week 34): Restoring Christmas

First Line Friday (Week 34): Restoring Christmas

Posted November 25, 2016 / 51 Comments

Happy post-Thanksgiving Friday!!!  I hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving and were able to spend it with someone you love. Since it’s Friday, it’s time to take a break from the crazy Black Friday crowds, grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The […]