Welcome to First Line Friday! I got this idea from my friend Kathy over at Bookworm Nation. This meme is easy to do: simply pick up the book you're currently reading and share the very first line! There are some really good first lines out there. They grab you and suck you right into the story and make you want to keep reading. So, my selection for this week is:
Love Me True: Overcoming the Surprising Ways We Deceive in Relationships by Jason B. Whiting
How can love, which is so beautiful and fun, cause such emotional ups and downs? Dr. Jason B. Whiting, a licensed marriage and family therapist, shares stories and research about relationships to show that deception is at the root of most couple problems. Learn to overcome deception and strengthen the trust and connection you've been longing for in your relationship.
This book has a quote at the very beginning so I'm going to share that, as well as the author's first line.
"The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances. If there is any reaction, both are transformed. --Carl Jung "
"It was the night before his wedding, and Neil McArdle knew he was forgetting something."
My review schedule is pretty tight with everything else I have going on in life, so most of the time, I agree to read a book 2-4 months in advance of posting my review on my blog. Because of that, I need to read books in a certain order and I might not be in the mood for that type of book, but I have a deadline, so I can't put it off. I've been feeling like reading more fiction than non-fiction lately, so when this one came up, I wasn't super excited about it. Once I started reading it, though, I changed my mind. There's a lot of great information in this book! Look for my review on Monday!
So, what's your pick for this week? If you want to participate grab the logo and post your own First Line Friday entry on your blog and then leave your link in the comments. And make sure you link your post back to Bookworm Nation! If you don't have a blog, just leave the title, author and first line in the comment section below.