Monday, June 27, 2011

Sentence Sneak Peek - Abandon

Abandon by Meg Cabot

The first sentence from each chapter of 
Abandon, it's a mini summary of what you can expect to read.

All first sentences are from an ARC I read via 
Once Upon a Twilight Book Tours
* Spoilers are highlighted like so :)

"Anything can happen in the blink of an eye."

"Once, I died."

"Everyone wants to believe that there's something else—some-thing great—waiting for them on the other side."

"He looked as shocked as I felt."

"The next time I saw him after that day in the cemetery with Grandma, I was dead."

"Instead of home, or standing by the lake, I was in a long, ele-gantly appointed room."

"I took the staircase that twisted down, thinking it would lead me back to the lake."

"He stared down at me as if he suspected I was insane."

"When I got home, Mom said, "Oh, hi, honey."

"Mom signed me up for a nationally recognized (which was the only reason Dad approved."

"In a way, I'm grateful to Mr. Mueller, who started teaching at the Westport Academy for Girls last year, when I was a junior."

"The girl sitting next to me in the IHHS auditorium was check-ing the comments on her Facebook page."

"My heart did a double flip inside my chest as soon as I laid eyes on it."

"I could think of a lot of things I'd rather have been doing than standing in a twenty-person line outside Island Queen—Isla Huesos's down-market version of Dairy Queen—in the burning-hot late afternoon sun."

"Why don't you love me anymore?"

"There was no attempt at subtlety."

"As I lowered myself out of Seth's black F-150—a birthday gift from his father, he'd explained casually as he drove me home—I spied Uncle Chris in the driveway, one of our wooden lawn chairs in his arms."

"The office of the cemetery sexton, as he'd reminded me, closed promptly at six."


"Honey, some boys stopped by to see you."


"The next morning, I didn't get up so much as float up."

"They made the announcement during lunch."

"None of it had changed."

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