First Lines Fridays | July 19

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First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book
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Anticipated Releases for July-Nov 2019

2019 has been a great year so far for book releases. Fantasy lovers are still talking about Wicked King which released in January, February’s The Priory of the Orange Tree, and the surprise hit A Curse so Dark and Lonely. The rest of the year has many more books hitting shelves which are sure to catch our collective attention. Here are the ones I can’t wait to get my hands on.

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Mid Year Freak Out Tag

It is time once again for that yearly tradition that is the Mid Year Freak Out Tag! Yay! Since I started Literary Weaponry I have loved doing this tag. It is a fun and interesting way to look back at the first part of the year and reflect on the books you’ve read and see what others in the community have been reading as well. It is also fun to see some of the trends that pop up! For instance, this year I’ve noticed many more contemporaries read than I have the past. I’m not much of a contemporary reader myself but I love seeing other readers excitement over these books.

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