Friday, August 5, 2011

First Lines and Follow Friday

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Rock 'n' Roll is Undead (Veronica Mason, Book 1)
Check out a snippets  from  Rock 'n' Roll is Undead  below.  


From Tuesday Teaser
Buzz was probably on the lookout for a strange man and I had my eye on the strange car driving slowly down the street in front of the diner. That skull on the dash seemed to watch me as it passed. The loud roar had caught my attention. Like an engine revving at race day in Talladega, the sound echoed in my head. Muted chrome and dull gray flashed by in a blur. The noise from the hot rod faded as it drove down the street, passing another car and fading from sight. Seeing the same car more than once in a town the size of Memphis was unlikely. 


From Thursday Theme:
Buzz was probably on the lookout for a strange man and I had my eye on the strange car driving slowly down the street in front of the diner. That skull on the dash seemed to watch me as it passed. The loud roar had caught my attention. Like an engine revving at race day in Talladega, the sound echoed in my head. Muted chrome and dull gray flashed by in a blur. The noise from the hot rod faded as it drove down the street, passing another car and fading from sight. Seeing the same car more than once in a town the size of Memphis was unlikely. 



First Lines Friday
First Lines Friday is a new bookish meme hosted by yours truly, Literary Marie of Precision Reviews.

  • Grab your current read(s).
  • Share the first line(s).
  • Include the title and author so that other FLF participants can add the book to their TBR Lists.

  • Rock 'n' Roll is Undead (Veronica Mason, Book 1)

  •  “Lookin’ good, baby,” the guy yelled from across the room, exposing his bright white fangs. His black hair was slicked back in an impressive pompadour and his jeans rolled-at-the-cuff. No doubt he had used a fake ID to enter the place. He couldn’t have been over eighteen. The girl beside him scowled, smacked him in the head, then leaned against the bubbling jukebox and took a sip of blood from her martini glass. The routine of her motions let me know it wasn’t the first time he’d ogled the opposite sex in her presence. 

  •  Rock 'n' Roll is Undead (Veronica Mason Series, Book 1) - Rose Pressey.  

  • When She Woke
  • When she woke, she was red. Not flushed, not sunburned, but the solid, declarative red of a stop sign.
  • When She Woke - Hillary Jordan
  • South of Salem

  • My mother thinks my job is crazy. I'm a paranormal investigator; she's Nancy Reagan crossed with Martha Stewart. She's always preferred my sister, Lily, who is following in her perfect footsteps.
  • South of Salem - Janni Nell








Q. Talk about the book that most changed or influenced your life (was it a book that turned you from an average to avid reader, did it help you deal with a particularly difficult situation, does it bring you comfort every time you read it?).


Wow. I have read so many good books throughout my life it is hard to choose! My first book I learned to read on my own was Barney the Beagle by Jean Bethell. It would be the book that started me off reading. Then later I fell in love with Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montegomery, Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank and Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. Lately books I think have influenced me are The Stoning of Soraya M. by Freidoune Sahebjam and Blue by Lou Aronica. I know I am missing so many more. Books are a part of who I am. 

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