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First Lines Contest Voting

Last week, we posted a first lines contest with really awesome prizes, and so, so many of you entered your amazing first lines. So many of you, in fact, that we realized there was no way we could list them all here for you guys to vote on. So we narrowed it down to fifteen (the rest were so great, too, we promise! But we really had to do it.) and we're listing them here, anonymously, for voting! So pick your favorite and vote (only once, please). We'll leave voting open until midnight PST on Sunday, September 3. If you can't see the voting form below, you might need to click out of your blog reader. Good luck, entrants!

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Kaitlin Ward is the author of Bleeding Earth, Adaptive Books 2016, and The Farm, coming 2017 from Scholastic.

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  1. Whoa! Some of these are seriously amazing! If the rest of the book holds up the first lines for these, there's a great crop of YA fic soon-to-be out there in the world.

  2. Oh wow! This is really hard! Which one do I pick? Gah!

  3. Can't decide! Seriously, at least five of these really captivated me.

    Now I want to read the rest...

  4. Oh WOW these are all so great! Decisions, decisions...

  5. That was not an easy pick. Most of them are super great, some ok, and maybe one I didn't like at all. :O

  6. Ah, so hard to choose. All of these are fantastic! :)

  7. So fun! I can whip up complete novels from these! :D

    Can Alex save Winter from the darkness that hunts her?
    YA Paranormal Romance, Darkspell coming fall of 2011!

  8. OMG! These are all excellent and certainly have a lot of meaning. For instance..." We're all strangers who know everything about one another" That is incredible and I just paused when I read it. That's my vote!

  9. I voted for strangers who know everything about one another as well -- would love to get my hands on that book!

  10. We are all strangers who know everything about one another. I have to read it!!


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Item Reviewed: First Lines Contest Voting Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Kaitlin Ward