Posted on November 9, 2023 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two recent posts from BookRiot certainly brought the "whoa" factor. Addison Rizer highlighted eight of the most shocking first lines...

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Posted on April 8, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The best-first-line list is one that's been done many times before, but since everyone's opinion (and past reading experience) varies,...

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Posted on December 15, 2022 at 9:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's a good morning for those who prefer silly literary awards to serious ones. The Bulwer Lytton Fiction Contest, which...

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Posted on October 19, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Best-of lists are always so subjective, but we hope this one will only inspire friendly disagreement at worst — and...

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Posted on October 11, 2018 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1925, Elmore Leonard — “the Dickens of Detroit” — was born. The author of Get Shorty,...

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