It is Friday and I am joining these lovely ladies in First Line Fridays:
Carrie from Reading is My SuperPower
Rachel from Bookworm Mama
Beth from Faithfully Bookish
Andi from Radiant Light
Heather from Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen
Sarah from All The Book Blog Names Are Taken
Click the links above to be taken to their posts and...
If you would like to join us, send Carrie a meassage and let her know!
Grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line!
Today I am going to post lines from
The Blue Ribbon Brides Collection
Cynthia Hickey, Gina Welborn,
Jennifer AlLee, Angela Breidenbach, Darlene Franklin,
Carrie Fancett Pagels, Amber Stockton,
Niki Turner, & Becca Whitham.
Nine stories by nine different authors...and they all take place at the fair! The first time I heard about this novella collection, I was thrilled. I have always loved the fair, as well as books and movies that take place at the fair. So if you love the fair as much as I do, you are going to love this novella collection!!!
All's Fair in Love and Friendly Competition...
North of Lansing Michigan, 1889
Across the narrow train aisle from Sarah, a matron examined her Friday newspaper, the bold print headline proclaiming ANOTHER BALLOONIST SUCCUMBS IN KALAMAZOO.
~Requilted with Love by Carrie Fancett Pagels
May 1, 1893
Bettina Gilbert gawked at the White City from a bench on the hurricane deck of the steamship as she balanced a sketchbook on one knee, a white lace glove in her lap to avoid blackening it with graphite smudges.
~Seven Medals and a Bride by Angela Breidenbach
Spruce Hill, Vermont
Edith Grace checked her outfit, making sure she was prepared to garner as much hone as possible in one trip.
~A Taste of Honey by Darlene Franklin
Germania Hall, 220 West 9th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Saturday afternoon, September 1901
Fifteen-year-old Reba Diehl gripped the back of her father's sleeve, her heart pounding against her chest as he maneuvered her through the crowded aisle.
~Altered Hearts by Gina Welborn
If she didn't take a break soon, she was sure her fingers would snap clean off.
~Better with Butter by Jennifer AlLee
Robert Montgomery wrapped his cold fingers around the steering wheel of the stripped-down Model T.
~Driven to Distraction by Becca Whitham
Western Colorado, 1920
It was a perfect apple: round, smooth, undamaged by birds or insects.
~First Comes Pie by Niki Turner
"Please, tell me you're fooling."
~Front Paige Love by Amber Stockton
"Turn the light off!" Pa bellowed from his rolltop desk in the living room.
~Competing Hearts by Cynthia Hickey
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