Here are the answers to the First Line quiz posted this morning:
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
“Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents,” grumbled Jo, lying on the rug.
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Miss Jane Marple was sitting by her window.
The Mirror Crack’d by Agatha Christie
Janie finished her essay.
The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney
Jacob Marley was dead as a doornail.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Only three people were left under the red and white awning of the grease joint: Grady, me, and the fry cook.
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
A throng of bearded men, in sad-colored garments, and gray, stepple-crowned hats, intermixed with women, some wearing hoods and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with iron spikes.
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
It was love at first sight.
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
They’re out there.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
It became their motto, and Jonesy couldn’t for the life of him remember which of them started saying it first.
Dreamcatcher by Stephen King
OK. Don’t panic.
Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Call me Ishmael.
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were.
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Mr. Jones of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen-houses for the night, but was too drunk to remember to shut the popholes.
Animal Farm by George Orwell
My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie.
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
When I was seventeen, my life changed forever.
A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks
All this happened, more or less.
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
“Where’s papa going with that ax?” said Fern to her mother as they were setting the table for breakfast.
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
I hope this gave you something good to think about or at least was a fun activity.
Check back tomorrow for the first post in the Project Best Friends Forever series.