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First Chapter, First Paragraph – The Long Walk by Stephen King

First Chapter, First Paragraph The Long Walk What it is About? On the first day of May, 100 teenage boys meet for a race known as “The Long Walk.” If you break the rules, you get three warnings. If you exceed your limit, what happens is absolutely terrifying. First Chapter, First Paragraph “Say the secret word and win a hundred …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

First Chapter, First Paragraph Catch – 22 First Chapter, First Paragraph It was love at first sight. The first time Yossarian saw the chaplain he fell madly in love with him. Yossarian was in the hospital with a pain in his liver that fell just short of being jaundice. The doctors were puzzled by the fact that it wasn’t quite jaundice. If it …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – The Everything Box by Richard Kadrey

Synopsis 2000 B.C. A beautiful, ambitious angel stands on a mountaintop, surveying the world and its little inhabitants below. He smiles because soon, the last of humanity who survived the great flood will meet its end, too. And he should know. He’s going to play a big part in it. Our angel usually doesn’t get to do field work, and if …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter By Theodora Goss

Book Synopsis Based on some of literature’s horror and science fiction classics, this “tour de force of reclaiming the narrative, executed with impressive wit and insight” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) debut is the story of a remarkable group of women who come together to solve the mystery of a series of gruesome murders—and the bigger mystery of their own origins. …