- Grab your current read(s).
- Share the first line(s).
- Include the title and author.
"Our story begins on a sweltering summer night in New York City—Friday, July 19, 1986, to be exact—during a sold-out show at the legendary Madison Square Garden, which some twenty thousand exuberant fans, mostly in their teens and early twenties, mainly African-American and Hispanic, had traveled from near and far to attend."
"Charlotte smiled at Curtina, the stepdaughter she once hated, and could hardly wait for her guests to arrive at the huge birthday bash they were throwing for her."