First Lines Fridays: October 21st, 2016

Crushed on by Sara Meadows, on October 21, 2016, in Feature / 0 Comments

First Lines Fridays: October 21st, 2016


Today’s First Lines Friday is taken from a new release, the last book in a series that I have loved deeply. Ready?



Each week we will pick a YA or NA book from our shelves and copy the first line, in an attempt to acquaint you with some new reads or reintroduce you to old favorites. We will have an accompanying Instagram pic to go along with our choices each week so check out #firstlinesfridays!

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? If you want to join the meme be sure to check out Wandering Words, and here are her rules below.

The rules:

  • Pick a book off your shelf (or your current read) and open to the first page.
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first.
  • Finally…reveal the book!

Here is the first line. Check out our instagram too!

Game on, Demon Dork.

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The book is Darkness Savage by Rachel A. Marks. It was just released this week, and I’m reading it as quickly as I can while still trying to savor it. It’s an amazing paranormal series, very unique, and I highly recommend it!

darknessavageDarkness Savage (The Dark Cycle #3) by Rachel A. Marks

Category: Young Adult, Urban Fantasy
Publication: October 11th, 2016; Skyscape
Purchase: Amazon

The fate of humanity hangs in the balance as Aidan faces a crushing choice: give in to the demands of the forces of Darkness in order to save his sister, Ava, or fight on the side of good and risk losing her forever. With so much at stake and so little time, Aidan embarks on a mission to finish assembling a team of “Lights,” other teens whose special abilities are linked to his own.

Meanwhile, Rebecca discovers that she’s more than just a normal teen, and that the power awakening inside her may be stronger than she ever could have imagined. As the city plunges into chaos and Aidan doubts his plan of attack, Rebecca’s newfound gift may tip the balance in the wrong direction.

In this thrilling final installment of The Dark Cycle trilogy, will Aidan find the help he needs to release the world from Darkness’s grip? Or will he lose everything he’s been desperately trying to save, including his soul?


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