The Lovely Bones

First Lines in Books Draw the Reader In: Make Them Great

In a review of Alice Sebold’s new novel The Almost Moon, the reviewer quoted the first lines of her new novel and then quoted the first lines from her previous novel, The Lovely Bones, as well. In her first novel, The Lovely Bones, it took Alice two lines to kill off the heroine: “My name was […]

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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