Page Turners. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you're reading. If you like, share with everyone why you do, or do not, like the sentence.
As much as I like The Secret River by Kate Grenville (and I do), I couldn't shake the feeling that something terrible was about to happen. So in an attempt to delay the inevitable, and because I felt like reading something light that day, I did what I normally never do and started another book before I had finished my current read. This opening sentence is from Eleven On Top by Janet Evanovich:
My name is Stephanie Plum.