First Lines in YA novels

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” – The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

“Don’t get me wrong, Camp Wahkah Wahkah wasn’t the worst experience I’ve ever had.” – My Life as a Smashed Burrito With Extra Hot Sauce by Bill Myers

“Sailing toward dawn, and I was perched atop the crow’s nest, being the ship’s eyes.” – Airborn by Kenneth Oppel

“Evil wears a mask, and I can finally see its face.” – Gravestone by Travis Thrasher

“The temperature of the room dropped fast.” – The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud

“Sometimes it seems like all I ever do is lie.” – The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

“I used to be someone.” – The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

“There is no lake at Camp Green Lake.” – Holes by Louis Sachar

“When the doorbell rings at three in the morning, it’s never good news.” – Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

“We went to the moon to have fun, but the moon turned out to completely suck.” – Feed by M. T. Anderson

“The early summer sky was the color of cat vomit.” – Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

“It’s the first morning of high school. I have seven new notebooks, a skirt I hate, and a stomachache.” – Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson