Do you ever read a book and come across a line and say:
Wow, that’s beautiful … or funny as hell … or clever … or evocative … or different … or perceptive … or whatever. A line that touches you somehow.
Since I started writing as Liza Lorenz, I find myself looking at lines more and appreciating how authors turn a phrase and describe things. On my author website, I sometimes review books, and I have decided to choose my favorite lines and post them here.
This first post in the What’s My Line series is for contemporary interracial romance See Me by Michele Arris.
“Moving along Beltway traffic just as the encroaching dawn shoved back the full moon’s glimmer, they sat in comfortable silence for a good stretch of the road.”Just a very expressive and visual way of describing the sky. It evokes movement, and I can almost see it happening.
“Something puzzling and powerful squeezed the air in his chest.”Most to the time authors say “his chest tightened” or something similar. I like how this uses something invisible acting on the air in his chest. A different way to look at the same event.
“”About as much as I miss a tick on my ass,” Vincent returned.””If you can make me laugh out loud, I am all in. This cracked me up.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. If you would like to read, here’s how: