Scott Westerfeld is the author of ten books for young adults, including Peeps, The Last Days, and the Midnighters trilogy. He was born in Texas in 1963, is married to the Hugo-nominated writer Justine Larbalestier, and splits his time between New York and Sydney. His latest book is Extras, the fourth in the bestselling Uglies series.
First lines of books set the tone for the entire story, and these 17 opening lines from YA lit foreshadow something quite ominous. . . Before you get to all seventeen, let's set the mood with this sho more »