54 great opening lines: 46

Mae Mobley was born on a early Sunday morning in August, 1960.

The Help, Kathryn Stockett


I bought this book in a grocery store after seeing the movie trailer but not the movie.  Couldn’t put it down.  Kathryn Stockett listens to the women employed as The Help and writes what she hears.  Brilliant.  I could just about hear the women myself as I read.