What is the first sentence from the book you are currently reading?

“I had just finished one of Fritz Brenner’s hearty breakfasts–freshly squeezed orange juice, shirred eggs, Georgia ham, and hash brown potatoes–and gotten settled at my desk in the office when the phone squawked.”

Stop the Presses! A Nero Wolfe Mystery, by Robert Goldsborough

“From the ‘About Us’ page of the Snoop company website:
Hey. We’re Snoop. Come meet us, message us, snoop on us - whatever. We’re pretty cool.
Are you?”

One By One by Ruth Ware

“On his way back from Aldebaran, a particular salesman stopped by the Vatican.”

Mysterion 2: Stories from the Online Magazine, 2018-2019, edited by Donald S. Crankshaw and Kristin Janz. (This sentence begins the first story, “We Have Discerned a Potential Deal”, by J. P. Sullivan.)

“What David always hated most about the Sumner family dinners was the way everyone talked about him as if he were not there.”

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, by Kate Wilhelm

“The angel was cleaning out his closets when the call came.”

Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal - Christopher Moore

“When the multiverse was confirmed, the spiritual and scientific communities both counted it as evidence of their validity.”

The Space Between Worlds , by Micaiah Johnson