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Friday, November 9, 2012

Friday Memes




Book Beginnings on Friday is a bookish meme now sponsored by Rose City Reader (who originally inspired the meme). Here's what you do: Share the first line (or two) of the book you are currently reading on your blog or in the comments section. Include the title and author so we know what you're reading. Then, if you are so moved, let us know what your first impressions were based on that first line and if you did or did not like that sentence. Link up each week at Gilion's place.

Here's mine from Not in the Flesh by Ruth Rendell:
 
Tom Belbury died in May and now that summer was over his brother missed him more than ever. Neither of them had married, so there was no widow and no children, only the dog, Honey. Jim took Honey to live with him; he had always liked her and it was what Tom had wanted.


The Friday 56 is a bookish meme sponsored by Freda's Voice. It is really easy to participate. Just grab a book, any book, and turn to page 56. Find a sentence that grabs you and post it.
 
 Here's mine from Not in the Flesh by Ruth Rendell:
 
"Mr. Grimble, you didn't tell us a relative of your went missing in May 1995."
 

1 comment:

fredamans said...

Someone is missing?? They don't seem too concerned though....