Friday, October 21, 2011

Friday Memes

Book Beginnings on Friday is a bookish meme sponsored by Katy at A Few More Pages. 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 Katy's place.


Here's mine
from The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells:

I do not propose to add anything to what has already been written concerning the loss of the Lady Vain. As everyone knows, she collided with a derelict when ten days out from Callao.


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 The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells:

Before me, squatting together upon the fungoid ruins of a huge fallen tree, and still unaware of my approach, were three grotesque human figures.

5 comments:

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Oh, my, the grotesque figures kind of creep me out! LOL

Sounds good....

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fredamans said...

One of my favorite authors ever!

Sherrie said...

Hi Bev,
Sounds intriguing. I've wanted to read this book, now I'll have to move it up on my TBR list. Have a great day!

Sherrie
Just Books

Katy said...

Whew! Sounds like a creepy read! Just right for this time of year!

Thanks for participating in Book Beginnings!

aloi said...

sounds like a halloween read to me!