Friday, April 6, 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 Venetia by Georgette Heyer:

"A fox got in amongst the hens last night, and ravished our best layer," remarked Miss Lanyon. "A great-grandmother, too! You'd think he would be ashamed!"

{You gotta watch out for those foxes who go around ravishing in romances. Ravishers are never ashamed.... Lol. ;-) }

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 Venetia by Georgette Heyer:

"No, but she is being strongly moved by the spirit, and the chances are it would have moved her to say something impolite to you, which would have covered me with mortification."


fredamans said...

Interesting phrasing!

Gilion at Rose City Reader said...

Ravishing foxes, indeed!

Thanks for sharing your link on Book Beginnings.

JC Jones said...

Great beginning. I love Georgette Heyer. I am late to reading her books so still have quite a few to go.