Friday, March 26, 2010

The Friday 56

*Grab the book nearest you. Right now.

*Turn to page 56.
*Find the 5th sentence.

*Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section of Storytime with Tonya and Friends.

*Post a link along with your post back to Storytime with Tonya and Friends.

*Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.
My excerpt today comes from The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows:
Dearest Sidney,
I haven't heard from you in ages. Does your icy silence have anything to do with Mark Reynolds?
I have an idea for a new book. It's a novel about a beautiful yet sensitive author whose spirit is crushed by her domineering editor. Do you like it?
Love always,
Dear Sidney,
I was only joking.
I had to take a few liberties with this Friday 56 since these were the only words on the whole entire page!

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