and again

The Top 20 Revisited Reads: The Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling – yup. I’ve read and reread. Not all of them, but they are books I think I’ll continue to read. The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien – Of course. I read this every year for a whoile Pride & Prejudice by […]

Meme, meme, meme, meme, memely meme*

* to be sung to the tune of Two and a half men‘s theme tune. Via Carl’s blog Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror? All of the above, although more fantasy than any of the others. But really I like books that have a bit of everything thrown in. Hardback or Trade Paperback or Mass Market […]

Young ladies; married ladies; old maids; thoughtless young persons of both sexes; gamblers, profligates and libertines; servants who, whether by accident or design, have acquired an education beyond their station: these are the idle creatures who may be found at any hour of the night or day with a novel in their hands

Heather has a book meme that I’m stealing; Connect any six books in your library to each other by any way you want. One book will remind you of another because the author’s name is similar, a fictional character shows up in someone else’s book, another author is talked about by characters in a book, […]

Never judge a book by its movie

Stolen from Projectile Reviews: Name five of your favorite books: The Lord of the Rings by Tolkien. Despite not having reread it in a while I’d still count this as one of my favourites. It was my first fantasy read, unless you count fairy tales and myths, and it is responsible for my some of […]

I volunteered for this life, wanted it and am not going to bitch about it now that I’ve got it.

    1. Take the first five novels from your bookshelf.
    2. Book 1 — first sentence.
    3. Book 2 — last sentence on page 50.
    4. Book 3 — second sentence on page 100.
    5. Book 4 — next to the last sentence on page 150.
    6. Book 5 — final sentence of the book.
    7. Make the five sentences into a paragraph.
    8. Feel free to “cheat” to make it a better paragraph.
    9. Name your sources.
    10.Post to your blog.
Newark was left behind and the post-chaise-and-four entered on a stretch of flat country which offered little to attract the eye, or occasion remark. It just didn’t seem right to me. We resumed our journey, gentlemen, but the road, instead of improving, became even viler. Men don’t exist. They won’t. I am content.

My sources are; Regency Buck by Georgette Heyer, The Outsiders by SE Hinton, A Masked Ball and other stories by Alexandre Dumas, where we once belonged by Sia Figiel, and Fool’s Fate by Robin Hobb. And I cheated by having two sentences from one book, simply because they were so short and made no sense alone.

via Something under the bed is drooling and in case you were wondering, it is week 142 and she says

  1. Infiltration::
  2. Nice person::
  3. Debt::
  4. Settle down::
  5. Thomas::
  6. Unforgivable::
  7. Medicine::
  8. A year from now::
  9. Neighbors::
  10. Dripping::

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