January 22nd, 2007


Bookworm meme

I was tagged by mkhobson


1. Grab the nearest book
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your blog along with these instructions.
5. Don't you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.
6. Tag 5 people

The nearest book is a board book, Your Personal Penguin by Sandra Boynton, and it has 20 pages.

The next nearest book is The Hoboken Chicken Emergency by Daniel Pinkwater. No, wait, that's a CD (read by the author!) so it doesn't have pages.

The next nearest book is an ARC of Sun of Suns by Karl Schroeder, which I haven't started reading yet. the 5th-8th sentences on page 123 are:

On the other hand... he suddenly realized that the expeditionary force might lose this battle. If they were overwhelmed, there would be no prisoners taken. Everyone would be killed, from Admiral and Lady Fanning to Martor and Aubri Mallahan.

Here's who needs to do this now: airporter, cjsmith, holyoutlaw, gregvaneekhout, and bohemiancoast.