The rules for this meme thing are :
- Grab the nearest book.
- Open it to page 56.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
- Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.
My book is A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson. I just finished it late last night and it’s in a pile of books to return to the library.
The fifth sentence on page 56 of A Walk in the Woods is “The sun was shining.”
Which totally doesn’t capture the spirit of the book, so let’s try this one, two sentences earlier: “Peggy had almost persuaded him to persevere, to try for just another week, but in the end he had broken down and wept quietly and asked from the heart to be let go home.”
I’m now supposed to ask 3 bloggers that I know of to do the same:
Jump in if you want to, and leave a link with your comment. Enjoy!