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First post for this will not count unless it's completed. [Apr. 16th, 2006|01:56 am]
[Current Location |Global.]
[mood |mellowmellow]
[music |John Coltrane - Blue Train]

Take the five nearest books and...
Book 1 first sentence
Book 2 last sentence on page 50
Book 3 second sentence on page 100
Book 4 next to last sentence on page 150
Book 5 final sentence

*grabs 5 nearest books* Like so! :)

When a dire situation is at hand, safe and sane alternatives may not exist. Far be it from my heart, the thought thereof. Through their community parks, recreation departments, and fine schools, children may compete in almost any sport. I had an emergency. Now I must write again.

Your turn -- :) Looking forward to reading these. I have a really busy week coming up, so if I'm not around as much, my apologies, I'll try and catch up when things return to normal.

[User Picture]From: benchilada
2006-04-16 03:27 am (UTC)
Remind me to do this when I'm at home and near my books.
Tomorrow night.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2006-04-20 02:13 pm (UTC)
.. I'm a little late. Sorry. :) I was having limited computer access. The damn intar-webs.

-- But.. *Remindsremindsreminds*
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[User Picture]From: benchilada
2006-04-21 12:32 am (UTC)
Okay, so to make it the more interesting, I went into my office and closed my eyes, grabbing books at random from my collection of over 1500...

The results?

As I understand it, you have never bought a book before. The patient glanced at Tanner, then stiffened; his eyes rolled up, and he drew himself into foetal position, knees up, head bent, arms across chest. They kept this up until my curiosity was on the rack to hear the story. You want anything from the store? I breathe it in, and I think of her lying in the next room, her covers thrown back too, eyes wide open, waiting.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2006-04-21 08:24 pm (UTC)
Oooh,. Nice. :) Which were these from?
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[User Picture]From: benchilada
2006-04-22 08:09 am (UTC)
1) Edgeworks, V.1, Harlan Ellison
2) Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert Heinlein
3) The Signet Classic Book of Mark Twain Short Stories, Mark Twain
4) Animal Man, v.1, Grant Morrison
5) The Beet Queen, Louise Erdrich

I should do this more often.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2006-04-22 10:12 am (UTC)
You should. Cool! :)
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