Book Beginnings / The Friday 56

I’m reading The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult…

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“My father trusted me with the details of his death.”

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“Adam and I have an unwritten agreement to not show up at each other’s place of business. You never know who’s going to be passing by, who’s going to recognize your car.”

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Book Beginnings / The Friday 56

I’m reading The Paris Wife by Paula McLain…

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“Though I often looked for one, I finally had to admit that there could be no cure for Paris.”

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“It wasn’t any great secret that I was a virgin. Aside from a passionate kiss here and there from various suitors, my experience as a lover was nil.”

Book Beginnings / The Friday 56

I’m reading Sophia’s War by Avi (for my Children’s Literature class)…

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“In the momentous year of 1776, on the twenty-second of September, my mother and I were rushing back to the city of New York.”

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“In short, having never met so well bred and civilized a man as John Andre, I was greatly flattered by his intentions. Indeed, I was nothing less than enthralled.”

Book Beginnings / The Friday 56

I’m reading The Host by Stephenie Meyer…

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“The Healer’s name was Fords Deep Waters. Because he was a soul, by nature he was all things good: compassionate, patient, honest, virtuous, and full of live. Anxiety was an unusual emotion for Fords Deep Waters.”

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“But I knew this was important to Melanie. From the very beginning I’d known that. She protected this secret more fiercely than any other, next to the boy, her brother.”

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Reading some children’s books for class this week…

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“First of all, let me get something straight: This is a JOURNAL, not a diary. I know what it says on the cover, but when Mom went out to buy this thing I SPECIFICALLY told her to get one that didn’t say ‘diary’ on it. Great. All I need is for some jerk to catch me carrying this book around and get the wrong idea.”
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney