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Twohundredandtwentyonebooks | 16 comments Just a book game i've seen around the website. :) Here are the rules: you turn to the given page and sentence of the book closest to you and post that quote, then you post a page number and sentence number for the next person to use.

first post: turn to page 84, sentence 5.

the next person to post must post the 5th sentence on the 84th page AND chose the page and sentence number for the next person.

* BTW this game is alot more fun if you don't cheat! write the actual sentence not the one you think sounds best *

message 2: by Dini, the master of meaning (new)

Dini | 691 comments Mod
"Never in that delirious spring, or in the following year, did they have the opportunity to speak to each other." (Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

I'm glad this sentence got chosen instead of the more raunchy lines in the book, LOL.

For the next post: page 136, sentence 2.

message 3: by Kristel (new)

Kristel | 164 comments In Dutch: "Ze hoorden de verhalen en bleven weg, er vast van overtuigd dat ongeluk besmettelijk was"
translated from Dutch: "They heard the stories and stayed away, convinced that bad luck was contagious" Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith

Such a pretty sentence! And I didn't cheat, its the second one on that page.

For the next post: page 35 sentence 1.

message 4: by [deleted user] (new)

"He had the engaging habit of sometimes pursuing a favourite digression so fervently that he would have to stop and look around with a puzzled smile before reminding himself where he was meant to be."


For the next post: page 99, sentence 10

message 5: by Leshawn (new)

Leshawn | 20 comments "I smiled at that." (Duma Key by Stephen King)
Succinct and sweet!

For the next post: page 64 sentence 3.

Twohundredandtwentyonebooks | 16 comments "He might get the wrong idea"

(The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller)

For the next post: last page, last sentence

message 7: by Emily (last edited Oct 05, 2009 07:07PM) (new)

Emily (loveyourcrookedneighbor) "When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home..."

(The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton)

Karolisha, you're lucky I've already read this book about eight dozen times or I'd be angry that you made me read the last sentence! ;D

For the next post: page 74 sentence 7

message 8: by DJ (new)

DJ  (DJDivaofJava) "A very strong opinion,the boy`s story,as I believe,has foundation in fact."
( The Woman in White-Wilkie Collins)

For next post;Page 13 sentence 12.

message 9: by Kristi (new)

Kristi (KristiLarson) "In the drugstore she found that there was nothing she wanted to eat except more coffee, and she left it half-finished because she suddenly realized that Jamie was probably upstairs waiting and impatient, anxious to get started."

(The Daemon Lover, from the Lottery and other stories, by Shirley Jackson.)

For the next post: Page 147, sentence 8

message 10: by DJ (new)

DJ  (DJDivaofJava) "You`re right it wasn`t easy,your wardrobe is very deficient"

For the next Post:Page 39 Sentence 2

message 11: by Ashley (new)

Ashley (ashphil) | 10 comments "But it was Father Peter, the other priest, that we all loved best and were sorriest for." (The Mysterious Stranger -- Mark Twain)

For the next post: Page 121, Setence 6

message 12: by DJ (new)

DJ  (DJDivaofJava) "If I were you I`d have a lathe"
(Madame Bovary-Gustave Flaubert)

For next post:Page 97,sentence 20

message 13: by Kayla (new)

Kayla | 130 comments ""We'd better look respectable before meeting Papa," said Sebastian."

(Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh)

For the next post: Page 167, sentence 24

message 14: by Quiniva (last edited Oct 17, 2009 07:55PM) (new)

Quiniva (qnva) | 1 comments "I didn't want him to feel humiliated."

(Seven Types of Ambiguity, Elliot Perlman)

For the next post: Page 123, sentence 9

message 15: by DJ (new)

DJ  (DJDivaofJava) "Thank you,friend Cerebus,"

(The Black Tulip-Alexandre Dumas)

For next Post:Page 23, Sentence 8

message 16: by Alice (new)

Alice "Blackstable was a fishing village."

(Of Human Bondage, W. Somerset Maugham)

For the next post: Page 47, Sentence 18

message 17: by Rebekah (new)

Rebekah | 1 comments "His folks had let their heritage fade."
(Dead Until Dark- Charlene Harris)

For the next post: Page 82, Sentence 5

message 18: by DJ (new)

DJ  (DJDivaofJava) *I believe he thought I was JOKING?*

For the next post:Page 41,sentence 20

message 19: by Kayla (new)

Kayla | 130 comments "Once upon a time, there were four girls, who had enough to eat and drink and wear, a good many comforts and pleasures, kind friends and parents, who loved them dearly, and yet they were not contented."

(Little Women-Louisa May Alcott)

For the next post: Page 108, sentence 7

message 20: by El (last edited Oct 24, 2009 07:34AM) (new)

El "But for all that they could not drain her of blood, and her blood was theirs also, so that do what they would they could never completely rid themselves of her nor she of them - they were one in their blood."

The Well of Loneliness, Radclyffe Hall.

For the next post: Page 53, sentence 4.

message 21: by AngieA (last edited Oct 24, 2009 12:31PM) (new)

AngieA (angelwings55) Picture this: the wall was burning; the Romans would pour in at dawn and there was no hope of escape." Cross Bones by Kathy Reichs

next: page 120 sentence 5

message 22: by Sheila (new)

Sheila | 14 comments "But he did make progress." The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson. (on what, I won't know for another 114 pages. lol)

next: page 202 sentence 13

message 23: by Kayla (last edited Oct 28, 2009 07:07PM) (new)

Kayla | 130 comments "He does up the buttons on his various vest pockets and lays a cloth over the bomb."

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

Next: Page 1, Sentence 1

message 24: by DJ (new)

DJ  (DJDivaofJava) "The Year began with lunch"
(A Year in Provence-Peter Maybe)

Next Post Page 28 line 10.

message 25: by El (new)

El "'The Fisherman and the Jinny' tells how a poor fisherman casts his net into the sea four times."

The Uses of Enchantment The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales, Bruno Bettelheim.

Next post: Page 56, Sentence 14.

message 26: by DJ (new)

DJ  (DJDivaofJava) "it seemed only right to hug her in greeting,but she was as rigid in my arms as I had been in Deborahs".
(The 37th Hour-Jodi Compton)

Next Post Page 2 Sentence 2.

message 27: by Kayla (new)

Kayla | 130 comments "Considering the odds against me, it was a miracle I lasted as long as I did."

Moon Palace by Paul Auster

Next: Page 128, Sentence 14

message 28: by DJ (new)

DJ  (DJDivaofJava) "And I beleive that is a copyof your own THE WOMAN IN WHITE there by the Ivory tusk-yes,upon my soul,it is."
(DROOD by Dan Simmons)

NEXT:Page 14,Setence 9

message 29: by [deleted user] (new)

The water was so clean and clear you could have used it to make your morning coffee. (Life of Pi, Yann Martel)

Next: Page 9, sentence 6

message 30: by Kayla (new)

Kayla | 130 comments "'Runes', he said, 'were handwritten characters formerly used in Iceland and, according to the tradition, were invented by Odin himself.'"

(Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne)

Next: Page 18, Sentence 4

message 31: by Lori (new)

Lori | 315 comments In the meantime, the well-connected father of the troublesome private arranged to have him posted to a naval infantry regiment shipping out to French Guiana.

(Secrets of the Flesh A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman)

Next: Page 11, Sentence 11

message 32: by Anna (new)

Anna (lilfox) | 199 comments Sami wydawali rozkazy, a za ich wykonanie odpowiedzialni byli jeńcy - oficerowie.

(Król szczurów by James Clavell)

Next: Page 30, sentence 4

message 33: by AngieA (new)

AngieA (angelwings55) She could think and talk of nothing else. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Next: page 328 sentence 12

message 34: by Anna (new)

Anna (lilfox) | 199 comments Pogodziliśmy się z waszym papistowskim i z waszym kultem Babilońskiej Wszetecznicy, lecz teraz posunęliście się już za daleko.

(Sklepik z marzeniami / Needful Things | Stephen King)

Next: page 87 sentence 20

Twohundredandtwentyonebooks | 16 comments Yet they felt that the true test of any Juliet was the balcony scene of the second act.

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

next: page 99, last sentence

message 36: by Anna (new)

Anna (lilfox) | 199 comments Po 38 latach rutynowych przesłuchań i rutynowych odmów ( w ciągu tych 38 lat umarli trzej moi kolejni adwokaci) wypuszczono mnie warunkowo.

(Cztery pory roku by Stephen King)

Next: page 230, sentence 20

message 37: by AngieA (new)

AngieA (angelwings55) Who's that with the grey hair?
The Cricket on the Hearth, part of the anthology A Charles Dickens Christmas

next: page 51 sentence 3

message 38: by Kayla (new)

Kayla | 130 comments It was a novel in which the strikers are the villians and the strikebreaker is the hero.

(The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe)

Next: Page 83, Sentence 11

message 39: by Sara (new)

Sara | 11 comments "Money Please"

Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus by Erich Segal

Next: Page 143, sentence 17

message 40: by Anna (new)

Anna (lilfox) | 199 comments Ale my nie damy się oszukać.

Dżuma w Breslau | Marek Krajewski

Next: page 100, sentence 1

message 41: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne "This has always worked before, I just can't understand it." Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

message 42: by Anna (new)

Anna (lilfox) | 199 comments And what next, Suzanne?

message 43: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne Sorry I just realized I forgot to include the next directive. PS I just passed page 100 today and thought "oh that's what that line was about."

Next post: Page 11 sentence 18

message 44: by El (last edited Nov 16, 2009 06:45PM) (new)

El "He seemed elegant to her."

(The Tin Flute, Gabrielle Roy.)

Next post: Page 15, sentence 4.

message 45: by AngieA (new)

AngieA (angelwings55) "This versatile thread sews strong seams, essential for projects designed to hold other items."

Pretty Little Presents
Pretty Little Presents (Pretty Little Series) by Lark Books

message 46: by AngieA (new)

AngieA (angelwings55) oops, next is page 85, sentence 6

message 47: by Amber (new)

Amber Downing (literati4) | 7 comments 'It's a pity he cannot kill himself with drink,' observed Heathcliff, muttering an echo of curses back when the door was shut.

(Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte)

Next post: page 262, sentence 12

message 48: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey (lindseyloo725) | 9 comments He kisses my forehead and steps back as the glass cylinder slides down around me.

(Catching Fire, Hunger Games Series Book #2)

Next Post: Page 7, sentence 7

message 49: by Anna (new)

Anna (lilfox) | 199 comments There is only one sentence:

Część pierwsza PROLOG

Korespondent | Grazyna Jagielska

Next: Page 45, sentence 9

message 50: by Kayla (new)

Kayla | 130 comments That evening while the mother, the father, the brother and Matilda were having supper as usual in the living-room in front of the television, a voice came loud and clear from the dining-room across the hall.

(Matilda by Roald Dahl)

Next: Page 257, Sentence 18

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