1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next four sentences on your blog along with these instructions.
5. Don't you dare dig around for that "cool" or "intellectual" book on your shelves. (I know you were thinking about it.) Just pick up whatever is closest.
I have 3 books sitting on my desk, so I decided to post from all three.
He didn't know her that well at all. In fact, she was desperately, impractically romantic.Can you guess my book?
She leaned back in her chair, stretching her long bare legs out in front of her. "So let's sum this up," she said in her best lawyerly voice. In truth she'd spent very little time in court, and it had never been up to her to provide the summation ,but she could wing it with the best of them. "I can't leave the house because the doors and windows are electrified, but I can use the pool... What's to keep me from taking off once I'm outside?"
He was motivated by an urge for adventure and the hopes of impressing an unattainable lady.Can you guess my book?
It was not his place to disillusion Miss Welbourne, however. Nor would she thank him for it.
"I'm sure he was very brave," she said.
A shiver ran over her; he rubbed his free hand up her bare arm, feeling the coolness of her skin. Of its own accord his hand continued upward, stroking her satiny jaw, smoothing her dark tangle of hair away from her face. She was in a melancholy mood, this funny little cat, staring at the rain as if it would never stop, her eyes shadowed and her full passionate mouth sad.Can you guess my book?
Cupping her chin in his hand, he tilted her face up so he could study her quiet expression.