BookBeginnings (a la Rose City Reader)
“I was staring out the classroom window and daydreaming of adventure when I spotted the flying saucer.”
First Impression: Unlike the narrator, I don’t need to blink and look again. This one’s from Ernest Cline of Ready Player One fame, so I know it’s not a hallucination.
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Rules: *Grab a book, any book. *Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
*Find any sentence (or a few, just don’t spoil it) that grab you.
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“I’m not saying you have to go to college, honey. Join a monastery! Join the Peace Corps! Join the f***ing X-Men- I don’t care what you do, as long as you do something! Okay?”
I pretended to sigh in relief.
“In that case, maybe I’ll run off and join the circus.” I said. “I could start off as a weight guesser, then maybe work my way up to operating the Tilt-a-Whirl.”