- Grab the book closest to you.
- Open to page 123, look down to the 5th sentence.
- Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your blog.
- Include the title and the author’s name.
Ignoring the math book that is actually closest to me, I’m going to reach to my left and pick up the first thing I hit on the second shelf. (The top shelf holds scout manuals and such.)
“It was such a lovely festive atmosphere that it made me forget all about our bedroom in the back stacked floor-to-ceiling with all the leftover stuff that had cluttered the house.
“All went well with the open house until a small group of friends reminded me of the one room that wasn’t quite done yet. They asked, ‘Can we sneak back to see the rest of the house?’ ”
This is from Seasons of a Mother’s Heart by Sally Clarkson. I think it just got promoted to next read status.