Hosted by Freda’s Voice, The Friday 56 follows these simple rules:
- Grab a book, any book.
- Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
- Find any sentence (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you.
- Post it.
It’s not often I’ll feel compelled to read a book after having watched the movie, but Karen Joy Fowler is quickly taking her place among my favourite authors! It feels appropriate that probably her most popular novel is about a book club, because so far I find her novels very book club-worthy.
“Sense and Sensibility features one of Austen’s favorite characters – the handsome debaucher,” Jocelyn said. “She’s very suspicious of good-looking men, I think. Her heroes tend to be actively nondescript.” …
“Except for Darcy,” Prudie said.
“We haven’t gotten to Darcy yet.” There was a warning in Jocelyn’s voice. Prudie took it no further.
Things are heating up!