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Post Number:#1 by Pinkpaper
» 06 Jan 2010, 18:08

Black clouds over Mangold Parva.

Adrian Mole, The Prostrate Years
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Post Number:#2 by i_love_reading09
» 06 Jan 2010, 18:34

Getting dressed was always the hardest part of the afternoon.

Pretties by Scott Westerfeld
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Post Number:#3 by Bennay
» 06 Jan 2010, 21:04

The village of Holcomb stands on the high wheat plains of western Kansas, a lonesome area that other Kansans call "out there".

In Cold Blood - Truman Capote
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Post Number:#4 by poomlie
» 07 Jan 2010, 00:08

From two thousand feet, where Claudette Sanders was taking a flying lesson, the town of Chester's Mill gleamed in the morning light like something freshly made and just set down.

Under the Dome - Stephen King
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Post Number:#5 by Briar
» 07 Jan 2010, 00:15

My sister Kwan believes she has yin eyes.

The Hundred Secret Senses

Amy Tan

(It would be fun to give the sentence then see if anyone can guess the book.)
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Post Number:#6 by poomlie
» 07 Jan 2010, 00:21

I was thinking that very thing. Sort of like "name that book".
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Post Number:#7 by Briar
» 07 Jan 2010, 00:22

I'll do that on my next book. :D
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Post Number:#8 by poomlie
» 07 Jan 2010, 00:25

I will join you on that!
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Post Number:#9 by whatthedeuce
» 07 Jan 2010, 09:34

Alexey Karamazov was the third son of Fyodor Karamazov, a landowner well known in our district in his own day, and still remembered among us because of his gloomy and tragic death, which happened thirteen years ago, and which I will describe in its proper place.

The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Post Number:#10 by cs4jws
» 11 Jan 2010, 18:04

"At seven o'clock on a dreary evening in the Left Bank, Julia began roasting pigeons for the second time in her life"

Julie & Julia: My Year Of Cooking Dangerously - Julie Powell



~Cat
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Post Number:#11 by wiggicc
» 12 Jan 2010, 14:43

Call me Ishmael.
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Post Number:#12 by CuppaTea
» 16 Jan 2010, 22:39

New Amsterdam

1664

"So this was freedom."


New York: The Novel by Edward Rutherfurd
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Post Number:#13 by cs4jws
» 16 Jan 2010, 22:49

The girl was the first to hear the pounding on the door.

"Sarah's Key" - Tatiana de Rosnay


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Post Number:#14 by victorian.noire
» 16 Jan 2010, 23:47

"it was thus, with libels and ill-natured ballads, that the enemies of Marie Antointette hailed the first days of her reign"

The Private Life of Marie Antoinette, A confidante's account
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Post Number:#15 by Fran
» 17 Jan 2010, 14:00

"She lay on her back fastened by leather straps to a narrow bed with a steel frame"
The Girl Who Played with Fire ... Stieg Larsson
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