Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Once Upon a Read-A-Thon - Mini Challenge 9

Once Upon A Read-A-Thon

The very last challenge for this read-a-thon is hosted by Not-Really-Southern Vamp Chick. Here's what she had to say:

1. Pick up 6 random books from your bookshelf (and/or use the books you’re reading)
2. Take the first sentences from them.
3. Come up w/ the best 4 sentence opening paragraph to a book you can manage.
5. Leave your paragraph in the comments.
6. This could get interesting!

This looks like tons of fun; I can't wait to get started. Just let me go grab 6 random books....

Okay, I'm back. I'm going to write my paragraph first, to give you all a chance to see if you can recognize any of the sentences.

As summer wheat came ripe, so did I, born at home, on the kitchen floor. "Yep, I have a seriously sucky birthday," I told my cat, Nala. It is Nicko's first night out of the House of Foryx, and Jenna thinks he is going a little crazy. We have been lost to each for so long.

Septimus Heap, Book 5: Syren by Angie Sage
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
The Tender Years by Janette Oke
The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
House of Night 3: Chosen by PC Cast and Kristin Cast

If you can guess which books I didn't use, I'll give you a week-long spotlight on this blog and my main blog (Artistically Amy).


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