Juggling life through a bi-polar lens. Sometimes up, sometimes down. Mostly trying to tread water in the middle. Creating a likeness to a normal life. Whatever "normal" is...

Wednesday, 25 January 2012


  The Historian
by Elizabeth Kostova

The policeman put a steadying hand on my shoulder. "Not a big enough loss of blood to be a cause of death in itself, he said.

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As before, if you'd like to join in here's how-

* Pick any book,
* go to page 52
* give us the sentence that contains line 4. -Can be more than one sentence, as mine was this time!

Leave your results in the comments. Or, if you want to put it as a post on your own blog, just leave us a link to find it there!

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Blue said...

'The Historian' is on my book shelf waiting to be read :)

My entry is a re-run of yours of last week ...

Take care
Blue x

Eileen said...

Hello Helena and everyone :)

This is from comedian Louie Anderson's book 'Goodbye Jumbo, Hello Cruel World':

"Then click, beep, and the whir of the winding of a tape, which, in total honesty, I had no intention of listening to."

One day at a time,
Eileen x

mrsnesbitt said...

This is hilarious.....
"When partially inserted into the outer tube,the bag is filled with a flas mix, a fuse is added and the bag is tied shut."

From the book "Understanding and Making Exploding Fireworks" by John Donner!

I bought it for hubby...was it a wise choice? lol!
Make sure you visit my Give Away - Tuesday...Ella etc.

Angel and Kirby said...

Cat's Letters To Santa compiled and edited by Bill Adler (no page numbers, so I counted) Illustrated by Paul Bacon

Dear Santa Clause:

I would like a cat dictionary.

There must be other things I can say besides "meow".


CherryPie said...

The Historian is my pile of too reads also...

Currently reading The Witch of Portobello by Paul Coelho

After that, she would go back to being the wife and woman he'd known when they had first met, possibly with even more intensity, because now she had a better understanding of the duties and responsibilities that came with the choice she'd made.

B.T.Bear (esq.) said...


It was a warm afternoon, so they were pleased when Mrs. Bear brought them glasses of lemonade to drink under the shade of the tress.


B.T.Bear (esq.) said...

Um, for tress, plees reed trees.