quotes from books

Quote of the Week

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“So many times, I had chosen not to be with her. Too busy. Too tired. Don’t feel like dealing with it. Church? No thanks. Dinner? Sorry. Come down to visit? Can’t do it, maybe next week. You count the hours you could have spent with your mother. It’s a lifetime in itself.”

Mitch Albom, For One More Day

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Friday 56 + Book Beginnings: Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes

Friday 56

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted at Freda’s Voice. The rules:

• Grab a book, any book.
• Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
• Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it)
• Post it.
• Add the url of your post in the Linky back at her blog.


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Book Beginnings on Friday hosted by Gilon at the Rose City Reader.

Here I’m going to feature the first line or sentence of a book. Because it’s fun to judge books by their opening words and according to Lemony Snicket, “a book’s first sentence can often tell you want sort of story your book contains.”

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