I stumbled upon this post over at A Literary Life and I love the idea of it so I thought I’d play along because I do love me some quotes.
The Basics: The Friday 56 is a hosted by Freda’s Voice. Each week, you choose a book quote from page 56 to discuss.
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- Grab a book, any book.
- Turn to page 56 (or 56% in an eReader).
- Find any sentence (or a few, just don’t spoil anything) that pulls your attention.
- Post it!
I grabbed this off of Goodreads and I think we have to do it for obvious reasons that are so obvious I’m not even going to list them.
But, this would be a kind of short post if it was all we did, so I figure let’s turn it into a bit of a creative writing exercise! And why not? We’re all either in love with novels or secretly wishing to write one, or both!
This is Booknerd Wednesday – we can do whatever the hell we want around here, like we’re guests on the Maury show.
So, Step One: Find the title of your mystery bestseller…
My bestselling mystery novel is…… *unenthusiastic drum roll*
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Obviously, I love crime fiction, horror, mystery…whatever is dark and twisty and depraved, I want to read it. I want to be scared and put on edge and made aware of evil.
…and because of that, I’m slowly being suffocated by my TBR pile. There are actually a lot of books that fit that criterion. Who knew?
One joy I have in reading all this dark and twisty fiction is that sometimes, I come across a line, a quote, a thought, that is profound and enlightening.
These dark places occupied by the story lend themselves so well to truths and light.
So, I thought I’d put together a little list of some quotes I’ve read recently that have spoken to me, or that I simply just loved – maybe they’re classic, maybe they’re fun, maybe they’re profound…
But they’re all from crime fiction novels.
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