Friday, March 2, 2012

Friday 56 (March 1st)


*Grab a book, any book.
 *Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link it to Freda's Voice.
*Add your (url) post to Linky on Freda’s post

This week the book is The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye.  It is rather a dark story about the time when the NY police force was just getting formed.

Truthfully, my stoicism was all bluff – the thought of seeing myself turned my stomach.  It was a coward’s avoidance, not a resigned and phlegmatic survivor’s.


fredamans said...

I like dark.

Juli Rahel said...

Sounds really good! And I love your blog name ;) I'm a new follower, hop on over if you have the time:
Juli @ Universe in Words

Megan said...

That quote reminds me of the saying "Fake it 'til you make it."

Here's mine: Friday 56 @ Megan Likes Books

Bev Hankins said...

Very interesting! I just read (last week or so) a non-fiction book about the early years of NYC police.

And I, too, love your blog name.

Here's my Friday:

Carole said...

Great idea. The best non-fiction book I have read for years was Better