Patti's Pen & Picks: The Bookworm's Award: "Patti O'Brien has just awarded me The Bookworm's Award. She adds, "Along with the award, there are a few rules. Open the closest book to you—not your favorite or most intellectual book, but the book closest to you at the moment—to page 56. Write out the fifth sentence as well as the next two to five sentences."
Okay, I'm rushing madly through the exciting SMALL CRIMES by Dave Zeltserman. So here we are at page 56, where the protagonist is meeting up with his former wife after being in prison for some years.
(BIG CONGRATS TO DAVE FOR HAVING SMALL CRIMES CHOSEN AS ONE OF THE TOP FIVE MYSTERIES OF 2008 by NPR).
...Seeing her, I just started kidding myself, and then once she started pushing my buttons, I guess I had to start pushing hers also. That was the thing with the two of us, we knew how to push each other's buttons.
I won't pass this meme on because I'm pretty sure I've done it before, but feel free to pick up the baton because it gets more book titles into the air. And Dave's was a great one to get to mention.