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From LazyGal:

The Rules
1. Grab the nearest book of 123 pages or more.
2. Open it to page 123.
3. Find the first 5 sentences and write them down.
4. Then invite 5 friends to do the same.

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I’m seeing her in a rocking chair, with big spooky eyes and scabs on her head from banging it against the wall. If I listen close, I can hear her bawling.”

Claire sighed, folded her hands on her knees, and saw watching tenderly while he devoured the sandwich and carrot sticks.

“Last year when I wrecked the car,” she said, “we were climbing out of the ditch….I thought Wendy’d be scared to pieces, the way she’d bounced around when we skidded off the road. I mean, she smacked into the roof and the dash and all, landed upside down with her head on the floorboard, between the seat and the gearshift.

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from The Angel Gang by Ken Kuhlken (the next book on Mt. Bookpile).

3/8/08 I finished The Angel Gang today – it was good.