Saturday, June 28, 2008

A Little Bit of Saturday Fun

Julia tagged me for the Page 123 meme, which is always a little fun meme to do.

The rules
1. Pick up the nearest book.
2. Open to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the next three sentences.
5. Tag five people, and acknowledge who tagged you.
He stared at me through the flickering blue flames, holding his ground. He would never forgive me for this, I knew it. Anger had made his face pale and drawn.
--from Nightwalker by Jocelynn Drake

Melody decided to include me in on the One Word Meme. I thought this would be the perfect time to offer up my responses.

All you have to do is answer the questions with one word, and tag four people.

1. Where is your cell phone? Purse
2. Your significant other? Chocolate
3. Your hair? Brown
4. Your mother? Daisies
5. Your father? Soldier
6. Your favorite thing? Books
7. Your dream last night? Dancing
8 Your favorite drink? Water
9. Your dream/goal? Reading
10. The room you’re in? Office
11. Your hobby? Reading
12. Your fear? Loneliness
13. Where do you want to be in 6 year? Home
14. What you’re not? Male
15. Muffins? Depends
16. One of your wish list items? Janeology
17. Where you grew up? U.S.A.
18. The last thing you did? Ate
19. What are you wearing? Soup
20. Favorite gadget? Computer
21. Your pets? Playful
22. Your computer? Awesome
23. Your mood? Sleepy
24. Missing someone? No
25. Your car? Purple
26. Something you’re not wearing? Hat
27. Favorite store? Bookstore
28. Like someone? Possibly
29. Your favorite color? None
30. When is the last time you laughed? Today
31. Last time you cried? Today

In both cases, I will take the easy way out and refrain from tagging anyone specifically. If you have some time on your hands and want to play along, please do! Just let me know.


  1. The book closest to me is the galley of my next book SHOT GIRL. I'm proofreading in between writing. But since it now really looks like a book, I figure it would qualify for this page 123 meme:

    As we walked back to my car, I hoped tonight would turn out a lot better than last night did. And if he was with me, at least I wouldn't get another phone call. That wasn't the caller's MO.

  2. Two of your responses made me chuckle--What are you wearing-soup and something you are you not wearing--hat. Why they were so funny to me, I'm not sure, but thanks for the laugh! :)

  3. Karen - A tiny look inside the covers of your new book! How exciting!

    Laura - You're welcome. I was hoping they'd be a little funny, at least. :-)

  4. Jen - Oh good! I look forward to reading your responses. :-)

  5. Thanks for playing the 123 Page meme! Always interested to see what book you are reading :) I never read book by Jocelyn Drake before. Must be good? :) I also agree with Laura's comment about two of your answers. It funny -- and you did hit the mark if you tend to do it on purpose ;) :)

    Happy reading!

  6. Julia - Thank you for tagging me for that one! This is my first book by Jocelynn Drake. I was able to finish it this afternoon.

  7. LF..I'll have to try one of these someday. It looks like fun, although today I'm pressured with two deadlines back to back. However, Here is my 123rd page answer:

    "Those girls haven't been about any to my knowledge. I never saw either of them."
    "I have."
    From~Two Men, by Elizabeth Stoddard

  8. I just played along with the One Word Meme!

  9. OMG! I have fallen in love with your blog. I also write a blog of book reviews for books I've read, so I am always thrilled to find another book blogger. I'm spending most of my time today surfing thru your posts.

    I've put you on my blogroll, so I'll be checking back regularly. By the way, I found you thru Florinda at The 3 R's - I found Florinda thru AllMediocre.

    Keep up the great work!

  10. Wisteria - I do understand about deadlines all too well. There's none of either of the memes thank goodness!

    Thanks for doing the 123 meme! It's one that never seems to go out of style because the answers are always changing.

    Alisia - I am on my way over to your blog to see your responses. Thanks for playing!

    Bobbi - Thank you so much! I will add you to my blog roll today too. You have a great blog as well!

  11. Thanks for playing, Wendy! It was fun reading your answers. :)

  12. I decided to play this meme, Carrie!
    Thanks for the inspiration!
    I loved your comment " what am I wearing.."soup"..LOLOLOL!

  13. Melody - Thanks for tagging me! It was a great way to start off a Saturday. :-)

    Merri - I thought I'd go for something a little unusual. :-) I'll head over to your blog to check out your answers soon.

  14. Books and bookstores. Yes. I can't live without them. LOL. Great answers, Wendy!

  15. Julie - Thanks for playing!

    Alice - It would be difficult, wouldn't it?

  16. I see that you are reading (have read?) Nightwalker. That was one of the books I was reading that my friend packed on me...I was kinda meh about what I've read of it and am interested in what your thoughts are.

  17. Gail - I did finish reading Nightwalker and should be posting my review tomorrow. I ended up liking it and would like to try the next book in the series. It took me a little while to warm up to Mira, I admit.


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