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Page 37 Line 13

I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately, mostly academic, but I’ve sneaked in a few fun books too. I’m curious about the books that y’all enjoy. So grab a) the book you are currently reading or b) the nearest book or c) your favorite book and turn to page 37 and post the first complete sentence that starts on (or after) line 13.

I’ll start: A) “Restoration of the cease-fire line and restoration of cease-firing and then have a fact-finding commission.” From Crisis by Henry Kissinger. This sentence is from a transcript of one of many phone calls between Dr. Kissinger and the Soviet ambassador on the morning of October 6, 1973 (Yom Kippur War).


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Quote of the Week 15: Inspirational Book Memes



Last week I posted some of my favorite book memes. I quickly realized that I have too many for one post. The memes for this week are more inspirational in nature. As they speak for themselves, I am posting them without comment.









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Quote of the Week #14: Book Memes

KeepCalmReadI am not what marketing experts call an early adopter. All my life I’ve prided myself in being anti-fad. If something is popular, there is a good chance I’m not doing/don’t have it precisely because “everyone” else is/does.

However, there is one internet fad that I truly enjoy. Memes. Memes are a simple way of sharing human emotions and experiences. More than once I’ve come across a meme and discovered I am not the only one who thinks and feels this way. And I bonded with the unknown masses. Memes also cause you to look at the mundane stuff of life in a new, humorous perspective.

Today I am sharing some of my favorite memes about reading and books.

Let’s start by acknowledging a fact well-known by readers.

Film v BookBookDepth










My sister: Come do something.

Me: After this chapter.



The reason for every time I got in trouble as a child.


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