Monthly Archives: June 2008
The Big Read thinks the average adult has only read six of the top 100 books they’ve printed below.
1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicize those you intend to read
3) Underline the books you LOVE.
4) Reprint this list in your own LJ so we can try and track down these people who’ve read only six and force books upon them.
“Check,” I said softly as I pulled my fingers away from my queen. We had been belabouring our moves for hours and each move was as if my opponent and I were truly were on a field of battle. He looked thoughtful for a moment, measuring each man that he had remaining on the chessboard that he would willingly sacrifice to take his king out of peril. He did not move anything but rather mulled over the possibilities, each possibility passed over his features and faded until at last he moved a rook in the direct path of my opposing queen.
“Most women would have relegated themselves to their embroidery at this time, Frances,” my opponent said settling back into his leather wing chair, stretching lazily, as if languishing like a cat that had been too long by the fire, “but not you. If I didn’t know better, I would say that you pay closer attention to tactics and strategy than you do to the womanly arts of lace tatting
On behalf of myself, my husband Sebastien de Rochefort (all_forme) and our daughter, Caroline (faery_ring), we would like to express a very heartfelt thank you and sincere gratitude for the nominations that we have been given. It has been simply overwhelming to know that we are thought of so well. Even in the face of each of our muns’ challenges, either through current natural disaster or personal challenges at this time, it is very heartwarming and each of us are indeed very grateful.
Again, thank you.