Sunday Sentence: March 8

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’.

‘She knew the shapes of all the trees; still some seemed to dart here and there, moving with the moon’.

Source: ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ by Delia Owens

Sunday Sentence: March 1

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’.

‘Now in its second year, the March festival—presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust—features writing workshops, an open mic session for students to share their work, book club discussions and author panels’.

Source: ‘Bookish in the Burgh Embraces Its Inner Nerd’, by Megan Harris, Kiley Koscinski and Kevin Gavin

Sunday Sentence: February 23

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’.

‘As the sun started to falter in the sky, he staggered to his feet and walked away: from the chapel, from the ashes of his family and from his life’.

Source: ‘The Other People’ by C.J.Tudor

Sunday Sentence: February 16

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’.

“It’s bringing home the viscerality of what science and scientists have been telling us is going to happen,” 

Source: ‘The End of Australia as We Know It’. by Damien Cave

Sunday Sentence: February 9

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’.

‘Pearl hadn’t complained either, knowing now that she preferred an empty apartment to one filled with someone else’s things’.

Source: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Penguin Press.

Sunday Sentence: January 26

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’.

“Recently, instead, there has been a contrasting obsession with authenticity, even though the specificity of an accent might only be noticeable to the community from which it comes”.

Source: ‘Are Authentic Accents Important in Film and TV’? by Rachael Sigee

Sunday Sentence: January 19

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’.

‘People see what they wish to see. And in most cases, what they are told that they see’.

Source: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

Sunday Sentence: January 12

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’.

‘There is a great deal of humanity about these Osages’, he said. Hale also argued that the government should not be dictating the Osage’s financial decisions’.

Source: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI’ by David Grann

Sunday Sentence: January 5

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’.

‘The stories began pouring in, from meeting future spouses, to awkward family meals, mourning over loved ones, to late-night snacks, all taking place beneath the autumn leaf ceiling’.

Source: ‘Book shares collective tales of longtime neighborhood deli‘, by Rachel Olivier.

Sunday Sentence: December 29

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’.

“Negative stereotypes of Chinese women have impacted my life, the life of my mother, my sisters, and my friends. They fuel violence and abuse against women like me”.

Source: ‘Romance Writers Stand Behind Author Courtney Milan in Light of RWA Ruling’ by Princess Weekes