Sunday Sentence: October 13, 2019

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’.

‘Drunk on fresh air, paint oil, and the odor of dusty carob, she felt transported somewhere as near as inside herself and as far as God’s sky’.

Source: Jerusalem Maiden by Talia Carner

Sunday Sentence: October 6, 2019

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’.

‘They ask me to remember/but they want me to remember/their memories/and I keep on remembering/mine”

Source: ‘why some people be mad at me sometimes’ by Lucille Clifton

Sunday Sentence: September 29, 2019

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’.

‘Her reflection gazed back at her, but not like how you look at yourself in the mirror’.

Source: ‘A Dream So Dark’, by L.L. McKinney

Sunday Sentence: September 22, 2019

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 had been preparing for that moment and she knew what she had to do’.

Source: ‘The Lost Girls of Paris’ by Pam Jenoff

Sunday Sentence: September 15, 2019

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’.

‘I’m starting to realize how little I know about the paranormal world beyond my parents’ show and my own experiences in the Veil’.

Source: Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab

Sunday Sentence: September 8, 2019

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 worries about coming up with $680 to cover the rent for her two-bedroom apartment in Albuquerque if her car breaks down again’.

Source: ‘Home health aides care for the elderly. Who will care for them’?
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Sunday Sentence: August 11, 2019

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 exhaled, a last breath of air that marked the end of an old life–one that was small in scope and purpose’.

Source: ‘Crown of Feathers’ by Nicki Pau Prieto

Sunday Sentence: August 4

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’.

‘A second mass shooting in 12 hours. Add Dayton to the terrible list. We don’t need to live like this. We don’t need to let our fellow Americans die like this. The House passed gun violence reforms that will help end this epidemic. What more will it take for the Senate to act’?

Adam Schiff, Congressman

Sunday Sentence: July 28

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’.

‘You cannot let memories of what happened in the past turn you into someone you wouldn’t recognize’.

Source: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Sunday Sentence, July 21: Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth

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’.

After all the truth I’ve given her, I shouldn’t have ruined it for myself with that final lie’.
Source: Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth