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Theme Thursdays [Numbers] – 9Jun11

Theme Thursdays

Theme Thursdays is a fun weekly event that will be open from one thursday to the next. Anyone can participate in it. The rules are simple:

  • A theme will be posted each week (on Thursday’s)
  • Select a conversation/snippet/sentence from the current book you are reading
  • Mention the author and the title of the book along with your post
  • It is important that the theme is conveyed in the sentence (you don’t necessarily need to have the word)
    Ex: If the theme is KISS; your sentence can have “They kissed so gently” or “Their lips touched each other” or “The smooch was so passionate”

This will give us a wonderful opportunity to explore and understand different writing styles and descriptive approaches adopted by authors.

This week’s theme is


My THURSDAY THEME for NUMBERS was strangely easy. I found it in the very next page I was reading.. How exciting! I hope your search is as easy…

Two nights later, he had to venture closer to find the next piece; it was waiting for him under a broken barrel that had been left out in the field, just yards from the smokehouse door. A cautious return some nights later to the same place, a bigger piece. Then two pieces, then three, and eventually, a whole shoulder right at the threshold of the smokehouse.
Taken from page 110 “The Tiger’s Wife” by “Tea Obreht”

Leave a comment here with a link to your post. Do make sure to visit and comment on other Theme Thursdays.



23 Responses

  1. This sounds really good. Mine is here

  2. Will be digging in to look for my selection tomorrow…..Not sure how soon I’ll find any numbers in my Jane Austen book.

    • I thot number would be the easiest since I got it so quickly.. Apparently I am mistaken again ๐Ÿ™‚ Good luck with your search. Am sure you will find something!

  3. I had a hard time with this one, not too many mentions of numbers!


  4. This is a great meme, thanks for hosting.
    Here’s my first post: http://laurenstvtotebookbag.blogspot.com/2011/06/thursday-theme-1.html

  5. This was actually hard at first to find the right one
    Mine is from Dangerous Angels by Francesca Lia Block

  6. I’m quite curious about this book. Thanks for sharing the “numbered” bits.


  7. Hi!
    That sounds interesting. Mine is posted at my place. Have a great day!

    Just Books

  8. Wow! You do read the most interesting books! Love Pooh too ๐Ÿ™‚


  9. I easily found a lovely snippet for you today, from Clara and Mr. Tiffany. Here you are. Thanks!

  10. Make that two snippets at the above link!

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