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Theme Thursdays [Shapes] – 16Jun11

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 SHAPES is here. I initially didn’t find it though I was sure I would find a ’round’ or ‘star’ just when I was thinking of using ‘curls’ as a shape, I found this after almost 40 pages of reading (ahem!).

The sun was shining through the trees into the perfectly square tree house window, making shadows dance in the tree house wall. It was a happy day, one of her very own memories. Even when Billy admitted he didn’t remember it, she knew it had happened just like he said.
Taken from page 74 “The Promised World” by “Lisa Tucker”

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



22 Responses

  1. I wasn’t sure I’d find one, but I found “square” too. Here’s mine…


  2. I had plenty to choose from in the book I’ve just finished.


  3. Hello Theme Thursday Bloggers.

    I had to search high and low for mine, finally on page 117, ghez.


  4. Wow, this was really difficult but I finally found something. Here’s mine: http://laurenstvtotebookbag.blogspot.com/2011/06/thursday-theme-2.html

  5. I’m always a little nervous to check the theme for the week. Will this be the week that I can’t find a thing to share? I managed this week though!

    Here’s mine:


    Off to read all of yours.


  6. It was harder than I thought! I was about to expand the idea of what a shape is, but then I found “square.”


  7. Ooooo I love how descriptive this is.

  8. Lucky I found this one before I donated this book to my public library! 🙂


  9. That book sounds lovely. Here is mine; http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2011/06/theme-thursdays-shapes.html

  10. I haven’t been participating much the last few weeks for several reasons and I forgot how much fun it was to search out the theme for the week.

    My theme post is HERE

  11. Hi, saw this weekly chalenge in a portuguese blog and liked it a lot, I will try to participate bur you have to excuse me if the tranlations aren’t exactly like it should be!


    Good readings!

    • Kavyen…

      Hummmm the whole book is about a kid which lives afraid of everything trying to loose his fears through this story that takes place in Fantasy so most of the places in the story seem very scary and with great dangers everywhere… this place is not the most scary in the book but i think it can be the most dangerous because it almost makes the story go on and on forever (i mean, the story can re-strart and when it gets to that point it will always start again)… it would be an ending without an end!

  12. This took some searching for, but that was ok, because it gave me an excuse to read some more of my book!!


  13. That is pretty good. Here’s mine for this week: http://proudbooknerd.com/2011/06/16/theme-thursdays-shapes/

  14. I was sure I’d find some in mine but it wasn’t as easy as I thought…

  15. This was a difficult one for me this week….

    Here we go: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2011/06/theme-thursday-shapes.html

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