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My brother-in-law turns 50 this weekend. So, in his honor, please pick up your nearest book or whatever book you’re currently reading, and turn to page 50 and then share the first 50 words with the rest of us.

(Do feel free to round this off, to stop and start with complete sentences, though.)

Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!

27 responses

  1. Happy birthday to the brother-in-law! Here are 50 words from Michael Crichton’s Timeline:


  2. Is it sad that I saw 50, and my first thought was “Shades of?” My second thought was utter shame at myself, but I did have to share. Sorry… and Happy Birthday!

  3. Happy 50th to your brother-in-law! My 50 words are from A Game of Thrones and I was startled to discover that they were very appropriate for a birthday celebration. So come check it out:

    Here’s my BTT Post!

    Wendy @ Wendy’s Musings

  4. 50 is a big deal! Congrats to him! Here’s my BTT
    Daisy from Paramour Books

  5. From The House of Special Purpose by John Boyne. And the cutest picture ever!

  6. Here are 50 words from the 50th page of The Cat by Edeet Ravel (2013):

  7. Here’s my contribution from Memories of the Curlew by Helen Spring:

  8. Happy birthday to your brother in law – hope he’s having a fantastic day.
    My 50 words are at http://badfalcon.dreamwidth.org/1308026.html

  9. Here is the opening paragraph of Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen. My answer is posted on the blog.

  10. Happy birthday to your brother-in-law. I’ll be reaching the same landmark in a few years time. Here is my answer to this week’s fun BTT.

  11. I played. 1963 was a very good year! 🙂 My birthday is later this year.

  12. Wouldn’t you know, I turned to page 50 and it was totally blank!!

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