— But you will be ready to say, what was your hope in doing this? — What did you look forward to? — To any thing, every thing — to time, chance, circumstances, slow effects, sudden bursts, perserverance and weariness ... Every possibility of good was before me, and the first of blessings secured ... — from Emma, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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December 15, 2011

My day in books



I began the day with A Moveable Feast.
On my way to work I saw The House of the Seven Gables
and walked by American Bloomsbury
to avoid The Weird Sisters
but I made sure to stop at The Crossing Places.
In the office, my boss said "I Think I Love You."
and sent me to research The Importance of Being Seven.
At lunch with The Man Who Loved Books Too Much
I noticed Love Letters
under The Carlyles' Chelsea Home
then went back to my desk Before I {Went} to Sleep.
Later, on the journey home, I bought A Blunt Instrument 
because I have Cause for Concern
then settling down for the evening, I picked up The Very Picture of You 
and studied A Book of Secrets
before saying goodnight to A Gentleman of Fortune.

Very romanticThis little game {as you might have guessed, you finish the sentences with the titles of books you've read this year} and the fun attached to it comes courtesy of Cornflower Books.

8 comments:

harriet said...

Nice! I've done it too, here:
http://harrietdevine.typepad.com/harriet_devines_blog/2011/12/end-of-year-meme.html

Cornflower said...

Excellent, Audrey! Daft but fun.

JoAnn said...

Well done! I would love to begin every day with A Moveable Feast.

Claire (The Captive Reader) said...

Such fun! I had to laugh at your clever use of A Blunt Instrument and Cause for Concern.

for the love of a house said...

Hello Audrey! Really fun and so creative!
Happy Holidays to you!
joan

p.s. thank you so much for leaving your "calling card"!

Joan Hunter Dunn said...

I so loved readng everyone elses that I had a go myself. I love what your boss said - perfect!

A Bookish Space said...

Your responses are really fun :o)

Mrs. B. said...

Great answers! Here's mine: The Literary Stew

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