Sunday Sentence: The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx

“And it may be that love sometimes occurs without pain or misery.” – E. Annie Proulx, The Shipping News

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The last, perfect line of one of my favorite novels.

I love reading them, so now I’m joining the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the Quivering Pen and on Twitter. It’s not a review. It’s not a story. It’s just one sentence I read this week, presented “out of context and without commentary.

Sunday Sentence: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

“A certain feeling comes from throwing your good life away, and it is one part rapture.” – Barbara Kingsolver, Flight Behavior

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This is the very first sentence in this beautiful novel. One of the best first lines ever.

I love reading them, so now I’m joining the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the Quivering Pen and on Twitter. It’s not a review. It’s not a story. It’s just one sentence I read this week, presented “out of context and without commentary.