The whole idea is that you pick up the book closest to you, open it to page 56, and copy the fifth sentence down, followed by the next 2-5 sentences. And for fun, you can also pull out sentences from your own book.
H'okay, here goes.
Closest book: The MOOR by Laurie R. King. (Technically it was WICKED LOVELY by Melissa Marr, but page 56 ends after 3 or 4 sentences.)
I haven't read this book yet, so let's see what she has to offer as a teaser...
"I take it you found nothing," I said as I helped him daub the leaks.
"On the contrary, I made a very interesting discovery. Unfortunately, I cannot see what possible bearing it might have on the case."
"What did you find?"
He reached into an inner pocket and drew out a small, stoppered bottle such as the chemist dispenses, dirty but dry.
DUNT DUN DUN! What's up with the vial?
And for fun -- from BY THE PALE MOONLIGHT
His words had a surreal quality to them. Just when had I fallen through the looking glass? “Moon cycle?”
A smile tugged at the corners of his mouth. “I know it sounds crazy—trust me, I know. I still haven’t grown used to it all.”
I licked my lips, my throat suddenly dry. “Just so I know we’re talking about the same thing—we’re in agreement that you’ve been changing into a we-werewolf?” The word felt foreign to my tongue.
“I prefer to call it ‘humanly-challenged.’”
I tag Jenna, Helene, Carrie, Rachel and Kristen.