1. Pick up the nearest book.
2. Open to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the next three sentences.
5. Tag five people, and acknowledge who tagged you.
I will choose the book that is in my purse near me on the floor rather than deciding which of the books on my bookshelf is technically nearest. The book is the hardcover edition of The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri (he just came out with a new novel called The Age of Shiva which I'm on the waiting list for at my library so I'm tiding myself over with his 2001 bestseller which I'm pretty sure I started once before but never finished).
The woman screamed again, and Nafeesa pulled her away from the door, but not before Arifa noticed the woman's hands tied to a beam near the ceiling.
"This way," Nafeesa said, and they descended a narrow staircase that brought them back to the courtyard.
There were several people here, and Nafeesa hissed to Arifa to act as if they belonged.
Sounds exciting, no? It's actually a great read.
If it suits you, keep this going Lindsay, Kristy, Leslie, Reethi, and Dawn!