1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 4 sentences on your LJ along with these instructions.
5. Don’t you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.
A whole person could go through the wringer and come out flat, neat, completed, like a flower pressed in a book.
"You coming out to play?" says Cordelia, on our way home from school.
"I have to help my mother," I say.
"Again?" says Grace.
From: Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood