Reach out a hand, and grab the book that is closest to you. Turn to page 231, or pick a page at random if the book isn't that long. Locate the first sentence of the last paragraph on that page.
- Type the sentence here: "My hand," the consul said, extending his hand.
- Does the sentence make sense out of context? Not particularly. I can understand extending your hand, but you don't usually announce its arrival.
- Does reading the sentence make you want to read the rest of the book? Why or why not? Meh. Not so much. I didn't have any books near me so I walked with my eyes closed to the bookshelf and pulled out the first book I touched. It was one of Andrew's books - Philip K. Dick's "The Man in the High Castle."
What am I reading right now?
Patricia Briggs' "Moon Called"; it's a werewolf story of a sort and I am thoroughly enjoying it.