Saturday, September 19, 2009

Opening Sentence of the Day: Julie & Julia

. "At seven o'clock on a dreary evening in the Left Bank, Julia began roasting pigeons for the second time in her life." Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell This is the last of the four books I am reading for the Spice of Life Challenge. After the first 50 pages, I am torn between, "I love reading this book!" and pea-green envy that I didn't think of something like this myself. .


  1. I hadn't been interested in reading this book until you posted that opening sentence.

  2. I can't wait for Xmas because this book is on my list, and good lass that I am, I won't read it until then!

    I agree about the envy of not thinking Julie's idea first!

  3. I have mixed feelings whenever I think, I not only could have written this, I should have written it.

    In this case, I like the sentence, but my kitchen skills wouldn't give me anything to back it up with for the rest of the book.


  4. Well that's an interesting opening sentence.

  5. You sure are making good progress! I'm excited to read this! (sooner, as it's calling my name....)


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