Moody Monday


Opening lines for a Monday.


September 18, 2017

LET us go then, you and I.
from




The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S.Eliot




September 11 2017

It befell in the days of the noble Utherpendragon, when he was King of England, that there was born to him a son who in after time was King Authur.
from the book








The Answer is 

King Authur and His Knights of the Round Table By Sidney Lanier




September 4 2017

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

from the book







The Answer is 
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen





August 28, 2017

Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.







The Answer is
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens


August 21, 2017

Weather reports state it will be cooler this week. Fall is approaching. So, here's the opening  lines of the book. And I've included a link to my review.


The scene was set for a remarkable gorgeous early fall day as I walked across the street- oh, excuse me. "road". we don't have streets here in the mountains in "way-far western" North Carolina.


from the book







The Answer is 

In  the Sweet By and By



August 14, 2017

It's a beautiful sunny morning here. So, here's the opening  lines of the book.And I've included a link to my review.


She wakes. Sun is stealing round the edges of the darkened shutters, channeling the light into sharp laser-like beams that highlights the knots and nail heads of the stained-oak floor.


from the book






The Answer is




August 7, 2017  


It's a pull back my hair kind of day. So, here's the opening line of the book. And I've included a link to my review of it.


Dora Rodgers lopped her long blonde hair behind her ears, banged on the kitchen window and wagged a warning finger.

from the book






The Answer is
The Forgotten Family of Liverpool by Pam Howes


July 31, 2017  


It is hot here today. So, here is the opening line of the book. And, I've included a link to my review of it. 


Ah, Long ago, winter was dark and always cold.
from the book









The Answer is

The East Country Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore by Jules Pretty





July 24th


 It is a beautiful day here. I may need my hat to keep the sun off my head. So, here is the opening line of the book. And, I've included a link to my review of it.


With her straw sun hat in one hand, Gwen leaned against the salty railings and glanced down again.

from the book














The Answer is

The Tea Planter's Wife





July 17th.


It is overcast here today and I have had mutiple cups of coffee. So, here is the opening line of the book.


My name is John Brenwalter. My father, a drunkard, had a patent for an invention for making coffee- berries out of clay; but he was an honest man and would not himself engage in the manufacture.  

from the book 













The Answer is

A Bottomless Grave by Ambrose Bierc








July 10, 2017 I

It is raining and cool here today. So, here is the opening line of the book.



The morning was bleak and cold. A damp penetrating wind ruffled the steel-gray waters of the Potomac, chased bits of paper and debris down the broad roped-off expanse of Pennyslyvania Avenue, and whirled around the dome Capitol.'

from the book












The Answer is

A man called Peter by Catherine Marshall  
















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