Thursday, August 11, 2011

Theme Thursday

Theme Thursdays is a fun weekly event hosted by Reading Between Pages that will be open from one Thursday to the next. Anyone can participate in it. The rules are simple:

  • A theme will be posted each week (on Thursday’s)

  • Select a conversation/snippet/sentence from the current book you are reading

  • Mention the author and the title of the book along with your post

  • It is important that the theme is conveyed in the sentence (you don’t necessarily need to have the word)
    Ex: If the theme is KISS; your sentence can have “They kissed so gently” or “Their lips touched each other” or “The smooch was so passionate”

This will give us a wonderful opportunity to explore and understand different writing styles and descriptive approaches adopted by authors.

This week’s theme is:

PATHWAYS (reference to roads, streets, passages)

The Marked Son by Shea Berkley

“Within minutes, the rain streaks between the trees as if searching just for me. I finally break through, glad to be out of the woods. With rain pelting down, I run along a dirt path that’s grown muddy and slick, and I nearly slide past the back gate in my rush to safety.”

(Kindle location 492)


  1. A very vivid description. Great snippet and a great cover too.

    Happy reading!

  2. Love this one! Very descriptive. :)

  3. Ooo, I really like that one! When I read the theme this week, I envisioned dark forest paths, so it's awesome that you got one ^_~

    Here's what I found:

    sinn @ sinnful books

  4. Great snippet - very descriptive indeed. I almost felt like I was running down the path too!

  5. I'm about 70% finished with it, and so far I've really liked it. Can't wait to see how it ends, though since it's book 1, I know everything won't be wrapped up of course.

  6. I'm loving it so far too Freda!!! Its been really good!

  7. Great snippet - I wonder why he's in such a rush.
    Here's my Thursday Theme

  8. Wonderfully vivid, this sounds like a good book!

    Here's mine: