Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Word of the Week: Alacrity and Weekly 100 Words

          He grinned at her. "I have no doubt you will prove a worthy adversary--though I do not like to use that term to describe you, Miss Haswell. It will be a friendly competition, I hope. I for one believe there are plenty of patients for everybody, what with Honeystreet's labourers and canal traffic, and Alton so close by."
Here are my 100 words from The Apothecary's Daughter by Julie Klassen p192:

          "You are surprisingly far and generous, sir."
          He shrugged. "I have no longing for great wealth. For great adventure, yes, to travel widely and love deeply--those things I value more than profits. Though certainly one needs enough of those to finance the...."

This meme is hosted by Ruthi at Ruthi Reads!  The object is simple:  share exactly 100 words from the book you are currently reading, and no spoilers!  Be sure to include your book's title, author, and page number in your post.  Head over to Ruthi's site and add your link to your book!  Happy Reading!


  1. One definitely needs finances to support travel, and occasionally even love. Great excerpt! And I'm delighted to have you hopping along with WoW 100!

    "Alacrity" -- great word choice. I enJOY being reminded of words seldom used.

  2. Interesting WoW, Stephanie! I may have to get this one...
    I'm now following your blog from the Ruthi Reads! blog hop, and would love a follow back. Please check out my WoW at http://scathingweekly.blogspot.com/2011/03/odd-find-in-borders.html
    Thanks ^_^



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