Follow Friday (3)

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Q. Talk about the book that most changed or influenced your life. Was it a book that turned you from an average to avid reader, did it help you deal with a particularly difficult situation, does it bring you comfort every time you read it?

My immediate response was, This is too difficult. Then I paused, reflected, and realized there is really only one way to answer this question:  Jane Eyre.

Years ago, a very special person and I found in each other a kindred spirit.  This friend sent me a copy of Jane Eyre as a gift. We decided we would read and discuss the novel together.  Little did we know, dear reader, that in sharing this beautiful book we would fall in love.

Reader, I married him.


10 thoughts on “Follow Friday (3)

  1. Jinny ( August 5, 2011 at 3:54 AM Reply

    New follower 🙂 I really need to read Jane Eyre! It's been sitting on my bookshelf forever!

    (My #FF post if you are interested:


  2. Sharon August 5, 2011 at 4:12 AM Reply

    Hi & Happy Friday!

    What a sweet story 🙂 thank-you for sharing.

    My FF,

    Have a nice weekend.


  3. amyer23 August 5, 2011 at 5:43 AM Reply

    New follower 🙂 Thanks for sharing! Really cute story!

    Hippies, Beauty, and Books. Oh My!


  4. Anne August 5, 2011 at 1:24 PM Reply

    Great story! I wish I could get my husband to read with me!


  5. Bailey August 5, 2011 at 3:46 PM Reply

    What a beautiful story. =) So sweet!!

    New follower. =)


  6. Amy August 5, 2011 at 5:14 PM Reply

    I read Jane Eyre for a school assignment and I was dreading it the whole time. But then I read it and I loved it!
    Amy's Follow Friday


  7. Alison Can Read August 5, 2011 at 10:42 PM Reply

    Hopping through. New follower! That is the best story.
    My Hop


  8. Rebecca August 5, 2011 at 11:48 PM Reply

    That's really sweet! I hope you're very happy. 🙂

    Have a wonderful weekend! My answer can be found here!


  9. Dawn August 6, 2011 at 7:11 PM Reply

    @Jinny ( Yes, you do! Especially since the quote from Jane Eyre is part of your blog! Bad girl! 🙂


  10. Dawn August 6, 2011 at 7:27 PM Reply

    Thanks, everyone for stopping by! I've been crazy busy, but I visited each of you, too!


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