Friday, July 28, 2017

Book Beginnings - 7/28/2017

 
*Please join Rose City Reader every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author's name.  *Taken directly from Rose City Reader's Blog Page. 
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My book beginnings is taken from AT WAVE'S END by Patricia Perry Donovan:


"With Piquant's stainless steel kitchen door propped at exactly the right angle, head chef Faith Sterling could clandestinely scan the entire dining room, which at eleven o'clock on this mid-September weeknight remained two-thirds full."
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Books Finished:

A KILLER HARVEST by Paul Cleave - review will be on  August 2.

A true thriller.
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THE BOOKSHOP AT WATER'S END by Patti Callahan Henry.

Review is in the book's title.

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THE ALMOST SISTERS by Joshilyn Jackson - review is in the book's title.
 
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EMMA IN THE NIGHT by Wendy Walker.


A disturbing, psychological thriller.  Review will be on August 8.
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THE COTTINGLEY SECRET by Hazel Gaynor


Review will be on August 1.  A lovely read based on a true event.
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THE WILDLING SISTERS by Eve Chase 

Review is in the book's title.
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THE CHILD by Fiona Barton

Review is in the book's title.

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12 comments:

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    1. I hope you get to read it, El.

      Thanks for stopping and commenting.

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  2. The book beginning is really interesting. I like food oriented stories!

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    1. It is food and family-oriented.

      I actually finished it last night and loved it.

      Thanks for commenting, Mystica.

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  3. At Wave's End grabbed my interest. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy!

    Here's mine: “EMMA IN THE NIGHT”

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    1. I think you would like the book, Laurel.

      Thanks for commenting.

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  4. Terrific beginning! I'm glad you enjoyed this book.

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    1. It was a lovely, heartwarming read.

      Thanks for commenting, Suko.

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  5. I've seen a couple of those books, but haven't read any of them yet.

    Thanks to your Book Beginnings, I'm hungry! (And it makes me what goes on at that restaurant and what's on their menu that they're so busy late at night!)

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    1. The book has three chefs in it, lots of food, and lots of love and compassion.

      Thanks for commenting, LuAnn.

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    1. It is your kind of book, Mary. I know you would love it.

      Thanks for commenting.

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