Friday, 16 December 2016

Friday Reads 16th December 2016

Friday 56 is hosted at Freda's Voice and Book Beginnings is hosted by Rose City Reader. The idea is to share a sentence or so from the first page and the 56th page of the book you are currently reading! 

Starry Night
Book Beginning:
"Carrie Slayton's feet were killing her."
Friday 56:
"This was an unwelcome predicament, and Finn wasn't the least bit happy."
Short but sweet quotes this week! That opening makes me instantly relate to Carrie - my shoes aren't always the most practical! I am curious about the second quote - would love to know what made Finn not the least bit happy. This is the eighth of my Christmas reads (thirteen more to go) and I am really enjoying my festive reading so far!

I apologise in advance if I don't stop by your blog today or reply to any comments - I am heading up to Wales to stay with a friend for a few days and I am not likely to have access to the blog whilst I am there! I am sure Ann will take great care of it whilst I am gone and when I get back I will have everyone's posts to look forward to!!

You can also find us on Goodreads (Ann and Clare) to keep up with what we are reading

20 comments:

Whitney Behr said...

Wow, you are on a roll with your Christmas reads. Starry Night sounds like a cute holiday read.

sherry fundin said...

Beautiful cover. Can't go wrong with Macomber for Xmas.
sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes

Katherine P said...

Enjoy your visit with your friend! I love Debbie Macomber's Christmas books and this one looks like a fun read though I wonder about what's up with Finn as well.

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I really must read one of Macomber's holiday books! Thanks for sharing, and here's mine: “WHITE TRASH”

Laura Thomas said...

Such a lovely and inviting cover and title. I can relate to the sore feet!

My Friday 56 from In The Blue Hour

Kathy Martin said...

This sounds good. I can identify with the beginning too. I have a mystery this week - Ill Met by Murder by Elizabeth J. Duncan. Happy reading!

Shoshi Hornum said...

This book sounds good! Here is my 56: http://shoshireads.weebly.com/home/friday-56-and-book-beginnings

fredamans said...

Those snippets were not what I was expecting at all. :-) Happy weekend!

karen said...

I don't think Macomber has ever gone wrong with Christmas. I'll definitely be picking this one up!

Lauren Stoolfire said...

Somehow I've never ever read Macomber, but I have been told she's very good. :)

Check out my Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings) + 50/50 Friday and my current giveaway.

Clare Stone said...

So many Christmas reads! There's no way I'll get to them all but it's fun to try!

Clare Stone said...

I've never tried her before but it was very Christmassy!

Clare Stone said...

Finn was basically just super anti-social at that time in the book! I had a good time with my friend thank you!

Clare Stone said...

I've heard such great things about her books so I thought now would be a great time to try one!

Clare Stone said...

It looks so cosy doesn't it?

Clare Stone said...

It's a very relatable beginning I think!!

Clare Stone said...

Thanks for visiting!

Clare Stone said...

I like when books surprise me - generally! Hope you had a great weekend too!

Clare Stone said...

Hope you enjoy it! :)

Clare Stone said...

Same! I read a lot of romance so it's weird I've never read one of her books before!

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