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The Friday 56

Welcome to Week 169!

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
 *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it) that grab you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It's that simple.


I couldn't find a good snippet from Page 56, so this is from Page 156.

They returned to the table and got their meals situated. Rodger smiled at her over their steaming bowls of soup and asked her what it was she hoped to learn from him. She took his directness at face value.


  1. I feel everything would be better if it was discussed over soup! The idea of a culinary mystery intrigues me! I hope you enjoy it!
    Thanks for sharing :) I hope you have an amazing weekend!
    My Friday Post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

  2. That snippet goes with the cover. Thanks for visiting.

  3. I've never read this one but I do like the cover. I am wondering about the interview over dinner that is going on. Happy reading!

  4. The excerpt raises my curiosity. . .thanks for sharing and hosting.

  5. Great post! I love the snippet and especially the cover art. Have a great weekend, Freda!

  6. I like culinary mysteries, so I'm sure I'd enjoy this one too. Love the cover.

  7. I like this author's work. It's been a while since I've read one of these. I should fix that problem. Hope you have a great weekend.

  8. For no particularly good reason, that book cover is making me think of Dim Sum Dead: A Madeline Bean Culinary Mystery
    by Jerrilyn Farmer. Well the whole food mystery connection and the covers have very similar themes now that I look at it. Clearly I am tired and easily distracted by shiny objects today.

  9. A mystery is easier solved with a full stomach. Whether a bowl of soup or a cuppa tea, it works for me!

  10. I think this quote matches the cover well. Are you liking the book?

  11. Interesting snippet


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