Friday, February 21, 2014

February 21st's Book Beginning and Friday 56

I can not tell you how happy it is Friday.  I need a weekend.  Of course, I'm going to Disneyland, which will be fun but not exactly relaxing.  Still, I think it will be what I need.

But that's not why we're here.  We're here for Book Beginning and Friday 56.

This week's book is Mayhem at the Orient Express by Kylie Logan.


Here's how it starts:

If it weren't for Jerry Garcia peeing on the pansies, I never would have joined the League of Literary Ladies.

And from page 56, we get:

"Not something you'd expect here on the island."  I didn't realize I'd spoken out loud until I heard the sound of my own voice.  It was so small, it was nearly lost beneath the sounds of the crackling flames and the howling winds outside.

This really was a great book.  In fact, here's my review if you are interested in learning more.

14 comments:

  1. Great excerpts. The cover and title intrigue me, and the opening tells me that the story is going to have humor. Sounds like a book I'd enjoy.
    Here's the link to my Friday post: CAKE.
    Have fun at Disney!

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    1. I was pleasantly surprised by the humor that ran through the book. I certainly enjoyed it.

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  2. I love the first quote, it just grabs your attention right from the get go! On my way to check out your review because it sounds like a good book! Thanks for sharing :) Hope you have a good weekend!
    my Friday post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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    1. Yep, that opener is a real attention getting.

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  3. I do hope that Jerry Garcia is some sort of pet and not a person! Sounds like a fun mystery. Happy reading!

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    1. Jerry Garcia is the neighbor's cat. Great. Now I've spoiled the first page. :)

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  4. Cute beginning and intriguing Friday 56!

    Linking from Freda's Voice,
    Ricki Jill

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  5. Have a wonderful time at Disney!
    LOL @ the beginning! Sounds like a great read!

    Happy weekend!

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    1. I really did enjoy the book, so I had to include it here.

      And I plan to have a wonderful time tomorrow. :)

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  6. Sounds fun...thanks for sharing.

    Definitely enjoy Disneyland.

    I am including an entire review and giveaway for my book beginning since I haven't read anything new for the past two weeks. :)

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Book Beginnings

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    1. It was a great read. And I had a blast at Disneyland yesterday.

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