Friday, January 09, 2015

Friday Memes 1/9

Book Blogger Hop

The Question:
If you could have dinner with your favorite character, who would it be?

My Answer:
I would have dinner with the O'Conner family from Julie Lessman's books! I'd join them for one of their big family gatherings and get to hang out with everyone!


Hosted by: Rose City Reader

"Please join me 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."

"Here you go, Mrs. Petrie. I double-taped the box as you like, so it stays nice and fresh." Wynn blew a wisp of brown hair out of her face. 
The flabby skin of Mrs. Petrie's jowls pulled inward as she pursed her lips. "Did you dust it with extra coconut on top like I requested?" Her indignant tone resonated in the tiny shop.
Dashing Through the Snow by Paige Rion

My Thoughts
This immediately made me feel like I was at my part-time job at our local bakery! 

7 comments:

Katherine P said...

I haven't read the Lessman books but I love books with big family gatherings. Fun choice! The beginning made me cringe a little. Some people are just never happy and it sounds like Mrs. Petrie is one of those people.

Sandra Nachlinger said...

I imagine it would be hard to remember "the customer is always right" when dealing with Mrs. Petrie! Sounds like she's never satisfied. I'd definitely keep reading.
My Friday post features FETCHING LOVE.

Elizabeth said...

I don't know this family, but I love family gatherings.

Have a great dinner :) and a great weekend.

Happy Hopping!!

Elizabeth
Silver's Reviews
My Blog Hop Answer

Topazshell said...

I like the name of the shoppe. Not crazy about the owner of the shoppe. She seems too picky.

Abbi Hart said...

Katherine-Series about family are some of my absolute favorites and coming from a family of 11 I am no stranger to big family gatherings! It made me cringe too!

Sandra-Yeah she seems like a tough customer!

Elizabeth-You should definitely meet them! They're the best!

Topazshell-Not sure what you are talking about since the shop name isn't mentioned and the owner is polite...

Nyze Gremio-Velasco said...

Big family gatherings is so much fun coming from a girl who's from a very big family :)

BookBloggerHop@EverythingNyze

Abbi Hart said...

Nyze-I come from a big family too so I know what you mean!

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