Friday, April 7, 2023

Book Beginnings on Fridays/The Friday 56 - April 7th

This is a fun meme to do hosted by Freda's Voice. If you'd like to join on the fun go to The Friday 56.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link it here.

It's that simple.

I'm also joining in Book Beginnings on Friday. It's hosted by Rose City Reader

I'm halfway through this one.  The excerpts are from the E-ARC.

First Chapter

By late August in Chattanooga, Tennessee, folks have had their fill of the summer's relentless sunshine, heat, and humidity.  Fortunately, though, they hadn't had their fill of bluegrass music or moonshine...

From 56% on my e-reader...

Looks like I've interrupted their gossip session. 

Synopsis from Goodreads:

When a local bluegrass musician disappears and a jug of her shop's corn liquor is implicated, moonshiner Hattie Hayes must stop further trouble from brewing in this delightful cozy mystery series.

It's late August in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and moonshiner Hattie Hayes has collaborated to serve her moonshine at a nearby vineyard for a Wine and 'Shine event. Not only is this an opportunity for Hattie to gain more moonshine fans, but she's also excited to see the Bootlegging Brothers, a popular bluegrass band. But not every attendee is looking for harmony, and when one of the brothers disappears after the event and is presumed dead, Hattie realizes her grace note event has suddenly turned more sour than her mash.

Unearthing what happened to the missing musician is more difficult than Hattie first expected, and when Hattie's moonshine is tied to the crime, there's no time to fiddle around. She has to step up to solve the case. Luckily, Hattie's cool head and quick mind help her understand that when investigating a musical crime, always stay sharp.

What do you think?  What are you sharing today?


  1. I might have to try this just for the bluegrass!

  2. I hope you have a very Happy Easter, Yvonne 😊

  3. I love that 56 quote. I should try to use it sometime.

  4. Sounds fun, but I could never get enough sunshine!! No way hosay!!! LOL Happy Easter weekend!

  5. I love when you know the time of year the book takes place right from the beginning because I mostly like to read books when they're "in season". I joined the Friday 56 blog hop for the first time today. Have a great weekend! :-)

  6. Looks fun. Have a wonderful Easter weekend!

  7. This was a fun read though it wasn't my favorite of the series. I hope you're enjoying it!


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