Friday 56 & #BookBeginnings: One Big Beautiful Thing (+ Giveaway!)

Kate stared at the looming bell tower of the cathedral and wondered if it was a good idea to take this job. She couldn't remember the last time she'd gone to church.
- p. 4

For Friday 56:
Sadly, her mind was like a vast empty plain. She could practically hear wind whistling through her ears. What was she thinking?
- p. 56


Giveaway Time!

Thanks to Marie Flanigan, I have 1 Kindle Edition of One Big Beautiful Thing up for grabs! 
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One Big Beautiful Thing by Marie Flanigan
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Synopsis: Artist Kate Abernethy is trying to put her life back together after the death of her boyfriend. At first, moving back in with her mother seems like a good way to sort out her finances and re-evaluate her life—instead it proves to be a minefield of doubt and recrimination. Floundering, she pushes herself to take new opportunities so she can rebuild her life and have a second chance at happiness.

18 comments

  1. Thanks for the giveaway! The beginning intrigued me.

    My Friday Memes

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    1. It's an interesting read Vonnie,just finished it! :)

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  2. Oh God, sometimes I literally just sit there and despair over the fact that there seems to be nothing in my head! It usually happens during exams! Thanks for sharing, have a good weekend :)
    My Friday Post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  3. One Big Beautiful Thing sounds like a hopeful and inspiring read! I like how the first sentence instantly let the reader know that the character is experiencing a great change. I hope you enjoy it.
    Happy Reading,
    Rebecca @ The Key to the Gate

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    1. Foreshadowing! This one was a surprising read for me ... really enjoyed it! :)

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    2. What a sweet thing to say. Thank you!

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    1. Hopefully you got your name in for this one. Quite an interesting treatment!

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  5. Sounds like a great literary read! Love that cover!

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    1. You know me, Freda, I love my cover art too!

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  6. Great beginning! That one got my attention!

    Thanks for posting the opening on Book Beginnings on Fridays!

    I just looked at your Pinterest page and am following all your booking boards, plus some.

    Rose City Readder

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    1. Hi Gilion! Always lovely to have you pop over. Thanks for following me on Pinterest :)

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    1. Have a great day! And all thanks go to Marie! :)

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  8. GORGEOUS cover. Sounds good.

    THANKS for sharing.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Book Beginnings

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