Good morning! Welcome to another Thursday event, in which we spark some creativity and dig into the books we’re reading for our Thursday Themes, hosted by Reading Between Pages ; or explore our thoughts and feelings about bookish topics in Booking Through Thursday.
Our themes give us a wonderful opportunity to explore and understand different writing styles and descriptive approaches adopted by authors.
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Today’s snippet is from Love in a Nutshell, by Janet Evanovich & Dorien Kelly.
About the book:
Kate Appleton needs a job. Her husband has left her, she’s been fired from her position as a magazine editor, and the only place she wants to go is to her parents’ summer house, The Nutshell, in Keene’s Harbor, Michigan. Kate’s plan is to turn The Nutshell into a Bed and Breakfast. Problem is, she needs cash, and the only job she can land is less than savory.Matt Culhane wants Kate to spy on his brewery employees. Someone has been sabotaging his company, and Kate is just new enough in town that she can insert herself into Culhane’s business and snoop around for him. If Kate finds the culprit, Matt will pay her a $20,000 bonus. Needless to say, Kate is highly motivated. But several problems present themselves. Kate despises beer. No one seems to trust her. And she is falling hard for her boss.Can these two smoke out a saboteur, save Kate’s family home, and keep a killer from closing in…all while resisting their undeniable attraction to one another? Filled with humor, heart, and loveable characters, Love in a Nutshell is delicious fun.
(In this excerpt, Kate is hoping for a job and approaches an interview at the Brewing company like it’s her last chance).(Matt hears someone approach)“Is Matt Culhane in?” a woman asked Jerry. “I need to talk to him. His office is in the back, right?”“Yes,” Jerry replied. “But…Wait, you can’t….” (1%-Kindle)
Two people asked a similar question:
Charlie Quillen asks:
Has a book ever inspired you to change anything in your life, fiction or non-fiction alike?
There have been books I loved, books that I fell in love with, and books that changed my life, and they’re not always the same nor mutually exclusive.