Archive for July 18th, 2013

Thanks for joining me today for my edition of Book Beginnings hosted by Rose City Reader.  If you are a book lover like me, hopefully you will find several interesting reads from the list of blogs linking up there.

Today, my first line comes from “The Lost Art of Mixing” by Erica Bauermeister.  When I read this, it was a new selection at my local library and the title was about cooking, I just had to try it.  Cooking is a main theme through the book, but it is mostly about relationships between different people and how they all connect together.  Here is the first line:

“Lillian stood at the restaurant kitchen counter, considering the empty expanse in front of her.”

In my opinion as someone who loves to cook, this scenario could be really good or really bad.  Does Lillian have a beautiful clean space with which to work or does she see a space empty of ideas or feelings?  You will just have to read the book to find out!

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