Friday Spotlight: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson and Henrietta Twycross-MartinMiss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson


Book Beginnings is hosted by Rose City Reader. We share the first sentence and whatever thoughts of impressions it provokes. For the Friday 56, hosted by Freda’s Voice, we share a few lines from either page 56 or 56%.


Opening Line:

Miss Pettigrew pushed open the door of the employment agency and went in as the clock struck a quarter past nine.



ARC Review: The Queen of Rhodia

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SERIES: The Tales of Inthya, #3
REPRESENTATION: Two sapphic couples, Largely Bi/Pan Society, Fat Protagonist



For fans of: Less destructive Mothers of Dragons


The Best Game of Thrones Looks


There are a lot of stunning outfits in Game of Thrones, even in the background. I love how much thought goes into each one — tiny details changing and evolving on the King’s Guard armour, the logic behind even the different blacks the Night’s Watch wear, the house sigils and hidden symbolism — I love it all.

There are always certain outfits that stand out as more memorable though. Here are seven that I particularly like.

Do you have a favourite costume from the series?

If you’re interested in the costuming choices and designs, there’s lots of analysis and interviews on


The Best Game of Thrones Quotes


Okay so actually: The Best A Song of Ice and Fire Quotes, but that’s a bit long for a title.

A couple of weeks ago the Top Ten Tuesday prompt was “Inspirational/ Thought Provoking Book Quotes“. One of the ones I picked was the Sansa Stark line (my favourite):

“My skin has turned to porcelain, to ivory, to steel.”

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Greg from Greg’s Book Haven pointed out that a whole list of favourite Game of Thrones quotes would be fun and I’ve shamelessly stolen the idea.