Sunday is for beginnings, when we take a look at the start of a Peter Abrahams novel, including those written under the Spencer Quinn monikerâ„¢. Football’s in the air these days – ha! – and I’ve written about it from time to time, but never more so than in the YA novel Reality Check (an Edgar winner, just sayin’):

Except for football Fridays, Cody Laredo’s favorite day of the school year was always the last.