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The Friday 56

Welcome to Week 28 with me!

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky.

It's that simple.

Treasures from the Attic: The Extraordinary Story of Anne Frank's Family - Mirjam Pressler

PAGE 56:

Then Uncle Bernhard told the girls about how Uncle Moritz had gotten married, which had turned out to be rather difficult, since the Stattigkeit stated that only fifteen Jewish weddings per year were permitted in Frankfurt.


  1. Having read The Diary of Anne Frank I would probably enjoy this book, I'm looking forward to your review.

  2. Sounds like a good one since I read The Diary, too. Plus, with all that seems to be going on with Israel at the moment. Love the cover art as well.

  3. Great post Freda! I definitely want to pick this up.

    My Friday 56 was picked by Author Elizabeth Amber. Stop by tomorrow if you can to read her interview.

    Silvia rode sidesaddle in front of Bastian, snuggled within his strong embrace, her head resting on his shoulder. Her legs were both draped over one of his, and she felt his powerful thigh muscles work as he urged their horse onward through the night.

    “Hold on,” he rumbled. His coat was open, so she looped her arms around him inside it, hugging his solid strength. Turning her face into the hollow of his throat, she kissed him. His narrowed eyes flickered over her and his hand tightened on the reins. The horse bucked in reaction, almost throwing them. Cursing, he loosened his grip and rode on, his face grimly determined.

  4. I've been drooling over this one! Great choice....

  5. Hi Freda,
    I've heard this is good book. I'll have to check it out. Have a great day!

    Just Books

  6. this is sounding like a good historical read. look forward to your review.

  7. Anything Anne Frank has got to be good! Interesting passage from the book.
    Natalie :0)

  8. Great 56, I need to add this one to my wishlist.


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Welcome to Week 341!
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
(If you have to improvise, that's ok.)
 *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it)
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. 
*It's that simple.

Or join The Friday 56 on Instagram!

Rules: * Grab a book and find a creative way to showcase your 56. It can be a photo of the book and the 56 in comments, or whatever you come up with. Make sure to use the hashtag #Friday56 *Add your Instagram url to the Linky.
I only have until September 19th to get this book done. It's good though and I should be done in no time.

I'm also posting early for two reasons, 1; work, and 2; a review posting tomorrow. Watch for that!
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