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The Friday 56

Welcome to Week 32 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.

32 Candles - Ernessa T. Carter (TOURS JULY 19)

PAGE 56:

The popular kids, (like Elise and Corey and the head cheerleader) also rushed, not only because they were caught up in the excitement of the day, but also, I suspected, because they knew what a fine picture they would make as they opened up their invites in front of lesser beings.


  1. Teenagers always puzzle me too. Great quote!

  2. I'm with Janet. Sounds like mean girls. Great teaser.

  3. I detect a hint of mean girls too, great 56!

  4. Good one... great sentence structure; I was a cheerleader, a happy one but never mean. Book sounds interesting.

  5. Yes, like the others, my first thought was "mean girls." I like the excerpt: it paints a picture for us.

  6. Thanks for adding me to the linky! Have a great weekend, Freda!

  7. I'm not sure what I think of this one. I don't think I like all those popular types. Thanks for adding one of my blogs to the linky. Have a great day!

  8. Ah...the teenage years! Not a place I would like to revisit. LOL but this sounds good enough to go there!

    here is my Friday 56 is from Gena Showalter's The Darkest Secret

    Two little girls running, laughing, playing chase, both wearing lovely pink linen robes, flaxen curls streaming behind them. Sisters. Both hearts practically bursting with love.

    Secrets purred in delight.

    The reaction struck Amun as odd. Such an innocent memory, and not what the demon usually favored. Why did the fiend even care about this?

  9. I remember those years well....not with a whole lot of fondness....

  10. Freda....thanks for adding me. I got distracted...someone actually wanted me to do some work. Lol.

  11. Now I'm in for the second time.
    All the best

  12. wonder what the title means if the story is of girls?
    thanks for adding me too, sweetie ;-D

  13. Sounds like my highschool... I'm gonna go try to forget those memories now.


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