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The Friday 56

Welcome to Week 142!



Rules:
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
 *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it) that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It's that simple.






"I've been feeling a bit confused ever since I met Hobbes."

"You know him then?" Doctor Finlay's voice registered surprise. "He's obviously a great bloke."

"Obviously. What about my flat?"

"I'm afraid you don't have one anymore."

"What happened?"

"It caught fire. You must know better than I how it might have started."

Maybe the doc was right but I didn't wish to think about it. Not then.


Comments

  1. Your page 56 makes the book sound a bit like Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

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  2. Oh my! This sounds like a fun read.

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  3. I like the sound of this one...will have to look for it.

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  4. oh my ever-growing TBR :)

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  5. Wow, eye-catching cover art and great #56! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  6. Haha, imagine being told like that your flat just caught fire! I probably wouldn't want to think about it either! Thanks for sharing and hosting, I hope you have a great weekend!
    My Friday post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  7. I got a kick out of Friday 56 this week. It is my first time participating in this meme and page 56 in my book is blank! Just my luck :p

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  8. Interesting because the quote I took was from a part where a house is burning down! I'm a new GFC follower, thanks for hosting this cool meme!

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  9. That's an interesting looking cover. Hope you enjoy this one.

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  10. Thank you Freda and everyone. The cover was designed by Cathy Helms of Avalon Graphics and the house in the picture is real - built around 1650, and is in the English Cotswolds.

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