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The Friday 56


Welcome to Week 179!

Rules:
*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) that grab you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It's that simple.




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 "What music do you choose?" she asked. (It seemed her husband was never going to speak, though he kept his bright bird eyes on me constantly.)
 "Sleeping Beauty," I said meekly, believing the role of Princess Aurora the greatest of all testing pieces in the classical repertory--so why choose a less demanding part? "I can dance The Rose Adagio all alone," I boasted.
 "Wonderful," she said sarcastically. Then added with additional scorn, "I guessed, just by your looks, you would want The Sleeping Beauty."
 That made me wish I'd chosen something lesser.











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  1. I'm curious about this character and want to know more about how dancing is a part of the plot. (I like "bright bird eyes.")

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  2. I never read this series because they sounded so creepy.

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  3. That quotes seems familiar; I may have read this one.

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  4. It's been so long since I've read this book I don't recall this passage. Thanks for sharing some of V.C. Andrews' work. I loved these books when I was younger.

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  5. Looks like you picked a good one! I love the book/movie title. Have a great weekend, Freda!

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  6. I hate how people put others down when they're trying to be enthusiastic about something! I feel like the woman's tone might have something to do with how her husband is staring! Thanks for hosting :) I hope you have a great weekend!
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  7. Intriguing excerpt...I wonder what will happen next...

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  8. Ooh, I want to read this one! I'll be watching the TV movie this weekend. Love the cover, too.

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  9. Oh goodness! Why would it be assumed that her husband was never going to speak? Is he in a coma? Does he have some sort of disability? Breaks my heart! I'm going to check it out on Goodreads; thanks for sharing Freda! Have a wonderful weekend! :)

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  10. Loved this story...I remember devouring VC Andrews books when I was a teen. Can't wait to watch this movie! I really need to re-read them. :)

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  11. Verrry interesting. Wonder what the dancing is all about?

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