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The Friday 56


Welcome to Week 182!

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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 He said, "Does he have an appointment? Is he on the calendar?"
 "I don't believe so, sir."
 "No, no, no. I'm working. I cannot be disturbed when I'm being creative. Tell him he has to come back and make an appointment."











Comments

  1. Michael Jackson was such a genius but so messed up, too. Does this book answer some questions?

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    1. This book definitely helps you understand him and his situation better.

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  2. This isn't a book I'm likely to buy, but I'll admit I'm curious!

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  3. Michael Jackson was never really a part of my childhood so I never understood the fascination with him, but I've always felt sorry for so much of stuff that was written about him in the media! Thanks for hosting:) Enjoy your weekend!
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  4. It's too bad we lost Michael so young. He was a very talented artist.

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  5. Michael Jackson always makes for an interesting book subject.

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  6. I hope you are enjoying this book. MJ's life was so sad there at the end.

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  7. This one sounds so tempting...and sad.

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  8. There's so much that was written and speculated about MJ that it's often hard to know what was true. Hopefully this book helps to clarify some of that. There was a lot of sadness to his life, which really is too bad.

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  9. I feel bad for his kids, too.

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  10. So very sad... Thanks for hosting, Freda!

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  11. Interesting 56! I think I'd like this book.

    I haven't been doing many memes lately, I miss them though so I need to start again.

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  12. I've always been a fan of Michael Jackson and always look pass his personal life but this book is definitely intriguing.

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  13. I am a huge MJ fan but I often wondered about what type of person he way behind the superstar we know. I look forward to hearing your thoughts on this book! Happy reading!

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  14. That sounds interesting

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  15. Interesting pick. I'm not one for nonfiction, but I totally get how you absolutely cannot be disturbed when the creative bug has bitten.

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  16. I just saw this book for the first time the other day. Seems like a really interesting read!

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