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The Friday 56


Welcome to Week 194!

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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A cleared throat caused him to look and find Mr. Turner leaning against the wall. "Be careful with her, son. She's a handful."











**No compensation was received for posting. This is a meme post. Compensation is received if a purchase is made from the links.

Comments

  1. I've been called a handful before although I am usually very well-behaved so I'm wondering who this is about! And Christmas romance during WWII sounds interesting! I hope you enjoy the stories! Thanks for hosting :) I hope you have a great weekend!
    Friday post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  2. I love Christmas themed books, although it still seems too early for them. I know it's right around the corner. Have a great weekend!

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  3. Sweet! Sounds like a father warning his daughter's beau:) It's funny my tease has a Christmas theme in the title too.

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  4. Great post. Like the cover art and I love Tricia's writings. Thanks for hosting, Freda!

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  5. This sounds lovely in a tear jerking kind of way! I like the 56. I wouldn't mind knowing more about what's going on there!

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  6. Love the title of the book. And the "she's a handful" comment. It has me wondering.

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  7. Sounds like it could be a fun romantic type of story?

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  8. I wonder if she is a woman or maybe a car!!!

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  9. Oh my goodness, my heart just fluttered! I know that I am suppose to comment on your Friday 56, but you've just set the mood for the holiday's with this book title and now I'm going to go listen to Christmas songs on Pandora :)

    Sparrow's BB & Friday 56

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  10. Makes me think of Christmas. Can't believe it's around the corner. I'll bet it's a good story too.

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  11. Wow, I love your site! So many wonderful things to read. I hope I can join your meme someday.
    By the way, thanks for your comment on my summer blog. I really appreciate it.

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  12. Good one JC! Now I wonder too. LOL
    sherry @ My TT

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  13. This TT is the correct link, I just grabbed the wrong code, but it will take you to the right place. LOL TGIF!!!
    sherry @ My Friday 56

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  14. This looks like a good one. I like the authors :-)

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  15. Christmas in September?! I should be so ahead of myself. Is it a short story collection or why three authors?

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  16. Nice excerpt. I'll need to start thinking about my Christmas reads soon, I guess!

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