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The Friday 56


Welcome to Week 196!

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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 Julio Sympa, who was six foot six and had climbed Mont Blanc four times, stopping at the top each time to read Why Am I So Cold by Josette Camus before going back down eight hundred and fifty-three pages later, paused in front of the 'American Teenager' bedroom and pointed in several directions before continuing his way.
 Michou Lapaire, who always wished he had been born a woman, wrote down, in a pink notebook, the furniture pointed out by his bombastic boss.











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Comments

  1. Wow, what an interesting book cover, I do love Ikea though. :)

    http://livingonborroweddays.com/2014/09/25/sparrows-reading-corner-book-beginnings-the-friday-56-edition-no-19/

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  2. I love the title, but this sounds like a strange book. I hope it's funny and not just weird!

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  3. What in the world? That cover got me curious. Your 56 has me scratching my head. Going to go check this one out. Thanks for hosting Freda!

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  4. Interesting 56! Have a great weekend!

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  5. I like the cover and your tease has me curious. I'm not sure what to think, but I want to know what the heck is going on. LOL

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  6. Love the cover and title. Based on your excerpt, it sounds like a fun read. Thanks for hosting and sharing.

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  7. Cool dimensional cover art and descriptive snippet!

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  8. Great cover and title! Gotta find out more about this one - thanks for the sample.

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  9. Love the title and the cover and that excerpt really has me wondering! Hope you enjoy this one!

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  10. Great excerpt! This is one I'm really hoping to read soon.

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  11. This sounds like a really funny book based on the cover, the title, and the excerpt. I am going to look for it.

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