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The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & A New Feature!)

Welcome to Week 224!

We have a new way to participate! See below!


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



Or join The Friday 56 on Instagram!

Rules:
* Grab a book and find a creative way to showcase your 56.
It can be a photo of the book and the 56 in comments, or whatever you come up with.
Make sure to use the hashtag #Friday56
*Add your Instagram url to the Linky.

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 "She said the thing had tabby fur, and I fount a bit near the jello wet spot. With skin." Nicole watched Dad.
 That detail caught Dad's attention.







A photo posted by Freda Mans (@fredasphotos) on
ONLY FRIDAY 56 PARTICIPANTS MAY USE THE LINKY.
Book Beginnings leave your links in the comments if you didn't join in the Friday 56.

 A semi thundered by, breaking wind like a fat man. Shorty Winsome hunched his shoulders before he slid sideways between two enormous eucalyptus trunks, down into the bark-and-trash-filled gully, all kinds of crap getting into his shoes. Better no one saw him. The cops'd yank him off the highway, any excuse. Didn't like hobos out here near heavy traffic.
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**No compensation was received for posting. Compensation will be earned if purchases are made from the links within. This is a meme post. 

Comments

  1. Interesting 56. I don't instagram but I love the addition, it is such a neat idea.

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    1. Thanks, it was a suggestion for another person who doesn't blog but wanted to participate.

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  2. A hobo! Sounds like an interesting character. I wonder what he's doing out in the traffic. Love the description of the semi.

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  3. Something like that would grab my attention too! :D Thanks for hosting! Wishing you a lovely weekend <3

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  4. That is an interesting 56 and Watch the Shadows is a book I haven't heard of before.
    Thanks for sharing!
    Amanda

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  5. I remember that scene! This was such a fun read. The author came up with something so ordinary looking yet so creepy.
    Thanks for hosting and have a lovely weekend Freda.

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  6. Descriptive snippet! Caught my attention, too! Happy Reading!

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  7. This sounds intriguing. I'm not really sure what's going on in either of the excerpts but I want to know more!

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  8. That has to be one of the more interestingly confusing 56s I've read. ;-)

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  9. The beginning line makes the book sound so funny. I've never heard of it but am now officially intrigued. Thanks for hosting this fun meme!

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  10. That 56 really got my attention! Thanks for sharing...and hosting.

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  11. That's pretty creepy. Enjoy.

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  12. Well, thi may force me to figure out Instagram but my daughter who can explain it to me is gone for the week-end. Maybe next week. Thanks for hosting.

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  13. Great pick it really does sound creepy. Thanks for stopping by my blog and have a great weekend! :)

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  14. I have to admit that I don't "get" Instagram yet - I may need to play about.

    As for a "jello wet spot" - ugh - and a nice piece of description :) - Louise

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  15. Ooh I want to know why now! Happy weekend. :-)

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  16. AHHHHH! Instagram! I will definitely have to check in on Instagram from time to time with my 56 posts. That's just such a fun way to share!

    I haven't heard of this book, but that cover is something else. I'll have to look it up and see if it's something that I want to read.

    Thanks for adding me to the linky! :)

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