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The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 234!


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.

AMAZON

Tess woke to complete darkness. Her arms shot out, heart pounding, certain she would flail against the sides of a wooden box and hear the skitter of dirt.



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.
Book Beginnings
Tess sneaked out of the orphanage a couple of hours before dawn. That was the best time to meet Billy--even on a Sunday he needed to deliver the bread before six. As Tess's dreams got worse, she found herself getting up earlier and earlier anyway, so she was happy for the excuse to avoid sleep.









**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. That makes a strong image in my mind. I hope you enjoy this book. Thanks for the meme!

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  2. That 56 is creepy! Why is she in a box? Buried alive? Prisoner?

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  3. Oh, lucky you! I can't wait to get this book aNd read it.

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  4. Like the sound of this, great image too on cover.

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  5. That sounds so creepy! I'm intrigued.

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  6. So creepy! I hate thinking what she has been through.

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  7. So creepy, Freda! I've had a dream of being buried alive. I'm checking this one out, for sure!

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  8. Scary 56. That hits my deepest fear. I can't wait to read this one. Happy reading!

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  9. Wonderful descriptive writing of a night-time scene. We have a minnow in our pond named Skitter! lol

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  10. Seriously creepy 56! This is an author I've really been wanting to try.

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  11. I've only read one book by Armstrong but I really liked it! These teasers really bring out a lot of atmosphere and feeling for the characters! I'd definitely keep reading, I think! Thanks for sharing :) I hope you have a great weekend!
    My Friday post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  12. The 56 is just plain scary. Did you post wedding pictures anywhere?

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    1. https://www.facebook.com/fredamans/media_set?set=a.10155826209675026.1073741842.682510025&type=3

      The album on FB :-)

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    2. Oh my, you are very dedicated. When was the wedding? How are you hold up? Thanks for hosting amidst all your own activities.

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    3. Anne; I'm doing great! We married July 5th. After 15 years, this was a piece of cake! :-)

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  13. I left the wrong link. Sorry.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Book Beginnings

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  14. Intriguing quote.

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  15. Sounds like a good read!

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  16. doesn't sound like my kind of book

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  17. Ooooo frightening! I might be too scared to read this one!!!!

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  18. That sounds intense. I think I might have to look for it. Girl Who Reads

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  19. The cover and the start are creepy. I get scared too easy to try scary books. Happy Friday!

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  20. That looks like one I would grab just by judging the cover, looks creepy. I hope you are enjoying it.

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  21. I don't do instagram, no do I have a book...but I must say, I've never heard of dirt skittering before. I must listen next time I run into the box in the dark.

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  22. You just creeped me out. *shudder*

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  23. That's the scariest Friday 56 teaser ever!

    Thanks for playing along with BBOF as well. I don't often stop by to leave comments, but I always appreciate your participation!

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  24. I'm a bit slow getting around to everyone this week but I hope you've had a lovely weekend and enjoyed your book.

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