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The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 237!


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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Improvisation at 36%

"If I am not well enough, I insist you attend without me," Alice said, glad that her inability to school her expression would be blamed on her nonexistent headache.


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

Lord Fenton--Charles Archibald Theler--moved his adolescent arms and legs as fast as they could go towards the small shed just past the tree line, not sure if he was running from the fire or from someone's notice of his proximity to the scene.










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Comments

  1. What a pretty cover. Intriguing snippet, I want to know how things will turn out. Happy Friday!

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  2. Great excerpt! I love the cover, too.

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  3. I've had to come up with a headache or two to get out of going somewhere. ;-)

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  4. I love the phrase "inability to school her expression" and I wonder what mischief Lord Fenton is up to at the beginning, when he is obviously a boy.

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  5. The cover scene looks like the Hall of Mirrors in the palace at Versailles.

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  6. Oh-oh. Who started the fire? And why isn't he helping put it out?

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  7. It's a hit! I like the cover art as well. So, she has faked a headache. Why doesn't she want to go with him? Hope you're enjoying the book!

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  8. Such a lovely cover. I wonder what she's up too? Sneaky lass. LOL

    Have a lovely weekend, Freda!

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  9. Great beginning...catches my interest.

    Great cover too.

    ENJOY!!

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Book Beginnings

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  10. Great beginning, I haven't read this author, but like good historical stories.

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