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The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 246!


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.

** Please note: I've been having issues commenting on Wordpress sites. Not self-hosted, only urls ending with wordpress.com. If I you did not see me comment in the last two weeks, this is why. I did visit though, rest assured.

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Naomi loved a mystery, and it looked like the Amish woman was determined to do her part of the figuring out how to solve this one. No matter what anyone thought.


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
Cheryl Cooper drove her dark blue Ford Focus down the quiet country road, passing horse and buggy. The holidays were approaching, and she looked forward to experiencing them in this quaint town of Sugarcreek. Her heart ached a bit as she realized this might be the first time in five years she won't be spending the holidays with family or a fiancé. Even though she knew now that her move to Sugarcreek after her breakup with Lance had been the right decision, the familiarity of their holiday routines created a hole inside that she hadn't expected.










**No compensation was received for posting. This is a meme post. 

Comments

  1. Sounds like a fun story. I especially like the Amish connection.

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  2. I've never read a book about Amish folks, or not since I read the book The Shunning. it wasn't complimentary to their lifestyle so I wouldn't recommend it. Thanks for hosting.

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  3. Sounds right up my alley! And I'm SO glad to know I'm not the only one having issues with wordpress comment making! I was beginning to think there was something wrong with ME! :)

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  4. I really like the sound of this book. I'm going to add it to my wishlist.

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  5. Uh oh. Sounds like she's going to break the rules. This one sounds fun, Freda.
    Have a lovely weekend:)

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  6. Freda, you're speaking my language with this one! Happy to see you enjoying a mystery. :-)

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  7. Great proverb. I love the cover and the story sounds interesting.

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  8. I like the cover and your instagram.
    sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes

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  9. Hi Freda,
    Sounds like a good book.
    Have a great day!

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  10. I suppose the holidays mean different things to different people. I like the title.

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  11. So true! And great timing - happy Thanksgiving Freda!

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  12. Love the cover.

    I like Amish books.

    ENJOY, and thanks for sharing.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Book Beginnings

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  13. Great beginning! Now that fall is here, I am in the mood for books with a holiday theme!

    Thanks for participating in BBOF! I don't often get around to everyone to leave a comment, but I am always happy when you share your book beginning!

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