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The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 249!


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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Sir Gerek stared down at the book and frowned. "Do you know how to read any words at all?"
"No," she admitted. "I don't know any words."

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

Late winter, 1413, the village of Ottelfelt,
Southwest of Hagenheim, the Holy Roman Empire

"Rapunzel, I wish to marry you."










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

Comments

  1. I have heard about "The Golden Braid" and it is definitely on my TBR list. I hope you enjoy it.
    Amanda

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  2. I read this a couple months ago. How are you liking it?

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    1. Like it a lot. :-) Wish Rapunzel had more backbone though.

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  3. Rapunzel, huh? Is it an adult version of the book? I love fairy tale retellings.

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  4. I am totally in love with the cover, I got so caught up in looking at it I almost forgot to read the teaser. I am totally watching for this one. Happy Friday!

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  5. Pretty cover. Sounds like a good book.

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  6. Great post! Love it all, especially the beautiful cover art with the lovely Rapunzel!

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  7. Love the cover and the beginning.

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  8. That's quite a beginning! Usually, fairy tales end with marriage and "they lived happily ever after." Beautiful cover.

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  9. Fairytales are some of my favorite things! Can't wait to hear how this one was!

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  10. This looks interesting, not many Rapunzel retellings. :)

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  11. Hi Freda,
    Sounds like a great book. Love the book cover.
    Have a great day!

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  12. I love both the beginning & the #Friday56, especially the instagram one :) Great job! And I hope you're enjoying the book. I have this one, too, just haven't read it yet...

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  13. Sounds like a great book. I love the beginning and the cover. Happy reading!

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  14. A retelling! It's been a while since the slew of retellings. How is it so far?

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