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The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 262!

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
Page 56

There was a medicine ball on my chest. A big, heavy, invisible medicine ball plunked onto my chest by an imaginary personal trainer. Funny feeling.


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

Chapter 1

When it comes to champagne and our family, my father has only one absolute rule: We do not drink it when we are sad.






**No compensation was received for posting. Compensation will be earned if purchases are made from the link within. This is a meme post.

Comments

  1. CORKED looks like a compelling read. And what about the bkie? Does he die? My Friday Quotes

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  2. I don't normally do memoirs because real people writing about their real stuff tends to bore me to tears ... but I may have to make the exception for this!

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  3. Brilliant cover! Great first line! Enjoy!

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  4. Wine, a medicine ball and a bike ride...Hmmm. You have me curious and it sounds like a fun read.
    sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes

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  5. Ooh, this is a must read! It all sounds good!

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  6. The Instagram F56 made me laugh until I figured that maybe it wasn't meant sarcastically. I definitely feel like I'm going to die whenever I go exercising in any way. I really like the BB as well so I might have to check this one out :) Thanks for hosting and for sharing!
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  7. Sounds interesting. I love what you did with your 56 photo! I'd love for everyone to check out mine... http://tinyurl.com/LisaKsBookReviewsDE

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  8. I love the 56, and I love the cover! Sounds like a good one.

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  9. I love the beginning and the 56 made me laugh a bit because that's how I frequently feel on bike reads though I'm not sure if the 56 was serious or joking.

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  10. Sounds like a scary bike ride. I know I wouldn't want to take that trip. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. For some reason I find that 56 morbidly funny!

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  12. Wonder how he's going to die? Get hit by a car maybe? Sounds interesting. Poor Nico! Thanks for visiting my blog!

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