Skip to main content

The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 271!

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

The calm had been disturbed. She was trapped in turbulent waters. Swimming against grief. Drowning in sympathy.



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

i.

When you first disappeared, your mother warned me that finding out exactly what had happened to you could be worse than never knowing. We argued about this constantly because arguing was the only thing that held us together at the time.







**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. I loved this book! Hope you enjoy it, too.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I really like the beginning and the 56 both - I've heard good things about this book - have never read anything by this author though...I need to add this to my list!

    ReplyDelete
  3. I'd like to know more about this book. The 56 excerpt and the opening both intrigue me. I especially like the description in the 56.
    Thank you for hosting The Friday 56.

    ReplyDelete
  4. I believe I saw this book on another blog pretty recently. I love the cover art. Hope you enjoy and have a great weekend!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Very accurate quote: "Swimming against grief. Drowning in sympathy."
    My Friday Quotes: Anna and the Swallow Man

    ReplyDelete
  6. Wonderful emotionally charged snippets. This sounds like a good one. Great post!

    ReplyDelete
  7. I love to read Slaughter, but haven't read this one yet. Enjoy, Freda. :-)
    sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes

    ReplyDelete
  8. Thrilling teaser. This should be a good one. I've been reading her books for a lot of years.
    Have a lovely weekend, Freda:)

    ReplyDelete
  9. This was a favorite of mine. Hope you enjoy it too!

    ReplyDelete
  10. This one looks like a good one. :)

    ReplyDelete
  11. I've heard great things about Slaughter even have a few of her book son my bookshelf. I hope you enjoy it. Have a great weekend and happy reading!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  12. I really like the 56! I've been wanting to read this author but I don't think this book is for me. I've heard it's a great read though. Hope you enjoy it!

    ReplyDelete
  13. Wow. The 56 really does draw a picture. I hope you're enjoying it!

    ReplyDelete
  14. Having arguing the only thing that is holding you together doesn't sound like fun, but I have heard good things about this book.

    ENJOY your weekend.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Book Beginnings

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Comments are moderated due to spammers.
All opinions welcome. Be yourself, and have a blessed day!

Popular posts from this blog

Dr. Suess' The Grinch (With #Giveaway)

AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 5TH!
RATED PG
86 minutes
AMAZON US

Illumination and Universal Pictures present The Grinch, based on Dr. Seuss' beloved classic. The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous spirit. Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, The Grinch is fun for the whole family!



REVIEW:
Such great animation!
There was always something going on in this movie. Even though it was a story I have seen played out a million times and a million different ways, they all are different too. This had more of a story. It was very magical and is definitely fun for the whole family.
Want to point out, Max, the dog, stole the show for me. He is so adorable, even if animation. Such a good dog.
This is one of those Christmas movies that you really can enjoy all year round. It has enough laughs, fun and morals to be played anytime. Plus there is nothing wrong with Christmas cheer in February.


4.5/5



WANNA WIN…

Halloween 2018 (#Giveaway Too)

AVAILABLE NOW!
RATED R
105 minutes
AMAZON US
In October 2018, forty years after the massacre in Haddonfield, true-crime pod-casters Aaron Korey and Dana Haines travel to Warren County Smith's Grove Sanitarium to visit Michael Myers. They briefly interview Michael's psychiatrist Dr. Ranbir Sartain, a former student of Dr. Samuel Loomis, before meeting with Michael in hopes of gaining some insight into his past actions before his transfer to a new facility. Aaron brandishes Michael's mask at him, to no effect. In Haddonfield, Illinois, Laurie Strode is living an isolated life, having been divorced twice, developed a strained relationship with her family and turned to alcohol. Laurie has prepared for Michael's potential return through combat training. The following night, Michael's transport crashes. Michael kills a father and his son who stumble upon the crashed bus on the road, and steals their car. The following day, on Halloween, Michael resumes his killing spree, k…

First Man #Movie & #Giveaway

AVAILABLE NOW!
RATED PG
141 minutes
AMAZON US
A Biopic on the life of the legendary American Astronaut Neil Armstrong from 1961-1969, on his journey to becoming the first human to walk the moon. Exploring the sacrifices and costs on the Nation and Neil himself, during one of the most dangerous missions in the history of space travel. Starring Ryan Gosling.



REVIEW:
A superbly made movie!!
Seriously, the scenes were pretty phenomenal. It made for some pretty intense moments along the way. The space scenes were incredible. I loved how much real footage they used as well.
I thought I knew a lot about the moon landing of '69, though it was 8 years before my time. Even thought I knew a far amount about Neil Armstrong, but after watching this film, I realize I knew nothing at all. Had no idea he was up in the atmosphere so many times before the famous landing, but alas, he was. It really was a wonderful depiction of such an iconic event.
I also didn't know he had suffered such loss. It seemed …