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The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 272!

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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Page 56

He screwed his face up to purposely make himself look tough, like we had come to rob the place. But we didn't. At least I didn't.

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

*1*

"Okay, I got one. Would you rather live every day for the rest of your life with stinky breath, or lick the sidewalk for five minutes?" Noodle asked. He turned and looked at me with a huge grin on his face because he knew this was a tough one.







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Comments

  1. What a fabulous crocheted gun cover.

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  2. This one sounds hilarious. That's also a fab job on the crocheted gun. Happy Friday!

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  3. I love both of those excerpts. You can hear the author's sense of humor in the writing style. Wonderful! Enjoy.

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  4. I have this book in my library but I haven't read it. I must pick up one of Jason Reynolds' books to read.

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  5. A crocheted gun cover .... in Harlem .....
    Hmmmm.
    Definitely different! ;)

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  6. I like the sound of both teasers, especially the two F56 ones! I think I'd be curious enough to keep reading! Thanks for sharing and hosting :) I hope you have a great weekend!
    My Friday Post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  7. I enjoyed When I was the Greatest. Reynolds is an amazing writer.

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  8. This sounds interesting and a unique cover.

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  9. You've got me curious. And that's an intriguing cover too. Have a lovely weekend, Freda:)

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  10. Those kinds of questions make me crazy! I always just want to answer neither but of course you can't. This sounds like an interesting read. The cover is definitely unusual! Hope you enjoy it!

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  11. Some creative thinking for the cover! and the tone is
    definitely set with the teasing opener - happy weekending, Freda!

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  12. I haven't figured out how to find any pages when I'm reading kindle arcs - would happily participate if I knew how ;)

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    1. You can choose location 56% on your Kindle, but are always welcome to improvise from 5% or 6%. Also to see approximately which page you are on, when reading in Kindle press the menu button. It brings up a highlight of how far you are. Just press back to make it disappear again. I hope this helped and hope to see you join in!

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  13. Love the crochet stripes! Sounds like this guy is hanging out with the wrong crowd. Enjoy the weekend! Happy Mother's Day!

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    1. Happy Mother's Day to you too, Diana!

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  14. Can't help but smile at the title and cover. :-)
    sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes

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  15. Interesting beginning! And what a choice to have to make. Hope you enjoy this one.

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  16. Love those excerpts...and the images!

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  17. https://av8tor1988.wordpress.com/2016/05/06/the-friday-56/

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  18. I love the cover, it is very eye catching. Your 56 has me curious too and sounds like an interesting read.

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  19. I've never heard of this one before. However the cover is stunning. It photo's beautifully. I hope you are enjoying your book because it sound interesting. Happy reading!!!

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  20. I'm still busting a gut from the crocheted 'gun-cozy'.

    For myself, I'd choose the life-long stinky breath. You can always use mouthwash. But there's nothing that will make what's on the sidewalk any better.

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  21. The cover is pretty cool. I'd love for your readers to visit me at my blog... http://tinyurl.com/LisaKsBookReviewsBTH

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  22. Hmm, bad breath or licking the sidewalk...that is a hard choice, lol! Sounds like a very original book! Interesting cover too! Thanks for visiting my blog!

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