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The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 273!

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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There was another blinding flash of lightning, a crack of thunder that shook the trees, as a forty foot Asian dragon landed on the second vehicle with a roar.


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

PART 1
Reconnaissance
Garret

The world was on fire.








**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 love dragons so am interested in this series. I joined with a Friday 56 post.

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  2. I love books with dragons and I really enjoyed the 56! I will have to add this book to my tbr.

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  3. I've been wanting to read this author. Thanks for sharing...

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  4. I am guessing this is a second book in a series, It sound so exciting.

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  5. I don't read dragons, really. But the cover is wonderful, and the book looks great. Happy reading.

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  6. I haven't read anything by this author yet but I've heard many good things. Have a great weekend!

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  7. Well, that sure would stop traffic. LOL I hear this is awesome. Can't wait to get my hands on this next book.

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  8. Soldier is on TBR mountain but hasn't yet made it to the calendar. I hope to get to it this summer. I am spotlighting The Crown's Game by Evelyn Skye this week. Happy reading!

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  9. Lightening, thunder, and fire oh my! I'd love for your readers to check out mine... http://tinyurl.com/LisaKsBookReviewsMIIM

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  10. A dragon!!! I'm in. :-)
    sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes

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  11. I love the cover, Freda! Chain mail is all medieval and chivalrous to me. :O) Have a great weeke

    Here's my Friday 56 et al.

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  12. Wow, what an exciting excerpt! I love dragons, but this novel just wasn't for me. Happy weekend!

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  13. If a book has dragons in it, it's sure to have some good action scenes.

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  14. I've heard good things about this series, didn't realize she was up to number 3.

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