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The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 280!

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!

CAN YOU BELIEVE IT'S BEEN ALMOST 6 YEARS I'VE HOSTED THIS MEME?! 

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.

Happy Canada Day!!

AMAZON
PAGE 56

"That is a sober expression for a woman who is dancing and enjoying herself." Mathis broke into her thoughts as the dance was ending.

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

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The year 1363, in the northeast German reaches of the Holy Roman Empire, the Margravate of Thornbeck

The tip of the arrow found its mark, a perfect shot through the deer's heart and lungs. The animal took two steps forward, then a side step, and fell over.









**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 want to start this series so bad. What a great sounding historical fiction book! Happy weekend :)

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  2. What a beautiful cover. Not sure about the excerpts, but I'd love to read more.

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  3. Hi Freda! I really love the Friday 56 - so I am very very happy that you have been doing it (very successfully I might add) for the past six years. Congratulations!!

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  4. Hmmm....Not enough to know if I'll like it or not. I'd love for your readers to check out mine...http://tinyurl.com/LisaKsBookReviewsCFF-TGC

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  5. Lovely cover. Hope you are enjoying this one.

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  6. Looks interesting. I love the cover and I wonder why her face is so solemn when she's supposed to be enjoying herself.

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  7. I've not heard of this one. The cover is captivating. It sounds interesting I hope you are enjoying your book.

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  8. My hair used to do that. *sigh* And I'm getting a little flirting vibe off Mathis in the 56 quote. Happy soon-to-be linkiversary, BTW! That ROCKS!!! This book is SO going on my TBR. And I love the Middle Ages!

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  9. I like the sound of this book and the cover is great!

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  10. I don't know about this one. I do think men are more trouble than they're worth though hahaha! Happy Canada Day, Freda!

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  11. Six years is a long time! Congratulations! And thanks again for including Book Beginnings!

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  12. Sounds interesting, and I love the cover! Thanks for sharing! Thanks, also, for visiting my blog! Happy Sunday!

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