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The Friday 56 (With Instagram 56 & Book Beginnings)

Welcome to Week 297!

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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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










**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. Gorgeous cover...and interesting excerpts. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Lovely cover. So different and I love the brightness. Your excerpts are great too. Makes me want to read this one.

    Thanks for correcting my link last week - double checked today.

    Have a great weekend.

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  3. Hi Freda! How are you? I've been absent a bit this past month, but hope to be back in the swing of things.

    Love the cover of The Isle of the Lost, nicely done! Hope you will have a good weekend!

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  4. I have this book in my library and am dying to read it. Several of my students tell me I must! Enjoy!

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  5. You had me at "Once upon a time..." Looks great! Happy reading!

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  6. This one sounds good. I haven't read anything by this author. I'm reading Congress of Secrets by Stephanie Burgis this week. Happy reading!

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  7. I'm reading Truthwitch by Susan Dennard this week from my TBR mountain. Happy reading!

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  8. Sound like a good one! Have a great weekend!

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  9. Fun cover and it I couldn't help but chuckle at your teases.
    sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes

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  10. I do like this author, but haven't read this series. Enjoy!

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  11. I love the cover! I also just figured out what the show Descendants is about and I love the concept. I don't think I'm the target market for the show but the book looks really fun.

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  12. I just ordered this book through Thrift Books because the author is going to be at YallFest this year! I was excited when I saw it in your post.

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  13. Oh, I love the cover of the book. I like the beginning too.

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  14. I have this book, but not read it. I haven't read book one but I watched the show, so I am wondering if I would be okay going into book two or should still try book one.

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    1. I haven't seen the shows, so I don't know if you'd miss anything.

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  15. De la Cruz. That is an author I've read before many years ago. This looks like a book in a series. Hope it is fun.

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