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The Friday 56 (With Instagram 56 & Book Beginnings)

Welcome to Week 381!
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 onInstagram!
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 weekend!!  Check out this book at Amazon; https://amzn.to/2MbYG9K Page 56 on Kindle

The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson (27)

Kindle: 2505 KBPrint: 528 pagesPublisher: HarperCollins Publishers (August 28, 2012)ASIN: B008LVCKH6
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After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he’s still in good health, and one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn’t interested (and he’d like a bit more control over his alcohol consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey. It would be the adventure of a lifetime for anyone else, but Allan has a larger-than-life backstory: Not only has he witnessed some of the most important events of the twentieth century, he has actually played a key role in them. Quirky and utterly unique, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared has charmed readers across the world.
Jonas Jonasson is the author of the novel The 100-Year…

The Greatest Showman #Movie

AVAILABLE NOW!
RATED PG
105 minutes
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Orphaned, penniless but ambitious and with a mind crammed with imagination and fresh ideas, the American Phineas Taylor Barnum will always be remembered as the man with the gift to effortlessly blur the line between reality and fiction. Thirsty for innovation and hungry for success, the son of a tailor will manage to open a wax museum but will soon shift focus to the unique and peculiar, introducing extraordinary, never-seen-before live acts on the circus stage. Some will call Barnum's wide collection of oddities, a freak show; however, when the obsessed showman gambles everything on the opera singer Jenny Lind to appeal to a high-brow audience, he will somehow lose sight of the most important aspect of his life: his family. Will Barnum risk it all to be accepted?

REVIEW: I can see why this movie was so highly acclaimed in the media. It was one of the best musicals I have ever seen. It had songs that were supe…

The Friday 56 (With Instagram 56 & Book Beginnings)

Welcome to Week 380!
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 onInstagram!
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 weekend!!  Check out this book at Amazon; https://www.amazon.com/100-Year-Old-Man-Climbed-Window-Disappeared-ebook/dp/B008LVCKH6/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1527566593&sr=1-1 Page 56 on Kindle

Zombie Kids Go Green by Julia Dweck (26)

Zombie Kids Go Green is about a group of zombie kids that help clean up the environment they are in. The book is written in prose and is quite short. I couldn't find any purchase links, and frankly, it's been on my Kindle so long now that I don't recall how I acquired it. 

It's written in prose and it's lovely.

The author uses clever words to engage the reader, young or old, and teaches them even smelly zombies love the Earth enough to care for it.

The illustrations are awesome too. Great job, Mark Draisey.

I really enjoyed this little book a lot. If you're a zombie fan, check it out.

5/5


To find out more about the author, Julia Dweck, and her books, check out her Amazon book page, GoodreadsFacebook and Twitter.



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The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum (25)

Print: 136 pagesKindle: 1170 KBPublisher: AmazonClassics (August 8, 2017)Publication Date: August 8, 2017ASIN: B071GTPBB1

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Swept away by a cyclone from the Kansas prairies to the Land of Oz, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, must find their way home. Traveling to the Emerald City with a new band of friends—the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion—Dorothy’s fate is in the hands of a great and terrible wizard. But a wicked enemy stands in her way. For readers familiar only with the iconic 1939 film, delightful surprises are in store along Baum’s original yellow brick road. Considered “America’s first fairy tale,” The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has found a home in the collective imagination of the entire world.
About the author;
Lyman Frank Baum was born in Chittenango, New York, on May 15, 1856. Over the course of his life, Baum raised fancy poultry, sold fireworks, managed an opera house, opened a department store, and an edited a newspaper before …

The Friday 56 (With Instagram 56 & Book Beginnings)

Welcome to Week 379!
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 onInstagram!
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.
A tad early since I have to work tonight. Happy weekend!!


56% on Kindle

War For The Planet Of The Apes #Movie

AVAILABLE NOW!
Rated PG-13 140 minutes

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Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.


REVIEW: So much better than I thought it would be....
I was told by a couple of people that this wasn't that great of a movie. So going into it, I didn't have very high hopes. I just want to say, I won't listen to those people again, because we obviously have different tastes.
Full of action and drama, but I was drawn into the story line. Being a voracious reader, the plot is important to me in a film too. This was definitely what I look for in a plot. It was thick, a…

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