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Welcome to week 445!

RULES:

*Grab a book, any book.

*Turn to Page 56 or 56% on your ereader.
If you have to improvise, that is okay.

*Find a snippet, short and sweet.

*Post it, and add the url to your post in the Linky below.

Also join in the fun on Instagram using the hashtags #Instagram56 #Friday56

Happy weekend to you all!

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Here is my snippet from page 56...





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Q:  Have you ever wished that there were official government bookish holidays, and that, by law, employers HAD to give their workers a paid day off? If so, what kind of bookish holiday would you like to have?

A: Um... it sounds like a GREAT idea, which I have not once ever in 40+ years pondered. Don't think it would ever be plausible, 'cause I cannot even think of why we need a bookish holiday or for what?! So the government and employers give us a paid day to read. Sounds ridiculous actually. I like reading but this question is too much for me. Sorry, not sorry.











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Comments

  1. Yeah, I love books/reading but the idea of a bookish holiday is ludicrous. Plus, I'm too contrary to read when I'm expected to which I assume I would be on a bookish holiday. *shrug*

    I love that book opener! "It'd be so easy to kill you while you sleep." lol

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  2. That is quite an opening! I haven't read this author before, but I know the name. This sounds like a fun read. I hope you are enjoying it!

    As much as I like the idea of devoting a day to reading, I am not sure a national holiday is necessary either. If it was, that'd mean no school and the chances of my reading all day would go out the window. Haha.

    Have a great weekend.

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  3. Ah--this sounds like a fun series!

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  4. There being a "bookish holiday" does sound a bit silly.

    Bloody Mary looks like a good read.

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