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Welcome to week 452!

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!

Check out this read on Amazon.



Here is my snippet from 26%...





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Q:  Do you think that overall work morale would be improved by having a "book lunch", sponsored by the company, at least once a month, or perhaps once a week? 

A: In some jobs I could see it being beneficial, but in retail where I work, not a chance. It's a get-in, get-out, kind of situation. 













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Comments

  1. I like the sound of this one. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Sounds like an exciting read. I hope you enjoy your weekend!

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  3. Oooh, 'If You Tell' sounds like a very intense read, but I'm definitely intrigued! And yh, I can see how a retail environment wouldn't really benefit from those kind of things. Thanks for hosting and I hope you have a lovely weekend!
    Juli @ A Universe in Words

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  4. Shelly sounds a nightmare. I hope Kathy's sisters sort him out.

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  5. This seems to be a harrowing book with all the abuse in it :( Have a lovely weekend!

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  6. I am really intrigued by this one! Shelley sounds like such a monster. I hope that you are enjoying it. :)

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  7. I'm intrigued by this one. Have a great weekend!

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  8. Wow, that’s a disturbing excerpt from your current read. What a scary dynamic between the sisters.

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  9. Hi Freda! What ever Shelly wants! lol Yes! This sounds really interesting! I do hope you have a lovely weekend and get to read lots more :) xxx

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  10. I think stories about sisters are always interesting reads.

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  11. Friday 56: I've heard of Gregg Olsen but I've never owned any of his books.

    BBH: I don't believe a "book lunch" would work. People either eat during the lunches or use that time to do other things, such as paying bills, talking/texting to family, etc..

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  12. Ah, so it's a true story? Hope you are finding it interesting.

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  13. If You Tell sounds really interesting! The first excerpt you said is heartbreaking.

    I wasn't sure how to answer this week's question. I often read during my lunch breaks at work. I don't know how much interest a work sponsored book break would garner though.

    I hope you have a great weekend, Freda!

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