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The #Friday56 & #Instagram56

Welcome to week 513!


*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. If you don't link up, we may not know to visit.

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 56...

Book Beginnings leave your links in the comments if you didn't join in the Friday 56.

Q:  Do you share books? If so, do you have a system to keep track of whom you lend books to?
A: I do share books. Well, the ones that I am not keeping. I very rarely keep books now, but always pass them along to a friend or family member. Whomever I think suits the book since I read so many genres. I don't lend them. I ask them to always pass along to others. Share the reading!!

**This is a book meme post. Compensation may be earned from the link within. Opinions are owned by Freda's Voice,


  1. I LOVE the Hannah Swensen series...I watch the shows on Hallmark. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Twenty-seven novels in the series?! That's amazing. You don't know how hungry that cover makes me, although the murder part doesn't sound so good.

    I donate books rather than share, too. The only exception has been "Where the Crawdads Sing", which has been passed between all the female members of my immediate family.

  3. What a fun cozy mystery! Great beginning and Friday 56.

  4. Love cozy mysteries. One with animals is fun!

  5. I enjoyed this one. It's one of my favorite series and I need to catch up with it. Have a great weekend!

  6. I like the title ... looking forward to seeing the recipes! Happy weekend!

  7. I love handing on books as well, giving them to others to enjoy and continuing the cycle that way! If I ever find myself with a book I don't want to add to my own shelves, that's what I do as well :) Also, Moishe sounds like a lovely cat, fingers crossed he is not involved in any of the murders! Thanks for hosting and have a lovely weekend :)
    - Juli @ A Universe in Words

  8. Ah this books looks really interesting and I've been wanting to read a cozy mystery book! 🥺

    I love how you pass the books instead of just sharing books! 🥺 I wish I could say I share books with others but unfortunately, none of my friends read, and plus I read ebooks mostly so I can't really share those with them 🤔

  9. You've picked a nice series, Freda. Happy reading and happy weekend!

  10. This sounds like a super cute read! The title's making me hungry, too. xD Hope you enjoy it!

  11. Hmmm--I think I read this when it first came out. I'll have to check it out to make sure.

    Happy reading!

  12. Your book cover reminds me that I was wanting to make cookies. Ha! Thanks for adding me to the linky.

  13. My mom loves Joanne Fluke's books. I haven't actually read any of hers though. Perhaps someday.

    I don't often loan out books, but I do like to give them away to others from time to time as well. I hope you have a great week!


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