Skip to main content

The #Friday56 & #Instagram56

Welcome to week 526!

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. 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:  What are some common tropes you've seen in a genre you like to read? Are there any books that you've read that reverse or change those tropes?
A: First of all, I had to look up what the heck a trope is and do I have any? To be fair, I'm still baffled. I like irony, so yeah, I imagine I have tropes. Do not even expect me to list what they could possible be.







**This post is part of a weekly book meme. Compensation may be earned from the link within.

Comments

  1. For the life of me, I cannot read that license plate to figure out what the title of the book is! It doesn't matter because I don't read horror books, but I am curious. And the Maker's Mark line is funny. Don't tell anyone, but I sometimes have similar thoughts when planning for a weekend with the grandkids.

    ReplyDelete
  2. i keep thinking that tropes are things like triangulated love or teenagers with alcoholic parents having troubles at school. Maybe I'm wrong. My book this week is Saving My Enemy

    ReplyDelete
  3. I am okay with tropes, but I'm not sure what the title of your book is :-)

    TVtropes.org is a great place to learn about tropes and they have lists for different genres. It's great for a laugh.

    ReplyDelete
  4. I never read Joe Hill's books, but that does sound like a good one. Have a great weekend!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Love the beginning lines. Makes you want to know more.

    ReplyDelete
  6. You know ... I've seen this book around and I only JUST got what the title means. I feel stupid. xD I've heard good things about Joe Hill, and I really want to check out his work. This one sounds interesting!

    ReplyDelete
  7. Joe Hill is too scary for me, but I hope you enjoy it!

    ReplyDelete
  8. I really enjoyed The Heart-Shaped Box but haven't read anything else yet by Joe Hill. I hope you are enjoying it!

    I didn't participate in this week's BBHOP because I wasn't sure I could come up with a satisfying (to me) answer. LOL I take tropes to mean commonly used plot devices. I think most genre fiction uses tropes in one way or another. I am sure there are way more than I know about--including ones I have come across but didn't recognize.

    I hope you have a great weekend, Freda!

    ReplyDelete
  9. I love that Joe Hill sometimes writes with his father--Stephen King.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Comments are for Google Users Only due to spam comments. Thank you for taking the time to leave your opinions and comments.

Popular posts from this blog

Scooby Doo: The Sword And The Scoob

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL NOW AND DVD MARCH 23! RATED F 72 minutes AMAZON An evil sorceress transports the gang back to the age chivalrous knights, spell-casting wizards, and fire-breathing dragons. While there, Shaggy unwittingly pulls out Excalibur from a nearby stone to cut a block of cheese and now no one is sure who the rightful ruler is. The legendary wizard, Merlin, appears and explains that the throne of Camelot must be determined through TRIAL BY COMBAT. Our heroes pull out all the stops to try and win the tournament, break the witch's hold on King Arthur, and find a way back to the present in this legendary story of Scooby Doo in King Arthur's Court. REVIEW: It was weird starting off with a He-Man lookalike, Thunder the Barabarian), until I realized a character from the film was watching the cartoon in the airplane. Still, it was kind of cool to reminice about two cartoons from my childhood. So many great actors bring the film to life! What a fun story it was too! Although

Loveswept - Holiday Hop!

Happy Holidays to everyone - Romance At Random is celebrating their Loveswept line with a random e-book Giveaway to 25 winners plus an opportunity to win one Grand Prize from www.romanceatrandom.com . Enter here to be included in the FREE random e-book drawing (25 winners will pick up their FREE book from Net Galley) and then stop on by www.romanceatrandom.com and comment to enter the drawing to be the ''ONE” Grand Prize winner, to win a selection of great books! Good Luck & Happy Holidays to all! INCREASE your chances to win by visiting all of the participating 'Loveswept - Holiday Hop' sites! Winners will be contacted after 1/10/12. <p><p>Loading...</p></p> Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list... You can use our site link for readers to see the participating sites and also enter for th

#Win I Take My Coffee Black - Tyler Merritt (US)

Tyler Merritt  is an actor, musician, comedian, and activist behind The Tyler Merritt Project. Raised in Las Vegas he has always had a passion for bringing laughter, grace, and love into any community that he is able to be a part of. For over twenty years now he has spoken to audiences ranging from elementary school students to nursing home seniors. His television credits include ABC's  Kevin Probably Saves The World , Netflix's  Messiah , Netflix's  Outer Banks , Disney/Marvel's  Falcon and the Winter Soldier  and Apple TV's upcoming series  Swagger . Tyler's viral videos "Before You Call the Cops" and "Walking While Black" have been viewed by over 60 million people worldwide with “Before You Call The Cops” being voted the number one most powerful video of 2020 by NowThis Politics. He is a Cancer survivor who lives in Nashville, Tennessee. Connect with Tyler on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram and Youtube . HARDCOVER / ISBN-13:  9781546029410