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The #Friday56 & #Instagram56

Welcome to week 535!


*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

With the events happening to my people this week in Canada, I will not be sharing from a book. I just do not have one that expresses what is happening or what we are feeling in my posession. I hope you understand.

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

Q:  Have you ever searched out theme songs for your favorite books?
A:  No.

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


  1. The news out of Canada is heartbreaking Freda. One of my good friends and colleagues does the same kind of law I do, working with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, but in Canada. He's represented hundreds of Indigenous survivors of abuse by Catholic priests in Newfoundland and Labrador. I've listened to him discuss this problem for years and it horrific. I do understand.

  2. Yes, the revelations are terrible. Such tragic news. However, now that the truth is coming to light won't there be a chance for others to FINALLY understand the horror and to gain some empathy? I pray it is so. How can we move forward otherwise? My Friday quotes are here

  3. So sorry about to hear what is going on in Canada right now!

  4. I have been so shocked and saddened by the news coming from Canada and the generational pain that must be echoing through the First Nations community. Completely understand that today is not the day for sharing fun quotes. I hope you're doing well considering everything and thank you for putting the post up regardless <3
    Juli @ A Universein Words

  5. I'm so sorry for what is happening right now.

  6. 😂😂😂 I love your Blog Hop answer. It's the same as mine, though I did add some background to my answer. However it will ALWAYS be NO!

  7. I'm so saddened by the news coming out of Canada--this is so shocking. I hope that there will be some healing. Where I live in northern Maine--we are close to several First Nations communities and stand in solidarity. <3

  8. I echo the words of the others. So sorry about the children.

  9. My heart breaks for those children--and for your country. It's so heartbreaking. I can't help but wonder if there would be similar findings in the U.S. It would not surprise me, sadly. It all makes me so sad--and angry. Sending support and hugs your way, Freda.

    1. I'm under the impression American schools will also be searched. There are over 400 left between the US and Canada. It's heartbreaking. Thank you for the support.


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