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The #Friday56 & #Instagram56

Welcome to week 545!


*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.

Read my review.

Here is my 56..


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

Q:  Are you more likely to choose a read based on the synopsis or the cover?
A:  I do love a cover, but the synopsis usually pulls me in.

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


  1. I really liked the two novels of hers that I read -- Half a Yellow Sun and Americanah. I'm sure I would like this story. I want to read more of her books.

  2. Sounds like a good one! Have a great weekend!

  3. I've had Americanah on the TBR shelf for much too long. I got it for a challenge, but then never read it. You've inspired me to go dig it out and give it a try.
    Hope you have a good weekend.

  4. Both of those quotes were pretty melancholy. They set a tone that makes me wonder if I would be able to get through the book or not.

  5. I loved both Half a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus, so I really want to read Zikora. I love Adichie’s writing.

  6. I've been hoping to read something by Chimamanda, but still haven't gotten around to it. I'm really intrigued by these quotes though! The phrase 'eloquent eyes' is brilliant. Thanks for hosting and have a lovely weekend :)
    Juli @ A Universe in Words

  7. I don't know this book at all, but it sounds intense....

    Hope you are well Freda! Have a good weekend.

    Elza Reads

  8. I read and enjoyed Americanah, so I will give this book a closer look.

  9. I hope you enjoy this one! Happy Friday!!

  10. I don't think I've read anything by your author but I think I have Americanah.

  11. Visiting from book blogger hop

    I agree with you on the cover not being the final buying decider


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