Category Archives: The Friday 56

The Friday 56: The Guest List

Grab a book, any book. Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader. Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you. Post it.

Alice was always the clever one,” Hannah goes on. “I used to be the wild one, if you can believe it. We both went to this crummy school but Alice came out of there with amazing grades. She taps ash from her cigarette. “Sorry, I know I’m banging on. She’s on my mind a lot at the moment.”

It’s obvious that Hannah has some very deep wounds. It’s a decent paragraph.

The Friday 56: Agent Jack

Grab a book, any book. Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader. Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you. Post it. And share your link. It’s that simple.

His trap failed, his evidence destroyed, Roberts returned to London. But if he was downhearted, his superiors weren’t. He had established that Windsor’s group were determined, even if they lacked competence. That determination was enough to make them dangerous. It was surely only a matter of time before they managed to set fire to something, and Leeds was home to many of Britain’s most important factories. The risk of leaving them at large was too great.

I haven’t started this book yet. Officially. However, I can already tell that Roberts is a perfectionist who doesn’t like to fail. I’m intrigued by this book.

The Friday 56: The Winner’s Curse

Grab a book, any book. Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader. Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you. Post it. And share your link. It’s that simple.

“Only because you have no sense of fun!” Jess hesitated, then said, “Kestrel, could you try to be more… normal at the party?”

Kestrel is what society would call not normal. They look down on her passions and her choices in life. I can relate to that in so many ways.