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Friday, March 28, 2014

The Friday 56 #20 The Long Way Home by Jessica Scott

This is a fun meme to do hosted by Freda's Voice. If you'd like to join on the fun go to The Friday 56.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link it here.

I'm reading a memoir, "The Long Way Home" by Jessica Scott. The quote is from 56%  in the egalley.

It was one of those heart-stopping, holy shit moments that makes just about every writer in the country just about have a heart attack. And then, the letdown came. 

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  1. I wonder what moment was this.

    Sounds like a heart-wrenching book though. Anything that has to do with war is just heart-breaking.

    My post

    1. I finished last night and it is heart-breaking but there's hope too and it's very good.

  2. Well, your Friday 56 has my attention! This sounds like a compelling memoir.

    Linking from Friday 56,
    Ricki Jill

    1. Scott is a compelling writer and she' blunt too. It's fascinating reading.

  3. That opening draws me in...I'd have to keep reading for sure. Thanks for visiting my blog.

  4. Oh, I've been wanting to read this one. Every time I hear something about it, I want to read it more. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. A heart-stopping moment AND a let down! Sounds interesting.

    Here's my Friday 56:

  6. Very intriguing 56!

    Happy weekend!


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