June 6, 2014

The Friday 56 #5

The Friday 56

This is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda's Voice.

The rules are simple-- grab the book you are currently reading and turn to page 56 (or 56% of your e-reader). Then copy a few sentences and post them.

These are the books we are currently reading and a snippet of page 56.
I Am the Messenger by Markus Zuzak

"'You were always so handsome,' she tells me. She even touches Jimmy's face in the photos, and I see what it is to love someone like Milla loved that man. Her fingertips are made of love. When she speaks, her voice is made of love."

I Am the Messenger
The Art of Lainey by Paula Stokes

"'By the way, I don't think senior citizens are supposed to be rocking pigtails.'
Mom slaps my hand away. 'Senior citizen? I'm only forty-six.'
'Fine. Elderly people.' I say with a gleam in my eye."
The Art of Lainey

The Elite by Kiera Cass

"The United States was invaded at the beginning of the Third World War after they couldn't repay their crippling debt to China. Instead of getting money, which the United States didn't have, the Chinese set up a government here, creating the American State of China and using the Americans as labor."


  1. Oh TAoL made me giggle - it's been on my tbr but I think it needs to move up!

  2. OMG I'm approaching elderly... lol
    I prefer the first 2 books but like them all essentially.

    Happy weekend!

  3. Three GREAT snippets!
    Best cover: The Elite
    Best writing: I Am The Messenger
    Best dialogue: The Art of Lainey
    Here's the link to my Friday post: WALLS FOR THE WIND.

  4. The Third World War catches my interest. Had to read it again. Was thinking of the first and second. Wonder whether there will be a third one. Hate to even think about it. I like the background of your blog. It's pretty.

  5. I am a big fan of I am the Messenger but I didn't remember that quote. Thanks for visiting my blog.