Teaser Thursday ~ A Boy Called Bat

Teaser Thursday ~ A Boy Called Bat


I let random.org pick a new number for today’s Teaser Thursday and, after a few trial and errors, it finally found a page with an interesting/cute part, namely on page 22.

Bat watched as Mom shifted the towel in her arms. A nose peeked out -a tiny pink nose- and then two slanted-closed eyes, a forehead covered in downy fuzz, little ears still curled tight against its head.
Jamie began, “Is that a-”
“It’s a kit,” Bat said, enchanted by the tiny creature wanting so badly to hold it. “A baby skunk.”

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ Stain

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ Stain


In one enchanted telling of old, a prince desperately seeks a princess to wed and rule by his side. But when his destiny arrives upon the castle steps, she fails to look the part of royalty, being drenched and forlorn after facing a cloudburst on her journey. To satisfy the prince’s queenly mother, she must prove herself a real princess, with a constitution so delicate the slightest lump beneath a tower of eiderdown mattresses – a lump no bigger than a pea- bruises her flesh and hinders her sleep. Only a girl as tender as a budding rose may marry the royal son and become a queen in her own right.