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These are my weekly blog memes. Each day has one (Sunday has two).

Monday: Monday’s First Sentence
Tuesday: Teaser Tuesday
Wednesday: Waiting on Wednesday
Thursday: First Chapter First Paragraphs Thursday Intros
Friday: Friday’s Page 69
Saturday: Cover Lover Saturday
Sunday: Weekly Quote & Sunday’s TBR Updates

NOTE: Around 2019 I switched around Thursday’s and Tuesday’s posts as First sentence/first paragraph is very close together.

Friday’s Page 69 ~ 7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes

Friday’s Page 69 ~ 7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes

7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes, Gert Garibaldi's Rants and Raves, Yellow, Amber Kizer, Young Adult, Friendship, Revenge, Young Adult, Romance, Humour
“Whatever, I get it.” Clarice pats me on the back. “When’s the big family dinner?”
I’m having dinner with Stephen’s family tonight. Maybe that’s why I feel like I’m going to puke at any second. And here I’m thinking it was the shrimp I didn’t eat last night. “Tonight.”
Breathe, Gert. Breathe.
“Wow. You nervous?” she asks, all guru.
“Maybe.” I swallow bile.
“I think I’d be puking.”
“Hadn’t occurred to me,” I lie.

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Nikki on the Line

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Nikki on the Line

Green/blue, Girl, Basketball, White letters, Sports, Young Adult, Siblings, Barbara Carroll Roberts
You know how you can tell you’re in trouble?
You can tell you’re in trouble when you’re standing in a long line of girls in a basketball gym, getting ready to try out for an eighth-grade club team – an elite-level team, the kind of team you haven’t played on before, the kind of team you really want to play on – and you all of a sudden realize you’re staring straight-on, eye-level at the shoulder blades of the girl in front of you. Which means, as far as you can tell, the girl attacked to those shoulder blades is a good nine or ten inches taller than you.
And that’s right where I was.

Teaser Tuesday ~ Where the Wilderness Lives

Teaser Tuesday ~ Where the Wilderness Lives

Where the Wilderness Lives, Jess Butterworth, Wales, Siblings, Family, Dogs, Pets, Trees, Leaves, Silhouettes, Girl, Treasure, Children's Books, Folklore
Today is 22-9, and so I decided to go for page 229.

Then something startles them and they gallop off together. They jump over boulders and ravines with their manes and tails flowing in the wind. Then they disappear into the mist, as if they were never there in the first place.

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Call Down the Hawk

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Call Down the Hawk

Call Down the Hawk, Maggie Stiefvater, Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1, LGBT, Paranormal, Fantasy, Young Adult, Multiple POV, Hawk, Mountains, Clouds, Forests, Trees, Red Eye, Dreams, Dreaming, Maggie Stiefvater
A striking portrait took center stage. The subject was a lovely golden-haired woman in a man’s jacket; she peered warily at the viewer. He wasn’t ordinarily into figurative art, but it made him feel things in his parts. Which parts he hadn’t worked out yet. Multi-part feelings.

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Girl’s Best Friend

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Girl’s Best Friend

Girl's Best Friend, A Maggie Brooklyn Mystery, Book 1, Girl, Red sweatshirt, Magnifying Glass, Backpack, Dog, Pug, Street, Mystery, Children's Book, Leslie Margolis, Middle Grade, Dogs, dog-walker
I am going to talk to Milo Sanchez today.
Today I’m going to talk to Milo.
I must talk to him.
Now.
Okay, now-ish.
Unless I wait until tomorrow. Maybe today I should just buy a slice of pizza and head home.
No, that would be insane. No one comes to the Pizza Den for the pizza.