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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 the Monday and Tuesday posts were too close alike. So instead of Teaser Thursday it became Teaser Tuesday, and First Chapter First Paragraphs Tuesday Intros became First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros.

Monday’s First Sentence ~ The Family Plot by Megan Collins

Monday’s First Sentence ~ The Family Plot by Megan Collins

The Family Plot, Megan Collins, House, Glass, Table, Horror, Secrets, Family, Brother, Sister, Blue, Scary
My parents named me Dahlia, after the Black Dahlia – that actress whose body was cleaved in half, left in grass as sharp as scalpels, a permanent smile sliced onto her face – and when I first learned her story at four years old, I assumed a knife would one day carve me up. 
Friday’s Page 69 ~ Mine by Delilah S. Dawson

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Mine by Delilah S. Dawson

Mine, Mirror, Children's Books, Ghosts, Mary, Green, Girl, New, Moving, Delilah S. Dawson
The swamp all looked the same when you were terrified and running, and Lily just had to hope that she wasn’t heading toward deeper water, where gators had to live. She pushed vines and moss out of the way, scrambled over logs, and tripped over roots. Her shorts were soaked with mud, and she lost a flip-flop somewhere in the muck. She reached for the pocket where she usually kept her phone, but it wasn’t there. Her mom had taken it last night. All she could do was keep going. Finally, she heard laughter somewhere ahead and stumbled toward it. 
First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ The House in the Woods by Yvette Fielding

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ The House in the Woods by Yvette Fielding

The House in the Woods, Ghosts, Children's Books, Horror, Ghost Hunter Chronicles, Bicycles, Woos, Night, Shadows
The graveyard was still and deathly quiet. Only the hoot of a solitary owl could be heard in the distance. The moon was full, its light casting a milky glow over the ancient gravestones and magnificent mausoleums.
It came from below, a grey insipid wisp that grew in stature with every second, until finally its form settle into the shape of a tall man wearing a black cloak and top hat. The spectre floated off the ground, as if walking on air. His face was dark and menacing, eyes red with fury. From his open mouth thousands of insects took flight. He was looking for something; his next victim.
Teaser Tuesday ~ Hide and Don’t Seek: And Other Very Scary Stories by Anica Mrose Rissi

Teaser Tuesday ~ Hide and Don’t Seek: And Other Very Scary Stories by Anica Mrose Rissi

Hide and Don't Seek, Anica Mrose Rissi, Horror, Chest, Attic, Scary, Horror, Children's Books, Short Stories
Today is a book on my Kindle! I selected a random page by clicking the bar below which ended with me on 35%.
When she’d opened the teacher’s cabinet, she could have sworn she saw something impossible: Ms Eternity, tucked inside, with her arms across her chest, her eyes closed, and her body and face still. Except.. she’d lifted one finger to her lips to say shhhhh.
Or had she?