Matilda Pages pushed open the door of Pages & Co. and breathed in deeply, taking in the familiar scent of just-blown-out candles, dark chocolate, and, of course, books.
The midnight storm laying siege to Cape Fen’s shores seemed determined to ruin Eliza Serling’s little sister’s birthday.
Almost everyone is nervous introducing their boyfriend to their parents for the first time, but I was about to pee my sweat-soaked undies because, well, I hadn’t met him yet either.
Janner Igiby lay trembling in his bed with his eyes shut tight, listening to the dreadful sound of the Black Carriage rattling along in the moonlight.
It was the hot dog that did it.
I’m as restless as the ghosts today.
The day our Lord Nadsday weds the countess, the sky above us is the color of bleached bone.
Terror was about to infect the kingdom, and panic spread like a virus.
Gabriella “Gutsy” Gomez buried her mother on Wednesday. And again on Friday.
Nory Horace was trying to turn herself into a kitten.