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.