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First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Devils Unto Dust

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Devils Unto Dust

Devils Unto Dust, Emma Berquist, Red, Desert, Sand, Zombies, Horror, Young Adult
Life out here is hard, my mother used to say, so you have to be harder. Even she wasn’t strong enough to fight off the sickness. By the end she was just a shell of herself, her skull showing through the skin on her face, talking nonsense when the delirium took her. Sometimes she didn’t know who I was or what was happening. And then she remembered, and it was worse.

October Horror Mystery Month Fest Recommendation ~ Bloody Manga Edition ~ Day 6: Infection

October Horror Mystery Month Fest Recommendation ~ Bloody Manga Edition ~ Day 6: Infection


Read if you like: zombies, creepy mutants, ecchi, gore, kick-ass characters, a MC who actually thinks, post-apocalypse

Teaser Tuesday ~ Rated

Teaser Tuesday ~ Rated

Rated, Melissa Grey, Young Adult, Upvotes, Downvotes, classroom, Uniforms, Dystopia

I had random.org select a % for me and it selected 20%.

Talk of it was quickly shushed by teachers in classrooms and hallways, but there was no way to truly silence several hundred teenagers who had just witnessed the juiciest bit of gossip to hit the academy since Elizabeth Reynolds, student council vice president, had a nervous breakdown two years ago and attempted to blow up her smartwatch in the chem lab using a highly combustible potassium chlorate solution.

Top 10 Books March 2019

Top 10 Books March 2019

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Friday’s Page 69 ~ Girls With Sharp Sticks

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Girls With Sharp Sticks


Jackson lifts his dark eyes to mine, and for a moment, we just stare at each other. There’s a sudden pressure in my chest, a breathlessness I’ve never experienced before. Jackson licks his lower lip again, and then slowly withdraws hi hand. He turns toward the sound of the girls running, rounding the building for likely the last time.
“I should probably get back,” I say, getting to my feet.
Jackson walks me toward the fence, and we pause as we reach the iron bars. I wish I could stay just a little longer, but I appreciate the time we’ve had.

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Vox

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Vox


“And after that?” I ask, back in my chair with my jeans sticking to me.
“Well-” He turns toward one of the Secret Service men.
The man nods.
“Back to one hundred words a day?” I say.
“Actually, Dr. McClellan -and I’m telling you this in strict confidence, understand?- actually, we’ll be increasing the quota at some point in the future. Once everything gets back on course.”
Well, this is new. I wait to see what other confidential tidbits he’s got up his sleeve.