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Friday’s Page 69 ~ Bad Mermaids on Thin Ice

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Bad Mermaids on Thin Ice

Bad Mermaids, Bad Mermaids on Thin Ice, Mermaids, Colourful cover, Sibéal Pounder, Jason Cockcroft
‘Let’s frame them again!’ Zelda said. ‘I’ll commit a little crime, an then we’ll tell everyone it them.’
‘Zelda’, Beattie said, sounding shocked. ‘You can’t even commit a crime.’
‘You haven’t even heard my crime ideas yet,’ Zelda said with a pout.

Friday’s Page 69 ~ The Magic Misfits: The Second Story

Friday’s Page 69 ~ The Magic Misfits: The Second Story

The Magic Misfits: The Second Story, Book 2, Fortune Teller, Colourful Cover, Magic, Neil Patrick Harris
Leila reached inside the hat and pulled out a never-ending multi-coloured scarf. Red and green and yellow and blue and purple and orange. Her father was obviously trying to distract them from the idea of the monkey running scared outside. Classic misdirection, Leila thought.
“Hurry now!” Mr Vernon added, snapping his fingers excitedly. “A good magician should never be caught unprepared when the audience arrives.”

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Small Spaces

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Small Spaces

Small Spaces, Katherine Arden, Purple, Silhouettes, Trees, Scarecrow, Schoolbus, Children's Books, Horror
“Welcome to Misty Valley!” Ms. Webster called, smiling. Her face looked pleasant now, wholesomely weathered. Her eyes were calm, sane. The streaky black makeup, the tears, the skull smile were all gone. She might have been a totally different person, except Ollie recognized her long amber-honey braid.

Teaser Tuesday ~ The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day

Teaser Tuesday ~ The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day


I let Random.org select a page and it picked page 37.

Warm sunlight hits my skin as I step out into the garden, an instant tingle that turns my goosebumps into memories. I’m wearing my favourite T-shirt, the white one with a sequined star on the front, and the new jeans that Mum has bought me for the party. It’s going to be a perfect day.

Review for Witches (Un)welcome

Review for Witches (Un)welcome

Witches (Un)welcome, Children's books, magic, witches, red cover, red hair, kaye umanskyThe witches came in all shaped and sizes. Some looked cheerful and expectant. Some looked fierce and determined. Some chattered to their neighbours, some didn’t. Some were all dressed up, and some were a total mess and clearly didn’t care. All were armed with a variety of serious-looking shopping bags.

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Teaser Tuesday ~ Witches (Un)welcome

Teaser Tuesday ~ Witches (Un)welcome

Witches (Un)welcome, Children's books, magic, witches, red cover, red hair, kaye umansky
I had random.org select a page, it decided on 91, since that was an illustration I added +1 on the page number.

But even as she worried about the Spellatron 3000’s failing magic, she felt in her element behind the counter. She would never admit it to her dad, but it ws more fun working a shop that sold speels rather than screws. There were pink sparks and rains of little blue stars. Things fizzled and twinkled and went off with a bang. There were strange smells.