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Friday’s Page 69 ~ 7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes

Friday’s Page 69 ~ 7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes

7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes, Gert Garibaldi's Rants and Raves, Yellow, Amber Kizer, Young Adult, Friendship, Revenge, Young Adult, Romance, Humour
“Whatever, I get it.” Clarice pats me on the back. “When’s the big family dinner?”
I’m having dinner with Stephen’s family tonight. Maybe that’s why I feel like I’m going to puke at any second. And here I’m thinking it was the shrimp I didn’t eat last night. “Tonight.”
Breathe, Gert. Breathe.
“Wow. You nervous?” she asks, all guru.
“Maybe.” I swallow bile.
“I think I’d be puking.”
“Hadn’t occurred to me,” I lie.

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.

Review for The Hand on The Wall

Review for The Hand on The Wall

The Hand on the Wall, Truly Devious 3, Maureen Johnson, Young Adult, Mystery, Green, Clock, Brush, White Letters“Anxiety does not ask your permission. Anxiety does not come when expected. It’s very rude. It barges in at the strangest moments, stopping all activity, focusing everything on itself It sucks the air our of your lungs and scrambles the world.”

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