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Teaser Tuesday ~ The Case of the Drowned Pearl

Teaser Tuesday ~ The Case of the Drowned Pearl

The Case of the Drowned Pearl, Robin Stevens, Swimming Suits, Holidays, Murder, Mystery, Murder Most Unladylike, Blue, Friendship, Girls, Young Adult
I flipped through the book and stopped when I thought it was right which turned out to be page 33.

I stood up, sighing, and stepped inside, while she went on to Room 1.
I got a surprise when I saw the room, for I had expected it to be the image of ours – all pale blue chintz and potted plants  and fringed lamps. But this room was rather more masculine, red papered walls covered with sporting scenes and a large iron-framed bed, its sheets tumbled back restlessly.

Top 10 Books January 2020

Top 10 Books January 2020

Morning/almost afternoon all~

Top 10 January, Kinderbakboek, Loveboat Taipei, Snow White and the Seven Robots

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First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ The Impossible Boy

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ The Impossible Boy

The Impossible Boy, Ben Brooks, Red, Green, Holly, Baguette, Flowers, Adventure, Children's Book
As trees were being dragged into living rooms and tinsel was being wound around lampshades, Oleg and Emma sat at the back of their classroom whispering about how cold their ears were.
It was the Monday before Christmas.
A teacher was talking, and neither Oleg nor Emma was listening.
This teacher, however, was not the teacher that usually taught form 6Y about dead kings, exploding stars, and how to tell a million from a billion, because that teacher had fallen off a horse three days earlier. He wasn’t supposed to have been on top of a horse at all and how he managed to:
A. find a horse
and
B. get on it
were mysteries that remained unsolved.

Teaser Tuesday ~ 10 Blind Dates

Teaser Tuesday ~ 10 Blind Dates

10 Blind Dates, Ashley Elston, Golden Balloons, Girl, Green Sweater, Glitter, Young Adult, Christmas, Romance, Young Adult
I had Random.org select a page and it went with 111.

Charlie is chanting my name, and I just go for it. My arms wrap around his shoulders, pulling him close as I tilt my head.
His arms go around me and we’re pressed against each other. I feel Wes grip the orange and I start to pull away. But it’s too soon. The orange comes loose. Wes presses against me, stopping the orange just below my collarbone, where it’s wedged between a red glitter bow and a Santa ornament.
“Well, this is awkward,” he says.