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First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Midsummer Mayhem

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Midsummer Mayhem

Midsummer's Mayhem, Rajani LaRocca, Children's Book, Cooking, Baking, Secrets, Fantasy, Magic, Retelling, Shakespeare, Flowers, Plants, Baked Goods, Girl, Eating
The song from the woods first called to me on a bright June morning while I sat on the back porch swing rereading my favorite cookbook. I could only hear a few notes, a small taste of half-remembered melody that meandered through the air, but I was instantly hungry to hear the whole thing and discover where it came from. I crossed the yard and stopped at the edge of the woods. As the music drifted toward me like an irresistible aroma. I held my breath and stepped into the trees.

Teaser Tuesday ~ The Ghouls of Howlfair

Teaser Tuesday ~ The Ghouls of Howlfair

The Ghouls of Howlfair, Urban Legends, Ghosts, Horror, Fantasy, Children's Books, Moon, Castle, Girl, Night, Aunt, Family, Monsters, Monster-Hunters, Nick Tomlinson
I had random.org select a page for me today, it decided on page 172.

Generations of soothsayers had met with clients in the little lamp-lit booths that filled the five floors, to share a pot of Timbrel Tea and then read the leaves at the bottom of the cup. Some teas were good for predicting romance or happy turns of fortune; some could help foresee trouble. Others – stronger treas for stronger stomachs – opened the gateways to darker knowledge. The place was no longer licensed for fortune-telling, though Molly had heard rumours that after midnight, the current owners (spectrally pale siblings with a habit of suddenly appearing at your table) would secretly admit local seers and their customers.

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Hilda and the Great Parade

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Hilda and the Great Parade

Hilda and the Great Parade, Hilda, Fantasy, Children's Books, Scouts, Fantasy, Magic, Orange, Trolls, Elves, Town, City, Lindeworm, Raven, Friendship, Mystery, Single Parenting
“According to the book,” said Frida, “the signs of a lindworm lair include disturbed leaves, overturned earth and –”
“Dark smoke?” said Hilda. She pointed it the centre of the island, where plumes of purple smoke curled high into the air.

Top 10 Books June 2020

Top 10 Books June 2020

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Grumpycorn, Sailor Moon, Food, Cooking, Books, Top 10

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