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Teaser Tuesday ~ Magnolia by Kristi Cook

Teaser Tuesday ~ Magnolia by Kristi Cook

Magnolia, Romance, storm, Kristi Cook, Girl, Boy, Fence, Dark Clouds
I used Random.org and it selected page 157.
I nod, soaked to the bone and shivering now. I’ve had enough for one day. I just want to get out of these clothes and sink into a hot, bubbly bath. I don’t even wait for Ryder to leave with the dogs – I start stripping down to my underwear right then, and there and race down the hall to my parents’ room.
I’m still in the big Jacuzzi tub when the power flickers -once, twice- and then goes out, leaving me in total darkness, chin deep in lukewarm water. I don’t know why, but it all hits me then -Nan’s surgery tomorrow, shooting that mocassin, this stupid never-ending storm. I start to cry, deep, gulping sobs. I know it seems childish, but I want my daddy. What if things get worse? What if the house starts to flood? Or the roof blows off? As much as I hate to admit it, I’m scared. Really scared.
First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ A Pho Love Story by Loan Le

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ A Pho Love Story by Loan Le

A Pho Love Story, Loan Le, Dual POV, Man, Woman, Purple, Food, Young Adult, Romance
Hoisin sauce is not paint.
We need a sign that says that, because our customers don’t get it. Today’s latest work is a misshapen star on the wall. A five out of ten, if you ask me. The kid’s parent probably did a double take, snatched the bottle away, then paid the check and left before Me could notice. To be honest, it’s not like the sauce makes our wall look worse; it’s just hard to wipe off when it dries. But I try, I really do -sometimes. Maybe.

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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Review for Magnolia

Review for Magnolia

9781442485358The book grabbed me because of the Romeo and Juliet retelling part. Now while indeed you can see the references, I would rather called it inverted Romeo and Juliet or Romeo and Juliet with a twist. Instead of having parents/family who hate each other, we got 2 families/2 parents couples who love each other and are trying (too hard it seems) to get their 2 kids together and let them get married.

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