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Teaser Tuesday ~ Chinglish

Teaser Tuesday ~ Chinglish

Chinglish, Sue Cheung, Red, Black Letters, Chinese, Family, America, Young Adult, Diary, Boot, Dragon, Food, Finding Your Own Way, Friendship, Family, Contemporary
I had Random.org select a page today and it selected page 174.

When I got home I found out that Baarbara had been caught stealing red-hoofed. Even our goats are kleptomaniacs!
Mum was shouting at her in Chinese. I asked what had happened and Mum said that Baarbara had chewed through the last of the fence post, escaped and sneaked through the kitchen into the shop. Mum heard a ‘ping’, and when she went to investigate, Baarbara was standing there munching away on twenty pounds’ worth of fivers.

Top 10 Books March 2020

Top 10 Books March 2020

Afternoon all!

Smile, Lost Cat, Sunstone, Top 10 books March

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Friday’s Page 69 ~ The Night Of Your Life

Friday’s Page 69 ~ The Night Of Your Life

Lydia Sharp, The Night of Your Life, Young Adult, Stars, Photographs, Ribbon, Cup, Girl, Boy, Romance, Accident, Loop, Prom
What am I supposed to do?
I can’t lose her, not completely. She’s right; our split was inevitable. But not like this. Not forever. And part of me was hoping… maybe not at all. Maybe something would change at the last minute – isn’t that how things usually happen for me? For us?

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Strange Exit

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Strange Exit

Plants, Hills, Sunset, Young Adult, Post-Apocalypse, Science Fiction, Space, Ship, Strange Exit, Parker Peevyhouse, Door,
The San Francisco Zoo: gates rusted open, weeds bursting through cracks in the asphalt, trees like many-armed scarecrows, broken and stunted. Lake figured she was the only person to set foot in the place in years. Not counting the boy in the tiger exhibit.

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.