This week, I'm featuring Flashback by Shannon Messenger.
No, your eyes aren't deceiving you. This really is a middle grade fantasy, not my normal cozy mysteries.
Here's now chapter 1 starts:
"So is it strange coming here and not being the one on trial?" Keefe asked, checking his expertly styled blond hair in a shiny facet on one of the jeweled walls before he followed Sophie into Tribunal Hall.
Jumping ahead to page 56 doesn't get us that far since this is an 850 page book. But here is a quote from page 56:
"Actually, throwing things sounds pretty good right now," Sophie told him, taking the star Grizel offered.
I'll be reviewing the book on Sunday, so I hope you'll come back and see what I thought. In the meantime, have a good weekend and a happy 2019.