By Frank Portman
From Frank Portman, writer of the cult vintage King Dork that John eco-friendly says "will rock your world", comes a singular approximately Andromeda Klein, who has a couple of difficulties of her own.
Her hair is more or less horrible.
Her partner-in-occultism, Daisy, is dead.
Her mystery, estranged, a lot older and forbidden boyfriend-in-theory, has long past AWOL.
And her mom has discovered tips on how to text.
in brief, issues could not get a lot worse. till they do. Daisy appears trying to make touch from past, books are commencing to disappear from the library, after which, surprisingly and by surprise, Andromeda's tarot readings are commencing to expect occasions with bizarrely literal accuracy.
Omens are in every single place. goals; swords; fires; hidden playing cards; misplaced, damaged, and lifeless cellphones . . . and what's Daisy attempting to inform her?
within the resulting fight of impartial as opposed to evil, it truly is Andromeda Klein opposed to the area, glossy society, demonic forces, and the "friends" of the library.
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Word,” she said quietly. Daisy and the texted “hi there” and the Two of Swords reversed were still hovering, darkening the world. ” She zipped up and pushed off down the path. She would be soaked by the time she reached the library. “Trismegistus,” she said, looking toward where she supposed the sun might be if it weren’t for the iron-gray clouds. “Jesus, Andi,” said Marlyne, one of the library assistants. ” said Andromeda Klein, even as she caught up to what had been said. ” right away. ” Marlyne meant fix her makeup.
Rosalie was on the phone, but Andromeda rejected the call. Andromeda was a girl with a mission, and she had one stop to make before the library. Despite the weather, she was pretty sure he’d be there, by the grove of elms on the border of the middle school’s lower fields, his group’s after-school spot. And she was right. There he was with his friends: Twice Holy Daisy Wasserstrom’s younger brother Den. Andromeda was not welcome in what had been Daisy’s house, so Den was her only way in. i. Andromeda Klein paused for a moment by the middle-school drinking fountains to regain composure and clean herself up.
And she was right. There he was with his friends: Twice Holy Daisy Wasserstrom’s younger brother Den. Andromeda was not welcome in what had been Daisy’s house, so Den was her only way in. i. Andromeda Klein paused for a moment by the middle-school drinking fountains to regain composure and clean herself up. Her eyeliner was supposed to be smear-proof, but the eyeliner people obviously hadn’t tested it on weeping teenaged girls riding through drizzle-wind. Her Egyptian eyes were mere smudges. She swung her bike up the asphalt lane and stopped about ten yards from the boys.