Book Fun Friday ~ *My High School Is Cursed by Monica Rosehill* #bookbeginnings #friday56 #FLF #BBH

Book Beginnings is a weekly meme hosted by Rose City Reader that asks you to share the first sentence of the book you’re reading. Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice and asks you to grab a book, turn to page 56 or 56% in your e-reader and share a non-spoiler sentence or two.  First Line Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Reading is my Superpower that asks you to share the first sentence of the book you’re reading. Book Blogger Hop asks a question of general interest or discussion hosted by Coffee Addicted Writer

My book for today is: My High School Is Cursed by Monica Rosehill

Release Date: March 20, 2023

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Lonely girl Alex has always kept the world at bay with her headphones, a boatload of anxiety and the joking thought that her high school was cursed. When her little sister begins spouting ominous warnings and she starts dreaming of a stranger with her own face, Alex realizes her private joke may not be a joke after all.

As the fairytale her grandma used to tell gets progressively more real, the past Alex didn’t know she had is catching up with her. Enemies she didn’t know to fear are making their moves. Friends she didn’t know she’d made are coming to meet her. Magic she didn’t know was real is disrupting her normal. But despite her new problems, it’s a normal she can’t bring herself to want back.

My High School is Cursed is a YA urban fantasy with plenty of humor, magic and a little romance on the side.


First Sentence: The smell hit me first. It wasn’t an incredibly strong smell, Nor was it a bad smell. But it felt like breathing in a summer breeze. It was fresh and relaxing, warm and comforting, yet cool and otherworldly.

Page 56: “Unfortunately, I Can’t cast a protection spell on myself. It requires some sort of bond between the caster and the recipient. The stronger the bond the better. Emotion is a powerful magical booster. That’s why the warlock is so wary of true love.”

Todays Question Is: Do you enjoy reading romance novels? If so, which romance trope is your favorite?

A: I really don’t read romance that often, but when I do I like the young adult genre. “Bullies to romance” or high school drama. Lol, I know, it sounds like an ole lady trying to go back in time, hmm… 🤣

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