By Meg Cabot
The one factor Jean Honeychurch hates greater than her uninteresting identify (not Jean Marie, or Jeanette, simply . . . Jean) is her all-too-appropriate nickname, Jinx. Misfor-tune turns out to persist with her all over she goes—which is why she's extremely joyful to be relocating in together with her aunt and uncle in big apple urban. probably while she's midway around the state, Jinx can ultimately outrun her undesirable success. Or at the very least get away the havoc she's brought on again in her small place of origin. yet difficulty has certainly Jinx to ny. And it really is inflicting huge difficulties for her cousin Tory, who's no longer satisfied to have the kin black sheep round. attractive, glamorous Tory is hiding a deadly secret—one that she's certain Jinx goes to bare. Jinx is starting to know it is not just undesirable success she's been operating from. it is whatever way more sinister . . . and the curse Jinx has lived less than because the day she was once born may perhaps simply be the single factor which could store her existence.
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Tory,” Lindsey echoed with a laugh. “Don’t let her hear you call her that. ” “She might kill her anyway,” Gretchen muttered—but loudly enough for me to hear. My cheeks went crimson. And the knot in my stomach swelled to a balloon. ” Lindsey sounded confused. ” Gretchen snorted. ” Zach, who had followed me, leaned down, pretending to admire some necklaces in the glass case beneath the sales counter. ” he whispered. “Nothing,” I said quickly. ” “Nice,” Zach said, straightening up. ” “That might be better,” I said.
I didn’t exactly point out that I had no new friends from school. Oh, there were the kids from orchestra, who liked me well enough, once they got over an outsider scoring second chair violin her first day. If you can play an instrument, you’ll always fit in with the orchestra crowd. And there was Chanelle, whom I sat next to at lunch. But she was Tory’s friend, really—although she took no part in Tory and Gretchen and Lindsey’s “coven” talk, and seemed to be there, really, just because that’s where her boyfriend, Robert, sat with Shawn.
I am,” Tory said. “But I’ve always had a thing for Zach—God, he’s so hot, don’t you think? Of course, he’s been my neighbor since, like, forever. So for the longest time, he’s barely seemed to know I’m alive. As a girl, anyway. I’ve just been chubby little Tory from next door. But things have been looking up since I discovered magic…and since I made this doll. ” At least, not the type this new and—in her opinion, anyway—improved Tory would like. “Yeah,” she admitted. “He’s pretty much more into school than he is into partying.
Jinx by Meg Cabot