Young Adult Scavenger Hunt!

Hi everyone! Today I am sharing a post for the Young Adult Scavenger Hunt, which is a really cool event where YA authors meet and promote their books! We are on TEAM INDIE! If you want to learn more about how this hunt works, click here!

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Today I’ve invited two characters from Jessica Brooks’s 2nd book, OPEN THY HEART, for a character interview! Since there are many flowers in the Flora series, we’re going to keep with this theme for the interview! Welcome, guys!


Dahlia: Hi there. Thanks for having us! We’ve gathered here together today–

David: *whispers*

Dahlia: What?

David: I said, you sound like you’re conducting a funeral.

Dahlia: Well you sound a little obnoxious.

David: I mean… if the casket fits…

Dahlia: Okay, that was just dumb.

David: Whatever. I think I should take over.

Dahlia: Fine. *folds arms* Go for it.

David: Thank you. Ahem. Dahlia and I are here today to talk about a very serious subject. Baking.

Dahlia: *pulls David aside* What are you doing? I thought we were going to talk about flowers—

David: *shakes head* Nope. You go with what’s happening, and baking is happening. It’s fall. Everyone eats. Haven’t you seen Eva’s mom’s house lately? Pies everywhere.

Dahlia: Oh, true. Yes. Okay. Baking.

David: So. Baking. More specifically, safety while baking. There are important devices which one uses to bake, and Dahlia is going to teach you the right way to use them.

Dahlia: Me?

David: You.

Dahlia: Oh brother.

David: Say, for instance, that you were going to, oh, I don’t know, bake a cake.

Dahlia: I see where you’re going with this. You’re not funny.

David: Or frosting.

Dahlia: Nobody’s laughing at this, David.

David: I am.

Dahlia: You don’t count.

David: Yes I do. Always. So what was I—oh, right. If you were to bake something and decided not to go all retro and do the mixing by hand but actually use a device…

Dahlia: I don’t think you call them ‘kitchen devices’.

David: It doesn’t really matter, so hush. If you were to, say, be mixing something, make sure that you do not remove the whippy things—

Dahlia: *laughs* They’re whisks.

David: Whisks? That’s a weird word.

Dahlia: It’s whisks. Believe me.

David: Make sure you turn off your whisks—

Dahlia: No wait, it’s beaters!

David: Beaters? *whispers* Like… wife beaters? The tank tops?

Dahlia, pressing a hand over her eyes: Oh my gosh, David, where are you going with this? Can we just finish, please?

David: Okay. Calm yourself. So, the safety tip for making a cake, or frosting,  *eyes Dahlia* is to make sure you turn off the beaters before removing them from the bowl, or there could be disastrous consequences. *aside to Dahlia* Still sounds funny. I like whisks better.

Dahlia: Are you done?

David: Let me think. Yes.

Dahlia: Great. This has been a kitchen safety announcement by David—

David: Bridges.

Dahlia: *narrows eyes* This has been a kitchen safety announcement by Dahlia Kennedy and David Bridges.

David: One of whom did great in home ec and one who may or may not have done really terrible. *cough* She did terrible. *cough* It was Dahlia.

Dahlia: *sighs* This has been the worst kitchen safety announcement in this history of kitchen safety announcements. I’m so sorry.


Haha! Well, after that, I think you should definitely check out Jessica’s books! The first is IF I SPEAK TRUE.

Don’t forget to continue your hunt! Check out: http://laniwoodland.blogspot.com/
That’s all for now! Have a fantastic Thursday.

-S&S

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