Chapter 8 of: The Nother Word: Sentimental😢

“Are we there yet?” Nathan shouted over the ocean breeze. Red and Jack sighed. “You know that we’re going to Snow’s, right?” “Yes, and that’s about fifty more minutes outta here, kid,” Jack yelled back. The strong winds blew his blond hair back. “Anybody hungry?” Red asked, opening the picnic basket and taking out a…

Chapter 7 of: The Nother World: The Night Before the Landing

Rain slammed against the windows and Alice froze.     “Alice, dear, finish up your meal,” Clara, Alice and Nathan’s mother, whispered as she wiped her mouth with a napkin. She got up and put her plate in the sink. “Tonight’s movie night, remember?”     “But Dad isn’t here,” Nathan groaned as he tackled the sofa…

Chapter 6 of: The Nother World: What in the World?!

“Alice? Alice!” A voice in the back of Alice’s head screamed. She jumped  in surprise but her head cleared when she realized it was just Jamie. “You realize that what I have to show you is up there? This portal is my dad’s work.” Jamie pointed above the Upside-Euro Hill. Alice flushed. She was so…

Chapter 5 of: The Nother World: The Most Disturbing News EVER

Nathan waited. And waited. And waited. Still no answer. “Alice?” He called, not sure whether to barge in or be the angel his mother had wanted him to be all his life. He decided the second one. “Alice, it’s past nine and you’ve got to come out.” He tried another technique. “I know you’re in…

Chapter 4: The Nother World: The Start of “Rightfulness”

Alice waited until everyone was asleep until she jumped out of her window. She was so stupid of doing so, she didn’t even realize that she was dozens of feet above the ground. She tried to stay calm but the pressure was too much.     Thankfully, someone caught her and she fell smoothly in their…

Chapter 3 of: The Nother World: The New Adventure

When the sibs got into the palace, their pups jumped crazily over their knees. Their ears bobbed up and down like sun-bobbles.     Alice went upstairs to her chambers after saying goodnight to the others. They told her to eat supper, but she refused. Except she wasn’t going to sleep; she was going to try…

Chapter 2 of: The Nother World: The Great Ball

Alice dressed in the best gown that she could find and apparently it looked very pretty on her, according to Queen Snow. The queen said that the dress would attract Queen Cinderella’s most sincere attention, and that made Alice a bit misty-eyed with joy. Nathan had a very handsome ruffle and suit, and pants; he…

Chapter 1 of: The Nother World: An Unexpected Landing

Alice and Nathan Caren are siblings, Alice one month younger. And they didn’t have a normal start of the day.     First, Nathan woke up and shrieked in horror as he saw Bashful, one of the seven dwarfs in the “Snow White” story, towering over him with a thermometer.     Alice woke up with the…