The Sparkling One (Marcelli #1)

The Sparkling One (Marcelli #1)


Genres: Romance

Status: Full

Updated date: 11:37:18 11/08/2022

Description "The Sparkling One (Marcelli #1)"

 Prologue “Y ou kiss it.” “No, you kiss it!” Eight-year-old Katie Marcelli glanced from her seven-year-old twin sisters to the small green frog perched on a log in front of them. Summer sunlight shone through the trees, creating patterns on the grass and the log that made her think of fairies dancing in the breeze. “Mommy said kissing a frog meant becoming a princess,” Francesca said, sounding doubtful. “I don’t want to be a princess that bad.” Brenna pushed back the cardboard tiara Katie had carefully cut out, then covered with glue and glitter. “Boys are stupid and so are frogs. And princes.” She crossed her arms over her tattered lace-and-tulle dress-up costume and scowled. Katie didn’t like boys all that much, but princes were different. Princes rode white horses and carried girls off to beautiful castles, where they got to eat ice cream any time they wanted and never had to write thank-you notes. But Francesca had a point. Was all that really worth kissing a frog? “How do we know it’s a magical frog?” she asked. “In the book the frog had a little crown on its head. I don’t think this one used to be a prince at all,” Francesca told her. Katie crouched down until she was eye level with the frog. It regarded