Chapter 1: Chickens
"Sounds horrible," said Nesta, pulling a face. "What?" I asked as Lucy and I came back into her bedroom with sleepover supplies (the usual: Diet Cokes, Salt & Vinegar Pringles, and Liquorice Allsorts). T. J., Nesta, and I were staying over at Lucy's, after she'd held a girls-only party earlier in the evening. We'd finished clearing up after the other girls had left and were ready for some late night nattering before getting into our sleeping bags.
"Yeah, what sounds horrible?" asked Lucy.
T. J. pointed to a book of spells that I'd lent Lucy earlier in the summer. "Becoming blood sisters," said T....