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Book Tests

A book test is one of the classic mentalism effects. A spectator chooses a book or magazine, selects a page and a word or sentence and the performer reads the spectator's mind.

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    Contact by David Devlin    Test Conditions by Art Vanderlay    Direct Book Test by Pablo Amirá    Reach Beyond the Sun by Art Vanderlay    The R.B.M.T. - ridiculously ballsy magazine test by Christopher Bolter    Word of Mind by Terri Rogers    Whacked: a book test for the working performer by Mark Elsdon    Double Coincidence by Devin Knight    Bookworm: The Ultimate Impromptu Book Test Act by David Devlin    Word Sight by Devin Knight    Trinities by Michael Daniels    Liebrary by J. Prager    RhymeTime Sublime by Dr. Bill Cushman    The Book of Book Tests 2 by Rachel Colombini    The Book of Book Tests by Rachel Colombini    Dracula Ebook Test: for iPhones by Alan Rorrison    The Impromptu Book Test by Zandman    Top Ten Travel Book Test by Paul Romhany    A.W.A.P. Book Test by David Bui    Skullduggery by Leo Boudreau
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A.W.A.P. Book Test by David Bui
A.W.A.P. Book Test

This is a totally impromptu book test. It requires no gimmicks and can be done with virtually any book (hard cover or soft cover). There is also no setup. You do not need to have access to the book beforehand. And still you can reveal Any Word on Any Page.

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David Bui16 Sep 2007$14.95

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Bookworm: The Ultimate Impromptu Book Test Act by David Devlin
Bookworm: The Ultimate Impromptu Book Test Act

Here is the act exactly as the audience sees it:

The performer asks for the loan of three paperback novels, a piece of paper, and a pen or pencil. The performer says, "I have a feeling about one of you, and I think I have a pretty good idea about something

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David Devlin25 Mar 2012$25.00

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Contact by David Devlin
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Book tests are a staple in the repertoires of mentalists and are very effective in a performance of mentalism (see David's Bookworm Act). However, for magicians the effect can be rather lack luster as nothing visual happens. There is very little
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David Devlin3 Sep 2014$6.00

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€5.00
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Direct Book Test by Pablo Amirá
Direct Book Test

You pass a poetry book to a participant. Ask him to look ANY WORD on ANY PAGE (just that, no restrictions). You can immediately start to reveal his thought, finishing with the chosen word!
  • Self contained
  • No Stooges
  • Nothing written down
  • A professional
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Pablo Amirá17 Jun 2014$45.00

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Double Coincidence by Devin Knight
Double Coincidence

Make It Yourself with this PDF.

Mentalist tells the audience that before the show, he gave a lady a dictionary, a red crayon and an envelope. He asked her to secretly circle a word and to seal the dictionary in the envelope. She was instructed to tell

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Devin Knight24 Apr 2012$12.00

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Au$14.50
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Dracula Ebook Test: for iPhones by Alan Rorrison
Dracula Ebook Test: for iPhones

"The easiest and most portable book test to date!" - Erik Jansson
The iPhone has loads of apps designed to do magic in the app store but there is one problem. None of them really are organic. As soon as you performed one of these effects with
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Alan Rorrison27 Jan 2010$4.50

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Liebrary by J. Prager
Liebrary

This is an ebook test. Yes, not a book test done with actual paper copies, but rather a book test done with ebooks, PDF ebooks that is. The advantage here is that you can perform it wherever you have your smartphone, tablet or iPad with you. (For another
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J. Prager3 Apr 2011$15.00

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Reach Beyond the Sun by Art Vanderlay
Reach Beyond the Sun

The Prophecy Principle - This is a principle that can be applied to almost any book that allows the apparent choice of a free choice of any word on any page in an un-gimmicked book whilst still limiting their selection to just a few words - Updated &
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Art Vanderlay15 Sep 2013$30.00

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RhymeTime Sublime by Dr. Bill Cushman
RhymeTime Sublime

Genesis: In the beginning there was Mick Ayres' award winning RhymeTime.

In 2002, Mick Ayre’s won a Linking Ring Award for Mentalism from the International Brotherhood of Magicians for his effect RhymeTime:

You openly display a list of common
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Dr. Bill Cushman27 Mar 2011$10.00

£6.65
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Skullduggery by Leo Boudreau
Skullduggery

After reading this ebook you will be able to divine the words selected at random from any borrowed dictionary or book; deal four straight winning hands of Blackjack without sleight of hand; teach anyone how to read minds convincingly in just 30 seconds;
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Leo Boudreau6 Sep 2005$24.00

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Test Conditions by Art Vanderlay
Test Conditions

Imagine someone attempts to hand you a book that you have never seen before, you stop them and propose a different kind of challenge. Taking the book off them you look at two words on a page, you write them down onto a business card for the spectator to
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Art Vanderlay12 Aug 2014$15.00

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The Book of Book Tests by Rachel Colombini
The Book of Book Tests

A unique and popular subject like the Book Test is analyzed here in 20 routines by such great contributors as: Ian Adair, Howard Adams, Len Belcher, Tan Hock Chuan, Rachel Colombini, Tom Craven, Maurice Fogel, Karrell Fox, Karl Fulves,
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Rachel Colombini30 Mar 2010$10.00

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The Book of Book Tests 2 by Rachel Colombini
The Book of Book Tests 2

CONTRIBUTORS:
  • MAGAZINE TEST (Someeran)
  • FORCED SIGNAL (Rachel Colombini)
  • ASTRO BOOK TEST (Rex Taylor)
  • NEWSPAPER MIRACLE (Arthur Carter)
  • EVERY WORD-EVERY PAGE BOOK TEST (Ian Adair)
  • SIMPLAMENTAL BOOK TEST (Karrell Fox)
  • BOOK - BELL
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Rachel Colombini13 Aug 2010$10.00

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The Impromptu Book Test by Zandman
The Impromptu Book Test

  • Any Two Books
  • Any Place, Any Time
  • No Pre-Show work, Sleights, Tears or Gimmicks
  • Completely 100% Truly Impromptu Book Test
Participant keeps one of the books. You've never seen or handled it. You take the second book and flip through the
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Zandman23 Jun 2009$30.00

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The R.B.M.T. - ridiculously ballsy magazine test by Christopher Bolter
The R.B.M.T. - ridiculously ballsy magazine test

What Happens:

The mentalist displays four or five current popular magazines. They are handed out and freely examined. One is chosen by an audience member and he or she is asked to peruse the magazine. Next they are asked to decide on a page with lots

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Christopher Bolter15 Jun 2013$15.00

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Top Ten Travel Book Test by Paul Romhany
Top Ten Travel Book Test

An amazing three phase book test designed for walk-about and close-up magicians that will fit in to your pocket. Great for restaurant workers, street performers, trade shows and private party magicians. This book test would normally sell for up to $100,
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Paul Romhany23 Feb 2008$24.95

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Trinities by Michael Daniels
Trinities

Trinities is a two-phase mind-reading routine. In the first phase, the mentalist correctly divines attributes (colour, suit, value) of playing cards which the spectator has shuffled, dealt and covered with his hands while the mentalist has turned away.
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Michael Daniels2 Aug 2011$10.00

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Whacked: a book test for the working performer by Mark Elsdon
Whacked: a book test for the working performer

Designed for the serious working performer, 'Whacked!' is a 10 minute mind-reading routine which revolves around Dave Gorman's best-selling comedy book Googlewhack Adventure. If you've no idea what that is, you can bring yourself up to speed by heading
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Mark Elsdon17 Jul 2012$25.00

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Word of Mind by Terri Rogers
Word of Mind

A spectator is handed a theatrical review sheet and is asked to choose one of the hundreds of words that make up the various articles. There is no restriction of choice and the word is not written down. It is merely thought of by the spectator.

When

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Terri Rogers8 Feb 2013$10.00

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Word Sight by Devin Knight
Word Sight

Based on the original Al Mann Lexicon Phenomena, but greatly improved and so far advanced it fools those who know the original effect.

Now you can make this up using your own computer for a fraction of buying it new already made up.

Imagine

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Devin Knight13 Jan 2012$18.00

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