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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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    Magic of the Mind by Lewis Ganson    PYO Book Test by Dee Christopher    50 Shades Blue by Nic Holson    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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50 Shades Blue

50 Shades Blue by Nic Holson[Note: This book test uses adult material.]

Nic Holson brings you a comedy book test unlike any other based upon the literary success of EL James 50 Shades of Grey and the soon to be released film of the same title.

A thought reading demonstration

Nic Holson17 Jan 2015$15.00

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A.W.A.P. Book Test

A.W.A.P. Book Test by David BuiThis 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.

David Bui16 Sep 2007$14.95

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Bookworm: The Ultimate Impromptu Book Test Act

Bookworm: The Ultimate Impromptu Book Test Act by David DevlinHere 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

David Devlin25 Mar 2012$25.00

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Contact by David DevlinBook 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
David Devlin3 Sep 2014$6.00

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Direct Book Test

Direct Book Test by Pablo AmiráYou 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
Pablo Amirá17 Jun 2014$45.00

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Double Coincidence

Double Coincidence by Devin KnightMake 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

Devin Knight24 Apr 2012$12.00

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Dracula Ebook Test: for iPhones

Dracula Ebook Test: for iPhones by Alan Rorrison
"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
Alan Rorrison27 Jan 2010$4.50

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Liebrary by J. PragerThis 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
J. Prager3 Apr 2011$15.00

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Magic of the Mind

Magic of the Mind by Lewis GansonThis is a wonderful collection of some of the best mental magic published in The Gen.


Section One - Predictions

  • The 100% Prediction (Punx)
  • Total Prediction (Gerald Kosky)
  • The Direct Prediction (John Rice)
  • Note and
Lewis Ganson19 May 2015$12.00

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PYO Book Test

PYO Book Test by Dee Christopher
"Dee shared with me this concept and I must say that is really something smart and revolutionary. Being able to spark your own creativity and let the book fit your persona as performer and not in reverse. I did this years ago with my own book tests
Dee Christopher3 May 2015$52.00

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Reach Beyond the Sun

Reach Beyond the Sun by Art VanderlayThe 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 &
Art Vanderlay15 Sep 2013$30.00

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RhymeTime Sublime

RhymeTime Sublime by Dr. Bill CushmanGenesis: 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
Dr. Bill Cushman27 Mar 2011$10.00

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Skullduggery by Leo BoudreauAfter 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;
Leo Boudreau6 Sep 2005$24.00

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Test Conditions

Test Conditions by Art VanderlayImagine 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
Art Vanderlay12 Aug 2014$15.00

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The Book of Book Tests

The Book of Book Tests by Rachel ColombiniA 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,
Rachel Colombini30 Mar 2010$10.00

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The Book of Book Tests 2

The Book of Book Tests 2 by Rachel ColombiniCONTRIBUTORS:
  • MAGAZINE TEST (Someeran)
  • FORCED SIGNAL (Rachel Colombini)
  • ASTRO BOOK TEST (Rex Taylor)
  • NEWSPAPER MIRACLE (Arthur Carter)
Rachel Colombini13 Aug 2010$10.00

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The Impromptu Book Test

The Impromptu Book Test by Zandman
  • 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
Zandman23 Jun 2009$30.00

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The R.B.M.T. - ridiculously ballsy magazine test

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

Christopher Bolter15 Jun 2013$15.00

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Top Ten Travel Book Test

Top Ten Travel Book Test by Paul RomhanyAn 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,
Paul Romhany23 Feb 2008$24.95

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Trinities by Michael DanielsTrinities 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.
Michael Daniels2 Aug 2011$10.00

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