PYO - Book Test System
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PYO - Book Test System
PYO - Book Test System

PYO - Book Test System


"You should be charging WAY more for this!!" Alan Rorrison (Consultant for Dynamo & Troy TV shows)

"Smart and revolutionary." Pablo Amira (

"I'm adding this to my act, and I hardly EVER add new material. BRAVO!!" Morgan Strebler (Creator of Liquid Metal) **Scroll down for more reviews**

** French version also now available, see below for details! **

The book test is a classic in mentalism and mental magic. Every professional show demonstrating the power of mind reading should include a solid book test as a staple.

Usually book tests that go beyond a simple "think of a word" routine involve expensive, specially printed books that will tarnish and tear over time. When you purchase the PYO Book Test, you get everything you need to print your own copies of this book test for extremely minimal cost (less than £3!) and the added bonus of performing an astounding book test with your smartphone too.

So what's the effect?

With PYO, you take a book, or a number of different books, and have a spectator turn to any page. They will read silently the first paragraph. As they read, you will begin to pick up impressions; you'll tell them specific things the character is experiencing, whether it's a male or female voice that you're picking up on, and more. Finally, the spectator is to focus on just a single word. You then read their mind and tell them the word they are merely thinking about


  • Single or multiple spectators can be used.
  • Examinable books.
  • Works 100%, every time. No chance of failure.
  • Instant reset & repeatable with different results.
  • It feels like you can see through your spectator's eyes and can describe exactly what they're seeing.
  • Multiple books can be used, or just one book for a streamlined performance.
  • When the book gets a bit destroyed from lots of performances, you can just print another for less than £3 - No more need to buy expensive replacement books!
  • The PDFs you receive can also be loaded on your smartphone, for a full book test routine on the fly!

"Hi Dee, I saw your newsletter first thing this morning and knew this would be a real winner. I don't want to sound corny, but I'm walking around with a big smile on my face. Not only have you shared your brilliant book test but you've allowed it to be customizable and shared your knowledge on the 'how to.' I'm really pleased with my purchase! Many thanks, Paul."  Paul Sharp, Derby Magic Circle. **Scroll down for more reviews**

What You Receive:

When you purchase PYO, you will receive the following items sent directly via instant delivery to your email address:

  1. Instructions: This will explain the effect, the method, performance and how to easily print book-store grade quality books (glossy, perfect bound) for a low price, with no minimum order.
  2. 1x Book Interior PDF: These files can be printed as normal books using the instructions, or you can put them on your smartphone or tablet for a casual book test on the fly. This can be fully edited at your digression. (Just in case you want to change the title/authors for a joke you use or add/remove anything or even change the size!)
  3. Multiple Book Covers: With multiple covers, you can choose what you want your book test books to look and can use multiple books at once! (5x professionally designed book covers with imagery, bar codes and synopsis are included)
  4. Editable Content: After thinking long and hard, I have decided to include fully editable content. As well as the print-ready files, you will also receive an easy to edit word document of the book interior and ALL of the book covers as PSD files to edit in photoshop if you so wish. This is not a necessity, but an added bonus for the creative types!

** Now also available in French! ** (Optional free download with purchase - interior, covers and cheat sheet, see image gallery for French cover example)

Reviews: (these will be updated as new reviews are posted)

"Wow! Dee's clearly either stupid or very generous. For this price it's a steal, really! No longer do you need to handle your "cheap" novel like it cost 200 dollars. I've already started planning on some modifications I will add to it, and I think that's the beauty of this, you can modify it to suit your needs. I would say, rush and buy it now for a slightly reduced price, but to be honest, I think the full price is more than agreeable and Dee deserves that for the work that clearly has gone in to this." dyoung - The Magic Cafe


"My dear friend Dee, just sent me his latest work. I knew he was working very hard on this project from long time and I have to say is worth it the wait. What you will get is a full package (sent via email) which will allow you to make your own book test. You will find everything (and I really mean everything) in this package, from cover files, interior of the book and much more, and also you can personalize the cover and the interior too (and once you know the method you can use any language).
Is a very straight forward book test, easy to do and very direct (my kind of things).
The price is a joke, really, for all the work he did it should cost more I think, at this price you can't go wrong, and you will have a book test (even a set of books if you want to make it) that you can perform all the time." Luca Volpe (Mentalism Author & Cruise Ship Mentalist)

"Took the plunge and ordered this yesterday. I was a bit unsure as I have tried to understand the self publishing thing before and had no luck. This was sent to me as soon as I paid for it by email. I read the instructions and had a good look at everything to make sure I understood it all. This morning I logged in to the publishing website and followed the instructions, to say it was a smooth experience is an understatement. To say that I am not good when it comes to computers is being kind, but I had no problem at all and my book is now on its way to me. Another surprise was the shipping charge, normally I have to pay ridiculous amounts because I live on an island, the book cost $2.60 and shipping was $2.95 so I was more than happy. as to the package I received let me say that everything you need is supplied. The other thing that I liked was the fact that EVERYTHING is editable. The book interior, the covers etc. 

If you are on the fence with this one then jump off and buy it, not only is this very cheap for what you get you will be able to edit it and include the features that you need or want. I shall sit down today and edit it now that I know how easy the publishing of it is. One thing I want to do is to change the images that appear on some of the pages, not that its something you need to do, its just that I have an isea that needs certain elements to be in the images.
For the price this is a steal, if you decided to edit this you will soon see the work that is entailed in doing it and just how much work has gone into the production of this .
Why pay $$$$$ for a book test when you can make your own and tailor it exactly to meet your needs.

I just want to point out that I don't know Dee Christopher and those that know me also know that I am not usually posting praise for a product, but after the ease with which this went I felt I just had to share the experience 100% worth the purchase, and I cant wait for my book to arrive, a VERY happy customer." George1953, The Magic Cafe

"This is a EPIC book test. He gives you everything you need to do this amazing feat of mentalism. I've been a fan of Dee's for years, but in all honesty I think this is my favorite release of his. I would have gladly paid a lot more for this. It's crazy cheap for what you get. I'm adding this to my act, and I hardly EVER add new material. BRAVO!!" Morgan Strebler (Liquid Metal) 


"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 fits your persona as performer and not in reverse. I did this years ago with my own book tests (in Spanish) but in here Dee is giving you all that work and much more.

I recommend without a doubt this great release." Pablo Amira (Mentalism Author)


"I received the Download an hour ago and already have the printed books ordered at a ridiculously low price (two sets of books and the download came in at half the price I would have expected to pay). As always, Dee explains everything you need to know in a clear and precise manner and also throws in suggestions to enable the purchaser to make this even better. Being that this Booktest is editable the avenues that can be taken with this are only limited by your imagination. Any experienced performer will see the benefits of being able to add their favourite aspects of their existing Booktest to the plethora of information attainable with this version. This ticks all the boxes for me. It is simple, direct and affordable Mentalism – excellent work." Wedge, The Magic Cafe


"Picked this up from Dee, AMAZING is all I can say, the thinking that has gone into this is great, and I love the benefit of being able to use this on my smart phone meaning I don't have to carry props about for the close up environments. I love the fact that it can be edited to suit your preference and performance style which in my eyes is a great advantage that this has over other book tests. 

Great stuff Dee, Ill be taking this out to my next few gigs and giving it a good road test." Rus Andrews (Mentalism Author)


The PYO Sharing Page is now open - Share and Recieve custom edits from other buyers!