Category Archives: mystery

Bad Machinery 6: The Case of the Unwelcome Visitor by John Allison

Bad Machinery 6: The Case of the Unwelcome Visitor by John Allison About- School is out for summer, and for the Tackleford mystery team, that means lazy days, balmy evenings, and… creeping existential dread that threatens the whole city. With … Continue reading

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The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein Julia begins her summer vacation by waking up in a hospital with no hair and a terrible headache. Initially anonymous, nurses quickly discover that she is Julia Beaufort-Stuart, 15-year-old granddaughter of the Earl of … Continue reading

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The Leaving by Tara Altebrando

The Leaving by Tara Altebrando About: Six kindergarteners were taken. Eleven years later, five come back–with no idea of where they’ve been. No one remembers the sixth victim, Max. Avery, Max’s sister, needs to find her brother–dead or alive–and isn’t … Continue reading

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Airhead by Meg Cabot

Airhead by Meg Cabot About: Emerson Watts, or Em, is sixteen and does not care for fashion at all. When an unfortunate event occurs, she receives a transplant of sorts and she wakes up not knowing what they did to … Continue reading

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Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco About: Stalking Jack the Ripper is a cross between A Taste for Monsters, Frankenstein, and Sherlock Holmes. Audrey Rose will not be held back by silly social ideals that women are meant to … Continue reading

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My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier

My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier ¬†About: When his father’s business takes the family to New York City, a seventeen-year-old Australian boy must balance his desire to protect his ten-year-old sister, a diagnosed psychopath, from the world with the desperate … Continue reading

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