Category Archives: mystery

In Her Skin by Kim Savage

What It’s About: Sixteen-year-old con artist Jo Chastain is about to take on the biggest scam of her life: impersonating a missing girl. Life on the streets of Boston these past few years hasn’t been easy, and Jo is hoping … Continue reading

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Truly Devious – Maureen Johnson

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson – YA F JOH (NEW) The setting is Ellingham Academy, a prestigious private school for gifted teens located in a remote section of Vermont. Our protagonist is one Stevie Bell, who has immersed herself in … Continue reading

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One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus – YA New Book YA F MCM What’s it about:  When the creator of a high school gossip app mysteriously dies in front of four high-profile students all four become suspects. It’s up … Continue reading

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Devils & Thieves by Jennifer Rush

Devils & Thieves by Jennifer Rush Jemmie Carmichael has grown up in a world of rival biker gangs, fast living, and magic. Her father and Michael Medici founded the Black Devils, one of the most powerful and feared kindled (magic) … Continue reading

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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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