Category Archives: mystery

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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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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