Plot and jokes forced but harmless in detective parody.
Popular, rich girls star in shallow, sexy series starter.
School-for-criminals mystery turns very dark and violent.
Slick but lopsided tale of teen trying to solve a murder.
Touching story of resourceful girl solving a family mystery.
Tory and friends fight serial killer in thrilling sequel.
Cool main character holds together 2nd London mystery.
Engaging classic mystery series great for beginning readers.
Serial killer stalks teen girl in spooky thriller.
Macabre modern Ripper meets hip Brit boarding school.
Teen thriller sequel lacks punch of previous volume.
All the charm, menace, and wordplay of A Series of Unfortunate Events but in a noir setting, with Snicket as a boy solving the mystery.
Teen must prove she didn't kill parents in taut thriller.
Swell start to a spooky but fabulous Prohibition-set series.
Decent start to girl-who-hears-others'-thoughts series.
Exciting, nonstop techno-thriller raises big issues.
Funny mystery with spunky girl touches on serious themes.
Well-crafted mystery adventure with many surprises, interesting characters, and two smart, creative teen girls on the case.
Exciting series gets personal with Boone accused of theft.
Smart kids, lessons in Mysterious Benedict Society prequel.
Psychological thriller about ex-assassin proves unsettling.
Chapter book mystery promises more fun for Fancy Nancy fans.
Great premise overcomes an excess of clever embellishments.
Fast-paced story of teen who can see from a killer's eyes.
Masterful murder mystery takes dark view of justice.