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Beastly Bones: Jackaby, Book 2

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Second fun, supernatural mystery has larger dose of fantasy.

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This second installment continues the spooky, exciting adventures of eccentric detective Jackaby and his plucky teen assistant, Abigail. It's slightly less supernatural and eerie than the first installment, and author William Ritter brings a popular fantasy creature to the forefront yet still delivers plenty of eerie, atmospheric chills and quirky fun. Readers will enjoy watching Jackaby's quirky methods through narrator Abigail's eyes and will relate as she grapples with figuring out which paths to follow, both in life and in solving the mystery.

Fantasy and mystery fans will find the conclusion satisfying while looking forward to further adventures, thanks to the door left open at the very end.

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