Parents' Guide to

Confessions of a Murder Suspect

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Teen must prove she didn't kill parents in taut thriller.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+

Great Book!

I think this book is great! There are some things that little kids wont understand but probally for the better. There is some violence but I think this book is very good and a little heart warming.

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Great messages
age 18+

Good but ending stinked (Cliffhanger)

This book is perfect for the teenage reader! I literally read this book in a day it was that good. When I finished, to warn all of you, it ends like there might be another book??? We shall see :)

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (15 ):

This book's complex, clever plot keeps the pages turning as it wends its way to a surprising resolution and several cliffhangers. CONFESSIONS OF A MURDER SUSPECT sets up a series of detective novels featuring Tandy Angel -- and leaves plenty of loose ends to be addressed in sequels. As a narrator, super-smart, self-confident, and deeply conflicted Tandy is an intriguing character; the Angels' family life is over-the-top weird with its obsession with achievement, and some may find it hard to suspend disbelief or relate to its effects on the kids.

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