Book Reviews

Good Girl, Bad Blood: A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intrepid teen sleuth returns in page-turner of a thriller.
By Holly Jackson
(2021)
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Firekeeper's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 15+
Native American teen vs. meth cartel in riveting thriller.
By Angeline Boulley
(2021)
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Girls with Rebel Souls: Girls with Sharp Sticks, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Feminist thriller has smart messages but few thrills.
By Suzanne Young
(2021)
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The Initial Insult Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark and violent story of friendship, loss, and revenge.
By Mindy McGinnis
(2021)
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Influence Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Wild, fast-moving tale of internet fame, fandom, and murder.
By Sara Shepard, Lilia Buckingham
(2021)
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother) Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thoughtful middle-grade mystery explores truth and honesty.
By David Levithan
(2021)
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This Is Not the Jess Show Book Poster Image
age 13+
Reality isn't what it seems in this fast-paced thriller.
By Anna Carey
(2021)
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The Cousins Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens unlock a dark family secret in full-of-twists mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2020)
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The Inheritance Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intriguing teen mystery has puzzles, twists but fizzles.
By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
(2020)
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Premeditated Myrtle: Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively Victorian mystery with girl detective and governess.
By Elizabeth C. Bunce
(2020)
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Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess: The Enola Holmes Mysteries, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Teen girl detective is a fun twist on famous family name.
By Nancy Springer
(2007)
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Burn Our Bodies Down Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen uncovers fiery family secrets in page-turning thriller.
By Rory Power
(2020)
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The Winterhouse Mysteries: Winterhouse, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Last spooky vacation at Winterhouse is well worth the visit.
By Ben Guterson
(2019)
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A Good Girl's Guide to Murder Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen detective "unsolves" murder in riveting thriller.
By Holly Jackson
(2020)
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Girls with Razor Hearts: Girls with Sharp Sticks, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girls grapple with their value in exciting thriller.
By Suzanne Young
(2020)
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The Thief Knot: A Greenglass House Story Book Poster Image
age 10+
Intrepid tweens hunt down kidnappers in intriguing mystery.
By Kate Milford
(2020)
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The Hand on the Wall: Truly Devious, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Boarding school mystery finale is a twisty paget-turner.
By Maureen Johnson
(2020)
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Notorious Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Wacky tale of middle schooler, '30s gangsters, murdered dog.
By Gordon Korman
(2020)
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One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
age 14+
Truth or Dare turns deadly in fun but formulaic mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2020)
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Ali Cross Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting first case for detective's middle-school son.
By James Patterson
(2019)
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