Book Reviews

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age 10+
 
Clever, fast-paced mystery mixes spy thrills and teen drama.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2012)
age 10+
 
Funny mystery with spunky girl touches on serious themes.
By Sheila Turnage
(2012)
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age 12+
 
Manga, art, and life lessons in topnotch mystery adventure.
By Diana Renn
(2012)
age 12+
 
Exciting series gets personal with Boone accused of theft.
By John Grisham
(2012)
age 9+
 
Smart kids, lessons in Mysterious Benedict Society prequel.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2012)
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age 12+
 
Psychological thriller about ex-assassin proves unsettling.
By Chris Lynch
(2012)
age 7+
 
Chapter book mystery promises more fun for Fancy Nancy fans.
By Jane O'Connor
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Great premise overcomes an excess of clever embellishments.
By Lizzie K. Foley
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Fast-paced story of teen who can see from a killer's eyes.
By Jill Hathaway
(2012)
age 14+
 
Masterful murder mystery takes dark view of justice.
By Agatha Christie
(1939)
age 10+
 
Kids search for pirate treasure in adventurous sequel.
By Kathy Reichs
(2011)
age 14+
 
More of the same in Book 3 of mean-girl murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Fast-paced YA thriller from "suburban noir" pro.
By Harlan Coben
(2011)
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age 14+
 
Teen flees mom's killer in gripping thriller.
By Charlie Price
(2011)
age 10+
 
Holmes in top form vs. spectral hound on the moor.
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(2011)
age 15+
 
Suspenseful sequel mixes mean girls and a murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2011)
age 12+
 
More mature themes in second entry of popular series.
By John Grisham
(2011)
age 11+
 
Series starter about teen lawyer teaches Courtroom 101.
By John Grisham
(2010)
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age 14+
 
Suspenseful series starter full of pranks and mean girls.
By Sara Shepard
(2010)
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age 13+
 
Quirky romantic mystery offers something for every teen.
By Kristen Miller
(2010)

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