Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones Fantasy Mystery * * * Stars (Pretty good) Annis Whitworth is a fashion-savvy young society lady living with her aunt Cassia in London in 1818 when they learn of her father’s untimely death. Annis finds evidence supporting her theory that her father was a spy who died in the line of duty and means to make it known to the London War Office. But her information … Read more
The X-Files: Origins by Kami Garcia Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book was about a teenage boy who is trying to deal with the loss of his sister after she was kidnapped. Later, he finds out that another girl was kidnapped and he tries to save her and tries to find out more info about his own sister. I really love this book. The climax was spread throughout … Read more
The Activist Theodore Boone #4 by John Grisham Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Theo’s town is planning to build a bypass for trucks and destroying homes, buildings, and public spaces to do it. Theo is against it and has to help people realize that the bypass is a bad idea. I liked this book because it was exciting and a really good book.
The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Daughter of Sherlock Holmes #1 by Leonard S. Goldberg Adventure Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The story takes the perspective of Dr. Watson’s son and the long lost daughter of Sherlock Holmes. Or so you think. Throughout this book you discover the true father of Joanne and while solving stumble upon another crime. This book is great if you’re a Sherlock fan or a … Read more
Ms Marvel: No Normal Ms Marvel #1 by G. Willow Wilson Adventure Comics Fantasy Graphic Novel Mystery Supernatural Thriller Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Kamala is a 16-year-old girl who is just starting to become rebellious against her parents. She sneaks out to a party, then suddenly she has powers! In this book she is figuring out everything in life.
A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallero Adventure Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) It is about the teen descendants of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they meet in college for the first time. Shortly after they are already in danger and solving crimes. This is a great take on Sherlock Holmes, but with a fun modern twist.
The Lost by Natasha Preston Mystery Suspense Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This was an amazing book! Piper and her friend Hazel don’t act like normal teenagers, but are wanting to give it a try to see if they can find out what happened to the so-called runaways. They go out and see Caleb and his friend who are rich and donate often. They offer the girls a ride to … Read more
You Will Be Mine by Natasha Preston Mystery Suspense Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This was an amazing book! Lylah and her friends are wanting to go to the party before Valentine’s Day. Lylah isn’t the biggest fan of Valentine’s Day because it marks a tragic event with her family. She is still going to go to the party though. Right before they leave, her friend Sonny gets a note … Read more
Expelled by James Patterson Mystery Realistic Fiction Romance Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Theo, Jude, Sasha, and Parker are expelled for an inappropriate picture on Theo’s twitter. The thing is, he didn’t post it. Parker is the only one that is guilty. Theo tries to figure out who posted the picture. He finds that Sasha isn’t innocent, and also is crazy. Jude, his best friend, wants to pursue art since … Read more