If you are a mystery fan, you will LOVE this book! 13 year old Oz reports to work at his family’s restaurant to find a dead man in the walk in refrigerator. Oz’s brother is automatically accused, but Oz vows to find out the truth. He has no idea that he will put his life in danger and challenge everything he thought he knew about his family. A page turner for sure.
Hello I’m Smiley 101 and I just read With a Name like Love. It was about this girl and her preacher family who travels and ends up in this big situation. Read this book to find out what the situation is and if she gets out of it!
Here’s one more book from the Night Fall collection. This book is much different than my normal horror books as thsi one is a mix between horror and a mystery book. This book is about a girl named Ella and she LOVES to cook. She has always wanted to have her own little bakery someday, and when she saw a help wanted sign in a window of a bakery she knew she had to have the job. She tried to get the jopb but her best friend Jasper ruined it for her. When she starts seeing the cookies from that bakery in her school she does not even try them because she never got the job. Ella then realizes that people are starting to act really weird and that they are dressing more formal day after day. She ends up getting bullied by everyone in the school even her mother and gets suspened because she was not wearing formal clothing. When her mom comes and gets her from school Ella realizes that her mother is just like everyone else in her town. When Ella and her mother finally get home Ella’s mother locks Ella in her bedroom and throws out all of her clothing and tells her that is she wants to be normal that she needs to wear certain clothing. Ella agrees but she still is not a moster like everyone else. She then goes to a meeting and finds out for those who decide not to wear the certain clothing that they will be killed. Ella ends up runing for her life because she was on the verge of being killed. She ends up hiding in the bakery that she didn’t get the job for. She then figures out that the cookies that everyone in her town has had are special cookies with a potion inside them to make everyone the way they are. Ella finds the other potion that will turn everyone back to normal. But will she make it in time? Why don’t you find out by going to your NCMS media center and check out this awesome book.
I became interested in this mystery because I saw it on a student’s desk. It will not disappoint. It was a page turner with the right amount of suspense. You want to find out what happens to Matt and Parker and you can’t help but cheer for Otis, Parker’s Dog. The pages seemed to turn on their own, I was so interested. Great Read! Enjoy!
Murdered, My Sweet is about a teenage girl named Jenny who’s mom is a famous mystery writer. Jenny and her mom went to San Antonio to hear her uncle Arnold Harmony’s new addition to the will be read. Right before the will was read Arnold’s son was murdered. As soon as Jenny’s mom heard about this she jumped on the case even though she has never solved a real crime before. Jenny doesn’t want her mom to get hurt so she and a bell boy named Carlos help. Suprising Jenny is great at solving crimes. Now that she’s figuring it out and narrowing down the suspects, someone is after her!
This book is amazing I could not put it down.If you are in to creepy and mysterious books this is the book for you.It is the Night Fall series and there is more books like this. READ IT!!!!!!!!!!!
Don”t Judge A Girl By Her Cover was a thrilling mystery novel about 3 teenage girls on a mission to find out who this dangerous kidnapper is. This kidnapper attempted to kidnap one of their very own best friends and they weren’t going to let that happen. Throughout the story the girls go on dangerous missions to find the kidnappers. Ally Carter, the author of this book, doesn’t include every detail when you read so you have to infer what is going to happen a lot, but in the end everything comes together! I don’t love reading but I couldn’t put this book down. If you are into mysteries you should definitely read this book!
Ali senses a ghost ….and it is a dog!
Ali can always sense the presence of a ghost, but this one won’t talk to her. She only hears whimpers and smells a strange smell. She comes to realize that this ghost is a dog which makes solving this mystery especially difficult. Along with her friend Dub, they try to figure out what’s up with the strange new kid, why puppies around the town disappearing and why a dog ghost is so upset.
Read this book to see if you can figure out this mystery!
If you like the television show CSI, you will especially enjoy this forensic mystery. Cammie’s dad is the coroner and she is hired as his assistant. She has a passion for forensics and plans on entering the field after college. Emotions run high as a murder victim turns out to be her friend. Can she use her smarts to solve this case before the killer strikes again? Read this book to find out!
Not alive. Not dead. Somewhere in between lie the Beautiful Dead….
Daria is devastated that her boyfriend Phoenix is dead. And then one day Phoenix appears to Darina. He tells her that she must help Jonas-the first of the four high schoolers in their town to die. She must right the wrong linked to his death. Only with her help can Jonas finally rest in peace. Will love conquer death? And if it does, can Darina set it free?
I enjoyed this fantasy mystery even if some of the characters never got beyond the typical high school stereotypes. Give it a shot and let us know what you think!
You may recognize this author’s last name as he is a best selling author of adult suspense and mystery books. Many of his books have been turned into movies. With that said, John Grisham is dipping his toe into the world of young adult lit. Maybe I should say stomping his foot into young adult lit because he has written a fine page turning mystery.
Theo is the only child of two lawyers. His second home is the courthouse. He tends to dabble in law by offering advice to many classmates and town folk. It is one thing to shell out advice about the possibility of suing a younger sibling for stealing an item, but quite another when he gets involved in the biggest murder trial his town has ever seen.
The case looks open and shut, but Theo stumbles upon information that could blow the case wide open. The stakes are high, but Theo won’t rest until justice is served. See if you can put all the pieces of this puzzeling mystery together before the case is sent to the jury. An enjoyable mystery read!
In the second book in the boy Sherlock Holmes series, Sherlock tries to solve the mystery of the missing Rathbone daughter. while trying to solve the mystery he hears stories of vicious beasts living on the grounds of a giant mansion where he thinks Rathbone is being held. will Sherlock solve this mystery or will he fail??