Reviews by Tag: murder mystery

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Good Girl Bad Blood by Holly Jackson

Good Girl, Bad Blood

By Holly Jackson
Rated by
Sahavi B.
Dec 8, 2022

Pip and Ravi have started a crime podcast and Pip is sure that her investigating days are
behind her but when her friend Jamie Reynolds goes missing and the police fail to do anything
about it Pip decides to take matters into her own hands with the help of Ravi Singh they start to
investigate the case the more they look the more clues they find and the deeper this case gets.
I loved it. This book is almost better than the first one which you don't often see in prequels.

Teen Review
Time Will Tell by Barry Lyga

Time Will Tell

By Barry Lyga
Rated by
Iqra N.
Dec 7, 2022

After digging up their parents’ time capsule from 35 years ago, Elayah, Liam, Jorja, and
Marcie discover hidden secrets along with a bloody knife with a note. Soon enough, the friend
group begins to question their loyalty to their parents. Could one of their parents have killed
someone? It all started in 1986, where their parents all had secrets of their own, and the missing
friend in their group who still hasn’t turned up. However, soon after contacting news experts,

Teen Review
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

By Holly Jackson
Rated by
Sahavi B.
Nov 7, 2022

For a senior project Pip decides to investigate the murder of Andie Bell and Sal Singh, that
happened five years ago in her little town. Sal, Andies boyfriend was the presumable murderer.
After killing Andie Sal allegedly took his own life from guilt or fear. Pip has always thought that
there was something off about the case, and the more she investigates the more it becomes
clear that someone doesn't want her to. With the help of Ravi Singh, Sal’s brother. Pip slowly

Teen Review
One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

One of Us is Lying

By Karen M. McManus
Rated by
Sahavi B.
Nov 7, 2022

Addy, Brownyn, Cooper, Nate and Simon all walk into detention and only four of them walk out.
Simon is left on the floor dead with the life sucked out of him and the four that are left are
mentally scarred. A big coincidence right?, maybe even too big. All four of our main characters
have very different lives; Brownyn Rojas is a straight A student who is on her way to Yale,
Beautiful homecoming princess Addy Prentiss seems to have an ideal life, Baseball star Cooper

Teen Review
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

By Holly Jackson
Rated by
Haya B.
Sep 28, 2022

Pippa Fitz-Amobi is an ambitious senior at Fairview High School who is tasked with an
individualized project that every senior at their school has to complete. Pippa, being the curious
student that she is, chooses to solve the mystery behind the murder of Andie Bell, a student who
previously attended Fairview and was rumored to have been murdered by her ex-boyfriend Sal
Singh. For Pippa, what initially began as a project to take another look at the closed case has now

Teen Review
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

The Silent Patient

By Alex Michaelides
Rated by
Sophie G.
Sep 6, 2022

The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides, takes place six years after the death of Gabriel
Berenson. His wife, Alicia was convicted of the crime and institutionalized. Since her husband’s
death, Alicia has been entirely silent, and only through her diary do we get to see her side of
events. Theo Faber, a psychotherapist, has become obsessed with her case and goes to the
Grove, the institution where Alicia lives, to try to get her to talk and reveal her secrets. This

Teen Review
The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Naturals

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
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Aug 29, 2022

Cassie Hobbes is a 17 year old girl who’s living with her dad’s relatives. Her mom was
brutally murdered 5 years prior and the body was never found. Cassie grows up with that
trauma and never moves on from it. So when special agent Tanner Briggs wants to recruit her
for a special program called ‘The Naturals,’ Cassie accepts in hopes of finding her mother’s
killer. However, things mix up when Cassie and her new friends at ‘The Naturals’ program find
out that there’s another killer on the loose. Cassie is led to believe that this is the same person

Teen Review
As Good as Dead by Holy Jackson

As Good As Dead

By Holly Jackson
Rated by
Eva K.
Aug 15, 2022

As good as dead is an exceptionally well
written book. From the very first sentence
all the way to the very last page it keeps
you entertained. I loved how the ending of
the book was so subtle yet it gave you enough
information to let you know exactly what
happened. I loved the different perspectives
that we received from this book and it was a
very enjoyable read. The book takes us on a
journey through Pip’s 3rd year in a row
investigating a missing persons’ case but
everything changes when the person missing is

Teen Review
Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Storm Front

By Jim Butcher
Rated by
Aug 13, 2022

Summary: Harry Dresden is a detective wizard living in Chicago. Having difficulty paying
rent, he eagerly takes a job from a woman named Monica Sells, asking him to find her husband
who disappeared while dabbling in magic. What at first seems like a simple case though soon
turns into something far more dangerous than Harry could’ve imagined.

Teen Review
The Missing Season by Gillian French

The Missing Season

By Gillian French
Rated by
Teen Book Reviewer
Aug 2, 2022

The Missing Season is about a girl named Clara who just recently moved
into a town called Pender. Clara finds a group to hang out with and they
have told the town’s scary secret: The Mumbler. The Mumbler takes kids
every October night and then they turn up dead. Clara doesn’t believe in it
but as she hears everyone’s share of tales, she wants to know who the
Mumbler really is.

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