Reviews by Tag: suspense

Teen Review
The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

The Lying Game

By Ruth Ware
4
Rated by
Amanda
Oct 17, 2022

Four girls are known for being liars at their boarding school. They often played a game
called the Lying Game where the objective is to tell lies without getting caught. When they get a
text from a friend within the group, the girls are reunited when those lies come back to haunt
them in their adult life. is book kept me on the edge of my seat until the end. ere were so
many plot twists that let me questioning everything I originally thought. Make sure you have a
good chunk of time before you start because you will not be able to put this book down!

Teen Review
The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Naturals

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
5
Rated by
Sophie G.
Sep 6, 2022

Cassie, the main character in The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Bares, is an expert at reading
people. Cassie doesn’t expect this knack for understanding others to get her much until she’s
recruited to join a group of other teenagers investigating FBI cold cases. Cassie, the newest
“Natural”, lives with 4 other teens with gifts like hers. The Naturals are nothing like they seem,
and Cassie’s mentors aren’t average agents either. When a new killer strikes, Cassie and the

Teen Review
The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Naturals

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
4
Rated by
Anonymous
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
Family of Liars by E. Lockhart

Family of Liars

By E. Lockhart
4
Rated by
Anna S.
Aug 29, 2022

Carrie Sinclair is telling her story of her summer 27 years ago on the Sinclair private
island. This is the summer that the boys come. The boys are Carrie’s friend’s
boyfriend's friends. When the boys get to the island Carrie suddenly finds Pfeff, one of
the boys, very interesting. Carrie and Pfeff start hanging out more and soon they are
much more than friends. Carrie’s sisters think Pfeff is not good for her, so what will
Carrie choose? Family or Pfeff?

Teen Review
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars

By E. Lockhart
4
Rated by
Anna S.
Aug 29, 2022

Cadence Sinclair is lost and confused. She is living on a private island where the
Sinclair’s spend every summer. Cadence is 17 and going to the island, but she doesn’t
remember anything that happened when she was 15. Cadence is searching for the
truth, but will she be able to find it on this island? Cadence knows that there was an
accident but she doesn’t know what happened, but everyone else on the island
seems to know. Cadence will uncover the secrets of the past and learn some things
she doesn’t want to know.

Teen Review
The Light in Hidden Places by Sharon Cameron

The Light in Hidden Places

By Sharon Cameron
5
Rated by
Anonymous
Aug 12, 2022

Stefania “Fusia” Podgorska was just a teenager when German bombs rained down on her city of
Przemsyl, Poland. She used to work at a local shop with the Diamant family, who she grew close
to over the years. Fusia even made an agreement with one of the sons, Izio, to get married. But
Stefania is Roman Catholic, and Izio is Jewish, meaning that this must be kept a secret. As the
Germans invade Poland and anti-Semitism grows, Stefania knows she has to do something to
help. The Diamants are sent off to a ghetto, and she’s left raising her younger sister. But,

Teen Review
Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

Ruby Red

By Kerstin Gier
5
Rated by
Kayla B.
Aug 12, 2022

Gwyneth Shepherd has enough on her plate, what with her ability to talk to ghosts, and the
constant struggle with ugly school uniforms. She definitely could do without unexpected bouts of
time travel. Unfortunately for Gwyneth, her family’s preparations for Gwen’s cousin Charlotte to
inherit a time travel gene were incorrect. Now, Gwyneth must fight to figure out the secrets of
the secret society controlling the time troubles and somehow survive the company of her
deliciously handsome (but also quite bothersome) time travel companion, Gideon. Will Gwen

Teen Review
The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Hawthorne Legacy

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
5
Rated by
Anna S.
Aug 12, 2022

Avery Kylie Grambs is trying to settle into her mansion and life as a billionaire. Avery
is still trying to solve the puzzle that Tobias Hawthorne left her along with her
inheritance. Avery will need help from the 4 Hawthorne brothers, but she finds herself
falling for not just one, but two of the brothers. Avery, along with all of this going on, is
being threatened and it is starting to look like someone is trying to kill her. Avery is
discovering her past and who her family really is, blood related or not. If things were

Teen Review
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Inheritance Games

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
5
Rated by
Anna S.
Aug 12, 2022

Avery Kylie Grambs is just a teenager living life the best she can after her mom
passed away multiple years ago. She is living with her older sister, until everything
changes when a mysterious man shows up, telling Avery that she has inherited a
large sum of money. After this meeting, Avery still is in shock when she inherits
around 46 billion dollars from a random person she has never met, Tobaias
Hawthorne. There is only one thing she has to do to keep her inheritance. Stay alive

Teen Review
Splinters of Scarlet by Emily Bain Murphy

Splinters of Scarlet

By Emily Bain Murphy
3
Rated by
Aadit G.
Aug 12, 2022

Rating: 3
My rating for this book is a 3 because the book only takes place in one setting for the
most part. This makes the book not at all compelling to me personally. It was hard to
focus reading the book as it was not very interesting.

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