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Lockwood & Co., Book 2 The Whispering Skull

By Jonathan Stroud
5 ratings11 reviews
  • codyjrz
    I have not yet read this book but it indeed looks very interesting. I'm looking foreword to reading this book. I've played a game called mystery case files 13th skull and this really caught my eye because it reminded me so much of that I couldn't resist checking it out. You will here from me even...

Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done

By Stephan Pastis
21 ratings30 reviews
  • smileyguy246
    "When you lose hope, find it." —Timmy Failure He doesn’t like to pull rank. To reveal that he’s this guy: Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the greatest detective agency in town, perhaps the nation. But he is. And he’s about to crack the biggest case of his generation: a school...

Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth

By Jane O'Connor
36 ratings43 reviews
  • asma234
    asma2343 stars
    This book is a fun and cute book about Fancy Nancy solving mystery's.The first mystery in the book is about a trap being in her neighbors backyard,but in this book I don't think this mystery was solved I think you would have to read the next book to figure this one out.Then someone steals Nancy's...

Smells Like Dog

By Suzanne Selfors
22 ratings21 reviews
  • lollipop8
    lollipop82 stars
    i didn't really like this book a lot because there is too much going on in the plot. homer pudding is trying to follow the footsteps of his treasure hunter uncle drake pudding. then his uncle is eaten by a giant man eating tortoise (what?). his uncle leaves him some stuff and his "useless" dog. w...

Dead End in Norvelt

By Jack Gantos
28 ratings38 reviews
  • borntoswim
    borntoswim5 stars
    Before reading this book I was a little skeptical, but it turned out to be an amazing book. I read it with my class, because the teacher assigned it to us and couldn't put it down. Though it isn't entirely true story, the author, Jack Gantos, used his name for the main character and some characte...

"When Did You See Her Last?" (All the Wrong Questions)

By Lemony Snicket
3 ratings2 reviews
  • Acorn 23
    Its a great book and I cant wait for the penultimate one!

Lockwood & Co. The Screaming Staircase

By Jonathan Stroud
16 ratings16 reviews
  • smileyguy246
    When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . . For more than fifty years, the country has been affected by a horrifying epidemic of ghosts. A number of Psychic Investigations Agencies have sprung up to destroy the dangerous apparitions. Lucy Carlyle, a talented yo...

Code of Silence: Living a Lie Comes with a Price (Code of Silence Novel, A)

By Tim Shoemaker
15 ratings11 reviews
  • super
    super4 stars
    I keep trying to write a review and it won't let me! Telling the Truth Could Get Them Killed. Remaining Silent Could Be Worse. When Cooper, Hiro, and Gordy witness a robbery that leaves a man in a coma, they find themselves tangled in a web of mystery and deceit that threatens their lives. After...

Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief

By Wendelin Van Draanen
5 ratings8 reviews
  • mrslawhorn
    I wish Sammy Keyes was a real friend of mine, because I love how she stands up for herself and is able to always solve problems, sometimes even better than adults can! Great mystery story, intriguing characters, and lots of funny parts too. I love Sammy Keyes!

The Tell-Tale Start (Misadventures of Edgar/Allan)

By Gordon McAlpine
1 ratings4 reviews
  • campbellcreekside
    Have you ever heard one of Edgar Allen Poe's poems or stories? Well, here's something that I like even better! This is a story about his great-great-great nephews who are twins who can read each other's minds. They have a huge adventure with some parts that might scare some kids. It was my fa...

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