Wretched Waterpark (The Sinister Summer Series)

From New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes her middle grade series debut! Part Scooby Doo, part A Series of Unfortunate Events, and entirely genius! Meet the Sinister-Winterbottom twins, who solve mysteries at increasingly bizarre summer vacation destinations in the hopes of being reunited with their parents—or at the very least finally finding a good churro.

Meet the Sinister-Winterbottoms: brave Theo, her timid twin, Alexander, and their older sister, Wil. They’re stuck for the summer with their Aunt Saffronia, who doesn’t know how often children need to eat and can’t use a smartphone, and whose feet never quite seem to touch the floor when she glides—er—walks.

When Aunt Saffronia suggests a week pass to the Fathoms of Fun Waterpark, they hastily agree. But the park is even stranger than Aunt Saffronia. The waterslides look like gray gargoyle tongues. The employees wear creepy black dresses and deliver ominous messages. An impossible figure is at the top of the slide tower, people are disappearing, and suspicious goo is seeping into the wave pool.

Something mysterious is happening at Fathoms of Fun, and it’s up to the twins to get to the bottom of it. The mystery, that is. NOT the wave pool. Definitely NOT the wave pool. But are Theo and Alexander out of their depth?

Hardcover, 256 pages
Published on June 7, 2022 by Delacorte Press
ISBN-10: 0593379047
ISBN-13: 9780593379042
2 Book Reviews
  • summerflower113
    summerflower1134 months44 stars
    Parents leave - now courageous Theo, cautious Alexander, and addicted-to-phone teenanger Wil with their strange aunt. When she decides to go to a waterpark, the trouble starts. From Wil acting strange to fake people, can Theo and Alexander figure everything out?
    • regancornrules
      Cool 😽😎