Category Archives: Suspense

The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan

Riordan, Rick.  The 39 Clues:  Book 1: The Maze of Bones.  146 p.  Scholastic.  2008.  ISBN 978-0-545-09054-4 .Some books are so popular it seems almost silly to write a review about them.  The Maze of Bones, the first book in … Continue reading

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Skeleton Creek: Ryan’s Journal

Carman, Patrick.  Skeleton Creek: Ryan’s Journal. 185 p. Scholastic Press. 2009. ISBN 978-0-545-07566-4.  This book is scary.  What’s really cool about it is that it’s part book/part video.  Ryan and Sarah are teenage best friends who are no longer allowed … Continue reading

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For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker.  For Freedom:  The Story of a French Spy.  181 p. Dell Laurel-Leaf. 2003. ISBN 978-0-440-41831-3. Wow!  For Freedom:  The Story of a French Spy was incredibly suspenseful.  The book is based on a true story. Imagine you … Continue reading

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