Category Archives: Edgar Nominee

Monday Book Review: Saving Kabul Corner by N.H. Senzai

Here’s the second in my reviews of juvenile mysteries for these year’s Edgar nominees! Title: Saving Kabul Corner Author: N.H. Senzai Genre: mystery Age group: middle grade Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Ariana is a bit perturbed that her perfect cousin Laila, who … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Fake ID by Lamar Giles

It’s time to review another Edgar nominee, this time for best young adult mystery. Title: Fake ID Author: Lamar Giles Genre: mystery Age group: young adult Synopsis: Teenager Nick Pearson has been living in the Witness Protection Program for years. … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Nick and Tesla’s Super-Cyborg Gadget Glove by “Science Bob” Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith

The full title of this book is Nick and Tesla’s Super-Cyborg Gadget Glove: A Mystery with a Blinking, Beeping, Voice-Recording Gadget Glove You Can Build Yourself. Whew! How’s that for a title! It’s the first of my 2015 Edgar-nominated books … Continue reading

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My To-Be-Read Pile

This past Monday I didn’t get a Monday Book Review posted. I did, however, trek on out to my local public library to pick up some new books after getting my car out of the aftereffects of the Blizzard of … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: One Came Home by Amy Timberlake

This is the third in my series of reviews of the nominees for best juvenile mystery for the 2014 Edgar Awards, and so far it’s looking like a top contender. Title: One Came Home Author: Amy Timberlake Genre: mystery (historical) … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: P.K. Pinkerton and the Petrified Man by Caroline Lawrence

It’s time to start reviewing this year’s nominees for the Edgar Award for best juvenile mystery! First one up is a historical mystery that takes place in the Nevada Territory during the time of the Civil War. Title: P.K. Pinkerton … Continue reading

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