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4 mystery books to get you out of a reading slump

Are you stuck in a reading slump? There's no better escape than diving into the thrilling stories of mystery books. These stories will keep you on the edge of your seat, turning pages late into the night. Get ready to get out of your slump with these four mystery novels and keep you guessing who did it... ðŸ—ï¸ðŸ•µï¸‍♀️

1. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus


When detention takes a deadly turn, five students with secrets become suspects in a murder investigation. This book is popular on BookTok, but we promise it lives up to the hype. One of Us is Lying will keep you guessing until the very end. Twists, turns, and high school drama—this one's a page-turner! 🔒🔍

2. Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson


Ellingham Academy is a place for the curious and the daring. When Stevie attends, she finds herself entangled in a real mystery. Truly Devious perfectly blends cold cases, boarding school intrigue and a charmingly complex protagonist. 🔎📘

3. Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson


Claudia is determined to find her missing friend, uncovering dark secrets along the way. Monday’s Not Coming will keep you on the edge of your seat with its gripping narrative and emotional depth. 🕰️👭 Note: This book has a few content warnings, so be sure to read them and/or ask a parent before diving into this story.

4. Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé


Secrets, scandals, and a mysterious figure known as Aces. In Ace of Spades, students at an elite academy find themselves entangled in a web of lies and betrayal. With its gripping plot and social commentary, this Pretty Little Liars-esque thriller is a must-read that will leave you questioning everything. ♠️🎲

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by Catherine Wang | 4/16/2024