Tag Archives: Detectives Week

Detectives Week: An Unabashed Love Letter to Veronica Mars

We started the week with Nancy Drew, and it’s only appropriate for us to end the week with our favorite modern girl detective, the one and only Veronica Mars. If you never watched Veronica Mars during it’s overlooked 3 seasons … Continue reading

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Detectives Week Review: Cam Jansen: The First Day of School Mystery by David A. Adler

Cam Jansen: The First Day of School Mystery by David A. Adler. Puffin Books, 2002. Currently available. Genre: Easy Reader Mystery Face Value: It’s nothing special. Honestly, I had to search for the cover online because I read this one on … Continue reading

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Detectives Week Review: The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Haines Miller

The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines Roaring Brook Press, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Face Value: I love the classic mystery aesthetic here: it’s both paying homage to the genre and time period and a lovely … Continue reading

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Detectives Week Review: Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief by Wendelin Van Draanen

Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief  by Wendelin Van Draanen. Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Mystery Face Value: I checked out an old library bound copy, and I love the oddly colored images on the cover. It’s … Continue reading

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Detectives Week Review: Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her by Melanie Rehak

Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her by Melanie Rehak Harcourt, 2005 (Currently Available) Genre: Nonfiction Face Value: Perfectly effective. This cover, for me, strikes the ideal balance of original Nancy Drew nostalgia and serious-looking nonfiction aesthetics. … Continue reading

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