Tag Archives: Mystery

If I Live (If I Run #3)

by Terri Blackstock

Conditional Recommendation: In this thrilling conclusion, fugitive Casey Cox must stay alive a little longer to expose the true criminals, but she’s running out of places to hide from both the police and the people who want her and those she loves dead.

Age: Young Adult
Series: If I Run, Book 3 of 3
Pages: 352
Published: 2018

Genre: Christian Thriller

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If I’m Found (If I Run #2)

by Terri Blackstock

Conditional Recommendation: The stakes are getting higher and Casey Cox is still on the run but gains an ally and together they work to compile evidence to bring the real criminals to justice.

Age: Young Adult
Series: If I Run, Book 2 of 3
Pages: 384
Published: 2017

Genre: Christian Thriller

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Letter Perfect

by Cathy Marie Hake

Conditional Recommendation: After the death of her mother, bumbling and intelligent Ruth Caldwell travels to California to find her father but instead finds an unexpected inheritance hanging in the balance and a whole cast of characters to go with it.

Age: Young Adult
Series: California Historical, Book 1 of 2
Pages: 379
Published: 2006

Genre: Christian Historical Romance

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The Hidden Kingdom (Wings of Fire #3)

by Tui T. Sutherland

Conditional Recommendation: From the perspective of Glory the RainWing, the dragonets of destiny discover RainWings are disappearing from the Rainforest Kingdom and their search takes them through the Kingdom of Sand, the Ice Kingdom, and to the secret NightWing Kingdom.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Wings of Fire, Book Three
Pages: 336
Published:  2013

Genre: Fantasy

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Dragon Rider

by Cornelia Funke

Conditional Recommendation: A dragon, a brownie, and a boy set off on a quest to find the Rim of Heaven, a safe place for dragons to live, before humans invade their home or an ancient villain catches them.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: It was a standalone until 2018 when Funke published the companion novel, Dragon Rider: The Griffin’s Feather
Pages: 523
Published: 2005 (English), 1997 (original German)

Genre: Fantasy/Adventure

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The Lost Heir (Wings of Fire #2)

by Tui T. Sutherland

Conditional Recommendation: Told from the perspective of Tsunami the SeaWing, the five dragonets of the prophecy travel to the kingdom of the sea in search of Tsunami’s parents and discover mystery and intrigue.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Wings of Fire: The Dragonet Prophecy, Book Two
Pages: 296
Published: 2013

Genre: Fantasy

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The Sorcerer of the North (Ranger’s Apprentice #5)

by John Flanagan

Conditional Recommendation: Now a fully fledged ranger, Will is assigned to his own territory but it’s not long before he’s sent on a mission to unravel the mystery of the sorcerer of the north.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Ranger’s Apprentice, Book Five
Pages: 304
Published: 2008
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

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Emma’s Marriage Secret (A Newly Weds #3)

by Margo Hansen

Unconditional Recommendation: Emma Newly encounters mystery, danger, and love when she agrees to help her father on a case.

Age: Young Adult
Series: A Newly Weds series, Book Three
Pages: 281
Published: 2012

Genre: Historical Christian Romance

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The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy #1)

by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Conditional Recommendation: Orphan boy uses his cunning and wit to stay alive amidst the treacherous plot of a nobleman in this suspenseful adventure.

Age: Young Adult
Series: The Ascendance Trilogy, Book One
Pages: 352
Published: 2012
Genre: Adventure

Awards: E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Honor Book (2013), Lamplighter Award winner (2014)

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