The Girl is Murder
Publish date: July 19th 2011
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: The Girl is Murder (#1)
Set in 1942, in the grip of World War II, the story follows Iris Anderson, a fifteen-year-old girl with a mind for sleuthing. Following her mother’s tragic suicide, Iris is uprooted from her private school and her cushy apartment on the Upper East Side of New York, landing in a public school and liv...
this was fun
For me, tried too hard to be the hard-boiled 40's mystery novel. Failed to connect to the protagonist and some of the lingo was going to drive me batty. (This is also a problem with some 40's films so not an isolated issue of this book.) No one really seemed worth rooting for or caring about their p...
4 frosted shortbread cookies.Cover Love: Yes. The font and the girl do a good job conveying the setting and time that this book takes place.Why I Wanted to Read This:There is a second book coming out in this series which is what prompted me to get this one read. I also wanted to see if it was oka...