Absolutely Truly

Absolutely Truly

Book - 2014 | First edition.
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"Twelve-year-old Truly Lovejoy's family moves to a small town to take over a bookstore. Soon, she has to solve two mysteries involving a missing book and an undelivered letter"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781442429734
Branch Call Number: J FREDERI
Characteristics: 355 pages ; 22 cm.


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Jan 17, 2018

A cozy mystery for middle grade with a recipe at the end just as it should have. Truly Lovejoy and her family are transplanted to Pumpkin Falls, New Hampshire, after her dad is injured in Afghanistan. She is the middle of five siblings and has hit her growth spurt before the boys her age -- hitting six feet before she has even turned thirteen.

There are many plot threads that the author ties nicely together: new girl in middle school, big town family transplanted to a small town, struggling bookstore, and more. Plus there is the mystery of the envelope Truly finds in the pages of an autographed edition of Charlotte's Web. Highly recommended!

JCLBeckyC Nov 21, 2017

Fast-paced, character-driven, cozy mystery with a strong sense of place and a large cast of quirky characters. This middle-grade fiction book is a good pick for realistic fiction fans who want to try a mystery, or for mystery lovers who care about the characters and setting more than the crime. Read-alike: Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool.

Dec 11, 2016

Really awesome book for middle school and high school! It was lots of fun to read as you joined in on the mysteries of the letter and the missing book. Pumpkin Falls has more than what meets the eye!

Jun 10, 2016

This is such an awesome book!!!
I read it in 3 days! I couldn't put it down!


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