The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson *Stephanie’s Review*

I loved The Vanishing Staircase by Maureen Johnson so much! It had a typical Maureen Johnson cliffhanger which I don’t love but I’m beginning to question that stance. Not much time has passed between the two books. Stevie ends up back at Ellingham Academy but she made a deal with the devil to get there. She is assigned to work with Dr. Fenton, a woman […]

The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson *Stephanie’s Review*

If it’s possible I think I liked this The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson better than the The Name of the Star! I decided that I wanted to finish this series before moving on with the Truly Devious series and I’m really happy with my decision! Johnson really expands on the possibilities of the first book and then layers in more mysteries. I didn’t think […]

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson *Stephanie’s Review*

The blurb for Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson snagged me at “unsolved disappearance” and really appealed to my love of true crime. The fact that this particular disappearance is a cold case and decades old only added to the appeal. I really enjoyed Stevie and the friends that she makes at Ellingham Academy. She resonated with me because we both really enjoy true crime. That […]