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Review: The Vanishing Staircase by Maureen Johnson

Genre: YA, Mystery, Thriller Summary: The Truly Devious case—an unsolved kidnapping and triple murder that rocked Ellingham Academy in 1936—has consumed Stevie for years. It’s the very reason she came to the academy. But then her classmate was murdered, and her parents quickly pull her out of school. For her safety, they say. She must move past…

Review: Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

Title: Truly Devious Author: Maureen Johnson Genre: YA, Mystery Summary:  Ellingham Academy is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers, inventors, and artists. It was founded by Albert Ellingham, an early twentieth century tycoon, who wanted to make a wonderful place full of riddles, twisting pathways, and gardens. “A place,” he said, “where learning is…