Emily Ecton: The Ambrose Deception



E ARC from Edelweiss PlusMelissa Wilf and Bondi are all informed that they have been invited to compete for a scholarship and find themselves lured into a hunt for clues across the city of Chicago They each have a driver at their disposal as well as a charge card and each of them set out to figure out a series of clues There are bumps along the way but just as they all get close to the end they are challenged by the children of the man who ut together the hunt and must work together to Protectors of the Stars (Theias Moons, prove that they really did solve all of the clues and should be awarded the money over the other heirsStrengths Chicago certainly is a great city for this sort of tale Blue Balliet s art mysteries as well as Malone s Sixty Eight RoomsAdventures and Fantaskey s Isabel Feeney Star Reporter all incorporate city landmarks into the mysteries of the stories This had some similarities to Chambliss Book Scavenger series and a feel like Grabenstein s Mr Lemoncello s LibraryWeaknesses I wanted a lot information much earlier in the book as to why the children were involved in solving theseuzzles When it didn t come I lost interest because I didn t believe that they would fool their The Total Fishing Manual (Field Stream) parents into thinking they were really working on a scholarship activityWhat I really think All of the titles mentioned as similar to this story do not do well in my library with the exception of The Book Scavenger I willass on urchasing 5 stars Special thanks to the ublisher for Informing the Future providing a review copyThe Ambrose Deception captured my attention with the firstaragraph and I continued reading the rest with glee I haven t been this excited about a middle grade read since I first found Kiki Strike by Kirsten Miller Seriously this review should just be exclamation Dragons Do Eat Homework (The Bailey School Kids Jr. Chapter Book, points This scavenger hunt by threereteens will take you on a wild ride when they are chosen to compete for a selective scholarship that no one has ever heard about Wilf Melissa and Bondi are given access to everything a kid would need to go on the ultimate mystery As the kids figure out the clues they also find that there is mystery as to who is giving this The Last Ride of German Freddie prize and whyAll of these kids are smart and each approaches the hunt with varying degrees of interest and need for the grandrize of ten thousand dollars As they finish the end of the hunt they decide to come together to unravel who is behind this game Melissa is 16 v ja haku päällä probably my favorite since she is a snarky red head that is intent on making this work Wilf just wants to get by and have fun Bondi really is smart but hides that fact by his antics The background of Chicago featured easily recognizable sites and since I was there recently it was just theerfect background It is always exciting to have seen landmarks that you are reading about I really want from this author Christmas gift to ME from my 11 year. Melissa is a nobody Wilf is a slacker Bondi is a show off At least that's what their middle school teachers think To everyone's surprise they are the three students chosen to compete for a ten thousand dollar scholarship solving clues that lead them to various.

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Fun story I had a blast reading this bookI offered to read it out loud to my kids but they wanted to read a different book together so I read it myself It only took me two days to read the whole thing When I finished I snapped the book shut and told my kids You girls missed out That was awesomeI ve always loved middle grade mystery novels and this was no exception With three delinuent kids receiving a mysterious scholarship opportunity where they have to follow clues around Chicago it didn t take long for me to get hooked on the storyWhat starts out as an exciting opportunity turns out to be a bigger mystery than any of the kids expected And let s just say that I loved the ending There s a cooky twist at the end that makes it just that much better SO MUCH FUNContent A couple of mild curse words maybe twoSource Thank you to Disney Hyperion for sending me an Advanced Readers Copy of the book The Ambrose Deception is a fun middle grade book Wilf Bondi and Melissa are all kids who are overlooked at their schools When they are chosen to compete in a scholarship The Malbim Esther program no one can uite believe it including the kids But things aren t what they seem and the clues they have to solve aren t the only mystery they find themselves in the middle ofThere is a lot to love in this book If you are aarent or teacher this is a super fast read I love how they mystery unfolds at a great Moonchild pace and the clues are for real landmarks around the Chicago area I love that Kids living in Chicago will have a ton of fun trying to solve the clues while reading In fact I think that would be such a fun interactive way to experience this book Beyond the treasure hunt this book has fantastic themes about friendship trust and working together I really liked how the clues for the hunt were repeated throughout the book so that kids can easily follow along and remember what the kids in the book are looking for Sprinkled along with the hunt and each story line searching for the answers to their clues are text message witharents notes from the drivers emails from teachers and much It helps tell the story and bring the worlds around each child to life in a fun way I think that Constructing Effective Criticism parents will chuckle and kids will be delighted reading this book It has awesomeotential to be turned into a fun interactive experience Even if you don t live in Chicago it would be easy to help them try and talk through how they would solve each clue and even Googling the answers to see what you come up with Books that are entertaining but can also be used to help kids learn is always a HUGE win for me If you have kids or work with kids I recommend checking this book out Especially if you live in or near ChicagoThank you Rockstar Book Tours and Disney Hyperion Books for sending me a copy to read and review and for being a The Last Algonquin part of this tour. R the truth behind the Ambrose Deception a truth that involves a lot than just a scholarshipWith a narrative style as varied and intriguing as the mystery itself this adventure involving clever clueslenty of Hall of Mirrors perks and abhorrent adults isure wish fulfillment.

Old nephew He was very excited for me to open it He thinks I ll like it because it s an adventure where This review and many can be found on my blog Feed Your Fiction AddictionThis book is Electric Machines and Power Systems perfect for a middle grade reader and for us moms who like to read middle grade too It has super fun characters an educational element that isn trominent enough to make it obvious it s teaching you anything and a cute and wacky mysteryThe book takes three unlikely scholarship hopefuls on an adventure across Chicago to try to solve riddles The educational element comes in because you end up learning about some of the lesser known sights in Chicago and some of the fun elements of the city as well since Wilf doesn t take his scholarship opportunity all that seriously I really enjoyed the escapades that the kids go through to figure out their clues and the ending to the book has some elements that kids will LOVE that I don t want to spoil What can I say This book is adorable and adventurous and is Jon Stanton Series - Three Thrillers (White Angel Murder pretty much middle grade gold in my opinion Ilan to give it to my daughter to read next because I m convinced she ll love it I give it 55 stars Disclosure I received this book from the The Fundamental 5 publisher in exchange for an honest review No other compensation was given and all opinions are my own This is similar to Book Scavenger or Escape from Mr Lemoncello s Library I liked the first but not the second I also didn t like this story It s the characters that I didn t like The setting is wonderful Chicago is somewhere that I am familiar with I think that helps when reading this book The mystery was okay but I figured out the ending before the reveal A fresh new middle grade mystery in the spirit of The Westing Game I was engaged immediately with the cryptic descriptions of the three contestants The captivating clues make youut on your thinking cap Love the Chicago setting and the varied story vehicles alternating POVs text messages emails letters and even newspaperon line articles Melissa Bondi and Wilf begin the contest with three clues each well almostThere is much to come Fun mystery from three different oints of view The clues take Melissa Wilf and Bondi on a scavenger hunt all over Chicago so I enjoyed trying to figure out the local landmarks alongside them Reminded me of The Westing Game although for me that will always be a hard book to top Ages 9 and up Another uzzly children s book I read to recapture the The Gollywhopper Games magic For some reason this one fell kind of flat for meThe writing and characters were great and I always wanted to know what would happen next but unfortunately what happened next turned out to be Vanity Loves Company prettyredictable The scope was somehow unrealistically ambitious view spoilerwhat adults would behave this way with that amount of money on the line hide spoiler What Locations around Chicago At first the three contestants work independently but it doesn't take long before each begins to wonder whether the competition is a sham It's only by secretly joining forces and using their uniue talents that the trio is able to uncove.

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