September 01, 2018

#BookReview of Scarlett Undercover by @jenandapen


Scarlett Undercover
Reviewed By: Rachael
Publisher: Little Brown
Recommended Age: Young Adult
Genre: Contemporary, Mystery
About the Book: Meet Scarlett, a smart, sarcastic, kick-butt, Muslim American heroine, ready to take on crime in her hometown of Las Almas. When a new case finds the private eye caught up in a centuries-old battle of evil genies and ancient curses, Scarlett discovers that her own family secrets may have more to do with the situation than she thinks -- and that cracking the case could lead to solving her father's murder.

Jennifer Latham delivers a compelling story and a character to remember in this one-of-a-kind debut novel.








About the Author: 
"I'm a grown-up army brat with two kids, two dogs, and a husband. After working in a morgue, a maximum-security prison, a heroin detox, and assorted middle and high schools, I decided to try may hand at writing. Happily, it stuck.

I love watching people.

And I love writing about the characters who live inside my head—even when they don’t play nice."


Do I Recommend this book? Yes

Notes and Opinions: I loved this book. The author great writing style I did not expect the supernatural element. There is DIVERSITY!! Scarlett is a Muslim American. I liked was how Scarlett's Muslim culture were handled. It didn't feel in your face but it wasn't not present in the story. It was fantastic that I could learn about another culture.She also has a pretty good supporting cast of POC people too. I found the mystery to be intriguing and the action exciting. This was a a quick and fun read!

 









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