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The Inheritance Games
The Inheritance Games | Jennifer Lynn Barnes
When a Connecticut teenager inherits vast wealth and an eccentric estate from the richest man in Texas, she must also live with his surviving family and solve a series of puzzles to discover how she earned her inheritance.
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Kboltz
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Avery is your average girl in high school who is laying low until a letter comes and announces that she is the recipient of a billionaires estate whom she has never met. She must live in the gigantic house of the deceased with his 4 grandsons and their moms. Riddles abound as Avery tries to find out why she was chosen. Should I read the second book? I do want to know if she does make it through the year.

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Arvena
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Quite fun mysterious inheritance puzzle, but the romance felt forced. Great story idea, but a tad dull execution.

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KateReadsYA
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I seriously bought a new book because it was about the same price as their tore up used books! I was not impressed unfortunately. I'm gonna give another half price books store out of town a shot next week but I won't be back to this one. On a positive note I'm very excited to read this one!

BooksNBowls This is on my TBR! I‘ve heard good things about it! 1mo
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Booklover2
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I‘m good with YA books but not this one! The best part of this angst ridden YA book, is it‘s cover 📕.

NOT EVEN CLOSE TO KNIVES OUT which was how it was marketed. That is all!

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The recent winds took its toll. 🌬

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 💜 1mo
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mylifeisbooks
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I just reread this book as well as the sequel: The Hawthorne Legacy! It reminded me just how much I love a good mystery+romance!!! It is SOOOO good!!! The next book is coming out in September (The Final Gambit), and it is TORTURE!!! Just wanted to recommend this book to anyone out there looking for something to read 😊

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Mariasimon
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I saw this book so much on booktok I had to buy it. It had fun and surprising twists and turns with some predictability. Some romance dabbled in for more fun.

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miabaker
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I‘m normally not a big fan of mystery books, but this book has changed my mind. It‘s VERY similar to the basic plot of the movie “Knives Out”, but with a life-or-death game involved in solving the mystery. It has likeable characters, a fast-paced and exciting plot, an actually good love triangle(which for me is unheard of), and is overall an impressive book. I can‘t wait to read the sequel, and the third book comes out in the fall.

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Kristina.Gonsalvez
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Avery Grambs is a regular high school student with big dreams of the future, however her fate changes when she‘s set to inherit a fortune from recently deceased billionaire Tobias Hawthorne. She‘s now thrown into a new cutthroat reality where she garners suspicion from the Hawthorne family regarding her intentions. As secrets come to the surface, puzzles are revealed and feelings grow, Avery navigates her new circumstances.

Kristina.Gonsalvez If you like books with aspects of mystery, solving puzzles and a little romance(slow burn/triangle) you would enjoy this novel. An overarching theme within this novel is grief, this can be seen with multiple characters. The Hawthorne family grieves the loss of Tobias Hawthorne, this is especially true for the four brothers Nash, Grayson, Jameson and Xander. 2mo
Kristina.Gonsalvez Gray and Jameson are also dealing with the grief and conflicted feelings they‘re forced to face after Emily‘s death. Avery‘s mom also has significance to the riddles as Avery works to figure out her connection to Tobias Hawthorne, while reflecting on her death too. 2mo
MissYaremcio This looks soooo good. It reminds me of 39 Clues series for some reason! 6/6 2mo
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Tina02
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I‘m reading this book at the moment and so far it‘s good.

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Cathyloves2read
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I‘m not 100% sure how I felt about this book.I read it because it was a pick for a book club.The best part was the description of the old mansion in the story, and the riddles.I‘ve always wanted to live in an old big house with hidden rooms and tunnels.There were times where it was hard to tell where the story was going.It finally did come together nicely at the end.It appears that this book is #1 of a series.I probably won‘t read the rest.

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Mystery and puzzle lovers, this one‘s for you! Gives me Brewster‘s Millions vibes, with a dash of Clue! #booksbrewsandbooze

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BookishBlonde12
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A rags to riches story with high stakes and deadly twists!

#mystery #YA #Contemporary #mysterythriller #fiction #thriller #romance #audiobook

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SamanthaJS
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This was my biggest surprise and has made me a Jennifer Lynn Barnes fan. I read the first two books in 2 days and absolutely loved them. Looking forward to book 3 in August. Who doesn‘t want to read about someone who all of a sudden is left a billion dollar fortune from someone they‘ve never heard of, and why is the family of the billionaire not receiving much?

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BriannaT
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If I‘m stuck quarantining, at least I have books. I enjoyed this story about a poor teenage girl who inherits billions after an affluent man dies - despite never knowing him or his family. She has to live in his mansion with his family for a year to claim the money, but there are puzzles upon puzzles to solve, including the Hawthorne grandsons.
Honestly loved the mansion because it was a cross between the Beast‘s castle and a Scooby Doo setting.

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nitalibrarian
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Finished this last night. Definite pick for me. The mystery has me very intrigued. Avery is pretty much living out of her car when she finds out she has inherited a ridiculous amount of money from a man she doesn't know. Honestly the grandfather who set this all in motion sounds exhausting. I liked Avery and how she handles the dynamics of the four grandsons. CW: off page domestic abuse.

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nitalibrarian
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Peri wanted to let you all know that I'm starting this book tonight.😁

DinoMom What a 🥰 cutie. 5mo
Hooked_on_books Hi Peri! 👋🏼 5mo
Nessavamusic Adorable and great book! 5mo
Leftcoastzen Super cute! 5mo
QuietlyLaura Hi Peri! ☺️❤️ 5mo
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persephone1408
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I was ready to be bored...thinking of Mexican gothic when I started this. I was pleasantly surprised! I really enjoyed it. 4.5/5🍪

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Samreamer
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Look, I‘m all for YA, but this was YA to the extreme. Clever plot, fun/interesting mysteries to solve, etc. but the angst was through the roof. I‘m going to read the next one because at this point I just want to know how it ends, but I‘m not happy about it! 😂 6/10

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PickettT
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Well,
I've got an exam in less than a week to prepare for, and yet I ended up binging on these throughout the weekend. I couldn't put my kindle down. I loved the twists and turns, the riddles, the clues, and all the subtle hints throughout the books. The only thing that I didn't find much interesting was the love triangle (I hate love triangles). Otherwise, it was 🤌🏻!!

Now, back to textbooks!! 😑

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SassenachTheBookWizard
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Hoping to finish my reread today!

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JessTedrick
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I really enjoyed this one. If you liked Knives Out, you‘ll like this. Perfect for a chilly night.

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Daisey
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I‘ve seen this book mentioned quite a bit recently, and as it‘s on a list I‘m trying to read by the end of the year, I decided to listen right away. There are definite nods to The Westing Game in the riddles and inheritance aspects, and it was a very fun listen. I will plan to continue the trilogy and add it to my class library.

#YA #TRS2021

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Asthecroweflies
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This is one of those books where the main character gets on your nerves but the plot is so good that you can‘t help but continue. Just a warning: it‘s book 1 of a trilogy and the final book isn‘t to be released until 8/30/22.

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tracey38
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And, just finished this one today. It was a quick read about a teen who inherits billions from a man she has never met. But she has to live in this mansion with his disinherited family for a year, including his 4 grandsons. And then her and the grandsons find out that he left clues to some type of puzzle. But what does it lead to? It's a fun, quick mystery.

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A fun, not too dark teen mystery/thriller, reminiscent of The Westing Game. It was good enough to make me put the second one on hold.

tokorowilliamwallace O.o I just found the Westing Game recently thrifting. I guess I'll have to get to it soon. No clue whether I read it as a kid or not. 4mo
Purpleness @tokorowilliamwallace Hope you enjoy it! 4mo
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Nessavamusic
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This was a surprising delight! A YA mystery/family drama. A down on her luck girl inherits a huge fortune from someone she has never met but there is much more in store. Very entertaining and I look forward to continuing the series. 4.5⭐️

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Johanna414
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This was just pure fun - I can't wait to read the sequel! It wasn't perfect; the love triangle annoyed me... but the riddles and games reminded me of The Westing Game in the best way.

Daisey This is on my list to read before the end of the year, and your review makes me even more ready to read it. 6mo
Johanna414 @Daisey it was a fun, quick read! 6mo
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KristiAhlers
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Finally a book worth the hype! This was a super easy, and fast read. I love all the characters and that ending was a delicious set up for the second book. Which I‘m off to go buy as I type this.

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Missusb
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This is continuously borrowed from my library. Thought I should find out what all the fuss is. Spoiler: it is deserving of all the fuss. Loving it.
#currentlyreading #twistyturny #mystery #youngadult #firstbook #jenniferlynnbarnes #poinsettia

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Sara_Planz
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It‘s super windy here today in Vegas so staying inside with a good book.

EvieBee Gosh, I miss those dust storms. Not, lol! 🤗 7mo
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peanutnine
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I really enjoyed this book! Definitely got some Knives Out vibes as advertised. All the clues and riddles were fun to try and figure out with the characters. Plus I'm a sucker for a house with secret passages 🕵🏼‍♀️
#LMPBC #GroupB @Zoe-h it's on its way back to you, thanks for a great pick ☺️

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@ksmith
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As soon as I finished the book I was hunting for the sequel only to find out that I had to wait 6 months! It was an excruciating wait but I'm so excited to keep going on one of the best books I've ever read 😍

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This was a fun book!

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peanutnine
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Coming home to #bookmail is the best feeling 📬🥰
Received my #LMPBC book from @Tattooedteacher plus my recent purchases from thriftbooks all on the same day! 🙌🏻

Tattooedteacher Oooh, love Ella Enchanted. 8mo
peanutnine @Tattooedteacher yes! It was one of my favorites as a kid and I've been wanting to reread it 😊 8mo
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Tera0707
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Sure, I should be working on my homework, but this book has me curious. I‘ve been wanting a book with riddles and puzzles….. and here it is.

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Also, just sent this #LMPBC off. Sorry I‘m a tad late.

peanutnine Woohoo! I'm excited to read this one ☺️ 8mo
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Q84
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I spent the whole time eager to see what was going to happen. I was disappointed with the ending and need the 2nd book.

#BookSpinBingo

Reign_1982 I keep dnf this book. But I think it's because the mood I'm in. I will try this one again in October. 8mo
Q84 @Reign_1982 have you tried the audiobook? I really enjoyed it. However the ending has left me disappointed and now I need the next one 😔 8mo
Reign_1982 @Q84 no, I will try it. I had the ebook 8mo
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mschenk
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10/10 I read it in one day easily and I‘m SO excited for the sequel!!! Very very good mystery and I loved the continuous puzzles!

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Tattooedteacher
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Started today reading the tagged book for #lmpbc. Such lovely morning weather. Finally I can read with sweating.

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Skeeterisme
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Great fun

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Ravenpuff
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This book was so good! I didn‘t know what I was expecting, but it definitely was not this. I loved the characters, the love triangle, and the plot (no holes). There‘s a sequel and that was clearly expressed at the end.

#books #booktok #librarybooks #ya #mystery #romance

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Ravenpuff
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Avery Grambs receives the inheritance of billionaire Tobias Hawthorne. She doesn‘t know why, and neither does the billionaire‘s 4 grandsons, who expected to receive the inheritance instead.
I‘ve heard this book milling around on Booktok, so I wanted to see what the hype was about. Will let you know how it goes.
#books #booklover #bookworm #ya #mystery #yamystery #booktok #yabooks #library #librarybooks

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Smrloomis
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This was fun! Except the romance angles which were boring to be honest 🤷🏻‍♀️but the mystery was pretty fun 😄

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Smrloomis
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Hmm… good so far… 😉

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triplem80
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Oops! I finished this #bookspin pick last week -- how did I forget to post about it?

Overall, I enjoyed it -- it was fast-paced and held my attention. I'd heard it touted as a YA version of the The Westing Game -- unfortunately, it is definitely NOT that, but still good. I actually was uninterested in the romance element, which is odd for me. Still debating whether to check out the sequel later this year.

@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 10mo
Smrloomis Really liking this - except the romance element which is completely boring to me! 10mo
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