Skylar Robbins: The Mystery of Shadow Hills

Skylar Robbins: The Mystery of Shadow Hills

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I have loved to read ever since I can remember. When I was young I discovered mysteries and couldn’t get enough – Encyclopedia Brown, Harriet the Spy, Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys were some of my early favorites. I still have my Hardy Boys collection and pull a book out every now and then to read it again.

The Skylar Robbins mystery series by Carrie Cross has the same kind of appeal with a character and situations that modern and a little bit edgy in a kid-appropriate way. Skylar is a13 year old California girl and the book will be fun for kids in that age range and a few years younger.

The Mystery of Shadow Hills is spooky, mysterious and adventurous. It’s a fun and imaginative escape that will get kids excited about reading.

Skylar Robbins:
The Mystery of Shadow Hills
by Carrie Cross
isbn 978-0989414302
Pub. date 7/30/13

Description: “A fast-paced adventure, the first volume in the series, SKYLAR ROBBINS AND THE MYSTERY OF SHADOW HILLS, introduces readers to thirteen-year-old sleuth Skylar Robbins, a modern day and quirky version of Nancy Drew. Sent to stay at her bullying cousin Gwendolyn’s Malibu estate, Skylar makes friends with an odd classmate named Kat, who introduces Skylar to the secret world of witchcraft. Practical Skylar never believed in magic–until the spells they perform in an abandoned garden actually begin to work. When Kat tells her that a mysterious group is doing wicked things up in Malibu’s Shadow Hills at night, Skylar can’t help but investigate.”

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42 comments for “Skylar Robbins: The Mystery of Shadow Hills

  1. robyn frazier
    November 28, 2013 at 3:44 am

    looks good for my niece!

  2. Jane H
    November 28, 2013 at 7:36 am

    I too was just reflecting on my Nancy Drew days. I think that is what got me to start reading voraciously. Thanks for the chance to win and have a Happy Thanksgiving.

  3. Mary Mac
    November 28, 2013 at 9:02 am

    Wonderful book for my grand daughter.

  4. Sharon Kaminski
    November 28, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    I would love to win, thanks.

  5. Mary Rok
    November 28, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    I also remember reading Nancy Drew books.

  6. Melissa Hartley
    November 28, 2013 at 7:46 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway, I was a big Nancy Drew fan:) I would give this to my niece Payton (11 1/2) for Christmas.

  7. November 28, 2013 at 8:06 pm

    this would be great for my niece

  8. molli vandehey
    November 28, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    i rhtink my daughter would LLOVE this, thanks for posting it!

  9. Marissa M
    November 28, 2013 at 8:29 pm

    Sounds like a great read!!

  10. Debbie Bolen
    November 28, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    I would love to give this away to one of my students. Thanks for the chance to win.

  11. Nikkie Cossairt
    November 28, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    Sounds good!

  12. sandra davis
    November 29, 2013 at 12:02 am

    my niece would love this

  13. November 29, 2013 at 4:43 am

    love to win this

  14. Jen F
    November 29, 2013 at 6:56 am

    My daughter loves books like this!

  15. Linda Kish
    November 29, 2013 at 9:27 am

    This looks like a good book for my great nieces.

  16. tj
    November 29, 2013 at 11:18 am

    thanks for the chance!

  17. Michelle
    November 29, 2013 at 3:32 pm

    Interesting book.

  18. Nicole D.
    November 30, 2013 at 6:13 pm

    I need something new to read!

  19. rebecca day
    November 30, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    thanks for the giveaway

  20. carol
    December 1, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    thanks for the great giveaway…my granddaughter would love me to win this

  21. Ann F
    December 1, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    I would like to win The Mystery of Shadow Hills for my daughter. Thanks for the chance to win.

  22. cynthia
    December 1, 2013 at 3:50 pm

    i would love to win this

  23. Heather
    December 2, 2013 at 9:46 pm

    Good luck to all.

  24. Tammy S
    December 3, 2013 at 6:33 am

    DD would love this

  25. bonnie walker
    December 5, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    I would love to gift this to a girl we go camping with in the summer.

  26. Laurie Nykaza
    December 5, 2013 at 11:13 pm

    My daughter would love this to read this book looks like an exciting story line!

  27. Kat F.
    December 6, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    My kind of book!

  28. Mippy/Sabrina
    December 6, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    This sounds like something one of my nieces would love to read. :)

  29. Carolyn Colley
    December 7, 2013 at 11:06 am

    my granddaughter would like this

  30. Lori A Walker
    December 7, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    looks good

  31. Stephen
    December 7, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    I like the title!

  32. Nicole C.
    December 8, 2013 at 11:32 am

    My daughter would love to read this!

  33. Xty Cruz
    December 8, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    My niece will truly love this

  34. Ed Nemmers
    December 10, 2013 at 2:24 pm

    I would like to read the work of Carrie Cross!

  35. Danielle Jones
    December 10, 2013 at 11:57 pm

    Looks like a good book.

  36. katklaw777
    December 11, 2013 at 3:38 am

    Luv a good mystery…thanks!

  37. Paula Tavernie
    December 11, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    My daughter would enjoy this book!

  38. LeAnn Knott
    December 12, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    A new book and author for my Daughter. I might even read, it looks good!

  39. Alex Roach
    December 12, 2013 at 7:00 pm

    sounds great!

  40. Sheree
    December 12, 2013 at 7:04 pm

    Great contest, would love to win for my niece

  41. Buddy Garrett
    December 12, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    Our granddaughter would enjoy reading this book .

  42. Allison
    December 12, 2013 at 8:01 pm

    Sounds like my daughter!

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