Reviews by Tag: family secrets

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The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Inheritance Games

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
4
Rated by
Anonymous
Sep 12, 2022

Avery Kylie Grambs is a normal 17 year old girl. She doesn’t exactly have money, but all
she wants is to have a good normal life with a normal job and good pay. But when she inherits a
billion dollar inheritance from philanthropist Tobias Hawthorne who has died recently, her whole
life turns around. More people start targeting her death, her love life suddenly goes up, and
people she didn’t even know start admiring her. Avery believes there’s a reason for her

Teen Review
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Inheritance Games

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
5
Rated by
Sophie G.
Sep 6, 2022

The Inheritance Games, by Jennifer Lynn Barnes, starts with the death of Tobias Hawthorne, a
billionaire who leaves his entire fortune to a random girl named Avery Grambs. Avery has never
met Tobias but suddenly has to solve the riddles in his house in order to receive her inheritance.
She also has to deal with the Hawthorne family, who was snubbed in the will and want their
money back. This family includes the four Hawthorne sons, who were also given puzzles to

Teen Review
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Malibu Rising

By Taylor Jenkins Reid
4
Rated by
Mariam S.
Aug 22, 2022

In Taylor Jenkins Reid’s novel Malibu Rising, the raging end-of-summer party is about to
occur. It’s thrown by Nina Riva, famous model and surfer and her three equally celebrated
siblings - Jay, Hud, and Kit. Their fame is only expounded by the fact that their absent dad is
singer Mick Riva. Everyone who’s anyone will be there, and everything that’s anything happens
at the party. But today, a bundle of secrets will come to a head. Kit has privately sent out a

Teen Review
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Inheritance Games

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
4
Rated by
VP
Aug 13, 2022

One day she lives in the back of an old car; the next day she is a multi-billionaire, owns a vast
estate, and lives in an abnormal household with hidden clues, untold stories, and mysterious
places. Well, that’s what happened to Avery Kylie Gambs when she abruptly found out Tobias
Hawthorne, one of the richest in the country, left all his money and property to Avery; here’s the
catch: no one does know why. Meanwhile, Tobias’ children and four grandsons were left with

Teen Review
The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Hawthorne Legacy

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
5
Rated by
Anna S.
Aug 12, 2022

Avery Kylie Grambs is trying to settle into her mansion and life as a billionaire. Avery
is still trying to solve the puzzle that Tobias Hawthorne left her along with her
inheritance. Avery will need help from the 4 Hawthorne brothers, but she finds herself
falling for not just one, but two of the brothers. Avery, along with all of this going on, is
being threatened and it is starting to look like someone is trying to kill her. Avery is
discovering her past and who her family really is, blood related or not. If things were

Teen Review
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Inheritance Games

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
5
Rated by
Anna S.
Aug 12, 2022

Avery Kylie Grambs is just a teenager living life the best she can after her mom
passed away multiple years ago. She is living with her older sister, until everything
changes when a mysterious man shows up, telling Avery that she has inherited a
large sum of money. After this meeting, Avery still is in shock when she inherits
around 46 billion dollars from a random person she has never met, Tobaias
Hawthorne. There is only one thing she has to do to keep her inheritance. Stay alive

Teen Review
The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Hawthorne Legacy

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
5
Rated by
Anonymous
Jul 12, 2022

The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes is mystery fiction and the second book in the series. After the secrets that were unveiled in the last book, Avery Grams must continue the search as to why she has the inheritance. Now, she must find who has the answers to her questions, the man who refuses to be found. She knows she’s not a Hawthorne by blood, thanks to a DNA test but there are too many leads to her family history. Now, there’s more than one mystery, and things–and feelings–are about to get complicated.

Teen Review
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Inheritance Games

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
5
Rated by
Anonymous
Jul 11, 2022

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes is mystery fiction. Avery Grams has one plan: graduate high school, get a scholarship, and leave. Her life flips upside down when billionaire Tobias Hawthorne dies and leaves his inheritance to Avery. Except, she doesn’t know Tobias. And she definitely doesn’t know why she received the inheritance. To keep the treasure, she must live in the mysterious Hawthorne mansion, full of generational secrets and lies.

Teen Review
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Inheritance Games

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
4
Rated by
Anonymous
Jun 25, 2022

What would you do if you were suddenly given billions of dollars from a total stranger you have never met before? Is it an accident? Do they have the wrong person? No, everything Tobias is planned perfectly. So why Avery? What caused Tobias to choose her to solve the greatest mysteries in a life-threatening situation tied up with the Hawthrone family when she has absolutely no relation?

Teen Review
The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

The Cousins

By Karen M. McManus
4
Rated by
Teen Book Reviewer
Jun 21, 2022

The Cousins is a plot twisting story with many turns which will keep you reading until the last page. 3 cousins. All from different backgrounds. All of these years the Story family had fallen apart when their estranged grandmother decided to take her children’s inheritance leaving one note, “You know what you did”, leaving no explanation. After all of these years, she asks her grandchildren to work for the summer at her resort and all 3 discover that she is not there.

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