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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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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. 1mo
Hooked_on_books Hi Peri! 👋🏼 1mo
Nessavamusic Adorable and great book! 1mo
Leftcoastzen Super cute! 1mo
QuietlyLaura Hi Peri! ☺️❤️ 1mo
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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. 2w
Purpleness @tokorowilliamwallace Hope you enjoy it! 2w
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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. 2mo
Johanna414 @Daisey it was a fun, quick read! 2mo
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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! 🤗 3mo
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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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Tera0707
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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. 4mo
peanutnine @Tattooedteacher yes! It was one of my favorites as a kid and I've been wanting to reread it 😊 4mo
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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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Tattooedteacher
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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 ☺️ 4mo
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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. 4mo
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 😔 4mo
Reign_1982 @Q84 no, I will try it. I had the ebook 4mo
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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!!! 6mo
Smrloomis Really liking this - except the romance element which is completely boring to me! 6mo
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Zoe-h
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This was a reread for #LMPBC (I didn‘t want to force anyone to read a garbage book), and it definitely is still good for a second read. 5⭐️

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KyReads
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She came from nothing. They came from everything. Let the games begin. Avery Grambs is stunned when a billionaire leaves his entire fortune to her. This book brings a new twist to riddles and dark secrets as readers adventure into the Hawthorne estate where secret passages, family secrets, and death lurks behind every nook and cranny. I loved the mindful games that Barnes plays on readers. Her way with words makes every person a threat to Avery.

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Aldente
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This has been on my TBR for a while now. Hoping it's good, the reviews are mixed.

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BRB_ImReading
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Another from earlier this year. What would you do if you were struggling to finish highschool, practically homeless and suddenly inherit billions of dollars. Here's the catch, Avery has no idiea who the great Tobias Hawthorn is. In order to inherit the money, she must live in the Hawthorn estate with the Hawthorn family who are not too happy she's there.

She will learn that Tobias has always loved puzzles and the Will is just the beginning.

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¿Por qué no los dos? 🍦 🤷🏻‍♀️ 📚

Finished listening to The Inheritance Games at 3x speed a half hour before book club today. It has so many interesting aspects but for me they didn't come together in nearly as toight a way as they could have. It's been compared to Knives Out a lot, but Knives Out is WAY better, go watch it. I will say, I think I am curious enough about loose ends that I will listen to the sequel at 2-3x speed as well. 🕵🏻‍♀️

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Zoe-h
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I did really like this one. I was unsure that I would after the reviews I read. I enjoyed the similarities to Knives Out, and that it wasn‘t just a remake of that. Avery has never heard of Tobias Hawthorn before she learns he has written about her in his will. But, in order to be in possession of the 46.2 billion dollars he left her, she has to spend a year living in Hawthorn House with all of his relatives. ⬇️

Zoe-h Having come from nothing, she happily obliged. But soon she realized that Hawthorn left behind one final puzzle for her and his grandsons to solve. I loved the intricacy and the symbolism of the cover. 5🌟 8mo
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LokiDokey
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A little late but here's my updated booktracker. For April I read 22 books. Favorite was by far The Inheritance Games.
121 books for 2021 so far.
#booktracker

Crazeedi So cool 8mo
Kenyazero Looking good! 8mo
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Cailey_Mac
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Yes yes, I‘m still reading the same book from 2 weeks ago, but in my defense our cat that had been missing for almost a year had his microchip scanned Thursday and returned to us that same night! I‘ve been catching up on the cuddles and snuggles ☺️😻

squirrelbrain That‘s amazing news! 😻 9mo
Cailey_Mac @squirrelbrain it really is! 🥰 9mo
MicheleinPhilly Awww, how wonderful! 🤗 9mo
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Cailey_Mac @MicheleinPhilly we still can‘t believe it🙌🏼 9mo
Gissy Ahhhh😻🙌❤️❤️❤️ 9mo
Cailey_Mac @Gissy It really feels like a wonderful dream💕 9mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego That's Amazing!! 💗💗💗 9mo
Lauram I‘m so happy for you and your furry family member! 💜 9mo
Cailey_Mac @Lauram thank you!! It‘s been really amazing🙌🏼 9mo
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LokiDokey
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"When I was a kid, my mom constantly invented games."
#firstlinefridays @ShyBookOwl

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Wildly_Bookish
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This month's #everythingbutselfhelp #bookclub #book. We meet on Sunday, so my procrastinator self is happy it's a short book! I'm very excited for this one, and for our meeting. We're doing an escape room so that should be fun!

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Bkwrm7
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Finished my first #BookSpin title of the year! This was February's #BookSpin and it was a fun, soapy, drama and puzzle-filled mystery. The sequel comes out this fall and I only wish it was coming sooner. The whole thing felt like it was perfect for a TV series adaptation so wasn't surprised to hear that Amazon Prime has picked it up for development. Not my favorite of Barnes' work in the end, but still great!
@TheAromaofBooks

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Bkwrm7
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I am delighted to be officially on vacation at home. No work again until Monday 3/15! 🎉🥳🎉 My husband has a huge work project right now too, so my plans include lots and lots of reading. If the weather cooperates hopefully a lot will be outside! It's still a little chilly (yes, that's snow on my deck), but at 50°F I'm willing to layer up to get in some time in the sun. Jennifer Lynn Barnes is a favorite author so I'm excited to start this one!

mdemanatee That sounds fantastic! Enjoy! 10mo
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February 2021 round up! Actually a little slow when you consider I was home for snow days for over a week, AND took my birthday off to read.

Not doing very well balancing the audiobooks this month - 7 of these are from Libby - but hopefully I'll find a nice balance eventually.

Favorite Book: The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Least Favorite: Death by Cherry Chocolate Cheesecake by Sarah Graves

#bookreport #roundrup #libby