Absolutely Truly

Absolutely Truly

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"Twelve-year-old Truly Lovejoy's family moves to a small town to take over a bookstore. Soon, she has to solve two mysteries involving a missing book and an undelivered letter"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2014]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781442429727
Characteristics: 355 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number: J FREDERICK, H


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Jan 21, 2019

This was a great book! I was assigned to read it for OBOB, and at first, I thought I would hate it. With the big red bridge covered in snow on the cover, I thought it was going to be a realistic fiction or historical fiction book (and I hate realistic fiction a lot). However, once I started reading, I became captivated. I stayed up reading that night until three in the morning, and read it twice! The next day, I was reading it non-stop at school, and read it another two times! This book has become one of my favorite books, and as of right now, I am waiting for the sequel to come in at my local library! The characters are great, and they sort of stick with their characteristics and value (which is good because some authors will say a character acts one way, and then act completely differently). Truly's character really called out to me, because I feel really socially awkward sometimes, and she was basically another, taller version of me! The plot was also really intriguing. I would recommend this book to almost anyone!

Dec 04, 2018

Awesome! So good! I love all the characters and I loved pumpkin falls.Aunt True is awesome! Also: knock it off, romeo :)

Jan 17, 2018

A cozy mystery for middle grade with a recipe at the end just as it should have. Truly Lovejoy and her family are transplanted to Pumpkin Falls, New Hampshire, after her dad is injured in Afghanistan. She is the middle of five siblings and has hit her growth spurt before the boys her age -- hitting six feet before she has even turned thirteen.

There are many plot threads that the author ties nicely together: new girl in middle school, big town family transplanted to a small town, struggling bookstore, and more. Plus there is the mystery of the envelope Truly finds in the pages of an autographed edition of Charlotte's Web. Highly recommended!

JCLBeckyC Nov 21, 2017

Fast-paced, character-driven, cozy mystery with a strong sense of place and a large cast of quirky characters. This middle-grade fiction book is a good pick for realistic fiction fans who want to try a mystery, or for mystery lovers who care about the characters and setting more than the crime. Read-alike: Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool.

Dec 11, 2016

Really awesome book for middle school and high school! It was lots of fun to read as you joined in on the mysteries of the letter and the missing book. Pumpkin Falls has more than what meets the eye!

Jun 10, 2016

This is such an awesome book!!!
I read it in 3 days! I couldn't put it down!


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CHILDREN'S BPL thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 13


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Dec 20, 2018

"Knock it off, Romeo"


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