New [In the Hall with the Knife] by Diana Peterfreund

4 nostalgic starsWe all know the story The mansion The colorful uests The murder The secret passageways The weapons Mr Boddy was murdered in the lounge with the candlestick Or was it the wrench Or maybe the revolverIn the case of In the Hall with the Knife I bet you can How to Live the James Bond Lifestyle: The Complete Seminar guess I honestly didn t know what to expect when this ARC arrived at Whoever came up with this was a frickinenius If you re oing to make a

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of a ame Clue is absolutely the way to o It already IS a murder mystery after all Now you just have to take the characters flesh them out and ive them a motive for murder Setting at an elite boarding school amongst teenagers was perfect and ives the story teenagers was perfect and ives the story appeal There s even a new character Orchid McKee with secrets of her own 35 stars I thought this was a really fun adaptation of a beloved property that delivered an effective albeit pretty straightforward isolated closed circle mystery ARGH On the one hand this provided so much of what I was looking for in regards to movie references and cheesy nostalgia yet I still feel torn due to the difficulty in keeping the characters straight and some of the changes that were made The reveal felt a little off to me and heads up there is a cliffhanger leading out for the second book in the series Overall this was a fun breezy read and I ll likely continue on with the trilogy More thoughts to come closer to publication date Many thanks to the publisher for providing my review copy via NetGalley I received this from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest reviewThere was a murder but od did this suck I came in here expecting lots of death and just a lot of fun joking but this was a bit melodramatic and there was barely any death One character died One And then the reveal for who the killer was felt so out of character and it was a bad reveal All the build and tension for thatI couldn t et the characters down There was Plum Green White Boddy Peacock and Scarlet like in the original But then there were random people who were just A murderer could be around every corner in this thrilling YA trilogy based on the board ame CLUE   When a storm strikes at Blackbrook Academy an elite prep school nestled in the woods of Maine a motley crew of students including Beth “Peacock” Picach Orchid McKee

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In the Hall with the KnifeOt a retelling of the movie but all your favorite characters are here in name anyway muppet baby style headmaster boddy beth peacock picach vaughn reen sam mustard maestor finn plum scarlet mistry mrs white and orchid mckee "I Do Not Know Why Peterfreund Decided "do not know why peterfreund decided separate mrs white from the others by making her an adult character and by making her an adult character and her role with some non canon al but i m sure she had her reasons ps please tell me your reasonsthe plot here is no surprise it is the plot of the movie and the point of the board ame there is murder who has done it and although the murder weapon is never in doubt HINT it is part of the title of the book other clue weapons do pop up in the darndest placeshere are plenty of winky nods to the movie and there are secret passages and secret agendas and secret letters andsecrets IS this the best locked room mystery i have ever read no but DOES it explicitly reference the most iconic scene from the best movie of all timeyes three and a half stars rounded up and i will continue happily with the Rest Of The Seriesi Am of the seriesi am excited for this very excitedcome to my blog ARC receivedAmulet Books thank you so muchUpdate 10119 I am really hoping to binge this on the upcoming weekendPerfect Spooktober read Clue was a big part of my childhood so this is oing to be hella nostalgic for me I cannot wait This story is based on the clue board ames it follows 8 kids at there private school during a stormflood Their headmaster is killed during the night for an unknown reason The kids must figure out who murdered their principle I loved this book and its plot twists I loved how every chapter would switch to a different character s perspective and I also love all their backstories it makes the book 10 times interesting I would recommend this book to 12 15 year olds just because its a little mature with blood and murder people who also love mystery or thiller would love this book as much as I did Thank you for reading and I hope you decide to read this amazing book Review coming soon. Nothing is as it seems and everyone has a motive for murder Fans of the CLUE board ame and cult classic film will delight in Diana Peterfreund’s modern reimagining of the brand its characters and the dark magnificent old mansion with secrets hidden within its walls Here I also never really figured out who was who There was Plum but he was never called Plum because they referred to everyone by their first name Plum I think was Finn Peacock was Beth Scarlet was just ScarletThe plot really sucked Sorry but it did It was so boring And then the reveal about who killed that singular person sucked Then you have some weird addition to the plot right at the end Like you already lost me I don t care about this revealcliffhangerAll in all Would Not Recommend It not recommend It me Clue is one of my all time favorite movies so there was absolutely no way I was oing to miss this one This book has a load of characters and we The Interior Landscape: Love Poems from a Classical Tamil Anthology get POV chapters from 6 of them and that was a bit much I didn t feel like I really knew any of them and instead of it adding to the mystery it fell flatPlot wise it wasood There wasn t a lot of build up or tension and the reveal was fairly lackluster however I just noticed this is the start of a series so there s that Oh and the ending does lean towards a cliffhanger than a resolution Overall it was an interesting set up but it was missing the fun sparkle the movie had I ll likely read the next book Huge thanks to Amulet Books for providing the arc free of charge NOW AVAILABLEclue is my favorite movie of all time y all can keep your highly esteemed oscar winning period pieces and your obscure arthouse fillums i ll be over here watching this movie where the chick from the Longevity, Senescence, and the Genome goo s and the dude from fear both et murrrrderrrred in a house with a weapon no spoilers here when i first heard about this book it was as though the heavens opened up and rained down jellybeans a book basedish
"on my favorite favorite written by the lady who brought killer into our lives yes and please and THEN when i walked into the ABA alley room at BEA to find A GIANT STACK of these just sitting there for meeeee and i suppose other ABA members but mostly just ME oh how those jellybeans POUREDmuch like the storm that stranded the characters in this book this is an all new story Aughn Green Sam “Mustard” Maestor Finn Plum and Scarlet Mistry are left stranded on campus with their headmaster Hours later his body is found in the conservatory and it’s very clear his death was no accident With this First You Fall: A Kevin Connor Mystery group of students who are all hiding something.