Review #176 // The Creeping Shadow (Lockwood & Co. #4) – Jonathan Stroud

The Creeping Shadow (Lockwood & Co., #4)
After Lucy’s sudden departure of Lockwood and Co., she’s been doing well as a freelance operative. When Lockwood shows up at her house to ask for help for a special case, Lucy doesn’t know what to say. But Penelope Fittes wants them, and them alone–and that includes Lucy.

Why this book?: I’ve been loving this series from the get go, and I couldn’t wait to dive into this one.

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Review #173 // The Hollow Boy (Lockwood & Co. #3) – Jonathan Stroud

The Hollow Boy (Lockwood & Co., #3)

With Lockwood & Co.’s recent success, they’re now overworked, and being constantly separated on jobs to make sure they all get done. When Lockwood and George hire a new assistant, Holly, without Lucy’s opinion, bad blood begins to boil. Even worse, a new outbreak is stretching all agencies to the max, and there is no end in sight.

Why this book?: I’ve been enjoying the series. The audiobooks are amazing as well, so lets hope this one is just as good.

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Review #166 // The Whispering Skull (Lockwood & Co. #2) – Jonathan Stroud

The Whispering Skull (Lockwood & Co. #2)Six months after the events in The Screaming Staircase, Lockwood and Co. are doing better than expected, except for the fact that Lockwood’s rival, Quill Kipps, is constantly stealing their jobs. In a fit of anger, Lockwood challenges Quill Kipps that on the next job they have together, the loser has to publicly state that the other is better.

Why this book?: I enjoyed the first, although I have to say I wasn’t excited for this one after seeing the summary. I was, though, interested in learning more about the skull!

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Review #164 // The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co. #1) – Jonathan Stroud

The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co., #1)

The dead have been haunting the living for 50 years now. The Problem had no clear start, but it’s well known that only young children and teens can see them–and deal with them. Lucy joins the unknown Lockwood & Co., and dealing with far more than a few easy ghosts.

Why this book?: I bought a copy of this years ago, and just decided to pick it up randomly when I didn’t know what to read next.

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