The Inheritance Games Review

The Inheritance Games (book) is rated ages 12 and up by Amazon. 

Avery Gambs comes from almost nothing. An average high school student, she hopes for little more than to get scholarships to find a major where she makes enough to get by. Everything changes when she receives billions of dollars in inheritance from a stranger – but there is always a catch. 

This confounding mystery novel has to be one of my all time favorites. Imagining Avery in a mansion with the four Hawthorne Brothers and the rest of the staff is quite a wild experience. The plot is either extremely detailed and to the point, or extremely chaotic, it depends on how you see it. I think it is a little bit of both. There is so much information that the author includes that you feel like you almost have to write everything down in order to keep track of when it is mentioned. Anything and everything could be a clue – or nothing at all, and you’re just overthinking it. The thrill of the mystery, twists, and romance throughout the book keeps you very intrigued, but the biggest captivator is discovering the various secrets of the Hawthorne family. I spent many nights reading long after I was supposed to go to sleep. I felt like each chapter ended on a cliffhanger. Be ready to make big time commitments when reading this book!

If you enjoyed “Knives Out”, this book has a similarly mind bewildering plot. This is also perfect for fans of the “Truly Devious” Series, as they both share an atmosphere of romance and mystery. 

“The Hawthorne Legacy”, the second book in this series, came out on Sep 7, 2021. You can find it in Audible, Target, Barnes and Noble, and Amazon. 

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My name is Lucia and I am a freshman at City High Middle. Some of my favorites things are soccer, reading, Clairo's music, and the movie Little Women.

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