Top 10 Books by Maureen Johnson

 

Maureen Johnson who is a well known writer and the author of many bestselling novels including 3 Little Blue Envelopes, the Truly Devious series, the Suite Scarlett series, and the Shades of London series has made a huge name in the literary world with her wonderful writings. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and lives in New York. Her love for books has started since her childhood days. She is graduated from the University of Delaware where her majors were writing and she has spent a lot of time on writing elegant prose for shows. After completing her studies, she has become a literary manager of one of the big theatre companies in Philadelphia. She has done a job for few months and later moved to New York to pursue higher studies, i.e. theatrical dramaturgy and writing from Columbia University School of the arts. While doing a fellowship in writing, she stayed in a castle for a month and completed the editing work of her second book, The Bermudez Triangle. She has written many amazing novels that are keeping the readers on the edge of the seat. She lives in New York and travels to United Kingdom regularly and is very active on social media, especially Twitter.

 

13 Little Blue Envelopes

This book has 13 small and interesting envelopes and in each envelope you would find something interesting to read. In the first envelope, you would have instructions to buy a plane ticket and in the second envelope, it has directions to reach a flat in London and in the third envelope, you will learn about a starving artist and in the fourth envelope, Ginny along with the playwright travel to Scotland from a town called Keith. The journey is romantic and has many twists and turns. You need to read the novel to find whether or not she would be able to find him or not.

Read it For:
This is a romantic and interesting novel about a duo travelling from one place to another. This book will give you the feeling of a movie
Don't Read it For:
This is not for the people who do not like reading something romantic and hilarious.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book stands out with interesting characters and amazing content. This is the best Maureen Johnson books in order.

The Name of the Star

This story is about a teenager named Rory Deveaux who heads to London to study in a boarding school. At the same time, the city was in a deep shock and terrified with a spate of brutal murders mimicking Jack the Ripper killing spree. The police are doing a full-fledged investigation and gathered a few leads with no proper evidences. In between Rory who has newly come to the place has identified the prime suspect behind the series of murders. She is the only person who can see him. She becomes the next target of this assassinator.

Read it For:
This is an interesting crime thriller with a gripping storyline that keeps you on the edge of the seat.
Don't Read it For:
This is not for someone who would like to read romantic novels
What makes this book stand out?:
The interesting character, gripping storyline and amazing content will keep you glued until the completion of the novel. This is one of the Maureen Johnson best sellers that made a huge fame in the literary world.

The Bermudez Triangle

This story is about two best friends who fall for each other. The story revolves around three friends named Nina, Avery and Mel.  Nina Bermudez is the heroine of the story who is a high school student and she is nicknamed as The Bermudez Triangle by a cunning lady on her 11th birthday. The three friends’ part their ways before Nina goes on a summer vacation. In ten weeks, all the situations turn upside down. After returning from the vacation, she gets to hear some stories about Steve, her love interest. Nina gets the shock of life when she sees her two friends Avery and Mel kissing each other. The story is funny, emotionally rich and is about a journey of three girls who gets to learn about them.

Read it For:
This is an intriguing and amazing story of three girls which is filled with humor, pain and a great journey of three girls.
Don't Read it For:
This is not for the people who would like to read something adventurous and fictional.
What makes this book stand out?:
This is beautiful book of three girls. The amazing characters and interesting content make it a must read book. This is one of the Maureen Johnson books that have earned many awards.

The Last Little Blue Envelope

This story is about a lady named Ginny Blackstone who always thinks that the biggest adventure to be done in her life in behind her. She travelled to Europe in the last summer and does all the tasks that are left by her aunt Peg before she died. Ginny loses her backpack that has the last envelope. One day, a stranger calls to Ginny from London to tell about her missed bag. Ginny feels happy to know about the news of finding the lost bag to start the journey again, but actually the last envelope will start a new adventure for her that is filled with love stories, new loves, friends and great experiences for lifetime.

Read it For:
This is an intriguing and amazing story of three girls which is filled with humor, pain and a great journey of three girls
Don't Read it For:
This is not for the people who would like to read something adventurous and fictional.
What makes this book stand out?:
This is beautiful book of three girls. The amazing characters and interesting content make it a must read book. This is one of the Maureen Johnson books that have earned many awards.
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Devilish

This story is about two girls named Jane Jarvis and Allison Concord who are pursuing their senior year in St. Teresa's Preparatory School for Girls and are desperate to finish their senior year where the girls are kept away from meeting boys. These two girls are quite popular and have quirky fun. One day, Allison experiences a humiliating situation which transforms her totally. She comes with cute clothes, a good looking hairstyle and talks in Latin fluently. She stops talking to Jane and in a few days, she grabs the attention of Jane’s boyfriend, Elton. Owen, a wise boy helps Jane find out the underlying truth for the transformation of Allison. Jane chokes by hearing the truth about Allison who sold her soul to a devil. To save Allison, Jane plays with her soul.

Read it For:
This is an interesting story that speaks a lot about the true friendship and how one friend saves her best friend from the trap of a devil
Don't Read it For:
This is not for the people who are looking for a story that has action and commercial elements.
What makes this book stand out?:
The writing of the author is interesting and unique that maintains suspense at every moment. This is the one of the Maureen Johnson popular novels.

Girl at Sea

This is a wonderful story about a girl who is on the mission. The girl name is Clio Ford who is 17 years old who love to spend her summer vacation in the Mediterranean pursing her passion. She wants to retain her father’s antics and want to find out the underwater secrets the reveals about the secrets of civilization. This story has a crew, including Martin, Elsa, Julia and Aidan. This story also revolves around Aidan and her green eyes. Clio travels to an unchartered territory to find out the secrets which can change the history. She finds that there is something deeper than sea that is heart.

Read it For:
This is about a girl who is on a mission on discovering about the history and eventually learns about herself and her heart.
Don't Read it For:
This is not for someone who is looking for action and adventurous elements
What makes this book stand out?:
The story is interesting with many beautiful characters. This novel is full of travel adventures, romance and various other elements that add fun to the story.

Suite Scarlett

This story is about a girl named Scarlett who is fun loving has a hotel that was started in late 1920s which is in a ramshackle condition. She has an unforgettable vacation in summer. She is the third child in Martin’s family. This big hotel has 27 rooms of which she is put as the in charge of one of the rooms of Empire suite. This room is booked by the guest named Mrs. Amberson who is a failure and returned from New York City to write her memories. She goes along with this guest and does adventures.

Read it For:
This is an interesting novel that keeps you entertained throughout its narration.
Don't Read it For:
This is not for someone who would like to read romantic novels.
What makes this book stand out?:
The interesting characters and amazing content of the novel make this a must-read.

Scarlett Fever

This is the story of an aspiring actress named Mrs. Amberson who turned into an agent even since she has entered into the life of Scarlett Martin. Martin is not just the in charge of the Empire hotel, but is also the assistant of Mrs. Amberson. Scarlett juggles between her classes, manage hotel and tries to get over her boy friend that has broken her heart. In between this busy life, she experiences the shock of life that is thrown by her parents, which is going to change her life in New York totally.

Read it For:
This is an interesting and engaging story of a girl who is put into trouble and how she get away from all those is well etched in the story.
Don't Read it For:
This is not for the people who are looking for some commercial elements like action and adventure in the novel.
What makes this book stand out?:
This novel stands out as it has blend of romance, humor and mystery elements which make the book fantastic to read.

The Shadow Cabinet

This is the story of a boy named Rory and his friends group going through a series of tragic incidents in life. He wants to help her friend to get rid of the ghost. In between this, Rory’s classmate gets abducted by a nefarious organization. There is no evidence of these gang activities. Rory is on duty to find his missing friends and in this process Rory gets to know that someone he trusts the most is hiding a secret.

Read it For:
This is an interesting horror and thriller story that keeps you on the edge of the seat until its completion.
Don't Read it For:
This is not for the people who would like to read crime and thriller stories.
What makes this book stand out?:
The storyline and interesting plot with superb characters make this novel stand out.

The Madness Underneath

After the upsetting incidents with Ripper copycat, Rory Deveaux started living with her parents in Bristol under their supervision. The therapist suggests her something and she soon returns to Wexford and gets excited to meet her friends. She gets a power to totally get rid of ghosts when they come in contact with her. Though, she gets rid of the Ripper, but there is another series of inexplicable deaths happening in the London city. Rory gets to know that these deaths are not coincidence.

Read it For:
The horrifying story will keep you on the edge of the seat.
Don't Read it For:
This is not for someone who wants to read novels with humor and romance.
What makes this book stand out?:
This is an amazing story that has wonderful characters and terrifying story that keeps you glued to the seat with Goosebumps throughout the end of the story.

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