The Amanda Project

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The Amanda Project

Callie is a very popular girl. One day she gets called into the vice-principal's office along with two other students, Hal and Nia. The three have no idea why they been called to the office since the three barely know each other. The vice-principal is angry because his car has been vandalized. He believes that the three of them, along with another girl named Amanda, did it. Callie, Hal and Nia discover that their only connection is the mysterious Amanda. They each had believed that only they were friends with Amanda, so they are shocked to learn that all three of them were close friends with Amanda. And now Amanda is missing. Could the car be a clue to Amanda's disappearance? Will Callie and the others be able to clear their names and discover the secrets surrounding Amanda's disappearance?

I really enjoyed "The Amanda Project" by Amanda Valentino and Melissa Kantor. It was a little confusing at the beginning while the book laid the groundwork, but the story quickly picked up. I am excitedly awaiting the next in this series. This is a good read for anyone who enjoys mysteries or teen intrigue.


Book Blurb for The Amanda Project

Mysterious, charismatic, and one of a kind—the only way to find Amanda is to think like Amanda.

When enigmatic freshman Amanda Valentino arrived at Endeavor High, she chose three people—Callie, Hal, and Nia—to guide her through the choppy waters of her new school. Except she didn't tell them about each other. When Amanda leaves, the three must reluctantly work together to figure out why. But once they start piecing together the cryptic clues that Amanda herself is leaving for them, they realize that everything they thought they knew about her is false. The more they dig, the mystery of where—and who—Amanda is deepens.


Night Owl Reviews Feb, 2011 4.25