For Fans Of Gillian Flynn, Caroline Cooney, And RL Stine Comes The Weekend Was Murderfrom Four Time Edgar Allen Poe Young Adult Mystery Award Winner Joan Lowery Nixon Mary Elizabeth Can T Wait For The Weekend To Begin At The Ridley Hotel, Where A Famous Mystery Writer And A Troupe Of Actors Are Coming To Enact A Murder Mystery For Amateur Sleuths Mary Elizabeth S Role Is To Discover The Body In Room , Which Is Supposed To Be Haunted But Nothing Prepares Her For The Real Body She Finds In Room A Masterfully Constructed, Engaging Read That Is Ingeniously Plotted, Fast Paced And Lighthearted Publishers Weekly Fans Will Love Wading Through The Myriad Details And Placing Bets On The Outcome Kirkus Reviews Mystery Fans Will Enjoy Trying To Solve The Various Crimes School Library Journal From The Trade Paperback Edition


10 thoughts on “The Weekend Was Murder (Mary Elizabeth, #2)

  1. Maddie :D Rapp Maddie :D Rapp says:

    i thought that it would be really stupid and boring cause mrs.Smith gave it to me to read and it is really good


  2. Anita Anita says:

    I read this Book 2 without reading the first book in the series, which I gathered from this read was the lead up to establishing Mary Elizabeth as a teenage sleuth, through her help in solving her first crime.In this installment, the hotel at which Mary Elizabeth worked was hosting a murder mystery weekend, where a mock crime will be enacted and participants try their hand at solving the m...


  3. Olivia Margolis Olivia Margolis says:

    The book The Weekend Was Murder, by Joan Lowery Nixon, is about a girl named Mary Elizabeth who is working at a hotel called the Ridley Hotel for the summer A famous mystery writer is coming to the hotel to host a murder mystery or all of her fans The writer is bringing along wig her a troupe of actors Mary Elizabeth is acted a role Her role is to find the body in room 1927 which is supposedly haunted But when she finds a real body in that room, the whole game changes Mary Elizab...


  4. MadisonT MadisonT says:

    The book called The Weekend was Murder was about a sixteen year old girl named Liz, and she worked at a very expensive hotel called the Ridley s hotel There was a roomer that was spreading saying that the hotel was being haunted by a ghost in room number nineteen When the ghost was a male human his wife killed him by breaking a big vase on his head She did that because she was on a drug and she was very mad.His wife went to the hospital to get rid of the drugs, but the ghost which was t The book called The Weekend was Murder was about a sixteen year old girl named Liz, and she worked at a very expensive hotel called the Ridley s hotel There was a roomer that was spreading saying that the hotel was being haunted by a ghost in room number nineteen When the ghost was a male human his wife killed him by breaking a big vase on his head She did that because she was on a drug and she was very mad.His wife went to the hospital to get rid of the drugs, but the ghost which was the man who got killed still remained at the hotel Also, at the Ridley s hotel was an annual called Murder Mystery Weekend That was when the author of the book which was Mrs.Duffy came to the hotel and makes her book come to life Mrs.Duffy picked different people who worked at the hotel to play the ...


  5. Erin ☕ *Proud Book Hoarder* Erin ☕ *Proud Book Hoarder* says:

    Cute but mediocre sometimes It s funny because I wasn t aware this was a young adult until I received it Figured that out fast when I started reading it.The mystery isn t much of a one, but the idea of the mystery weekend was a fun touch and you can t help but like the heroine s clumsy personality Her mom on the phone could grow cheesy sometimes Other characters were fine and I was surprised to find a ghost thrown i...


  6. Christine Christine says:

    This is the sequel to The Dark and Deadly Pool by Joan Lowery Nixon It is the second book featuring Mary Elizabeth and the Ridley Hotel Several characters from that first book reappear in this one Like many sequels, though, this book was a disappointment The previous book introduced Mary Elizabeth, her charming bo...


  7. Nidah (SleepDreamWrite) Nidah (SleepDreamWrite) says:

    With the books I read so far by her, you start to like them but then find you re already getting near the end and wantThis one is no exception I was like, oh already wrapping up, okay then It seems Mary Elizabeth should be a detective or assistant to Jarvis or something, shouldn t she What with being entangled in yet another one and Jarvis being ...


  8. Eden Eden says:

    Liz is excited for the weekend She ll be spending it at Ridley Hotel, where she works A famous mystery writer will be there for the murder mystery weekend that was planned.Liz has a role in the murder mystery, too She is to discover a body in room 1927, a room that is supposed to be haunted.And when it is time for Liz to play her part, she goes to room 1927 and finds a body, but it is not the body of one of the actors.I think this is a pretty neat idea for a book a murder mystery weekend an Liz is excited for the weekend She ll be spending it at Ridley Hotel, where she works A famous mystery writer will be there for the murder myst...


  9. luhvBOOKS luhvBOOKS says:

    Title The Weekend Was MurderAuthor Joan Lowery NixonSeries N ARating Summary Mary Elizabeth can t wait for the weekend to begin at the Ridley Hotel, where a famous mystery writer and a troupe of actors are coming to enact a murder mystery for 150 amateur sleuths Mary Elizabeth s role is to discover the body in Room1927, which is supposed to be haunted But nothing prepares her for the real body that she finds in Room 1927 Review One of the really good ones If you read one, I su Title The Weekend Was MurderAuthor Joan Lowery NixonSeries N ARating Summary Mary Elizabeth can t wait for the weekend to begin at the Ridley Hotel, where a famous mystery writer and a troupe of actors are coming to enact a murder mystery for 150 amateur sleuths Mary Elizabeth s role is to discover the body in Room1927, which is supposed to be haunted But nothing prepares her for the real body that she finds in Room 19...


  10. Margaret Margaret says:

    Mary Elizabeth can t wait for the weekend to begin at the Ridley Hotel, where a famous mystery writer a troupe of actors are coming to enact a murder mystery for 150 amateur sleuths Mary Elizabeth s role is to discover the body in Room 1927, which is supposed to be haunted But nothing prepares her for the real body that she finds in Room 1927.A fun, quick read Mary Elizabeth was likable although naive compared to 16 yr olds today I could relate to her klutziness at that age Som Mary Elizabeth can t wait for the weekend to begin at the Ridley Hotel, wh...