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Nancy Drew

75 Ratings: 3.2
A fictional young amateur detective in various mystery series for children and teens.

Nancy Drew is a fictional young amateur detective in various mystery series for children and teens. Created by Edward Stratemeyer, founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate book packaging firm, the character first appeared in 1930. The books have been ghostwritten … see full wiki

21 reviews about Nancy Drew
review by . June 11, 2010
I discovered the world of "River Heights" when I was about 14 years old - that was when sets of the books were flying off of the shelves at Sams Club and Costco.      I was an avid reader, a self-professed tomboy, and therefore the harrowing adventures that Nancy always found herself in vastly appealed to my independent nature.      But as an older, "more mature" adult now, (whoo, 21, that's getting up there!) I have a much deeper appreciation …
review by . June 11, 2010
Readers are introduced to an inquisitive, adventurous girl with which any inquisitive, armchair adventuress can identify.      The series liberates the minds of girls especially who are ready to break out of the stereotypes they have been taught so fare.      Solving puzzles, even those in the most obscure settings, comes naturally to the inquisitive, so Nancy Drew fits right into the imagination.      By today's standards, Nancy and …
Quick Tip by . July 13, 2010
Read all these as a teenager, was fascinated by Nancy Drew...now it makes mystery movies no challenge to figure out 'who done it'...
Quick Tip by . July 09, 2010
What young girl can't like Nancy Drew? I am glad to see these books making a comeback.
Quick Tip by . July 01, 2010
HUGE Nancy Drew fan growing up. Might have contributed to my career in competitive intelligence.
Quick Tip by . June 30, 2010
it was fun and very good when I was little
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
older book but its a mystery thats really good
Quick Tip by . June 21, 2010
Read all of these as a young adult
Quick Tip by . June 21, 2010
Never liked them, even as a kid, even when I went through my detective novel phase. More than half of them are ghost written, BTW.
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
I honestly didn't even like these books as a child. But then again, I still don't have any kind of affection for the mystery genre. This was likely my only issue with this series of books, but I haven't reread them, so I can't say for sure.
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
Loved these! So did my mom!
Quick Tip by . June 18, 2010
Please enjoy these books with your older children and teenagers. They will enjoy them as much as you do!
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
Again classic!
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
If you like this genre, try Trixie Belden. She's easier to relate to, and the books are full of recurring characters with personalities you will fall in love with. (Basically more character-driven, but still with the fun mystery plots.)
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
a classic mystery
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
Classic, of course. Not my favorite, but classic.
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
I read all of these avidly as a child.
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
Nancy Drew is a must-read for all young girls.
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
Another childhood memory. I even read my mothers copies from her childhood. They are dated, but fun
Quick Tip by . June 11, 2010
it was ok
Quick Tip by . June 11, 2010
Do you have a "Read before I die" list? Put these books on it. Now. What if you die tomorrow?
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