Whenever I hear a book takes place at any type of boarding school I don’t need to know much more. So today I’m on the book tour for The Castle School (for Troubled Girls) hosted by TBR and Beyond Tours. Today I want to tell you about this book and hopefully a review will be up in the near future as well. So keep on reading to find out more about this book!
The Castle School (For Troubled Girls) by Alyssa Sheinmel
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Mystery
Publishing Date: March 2, 2021
When Moira Dreyfuss’s parents announce that they’re sending her to an all-girls boarding school deep in the Maine woods, Moira isn’t fooled. She knows her parents are punishing her; she’s been too much trouble since her best friend, Nathan, died―and for a while before that. At the Castle School, isolated from the rest of the world, Moira will be expected to pour her heart out to the odd headmaster, Dr. Prince. But she isn’t interested in getting over Nathan’s death or befriending her fellow students.
On her first night there, Moira hears distant music. On her second, she discovers the lock on her window is broken. On her third, she and her roommate venture outside…and learn that they’re not so isolated after all. There’s another, very different, Castle School nearby―this one filled with boys whose parents sent them away, too.
Moira is convinced that the Castle Schools and the doctors who run them are hiding something. But exploring the schools will force Moira to confront her overwhelming grief―and the real reasons her parents sent her away.
I have reviewed The Castle School (for Troubled Girls) yet, but if you’re curious about reviews and other posts made during the tour, click here for our full schedule. You’ll find the posts that all of the other amazing bloggers and bookstagrammers posted during this tour!
About the Author
Alyssa was born in Stanford, California, and even though she moved across the country to New York when she was six years old, she still thinks of herself as a California girl.
She still remembers the very first chapter book she ever read—The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo, by Judy Blume. Before long, reading was her favorite thing in the world. She loved it so much that when there was nothing to read, she wrote my own stories just to give herself something to read. And when there was no pen and paper to be had, she just made up stories in her head.
The Castle School (for Troubled Girls) sounds like an interesting read that’s definitely more than just a mystery. Are you a fan of books that take place at a boarding school? If you are, let me know what some of your favorites are in the comments! I’d love to hear from you.