Staff Pick: Don’t Get Caught

If you were framed for something you didn’t do, would you want to get even?

When Max receives a mysterious invitation to join his school’s legendary prank club he remembers what he learned from watching heist movies—always be suspicious.  It turns out, he should have been, because when he and several other classmates arrive at the chosen spot at the chosen time, they find out they were framed for something illegal the prank club did.  Although they aren’t all friends, the framed students decide to get even.  Their problem?  How can they get revenge on people when they don’t know who they are?  An escalating series of heists and pranks ensues, which quickly becomes personal, and leads Max to question which group is worse—the original pranksters or his bunch of conspirators?

This book was funny but at some point I did wonder about Max’s intelligence.  He basically gets framed several times for different pranks by the same people.

By Andrea N.

Don't Get Caught

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