Maggie By The Book Book Summary and Study Guide

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Maggie has agreed to go to WAR, the We Are Romance writers conference in New York with her two houseguests, who just happen to be her fictional characters come to life. Little do they know that this conference is going to include malicious pranks. A singing cowboy pulls a fake gun, a hotel room full of mice, a sprinkler malfunction, and food poisoning. The crew is trying to solve these mysteries when they are blind-sided by a real murder of one of the conference managers. It is a race to the finish with the local police (who haven't found any clues), and Maggie and her pals who have too many suspects. A good second book although Maggie comes off as somewhat neurotic and nasty to her friends.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   70% Murder of certain profession?    -   writers/editors Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   local police w/ IQ of a houseplant Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   feelings towards family/friends Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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