The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones, written by Rick Riordan is an adventurous, suspenseful, novel. If you like to read books that make your heart skip a beat at every page, this book is the one for you. You will not stop once you start. The constant mystery in this novel leads you to become not only a reader but also a detective. The story is about what seems to be an ordinary family that holds unimaginable secrets. The Cahill's seems to be nothing but brats craving for more fortune except Amy and Dan. They are brilliant yet poor orphans who are trying to do what they think their parents would want them to do.
The other members of the Cahills slowly expose to a secret of the parents of Amy and Dan. They may not know fully about their parents. When they learn something very mysterious, they will soon realize it is just the beginning. Rick Riorden creates characters with multiple personalities and makes your mind wonder which one is the true personality or if it has even been discovered. He also forms characters that his reader is able to relate to themselves.
The reader is able to understand the peculiarity about this family when Mr. Riorden shows how much the family members vary in personality. Some mystery books expose too many clues; however, this book does not. In order to thoroughly understand this book, you have to read it from all different angles, so you can find the clues. This book will take you to an adventurous, thrilling, startling, endless ride. Once you start, you cannot be stopped.