Books by Liam O'Donnell

THE CASE OF THE BERRY BURGLARS by Liam O'Donnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2018

"An engaging mystery that cleverly celebrates the quirkiness of not being neurotypical. (Mystery. 6-9)"
Autistic detective Myron and his third-grade friends are back to solve their third mystery. Read full book review >
THE CASE OF FIREBANE'S FOLLY by Liam O'Donnell
Released: Feb. 20, 2018

"'That's what I call a fun field trip!' exclaims Fizz in the final panel. Series fans will agree. (Graphic mystery/fantasy hybrid. 9-11)"
In their latest exploit, the fourth-grade sleuths have a hot time countering the schemes of a clever dragon and saving their classmates from becoming spider snacks. Read full book review >
THE CASE OF MAKER MISCHIEF by Liam O'Donnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Readers will enjoy following Myron's developing, appealing voice as much as they do following clues. (Mystery. 7-9)"
Elementary school detectives put their (neurodiverse) heads together to investigate the case of a stolen robot. Read full book review >
THE CASE OF THE SNACK SNATCHER by Liam O'Donnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2015

"An optimistic series beginning for young mystery fans. (Mystery. 7-9)"
His atypical brain helps an aspiring, autistic sleuth crack a case. Read full book review >
THE CASE OF THE SLIME STAMPEDE by Liam O'Donnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Young readers will slurp up the gumshoes' gooey first exploit with relish. And perhaps a few choco-slug cookies. (Mystery/fantasy. 9-11)"
The game's afoot (so to speak) for two amateur sleuths when slime monsters belonging to the school custodian go on a rampage. Read full book review >
THE CASE OF THE BATTLING BOTS by Liam O'Donnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2015

"High-energy high jinks in a multicultural, or at least multispecies, setting. (Graphic/mystery/fantasy hybrid. 9-11)"
Young sleuths stumble on a demonic conspiracy to blow the lid off Slick City's new sports arena. Just for a start. Read full book review >
POWER PLAY by Liam O'Donnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"The point is well made: Democracy is imperfect but self-righting in its course. (Graphic thriller. 8-12)"
O'Donnell and Deas present another educational thriller in graphic mode (Ramp Rats, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >
RAMP RATS by Liam O'Donnell
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"However, the graphic format and step-by-step instructions on skating technique may draw in reluctant readers or young novice skaters. (Graphic fiction. 8-12)"
In this second volume of Orca's Graphic Guide Adventures, the how-to topic is skateboarding. Read full book review >