cover image The Shadow Club Rising

The Shadow Club Rising

Neal Shusterman. Dutton Children's Books, $16.99 (200pp) ISBN 978-0-525-46835-6

Falsely accused of playing mean-spirited pranks on new kid Alec Smaartz, Jared seeks to rebuild his reputation by enlisting the help of former Shadow Club members in Neal Shusterman's The Shadow Club Rising. His request rebuffed, the ex-ringleader must assume a role more sinister than he ever imagined in this sequel to The Shadow Club (1988), which PW called ""an engrossing book,"" being reissued simultaneously. ( Feb.)