The Bookshop of Yesterdays
By Amy Meyerson
Miranda Brooks grew up in her fun-loving Uncle Billy's bookshop where Billy introduced her to the joy of reading and sent her on scavenger hunts to solve intriguing mysteries.
When Miranda turns twelve, her mother and Billy have a terrible falling out and she loses touch with her uncle. Years later, Miranda is working as a history teacher when she receives a mysterious postcard along with a copy of Shakespeare's Prospero in the mail along with news that her uncle is dead and has left her his bookstore, Prospero Books. In order to understand her past and save the bookstore from bankruptcy,
Miranda sets out on the scavenger hunt Billy has left behind.