First, Mia and her family just moved to live near her grandmother, who owns a cricket farm. Yes, a cricket farm. To make food with them. Barbecue crickets. Maple crickets. and more! Mia and her grandmother are really close, so when she learns that Gram's farm is in danger of closing down due to sabotage and lack of funding, Mia knows she has to do something. Layer one: Who is sabotaging the farm? Mia and two friends go all Nancy Drew to investigate and gather clues.
This is one of the Lone Star Books I’m excited about. This text is told in a unique way: text messages, letters, sticky notes, emails, and more. So it is like Illuminae in that regard. This one is not set in space though.