At the B & N Teen Blog she tagged five top YA books about crime families, including:
Heist Society, by Ally CarterRead about the other entries on the list.
Heist Society is a fast-paced adventure that isn’t afraid to address larger themes of family, friendship, and loyalty—basically, it’s everything you want in a crime family caper. Katarina’s doesn’t want any part in the family business, aka art thievery, so she scams her way into a prestigious school, only to get kicked out thanks to her friend Hale. Hale is intent on getting Kat back in the Family Business because her super-crafty thieving skills are needed to save her father, basically the only suspect in the theft of a mobster’s art collection. With the help of a motley crew of teenage art thieves, Kat must travel the globe investigating the sordid history of stolen artwork.