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Precious and Grace – How Women Work Together

  Book Review : Precious and Grace  No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi help a young … Continue reading

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A Hiss-tory Of Magic – A Clever Title Doesn’t Make For A Clever Book

Book Review : A Hiss-tory Of Magic A Wonder Cats Mystery By Harper Lin e-book Spoiler Alert! Summary Cath Greenstone, her cousin Bea, and her hippie aunt Astrid live in Wonder Falls, a small town near the mystical Niagara Falls. … Continue reading

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“The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” – When is Murder Sweet?

Book Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! Summary It is the summer of 1950–and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is … Continue reading

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“Tres Leches Cupcakes” – Do the Recipes Really Work?

Book Review : Tres Leches Cupcakes by Josi S. Kilpack Spoiler Alert! Sadie Hoffman is still hiding from a psychopath who has threatened her life. While staying in Santa Fe, New Mexico with Pete Cunningham’s cousin, Caro and Rex, Sadie … Continue reading

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“Montmorency and the Assassins” – Is It a Mystery or History?

Book Review : Montmorency and the Assassins by Eleanor Updale Spoiler Alert! George Fox-Selwyn and Montmorency have taken on a new assignment to try to recover some specimens that have been stolen from a natural history museum. They leave flu-ridden … Continue reading

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“Skulduggery Pleasant” – Perhaps the World is Filled With Magic if a Skeleton Becomes Your Friend

Book Review : Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy Spoiler Alert! Stephanie Edgley’s Uncle Gordon has died, and while at the funeral she sees an unusual man. He wears a hat, sunglasses and a scarf covering his entire face. At the … Continue reading

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“A Study in Sherlock” – The Game is Afoot

Book Review : A Study in Sherlock, Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon                                                            edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. … Continue reading

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“The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection” – Charming Characters Make A Novel Shine

Book Review :            The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection                                                     … Continue reading

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“The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party” – I Crave Simplicity

Book Review: The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party by Alexander McCall Smith Precious Ramotswe is startled by seeing a van, a white van that seems very familiar in Gaborone. She still longs for her little white van, Grace Makutsi suggests … Continue reading

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