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Quote of the Day – The League of Beastly Dreadfuls

Victory zinged through her veins, sweet and bubbly as sarsaparilla, as she gazed upon her first major find as an aspiring detective-veterinarian-artist.

–The League of Beastly Dreadfuls by Holly Grant
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Quote of the Day – The Detective’s Assistant

I say gossip is just like a newspaper, only written in whispers instead of ink. Sure you can’t always believe everything you hear, but isn’t that the same with the newspaper?

–The Detective’s Assistant by Kate Hannigan

Book Review – Who Could That Be at This Hour?

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Apprenticed under the unpredictable and equally unimpressive S. Theodora Markson, young Snicket is swept off to a small town under orders to find and return a valuable artifact to its owner. While Theodora gets busy with the case, Lemony has problems of his own to solve.

Even in the dim room, I could see the insignia on the letter, which matched that of my letter of introduction. I’ve never cared for it.

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Book Review – Curse of the Werewolf Boy

Priestley, Chris - Maudlin Towers 1, Curse of the Werewolf Boy Mildew and Sponge attend the prestigious boarding school within Maudlin Towers, which is as boring as it is grotesque. But when the prized School Spoon goes missing, Mildew decides to put his detecting skills to the test, with Sponge close behind. Vikings, suspicious school masters, a ghost in the tower, and a series of secrets await them as they brave the mysterious and the unknown.

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Book Review – The League of Beastly Dreadfuls

Grant, Holly - League of Beastly Dreadfuls Anastasia McCrumpet is as average as they come. Not at all like the flashy heroine in her favorite mystery series. But when she’s taken away by unknown relatives to an retired insane asylum, Anastasia will need to rely on all her detecting wisdom to find out why she’s there in the first place, or go mad trying to get to the bottom of it.

Anastasia’s day began with a funeral, and it went downhill from there.

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