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Quote of the Day – “Shouldn’t You Be in School?”

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Fires were of grave importance to the organization of which I was a part. It would be a black mark on my record, I knew, to have suspicious fires occur and go unsolved and unpunished right under my eyes.

“Shouldn’t You Be in School?” by Lemony Snicket

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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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