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I read this book 27th November '18

Death in the Spotlight: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery
Author: Robin Stevens
WARNING:SPOILER FROM A SPOONFUL OF MURDER AND PREVIOUS BOOKS OF THE SERIES

Robin Stevens is an AMAZING writer. Don’t mistake me, I said AMAZING, I did not say GOOD, GREAT, OK. 
Daisy and Hazel have just returned from Hong Kong after tragedy with Hazels’ maid and baby brother. They go to Daisy’s Uncle Felix and newly wedded wife Aunt Lucy; previously known as Miss Livedion ( from arsenic for tea). As something to do they work on Romeo and Juliet at the Rue Theatre. But will this keep them out of trouble? Roses from unknown people. Posters are up but not the right ones.. these ones have horrible messages. And last but certainly not least... a body in the well...
I think that this book was the best one if the series and I can wait for a new one to come out.

I read this book 27th November '18

The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling Woods
Author: Samuel J. Halpin Illustrator: Hannah Peck
When Poppy’s mum dies her life is changed hugely. Poppy’s Dad takes plenty of cycling adventures in other countries and Poppy spends loads of time with her Gran who loves fashion. On the way to her Grans house she sees a odd lady who leaves a book with a silk cover and a purse. Poppy picks them up but never manages to return them. What is the significance of this?During her time with her Gran Poppy meets Erasmus, a strange boy with an odd memory. Together they work to uncover an old story thathas been over Grans town...


When I first read this book my first thought was that it was going to be a boring fairy story about peggs; except it wasn’t...
When I started reading this book my head was filled with desperate thoughts about what the Erasmus and Poppy would do next.
A thrilling story that I would really recommend age 9+

Was read to me 27th November '18

The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling Woods
Author: Samuel J. Halpin Illustrator: Hannah Peck
When Poppy’s mum dies her life is changed hugely. Poppy’s Dad takes plenty of cycling adventures in other countries and Poppy spends loads of time with her Gran who loves fashion. On the way to her Grans house she sees a odd lady who leaves a book with a silk cover and a purse. Poppy picks them up but never manages to return them. What is the significance of this?During her time with her Gran Poppy meets Erasmus, a strange boy with an odd memory. Together they work to uncover an old story that has been over Grans town...


When I first read this book my first thought was that it was going to be a boring fairy story about peggs; except it wasn’t...
When I started reading this book my head was filled with desperate thoughts about what the Erasmus and Poppy would do next.
A thrilling story that I would really recommend age 9+.

I read this book 18th November '18

The Lie Tree
Author: Frances Hardinge
This was given to me by one of my mums friends that was an English teacher. At first I thought it looked scary so I left it to the side of my room and didn’t touch it for around 4 months. One day, 4 months later, I ran out of books and saw it on the floor so I started to read it. It turns outt was brilliant. When faiths father dies, she uncovers dark secrets involving dangerous missions that put her family and (very few) friends at risk. This story portrays huge amounts of loyalty towards family and I would really recommend this book to anyone that likes mystery and bonds between characters in a book. 

I read this book 18th November '18

A Spoonful of Murder: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery
Author: Robin Stevens Illustrator: Nina Tara
The latest edition was definetlry the best of the series. When Daisy and Hazel arrive in Hong Kong because of Hazels grandfathers death, there is a new member of Hazels family and Hazels old maid and father have no interest in her. The maid is murdered ina lift and the new member of the Wong family is kidnapped.... excellent story and plot and very cleverly told.