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April 2020 Round Up

In April, we found ourselves amidst a pandemic – and I found myself with an influx of review books, some quite long, and some not so long. As I usually do, I aim to read ahead in my review stack, to get things cleared, and posted or scheduled to save time. I’m still a bit… Continue reading April 2020 Round Up

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Friday Barnes: No Rules by R.A. Spratt

Title: Friday Barnes: No Rules Author: R.A. Spratt Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House/Puffin Published: 7th May 2019 Format: Paperback Pages:  256 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: What if every clue points in the wrong direction? Friday Barnes has been deported to Switzerland! With their in-school detective gone, Highcrest Academy has descended into chaos. Someone's fired all… Continue reading Friday Barnes: No Rules by R.A. Spratt

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Friday Barnes: Big Trouble by R.A. Spratt

Title: Friday Barnes: Big Trouble Author: R.A. Spratt Genre: Crime Publisher: Penguin Random House/Puffin Published: 7th May 2019/3rd August 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Friday Barnes has a new case, and this time it’s personal! When Friday’s father turns up out of the blue, he brings his daughter some distressing news –… Continue reading Friday Barnes: Big Trouble by R.A. Spratt

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March 2020 Round Up

March was a strange month – it started out as normal as could be, though we knew about the coronavirus, and then a few weeks into March, everything changed, and by the end of it, they had changed again with strict social distancing rules. Despite this, I got a lot of reading done. My stats… Continue reading March 2020 Round Up

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Friday Barnes: Under Suspicion by R.A. Spratt

Title: Friday Barnes: Under Suspicion Author: R.A. Spratt Genre: Mystery Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 7th May 2019/1st January 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Who knew boarding school could be this perilous! When Friday Barnes cracked the case of Highcrest Academy’s mysterious swamp-yeti, the last thing she expected was to be placed… Continue reading Friday Barnes: Under Suspicion by R.A. Spratt

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Friday Barnes: Girl Detective by R.A. Spratt

Title: Friday Barnes: Girl Detective Author: R.A. Spratt Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 1st July 2014/7th May 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 250 Price: $15.99Synopsis: Imagine if Sherlock Holmes was an eleven-year-old girl! The eagerly awaited new series from the author of the bestselling Nanny Piggins series. When girl detective Friday Barnes solves a… Continue reading Friday Barnes: Girl Detective by R.A. Spratt