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Home Economics for Girls: or Tabitha Tickham and the Cake Crisis

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4.13  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  7 reviews
A country house murder mystery of sorts, for daughters and their mothers, and anyone else who wants to learn the correct way to eat a scone.
Violet has to prepare for her Home Ec assessment, but with a house full of guests and a lunatic sister playing at detectives, how will she ever get it done? And if the dog did not destroy Mother's cake, who did? Did she really see som
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Paperback, 222 pages
Published April 20th 2017 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (first published June 7th 2015)
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Chris Torretta
Apr 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this! I want to buy it for my niece. Doesn't say the genre or age group but it felt like a cozy mystery or similar to Nancy Drew. Adorable!

Full review coming soon!

Received by Audiobook Reviewer in exchange for an honest review.
Lauren Jones
Dec 09, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Being a child is hard, but growing up with a little sister can be downright annoyingly frustrating. J.P. Wright has a humorous, whodunit story...chalked full of sibling rivalry, child detectives, and mystery. The drama that unfolds within these pages will have readers laughing and shaking their heads in a knowing fashion.

Violet Tickham comes across a violent crime at the start of the book; someone has destroyed her mother's decadent and infamous Chocolate Cake! With only Marcus, their dog at the
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Paul Beattie
May 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent story, great writing and engaging characters. It wasn't what I was expecting and I loved it.
Tabitha Ormiston-Smith
Within a page of starting Home Economics for Girls I had slowed down to approximately the reading speed I use for people like Kant and A.J. Ayer. Not that it's hard to follow, at all - but there is a level of enjoyment above which one just has to prolong the experience, and I didn't want to miss a syllable of this wonderful book.

Tabitha Tickham is a wonderful character, with something of the quality of a catherine wheel that's not been adequately nailed to the fence. You do not know where or how
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Nicola Kelsall
Feb 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I thoroughly enjoyed this clever, funny, and well-constructed story. Full of wonderful characters, brilliantly drawn scenes, and witty dialogue - this book will keep you entertained all the way through. Told through the eyes of sharp-eyed young sleuths (the Tickham girls), the suspense and excitement of the unfolding drama will surprise and enthral any reader who enjoys a funny and well-written 'whodunit'. Beguiling, sagacious, and thoroughly good fun.
Elena Alvarez Dosil
There are few review about this one but they are in general extremely positive. Somehow I expected to enjoy this audiobook much more than I did. For starts, there is changing POV's, completely unannounced. The story is told by the two sisters, who see the whole mystery and family affairs in a very different light. The book is written in a humorous tone, but the constant ramblings of both sisters got me tired really fast. I also found the book frivolous and very judgemental, and the adjective fat ...more
Kimsly
Oct 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed reading it.
It made me laugh as it has so many hidden humour.
I love the beautiful scene description.
This book is well written by the author, in terms of the grammar, sentence structure.
If you would like to have a relax day or learning correct standard English, this is the right book for you.
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