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Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander McCall Smith
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it was amazing

These books have gotten steadily better with tighter plotting and more satisfying resolutions, but still with that narrative style that keeps you reading whether or not there is a plot there or not. In this installment, Mma Ramotswe must figure out who has sabotaged a local soccer team and Mma Makutsi learns that her rival, Violet Sephotho, has landed a job in the Double Comfort Furniture Shop, and has her sights set firmly on Mma Makutsi's fiancee. We do lose a beloved character in this one, though there's a hint of a promise we might see it again. If you've read the book, you'll laugh at me for calling this object a character, but I'm a pilot's daughter. Vehicles have lives and histories to me.

I've followed this series loyally ever since I picked up the first book off the Costco book table. I was starving for something to read, but short on money. Unfortunately, I got addicted and have spent many times that amount of money since then. I read this on Kindle for PC while I read another McCall Smith book in hardcopy from the library. It's nice to feel there are more good books to read than there is time in the day, though.

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July 31, 2011 – Shelved
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September 3, 2011 – Finished Reading

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