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Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley
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it was amazing
bookshelves: xx2017-completed

This is another terrific book in this series. Flavia de Luce is an endearing character – mentally and emotionally precocious, yet still with many little-girl flaws. She pretty much has no fear, doesn’t care if she gets herself (or her bike, or the house) dirty; to her, life is all one big experiment. It is one of the things that is so charming about her – she can outwit and out-think many of the adults in her life, yet her strong curiosity, the need to know things and to figure them out (along with a completely unselfconscious pride in doing so) leads her into places and situations that only a child could venture – and extricate themselves from – relatively unscathed. Loved this book and I recommend it for a fun, recreational read.
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Reading Progress

April 22, 2017 – Shelved
May 22, 2017 – Started Reading
May 23, 2017 –
44.0% "I got side-tracked today when I went grocery shopping and picked up a Life magazine special edition on Anne Frank. Lots of tears shed while reading this. Enjoying #5, though - love how little Flavia's scientific bent and unique way of seeing things gets her both in and out of trouble."
May 24, 2017 – Finished Reading

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