2011-Read, Alan Bradley, YA

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

Flavia de Luce is a not your normal 11 year old girl. She is a genius, spends her days doing chemical experiments and her specialty is poisons. She lives with her widowed father and 2 sister ( whom she totally despises) in an old mansion. Everything is normal until one day there is a dead bird with a stamp in it’s beak and not long after Flavia finds a man in their cucumber bush, breathing his last. Flavia is not sad or evenly remotely depressed. She takes it upon herself to solve the crime, in which her father is the…

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