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The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

For Precious Ramotswe, owner of the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency, things have stayed the same for a very long time. She's debating with herself as to whether that is a good thing, or whether it's actually a bad thing. She's had the same building, same assistant, and same type of cases for a very long time. One thing does appear to be changing though, her assistant Grace Makutsi appears to be pregnant, and even though Mma Makutsi doesn't want to talk about it, it is clear that very soon she will need to be taking maternity leave. During this small upheaval a woman Mma Sheba, a lawyer, has come to the agency with a problem. One of the cases that she's got involves a will probation case where the woman is almost certain that the young man who is supposed to get the balance of the estate is not who he says he is. She asks Mma Ramotswe to look into it. Also on her mind is the case of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, run by an acquaintance. The owner of the salon has been sent tokens of bad omens in the mail, and strange things happen when her new salon opens. No one seems to want appointments, and she hears rumors about her salon from her friends. Can Mma Ramotswe solve both of these cases without her trusty assistant Mma Makutsi.

I really enjoy reading this series. This is the 14th book in the series and I would read them from the beginning or you will be completely lost. I like the way this book tackles some subjects that you don't normally see tackled. There are things like the pregnant lady and what you can and can't say to them, sticky family relationships, gossip, and superstitions. I also liked that Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni is willing to take a course on how to be a "modern" husband and learn to change and help Mma Ramotswe more around their home. And as usual, Mma Ramotswe is able to use her common sense to figure out even the hardest of cases and all while introducing us to the sights and sounds of Botswana. This is a fun series, one that you won't want to miss! 

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