In the Company of Cheerful Ladies is by Alexander McCall Smith. The sixth book in the #1 Ladies Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe finds an intruder in her house, a pumpkin on her porch, and an unexpected visitor upsetting her life. Mma Makutsi attends a dance class. Charlie, the apprentice at the garage, gets involved with an older woman. All of these instances make for another wonderful look into life in Botswana. Fans of the series will be thrilled.
Ratings: 9th grade - 8 out of 10 - AC (some mature thematic content).