Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Bear Tale” as Want to Read:
A Bear Tale
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Bear Tale

2.77 of 5 stars 2.77  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A bear, a 25-year-old nursing student and her dog, and one autumn week that changes a small rural community in the Pacific Northwest. This novella is about love and death and a bear trap full of doughnuts. Diana O'Neil is the fierce heroine who wants to fall in love, but is trapped herself.
Paperback, 72 pages
Published March 5th 2011 by Createspace (first published February 20th 2011)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Bear Tale, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Bear Tale

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-22 of 22)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Brian Rush
This is a deeply spiritual story in a completely Pagan vein and one with lessons about the power of instinct and the connection between the artificial world of civilization and the animal nature from which civilization springs.

It’s set in rural Washington State (not too far from where the author lives in real life) and commences as a bear is reported to attack a woman and her dog. The main character and her dog encounter a second bear, and the instinctive antipathy between dog and bear drives ma
Sherrie Cronin
A delightful story about the clash between civilized expectations and the wild in each of us. I particularly liked getting bits of the various animal's points of view, and the author's obvious familiarity with the part of the country that she describes. Although told with a sparse poet's touch, this tale leaves room for wry observations about love, life and road repair. It's not a story without sorrow, but in the end it offers a hopeful message about the places where humans and the rest of the w ...more
Short, sweet, easy read. I actually wish the author had made it longer and developed the characters more as I did like the storyline.
Janet marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2015
Kashish Khatri
Kashish Khatri is currently reading it
Jul 12, 2013
Bonnie added it
Apr 06, 2013
Stacy marked it as to-read
Dec 20, 2012
Claudia marked it as to-read
Nov 12, 2012
Paula marked it as to-read
Apr 30, 2012
Stephanie Tuell
Stephanie Tuell marked it as to-read
Jan 22, 2012
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
The Daffodils All of the Above Putting On An Act Rusty Fertlanger Artie's Brief: The Whole Truth, and Nothing But

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »