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Trickster's Queen (Daughter of the Lioness, #2)
**spoiler alert** A very nice conclusion to the two-book series, one we've had several requests to complete since buying the first volume a few years...more
Oct 31, 2011
Oct 31, 2011
Zoo City
This is a really entertaining book--fantasy, but with an interestingly new twist and richly set in a real and very different culture. I can see why it...more
Dec 10, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
Winter Study (Anna Pigeon, #14)
Either this writer is really hitting her stride or she's got a new contract with her publisher so she's less worried about what she's saying, or somet...more
Jun 24, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
**spoiler alert** A sweet and respectful handling of the notion of a cross-red human. It sets the story amidst an indictment of modern politics and so...more
Aug 20, 2010
Aug 20, 2010
Among the Bears: Raising Orphan Cubs in the Wild
An older book pressed on me by a patron, I may review this and put it out as a "staff pick" thanks to the unassuming style and engaging, non-sentiment...more
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 13, 2011
Hiassen is steadily getting a stronger voice in his kids' series, and this one is the best-developed one yet. Who can't love a daunting teacher named...more
Mar 2009
Feb 19, 2009
Frostbitten (Women of the Otherworld, #10)
I think maybe the author looked at a topo map but don't think she went as far as photos, let alone any particular knowledge of Alaska beyond a Sarah P...more
Nov 09, 2009
Nov 09, 2009
The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe
A nice intro to the journals, made palatable by the protagonist being a dog. Some fictionalizing, but it adds badly-needed liveliness.
Oct 05, 2007
Mar 07, 2008
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