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Book Review: The Otter Of Death

The Otter Of Death (A Gunn Zoo Mystery #5), by Betty Webb This is the point where the Gunn Zoo mysteries stopped being any fun to read.  In fact, the political nature of this book made the rest of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Llama Of Death

The Llama Of Death (A Gun Zoo Mystery #3), by Betty Webb When I read this book my first thoughts were that the book was enjoyable and somewhat dark, a tale about the strange connections between people and the way … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Puffin Of Death

The Puffin Of Death:  A Gunn Zoo Mystery #4, by Betty Webb This is the fourth book in a series, and the first one I have read.  My library doesn’t happen to have the entire series and it’s not quite … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Collected Prose Of Robert Frost

The Collected Prose Of Robert Frost, edited by Mark Richardson Did you know that Robert Frost, for the period of a couple years, wrote a series of short stories about chickens for a poultry magazine?  I did not, and I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Boxen

Boxen:  The Imaginary World Of The Young C.S. Lewis, edited by Walter Hooper As someone who has read a great deal by and about C.S. Lewis, it is perhaps surprising that only now have I gotten to his earliest tales, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Seabiscuit The Wonder Horse

Seabiscuit The Wonder Horse, by Meghan McCarthy If you have seen the movie about Seabiscuit based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand, you know almost all of the facts that are discussed in this book.  That said, this book is … Continue reading

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Foxes In The City

I was getting around to a novel that begins a mystery series I am hoping to finish and I found that the lead character, despite being a widow in a first-century mystery novel, was rather Nathanish.  To wit, the following … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Incredible Life Of Balto

The Incredible Life Of Balto, by Meghan McCarthy The author calls Balto one of the greatest American heroes, and if one is comparing him to people like Sonia Sotomayer, one is inclined to agree.  I was slightly familiar with Balto … Continue reading

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Book Review: Claw The System

Claw The System:  Poems From The Cat Uprising, by Francesco Marciuliano This book disturbed me, and I found that somewhat disconcerting given the author’s work on cat poetry.  To be sure, after having read five previous works by the author … Continue reading

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Book Review: You Need More Sleep

You Need More Sleep:  Advice From Cats, by Francesco Marciuliano As someone who has read a few of the author’s books [1], this book is something that I was very much prepared for.  That is not to say that the … Continue reading

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