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Laurell K. Hamilton

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Laurell Kaye Hamilton is an American fantasy and romance writer. She is best known as the author of two series of stories. Her New York Times-bestselling Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series centers on Anita Blake, a professional zombie raiser, vampire executioner and supernatural consultant for the police, which includes novels, short story collections, and comic books.
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Rex Stout - 2010-07-09 (first published in 1934)
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As any herpetologist will tell you, the fer-de-lance is among the most dreaded snakes known to man. When someone makes a present of one to Nero Wolfe, Archie Goodwin knows he's getting dreadully close to solving the devilishly clever murders of an immigrant and a college president. As for Wolfe, he's playing snake charmer in a case with more twists...
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@sethanikeem @GailSimone Nero Wolfe books by Rex Stout almost always make me hunt up a dictionary at least once. Expanding my vocabulary and reading a great mystery!      source
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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Robert C. O'Brien - 1986-02-28 (first published in 1971)
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Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain death. But her youngest son, Timothy, lies ill with pneumonia and must not be moved. Fortunately, she encounters the rats of NIMH, an extraordinary breed of highly intelligent creatures, who come up with a brillia...
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Sorry that’s not his name 😃 But Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH is a great book.      source
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Mozart's Starling
Lyanda Lynn Haupt - 2017-04-04
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On May 27th, 1784, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart met a flirtatious little starling in a Viennese shop who sang an improvised version of the theme from his Piano Concerto no. 17 in G major. Sensing a kindred spirit in the plucky young bird, Mozart bought him and took him home to be a family pet. For three years, the starling lived with Mozart, influencing...
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Have you read the book, MOZART’s STARLING by Lyanda Lynn Haupt? It gave me a new appreciation of them and insights into creativity.      source
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Observations on the History & Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants
Robert Sullivan - 2005-04-11
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New York Public Library Book for the Teenager New York Public Library Book to Remember PSLA Young Adult Top 40 Nonfiction Titles of the Year "Engaging...a lively, informative compendium of facts, theories, and musings."-Michiko Kakutani, New York TimesBehold the rat, dirty and disgusting! Robert Sullivan turns the lowly rat into the star of this mo...
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Both books on rats are wonderful.      source
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Tales of a Rat-Hunting Man
Brian Plummer - 1978-06-01
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After the initial shock of even considering a rat-catching professional, the title and content of this book are intriguing. The rat is "the unheralded game-animal of Great Britain," so much so that its proponents are feared and reviled as not quite "right." But from the time D. Brian Plummer received his first rat terrier at the age of 10, he dedic...
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Both books on rats are wonderful.      source