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The Gerbil Farmer’s Daughter: A Memoir by Holly Robinson

Title: The Gerbil Farmer’s Daughter: A Memoir Author: Holly Robinson Published: 2009 Pages: 290 Rating: ****1/2 “What kind of Navy officer sits on his ship in the middle of the Mediterranean dreaming of gerbils?” That’s the question that Holly Robinson … Continue reading

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Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival by Bernd Heinrich

Title: Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival Author: Bernd Heinrich Published: 2004 Genre: Non-fiction: Nature Pages: 326 Rating: **1/2 From award-winning writer and biologist Bernd Heinrich, an intimate, accessible and eloquent illumination of animal survival in Winter. From flying … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

Friday Finds is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading to “showcase the books you ‘found’ and added to your TBR list” each week. Here’s what I added: The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature by David George Haskell … Continue reading

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