It's World Animal Day and authors Terri Giuliano Long and David Brown are hosting a hop. You know I'm a big animal fan. I have 2 cats and 2 dogs. I would have more, but I need another 2 legged household member first to balance things out. I used to work as a zoo keeper and my graduate studies were all about endangered species and recovering the Florida panther. So naturally, I thought I should participate.
For as much as I am an animal person (or perhaps it is because I am such an animal person) I do not like to read about animals. Books with animals are always sad. I don't think I ever even read the Velveteen Rabbit. Therefore, it's a bit ironic that my favorite books for October (I know October just started but the books are that good I know nothing else I read this month will top them) has animals in semi-leading roles.
my review and then pick up the books for yourself.
my review) and the animals have a much bigger role. It was interesting to see them interact with the characters and wonder if they will be more prevalent through the rest of the story (to be honest I had all but forgotten them).
Right now, there doesn't look like anything bad will befall these furry and feathered creatures. J. B. Lynn and K. B. Hoyle - I'm putting you on notice YOU CANNOT LET ANYTHING HAPPEN TO THESE CHARACTERS. Otherwise I will be very, very upset. Consider yourself warned! :)