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A Wilder Rose by Susan Wittig Albert
A Wilder Rose

techeditor, March 27, 2015

A WILDER ROSE would interest past readers of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House series of children's books. We loved those books, didn't we?

Although this is nonfiction written by Susan Wittig Albert, it is told mostly in the first person voice of Rose Wilder Lane, Laura Ingalls Wilder's daughter. The publisher's description that I read on the ARC I won from Kirkus says that this tells the story of Rose's and Laura's collaboration on the Little House books, which should come as a surprise to readers who always thought they were written by Laura. But, in fact, A WILDER ROSE is about Rose.

Although A WILDER ROSE does describe the "collaboration," that is not what the book is about. Rather, it is about Rose's success as an author in her own right and her adoption of stray boys. She was also an outspoken Libertarian (after stints with socialism and communism). Her work on the Little House books was a part of her life and only parts of A WILDER ROSE.

I had a hard time sticking with this book and found it too easy to put down. My iPhone was more interesting.
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The Last Savanna by Mike Bond
The Last Savanna

techeditor, March 13, 2015

Because this book is so well written, the descriptions of African wild animals and their human predators so detailed, I couldn't finish reading it. Does that make sense? The descriptions are written from the animals' point of view, and I felt like I was there; they upset me. Therefore, I do not rate it because I do not rate books that I do not entirely read.

Please try to read this book, though. It is one that should be read.
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The Last Savanna by Mike Bond
The Last Savanna

techeditor, March 13, 2015

Because this book is so well written, the descriptions of African wild animals and their human predators so detailed, I couldn't finish reading it. Does that make sense? The descriptions are written from the animals' point of view, and I felt like I was there; they upset me. Therefore, I do not rate it because I do not rate books that I do not entirely read.

Please try to read this book, though. It is one that should be read.
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The Last Savanna by Mike Bond
The Last Savanna

techeditor, March 13, 2015

Because this book is so well written, the descriptions of African wild animals and their human predators so detailed, I couldn't finish reading it. Does that make sense? The descriptions are written from the animals' point of view, and I felt like I was there; they upset me. Therefore, I do not rate it because I do not rate books that I do not entirely read.

Please try to read this book, though. It is one that should be read.
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The Last Savanna by Mike Bond
The Last Savanna

techeditor, March 13, 2015

Because this book is so well written, the descriptions of African wild animals and their human predators so detailed, I couldn't finish reading it. Does that make sense? The descriptions are written from the animals' point of view, and I felt like I was there; they upset me. Therefore, I do not rate it because I do not rate books that I do not entirely read.

Please try to read this book, though. It is one that should be read.
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