The Feather Thief

The Feather ThiefOn a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London s Royal Academy of Music, twenty year old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring m

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Hollow Kingdom

Hollow KingdomOne pet crow fights to save humanity from an apocalypse in this uniquely hilarious debut from a genre bending literary author.S.T., a domesticated crow, is a bird of simple pleasures hanging out with his owner Big Jim, trading insults with Seattle s wild crows those idiots , and enjoying the fines

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How the Penguins Saved Veronica

How the Penguins Saved VeronicaA curmudgeonly but charming old woman, her estranged grandson, and a colony of penguins proves it s never too late to be the person you want to be in this rich, heartwarming story from the acclaimed author of Ellie and the Harpmaker n nEighty five year old Veronica McCreedy is estranged from her fami

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The Long Flight Home

The Long Flight HomeInspired by fascinating, true, yet little known events during World War II, The Long Flight Home is a testament to the power of courage in our darkest hours a moving, masterfully written story of love and sacrifice n nIt is September 1940 a year into the war and as German bombs fall on Britain, fear

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The Birdwatcher (DS Alexandra Cupidi #0/prequel)

The Birdwatcher (DS Alexandra Cupidi #0/prequel)Police Sergeant William South has a good reason to shy away from murder investigations he is a murderer himself A methodical, diligent, and exceptionally bright detective, South is an avid birdwatcher and trusted figure in his small town on the rugged Kentish coast He also lives with the deeply b

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Bird Hugs

Bird HugsBernard isn t like other birds His wings are impossibly long, and try as he might, he just can t seem to fly He s left wondering what his wings are good for if they re even good for anything at all But a chance encounter with a dejected orangutan leads Bernard to a surprising discovery that mayb

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The Illness Lesson

The Illness LessonThe year is 1871 In Ashwell, Massachusetts, at the farm of Samuel Hood and his daughter Caroline, a mysterious flock of red birds descends Samuel, whose fame as a philosopher has waned in recent years, takes the birds appearance as an omen that the time is ripe for his newest venture He will sta

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Where the World Ends

Where the World EndsEvery time a lad came fowling on the St Kilda stacs, he went home less of a boy and of a man If he went home at all, that isIn the summer of 1727, a group of men and boys are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food No one returns to collect them Why Surely nothing but t

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Birdsong

BirdsongWhen a young girl moves from the country to a small town, she feels lonely and out of place But soon she meets an elderly woman next door, who shares her love of arts and crafts Can the girl navigate the changing seasons and failing health of her new friend

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The Genius of Birds

The Genius of BirdsBirds are astonishingly intelligent creatures According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores their newly discovered brilliance and how it came about n n

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Barn 8

Barn 8An unforgettably exuberant and potent novel by a writer at the height of her powersTwo auditors for the U.S egg industry go rogue and conceive a plot to steal a million chickens in the middle of the night an entire egg farm s worth of animals Janey and Cleveland a spirited former runaway and the o

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