Best Animal Fiction Books
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1. Seven Perfect Things: A Novel
Author: by Catherine Ryan Hyde
May 4, 2021
A heart-stirring novel about the joy that comes from finding love in unexpected places by the New York Times and #1 Amazon Charts bestselling author. Thirteen-year-old Abby Hubble lives in an unhappy home in the Sierra Nevada foothills where her father makes life miserable for her and her mother, Mary.
One day Abby witnesses a man dump a litter of puppies into the nearby river. Diving in to rescue all seven, she knows she won’t be able to bring them home. Afraid for their fate at the pound, she takes them to an abandoned cabin, where all she can offer is a promise that she’ll be back the next day.
To grieving widower Elliot Colvin, life has lost meaning. Looking for solace, he retreats to the hunting cabin he last visited years ago, before his wife’s illness. What he discovers is not at all what he expected: seven puppies and one determined girl with an indomitable heart.
As Abby and Elliot’s friendship deepens, Abby imagines how much better her lifeand the puppies’ liveswould be if her mother were married to Elliot instead of her father. But when Abby’s father moves the family hundreds of miles away, Abby and her mother must decide how long they’re willing to defer happiness.
2. Smokescreen (Francis Thriller)
Author: by Dick Francis
September 18, 1989
A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. Edward Lincoln has scaled the Himalayas, survived deadly car chases and defeated scores of assassins. As a movie action man he’s even suffered stoically at the hands of sadistic directors.
After finishing his latest film, he’s asked to visit South Africa to discover why a dying friend’s horses are suddenly failing on the race track. Unfortunately, Lincoln’s attempt to help a friend soon puts him in harm’s way. From a nearly fatal interview to a dangerous accident in a gold mine, it seems only luck is keeping him alive.
And in life, unlike the big-screen, there’s no coming back from dead … Praise for Dick Francis: ‘As a jockey, Dick Francis was unbeatable when he got into his stride. The same is true of his crime writing’ Daily Mirror ‘Dick Francis’s fiction has a secret ingredient – his inimitable knack of grabbing the reader’s attention on page one and holding it tight until the very end’ Sunday Telegraph’The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care …
3. The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel
Author: by Garth Stein
Published at: Harper Perennial; 1st edition (June 9, 2009)
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM FOX 2000 STARRING MILO VENTIMIGLIA, AMANDA SEYFRIED, AND KEVIN COSTNER MEET THE DOG WHO WILL SHOW THE WORLD HOW TO BE HUMAN The New York Times bestselling novel from Garth Steina heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hopea captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life …
As only a dog could tell it.Splendid. People The perfect book for anyone who knows that compassion isn’t only for humans, and that the relationship between two souls who are meant for each other never really comes to an end.
Every now and then I’m lucky enough to read a novel I can’t stop thinking about: this is one of them. Jodi Picoult It’s impossible not to love Enzo. Minneapolis Star Tribune This old soul of a dog has much to teach us about being human.I loved this book.Sara Gruen
4. Scene of the Crime (True Blue K-9 Unit: Brooklyn Book 6)
Author: by Sharon Dunn
Love Inspired Suspense
September 1, 2020
Someone’s out to end her life. Can the K-9 unit shield her from harm? Evidence from forensic specialist Darcy Fields could convict a killerif she survives to testify. A killer seems determined to discredit her, frighten herand silence her, permanently.
Hounded by the press and stalked by a murderer, Darcy must depend on Officer Jackson Davison and his K-9 partner, Smokey, as danger inches nearer and the trial date closes in. USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR
5. West with Giraffes: A Novel
Author: by Lynda Rutledge
An emotional, rousing novel inspired by the incredible true story of two giraffes who made headlines and won the hearts of Depression-era America. Few true friends have I known and two were giraffesWoodrow Wilson Nickel, age 105, feels his life ebbing away.
But when he learns giraffes are going extinct, he finds himself recalling the unforgettable experience he cannot take to his grave.It’s 1938. The Great Depression lingers. Hitler is threatening Europe, and world-weary Americans long for wonder. They find it in two giraffes who miraculously survive a hurricane while crossing the Atlantic.
What follows is a twelve-day road trip in a custom truck to deliver Southern California’s first giraffes to the San Diego Zoo. Behind the wheel is the young Dust Bowl rowdy Woodrow. Inspired by true events, the tale weaves real-life figures with fictional ones, including the world’s first female zoo director, a crusty old man with a past, a young female photographer with a secret, and assorted reprobates as spotty as the giraffes.
6. Purrfect Rivalry (The Mysteries of Max Book 6)
Author: by Nic Saint
April 25, 2018
Awarded the Newbery HonorWhen a novel like Huckleberry Finn, or The Yearling, comes along it defies customary adjectives because of the intensity of the respouse it evokes in the reader. Such a book, we submit, is Old Yeller; to read this eloquently simple story of a boy and his dog in the Texas hill country is an unforgettable and deeply moving experience.
When his father sets out on a cattle drive for the summer, fourteen-year-old Travis is left to take care of his family and their farm, and he faces new, unanticipated and often perilous responsibilities in the wilderness of early fronteir Texas.
But Travis is not alone. He finds help and comfort in the courage and unwavering love of the stray animal who comes to be his most loyal and very best friend: the big yellow dog Travis calls “Old Yeller.”An enduring and award-winning American classic, Fred Gipson’s Old Yeller stands as one of the most beloved novels ever produced in this country, and one that will live in the hearts and minds of readers for generations to come.
8. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo (Better Bundo Book, LGBT Children’s Book)
Author: by Jill Twiss
100 percent of Last Week Tonight’s proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project and AIDS United. HBO’s Emmy winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver presents a children’s picture book about a Very Special boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny.
Meet Marlon Bundo, a lonely bunny who lives with his Grampa, Mike Pence the Vice President of the United States. But on this Very Special Day, Marlon’s life is about to change forever… With its message of tolerance and advocacy, this charming bunny book for kids explores issues of same sex marriage and democracy.
Sweet, funny, and beautifully illustrated, this better Bundo book is dedicated to every bunny who has ever felt different.
9. Perestroika in Paris: A novel
Author: by Jane Smiley
INSTANT NATIONAL BEST SELLERFrom the Pulitzer Prize-winning and best-selling author: a captivating, brilliantly imaginative story of three extraordinary animals-and a young boy-whose lives intersect in Paris. If you’re looking for a feel-good escape, try this. The New York TimesParas, short for “Perestroika,” is a spirited racehorse at a racetrack west of Paris.
One afternoon at dusk, she finds the door of her stall open and-she’s a curious filly-wanders all the way to the City of Light. She’s dazzled and often mystified by the sights, sounds, and smells around her, but she isn’t afraid.
Soon she meets an elegant dog, a German shorthaired pointer named Frida, who knows how to get by without attracting the attention of suspicious Parisians. Paras and Frida coexist for a time in the city’s lush green spaces, nourished by Frida’s strategic trips to the vegetable market.
They keep company with two irrepressible ducks and an opinionated raven. But then Paras meets a human boy, Etienne, and discovers a new, otherworldly part of Paris: the ivy-walled house where the boy and his nearly-one-hundred-year-old great-grandmother live in seclusion.
10. How the Penguins Saved Veronica
Author: by Hazel Prior
Berkley (June 16, 2020)
June 16, 2020
A 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.
Eighty-five-year-old Veronica McCreedy is estranged from her family and wants to find a worthwhile cause to leave her fortune to. When she sees a documentary about penguins being studied in Antarctica, she tells the scientists she’s coming to visitand won’t take no for an answer.
Shortly after arriving, she convinces the reluctant team to rescue an orphaned baby penguin. He becomes part of life at the base, and Veronica’s closed heart starts to open. Her grandson, Patrick, comes to Antarctica to make one last attempt to get to know his grandmother.
Together, Veronica, Patrick, and even the scientists learn what family, love, and connection are all about.