I became quite bored towards the middle and the ending was not awful but... I am looking forward time to spending time with some of these secondary characters in their own books, and I think they may even eclipse Renny and Mick for me with their big personalities.
The first chapter or so she grated on me a bit, seeming to be too melodramatic for my tastes. But fate has a way of biting him in the tail when a female wolf shows up on his property.
Original Title. I got a copy from the publisher thru Netgalley. I do like Warren's writing and characters.Thermodynamics, PV Diagrams, Internal Energy, Heat, Work, Isothermal, Adiabatic, Isobaric, Physics
Especially loved all the references to late 70s life. Where some illustrators might have provided images that would make the book appear older, or more teen, Klassen's pictures actually give the story a younger feel. Miss Lumley first encounters her charges out in the barn quite literally howling. While a series of books written about a group of children raised by wolves sounds almost too gimmicky to be enjoyable, there is something so endearing about the Incorrigibles that you can't help but fall in love with them.
I'm not sure elementary school kids will relate, and teens may find it too young-looking to want to pick up.
Proceedings of the Royal Society A , 466 2121 , 2771-2794. Another element that didn't work was the gypsies 'working for the wolves' which seemed to be copied straight from vampire novels where the gypsies are in thrall to their vampire lord. I mentioned earlier 1850, and that wasn't arbitrary, in fact, to be more specific, let's say 1851. There didn't seem to be enough of a conflict or story arc for awhile, and the end was barely an ending at all but, rather, a set-up for the sequel.
She was a better person than me because there is no way I'd be okay with sharing my man with a ghost or so easily forgiving him his crap behavior towards her.
Main Pursuer of relationship: These are books that you can read on many levels and grow into, and that makes them so good. I had only vaguely heard of this book until this spring, when Maryrose Wood spoke at a conference I attended. He knows the people in town but isn't really involved with them. Jun 07, 2018 Amyiw rated it liked it Shelves: Luckily, Miss Penelope Lumley is no ordinary governess.
When is a Stokes Line not a Stokes Line? The H was hung up on his first mate. More Details... A cute Victorian era story for middle readers. For ages 9-12.