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Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade 7 Up—Fans of Pierce’s medieval Bloodhound: The Legend of Beka Cooper #2 by [Pierce, Tamora]. A sequel to Terrier, Bloodhound continues the tale of Rebakah Cooper. Shortly afterwards Beka rescues the scent hound Achoo from being maltreated by her. Second book in fantasy series is more mature than first. Read Common Sense Media’s Bloodhound: Beka Cooper, Book 2 review, age rating, and parents guide .

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I mostly like the journal format, but it demands that Beka drive most of the plot that we read about.

Bloodhound: Beka Cooper, Book 2 Book Review

The First Adventure was published by Atheneum Books in It didn’t seem to fit into her character. Her cast of supporting characters is lively, and her descriptions of the Port Caynn docks, gambling dens, and eating houses bekz alternately gritty and fun.

This volume bloodhoound very fast compared to Terrier, and I’m excited to move onto the third book in the trilogy very shortly Lots of slang and swearing, but it’s all in words that are specific to the world of the book there’s a glossary in the back for translation.

Kids may learn some things about police work — investigating crimes, etc. I hope he’s back in Mastiff. Can anyone say awkward? This plot is huge and complex and perfect, and I really can’t say much more without spoiling the book.

Does it feel as much like a fantasy as the other books? Column 4 Our impact report: Through it all, Beka remains a strong female character who prizes loyalty, duty, and hard work above everything b,oodhound always stays true to herself.

Goodwin finally returns with the promised reinforcements from Corus and Beka joins them. Column 4 Our impact bska With the help of the adorable Achoo, Beka’s new scent hound, Slapper, a hilarious pigeon that carries the voices of the dead, and their new friends from the riots, they have bwka the aid they need to get their investigation started.


While corruption, betrayal, and cruelty are commonplace, the heart of the story — Beka — is unwavering in her focus and dedication to fulfilling her mission. April 14, Publisher’s recommended age s: In Port Caynn, Beka and Goodwin delve deep into the gambling world. She has the ability to gain information from the spirits that attach themselves to pigeons and the dust and dirt that swirl on the ground called dust spinners.

The novel has been listed on several bestseller lists, among them the New York Times Children’s Chapter Books bestseller list, where it featured seven weeks and was even number one in the week of March 5, I read her series about Alana and her Realms of the Gods series multiple times when I was younger, and thought them the best books ever. I also somewhat liked Pearl if only because she liked and treated Achoo well that one time.

Pierce is prescient or just more economically savvy than the rest of us, but this book was chillingly suitable for our times. The hunt is interesting but not as elaborate as I had hoped. Jul 13, Clare Fitzgerald rated it it was amazing. I wonder if Ms. So we could see how Beka fared without her constellation cat.

The trail leads them to Port Caynn, where they soon run into trouble with the local RoguePearl Skinner, who seems to hold all power in the port.

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Personalize Common Sense for your family. I sold some articles and 2 short stories and wrote reviews for a martial arts movie magazine. Every time she loses another partner she ends up back with Goodwin and Tunstall.

With Nestor’s help, Gershom is able to bring in a large squad of Dogs to arrest Pearl and her conspirators. Law bloldhound Order meets Tortall Fantasy. I return to my regularly scheduled profile: Poor addled brained Slapper! The following section contains spoilers about Bloodhound. Meanwhile, due to the thin harvest, bread prices go up and ocoper riot starts in the city.

It’s a very intimate writing style, and it helps cement Beka’s status as a likeable, relatable heroine — one of many in Pierce’s repertoire. I’ve been waiting for this book for three years. Beka’s natural skills of observation and tenacity are augmented by her unusual magical talents, which allow her to gather information both from pigeons are from the eddies of dirt and dust that swirl on street corners.


Bloodhound (Beka Cooper, #2) by Tamora Pierce

Also, I really hate Dale. Arly rated it liked it Shelves: What a good dog. Other than the romance though the book was full of character and world development with a plot that kept you guessing through the entire book.

A bad end to a good trilogy Mastiff: Beka Cooper is now a full member of the Provost’s Guard, who are charged with keeping the peace and upholding the King’s laws. Her cast of supporting characters is lively, and her descriptions of the Port Caynn docks, gambling dens, a My Response: This is another case where a non-Beka viewpoint might have been useful.


Dale becomes more than just someone to help the women learn about the gambling places, and the eating houses that could help aid them – he becomes someone Beka really begins to like. Satisfying fantasy crime drama for tweens. It was awkward and funny, but eventually s I loveeeee Beka so damn much!!

Tamora Pierce Fantasy I found myself often confused, especially as regards to characters and Beka’s job routines, although once she had moved to another city on a special mission, where there were new things to discover and new characters to meet rather than struggling to remember exactly who ‘Tansy’ wasit got easier.

Beka and her mentor, Clary Goodwin, are chosen to go undercover in Port Caynn and find out what they can. And then he though that Beka should get revenge for him from Pearl even though he got her started on the scent of money in the first place!!!