9 Books with Animal Sidekicks for National Pet Day

9 Books with Animal Sidekicks for National Pet Day

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Don’t have a pet to celebrate National Pet Day with? Not to worry—we’ve got plenty! These nine reads, all complete with a furry friend or two, will make you feel a little less lonely this National Pet Day. 1. Fleetfoot – Throne of Glass via amazon If you’ve read Sarah J. Maas’ bestselling series, Throne of Glass, you’re familiar with Celaena’s dog, Fleetfoot. The series follows Celaena Sardothien, an 18-year-old assassin currently a slave in the Endovier salt mines. Dorian Havilliard, the Crown Prince, offers her freedom, but only if she competes to become the new royal assassin. If she …

Queen Latifah Joins ‘The Tiger Rising’ Adaptation

Queen Latifah Joins ‘The Tiger Rising’ Adaptation

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Grammy winning musician and Academy Award nominated actress Queen Latifah is joining the adaptation of a beloved children’s book. The Tiger Rising is a 2001 novel about a twelve-year-old boy named Rob who discovers a tiger locked in a cage in the woods. When Rob releases the tiger from the cage, he must make a choice to keep the tiger or let it go free into the woods. The novel also deals with family issues, as Rob and his father must confront their strained relationship when the tiger arrives.     The novel is written by Kate DiCamillo, the author …