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Talk Like a Pirate Day Recommendations

September 19
International Talk Like a Pirate Day 

Avast ye readers! What better way to celebrate this (unofficial) world-wide holiday than to read some books? Here are some favorites from your wordy shipmate.

Click on each book cover to find out more.

Prince and Pirate have to figure out a way to live together, each wanting to rule the fish bowl. A surprise solution provides a charming ending.

Ages 4+
A swashbuckling adventure with fantastically silly, richly textured illustrations about a little boy who learns that being a pirate isn’t all it’s cracked
up to be. Ages 4+

“Yo Ho, Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life For Me!)”
Mike Wall’s original illustrations accompany the lyrics of the beloved song. CD included!

Ages 4+

Poppy wants to be the perfect pirate pup. There’s just one problem: she’s afraid of boats! Ages 5+

Want to learn pirate history and facts? Look no further! Quizzes, color photos, pirate rules, and tales of famous pirates abound. Ages 5+

Modern day pirates are a menace to students aboard the school ship Tobermory. Ages 8+

Join Peter, Wendy, and the gang as they fight Captain Hook and his pirates in this classic tale of never growing up in Neverland. Ages 8+

The incredible true story of the only wrecked pirate ship ever found, giving up her treasures and secrets about what pirate life was really like. Ages 10+

A classic adventure tale about one boy’s quest to avoid pirates and fierce beasts while searching for Treasure Island. X marks the spot! Ages 10+

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DARK IN DEATH by JD ROBB

Does not disappoint! Another solid read in the In Death series by JD Robb. I've been reading this series since 2013, since before she came out as Nora Roberts, and I keep expecting the next book and then the next book and then the next book to dip in terms of quality of style and content and originality, but it just doesn't (thank goodness!). In #46, Dark in Death, JD ROBB almost makes a play on her own life in ways, as Eve is after a murderer who finds inspiration in a specific author's murder mysteries. Robb literally pays homage to the master of the meta, Hitchcock, with mentions of Psycho and Dial M for Murder, and I'm pretty sure the author she describes is modeled after Robb herself (physically). The plot is pretty tight and focused, but we still get glimpses of Peabody & McNab; Leonardo, Mavis, & Bella; Somerset is still off on holiday; and there is just a peek at the growing romantic interest in Nadine's life, as well as a preview of Nadine's next best-seller based on Eve's police work. I'm looking forward to a future book of Robb's that I'm sure will go into further detail either about Nadine's upcoming Oscar nomination for the first book/movie or the publication and what I'm sure will be subsequent movie of the second book. Enjoy! Weekend road trip, book 1! One of my favorite murder mystery series by the prolific JD Robb aka Nora Roberts. I discovered NAKED IN DEATH (#1) in 2003 and have been reading it ever since. So excited to see what adventure happens in #46! Pub date: January 2018
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