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Animals in Adult Fiction

Description: These are books in which one or more animals are important to the story. Please restrict this list to adult fiction only (no children's books). This list was created to collect recommendations for the BingoDOG 2015 challenge, but anyone is welcome to contribute books.

Members: 14 participating members (show all)

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1
23,667 members, 1,076 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
2
42,715 members, 642 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), sturlington (3), ahef1963 (3)

3
5,681 members, 209 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (1), aulsmith (3), sturlington (4)

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): To say nothing about the dog.

4
35,939 members, 887 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), KimarieBee (2), ahef1963 (9)

Explanations:

sturlington (1): Humans and animals on a lifeboat.

5
7,275 members, 105 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), aulsmith (2), sturlington (5)

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): Cockroach

6
2,507 members, 187 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: streamsong (1), inge87 (2), Her_Royal_Orangeness (40)

7
6,335 members, 79 reviews
3.25 stars (3.25 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (3), sturlington (6), ahef1963 (6)

Explanations:

sturlington (6): Gorillas

8
18,650 members, 370 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), inge87 (1), Her_Royal_Orangeness (25)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Rabbits; generally considered juvenile fiction

9
1,637 members, 132 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (2), KimarieBee (3)

10
2,231 members, 45 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), cbl_tn

11
5,048 members, 135 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: electrice (2), sturlington (7)

12
7,155 members, 100 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), sturlington (8)

13
10,906 members, 281 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), sturlington (12), Her_Royal_Orangeness (35)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Lab mice. But I prefer the short story version to the novel.

14
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: sturlington (9), aulsmith (9)

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): There's a whale in there somewhere.

15
9,742 members, 146 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: sturlington (10), ahef1963 (10)

16
12,473 members, 209 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: CorinneT (1), KimarieBee (7)

Thumbs down: sturlington

17
9,354 members, 131 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: sturlington (11), aulsmith (13)

Explanations:

aulsmith (13): Turtle

18
1,307 members, 121 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: majkia (1)

19
1,211 members, 82 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: electrice (1)

20
513 members, 26 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: cbl_tn

21
260 members, 36 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (1)

22
156 members, 10 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)
23
2,133 members, 217 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: majkia (2)

24
868 members, 33 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)
25
7,449 members, 498 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
26
563 members, 10 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: inge87 (3)

27
7,205 members, 373 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
28
248 members, 5 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4)

Explanations:

aulsmith (4): Dogs

29
1,835 members, 21 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (5)

30
536 members, 11 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)
31
7 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5)

Explanations:

aulsmith (5): Unicorn

32
777 members, 11 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (4), Her_Royal_Orangeness (26)

Thumbs down: sturlington

33
5,261 members, 97 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Explanations:

aulsmith (6): Ape

34
1,819 members, 52 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
35
698 members, 19 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (6)

36
2,673 members, 23 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7)

Explanations:

aulsmith (7): Chimpanzees among others.

37
996 members, 46 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
38
4,327 members, 87 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
39
3,469 members, 96 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

Explanations:

aulsmith (8): Apes.

40
2,055 members, 52 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
41
542 members, 7 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11), Her_Royal_Orangeness (13)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Explanations:

aulsmith (11): Dog

42
909 members, 18 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10)

Explanations:

aulsmith (10): Cockroach and cat

43
263 members, 14 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)
44
191 members, 10 reviews
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)
45
2,656 members, 112 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)
46
280 members, 8 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (12)

Explanations:

aulsmith (12): Foxes

48
975 members, 26 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
49
685 members, 50 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: sturlington (14)

50
311 members, 22 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: sturlington (15)

52
702 members, 18 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
53
287 members, 28 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: sturlington (16)

54
79 members, 6 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: sturlington (17)

55
2,641 members, 42 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)
56
727 members, 36 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: sturlington (18)

57
2,193 members, 56 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: sturlington (19)

58
594 members, 44 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)
59
2,741 members, 103 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: sturlington (20)

60
352 members, 8 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)
61
3,476 members, 109 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: sturlington (21)

62
480 members, 41 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
63
518 members, 4 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
64
30 members, 2 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: sturlington (22)

65
713 members, 70 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)
66
2,318 members, 225 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
67
304 members, 30 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
68
875 members, 114 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
69
429 members, 14 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
70
331 members, 6 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
71
490 members, 23 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
72
1,025 members, 95 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
73
80 members, 2 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
74
2,065 members, 119 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)
75
1,543 members, 111 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)
76
1,476 members, 64 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
77
166 members, 5 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
79
338 members, 16 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)
80
3,891 members, 38 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: CorinneT (2)

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81
14,579 members, 350 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)
82
13,712 members, 369 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
83
5,417 members, 176 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)
84
3,667 members, 30 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
85
615 members, 40 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
86
261 members, 20 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
87
212 members, 23 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
88
139 members, 4 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
89
123 members, 8 reviews
3.2 stars (3.2 stars)
90
118 members, 10 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
91
115 members, 3 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)
92
36 members, 2 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
93
1 member, 0 reviews
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About this list

Started by: sturlington (September 2014)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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