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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Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. The majority of the story simply follows Beka’s daily movements as she prowls through Port Caynn, inserts herself into the underworld, and struggles with her growing isolation bloodhoud strong need for companionship despite her at times overwhelming natural reticence.

Other dooper do use female pronouns for Okha, but Beka only sees them doing so at Okha’s workplace, where zie wears very feminine clothing. The world-building, the writing, and most of all, the characters, are all coopfr fantastic. Learn how we rate. Slaves, including young children, are brutally killed and abused; many dead bodies are discovered and examined sometimes after being magically exhumedwith some details mentioned about their appearance and manner of death.

I wonder if Ms. Here, Pierce gives fans exactly what they want–a smart, savvy heroine making blooodhound name for herself on the mean streets of Tortall’s Lower City–while offering plenty to appeal to new readers as well!

Jan 20, Claire rated it liked it Shelves: There are several fights, both physical and magical including injuries to main charactersand characters are tortured for information. Once Goodwin is gone, things come together rather quickly for young Beka, and it is up to her alone to keep it all from blowing up before help arrives.


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Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids. Retrieved from ” http: There has been a sting of coles counterfeit coins being released into the economy, threatening a spike in prices for everything right before what is sure to be a tough winter due to a bad harvest year. I’m not snooty–I’m just up bdka my eyeballs in work and appearances!

Mar 09, Gail Carriger rated it really liked it Shelves: It would be risky to continue to investigate, but Beka’s not one to give up the scent. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

That does not necessarily mean that I’m any less anxious to read the next in the series. Review quote “Tamora Pierce creates epic worlds populated by girls and women of bravery, heart, and strength. There is a beautiful little scene where Okha Soyan explains what this means to a confused but sympathetic Beka. Every time she loses another partner she ends up back with Goodwin and Tunstall.

Bloodhound (Beka Cooper, #2) by Tamora Pierce

This is the second book of a series set in Tortall’s distant past if you consider Alanna, Daine, and Kel to be the present. Description A 1 New York Times bestseller from coopper fantasy author who is legend herself: And, Bake got laid! This is book 2 in the Beka Cooper books, but actually book 16, I believe, in the entire Tortal series.

I loved the first in this series and had devoured it and had been looking forward to more Beka Cooper ever since.

Honestly, there isn’t m I still hold firm to the belief that Tamora Pierce is flawless.

I have to wonder if Tammy ever finds Beka’s Lower City slang creeping into her daily speech — I’ve been using it to insult the cats when they piss me off lately xD Another great adventure for Beka. I have that much left?

Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. Also, I think it’s very important to have violent visceral action scenes in a book that’s mostly about money, in order to ground it. 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, Prostitutes and general tarts are called ‘doxies’.


Column 4 Our impact report: Beka has sex in the book, she doesn’t go into detail but you know she does it. I love Hanse, large and rowdy and completely crooked.

Bloodhound: Beka Cooper, Book 2 Book Review

Goodwin was really good at it, but Beka? Get it now on Searching for streaming and purchasing options Oh, I sound too critical, I do believe. Pearl Skinnercounterfeiters.

This is book 2 in the Beka Cooper books, but actually book 16, I believe, i What I love about Beka is her insane method of dealing with trouble. Sign in or join to save for later. Column 4 Our impact report: I feel that Pierce’s books are not the kind of YA that you can continue enjoying cooler adulthood. Tolkien and so I started to write the kind of books that I was reading. To hide their true intentions and not warn the counterfeiters Beka and Goodwin pretend to be studying the Dog work of another city.

Jul 31, Chessa rated it really liked it.

The Circle of Magic. The following section contains spoilers about Bloodhound. The economic crisis in this book is caused by forgers — colemongers, in her inimitable idiom — rather than hotshot MBAs and back vloodhound financiers, but the general aura of panic and financial woe was dead on.