Medicine Show

Medicine Show Dr Shona Taylor and her highly trained menagerie must save an entire world of humans and alien ottles from dying at an alarming rate of old age

  • Title: Medicine Show
  • Author: Jody Lynn Nye
  • ISBN: 9780441000852
  • Page: 413
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Dr Shona Taylor and her highly trained menagerie must save an entire world of humans and alien ottles from dying at an alarming rate of old age

    • Medicine Show by Jody Lynn Nye
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      Published :2019-04-20T15:58:19+00:00

    About "Jody Lynn Nye"

    1. Jody Lynn Nye

      Jody Lynn Nye lists her main career activity as spoiling cats When not engaged upon this worthy occupation, she writes fantasy and science fiction books and short stories.Before breaking away from gainful employment to write full time, Jody worked as a file clerk, book keeper at a small publishing house, freelance journalist and photographer, accounting assistant and costume maker.For four years, she was on the technical operations staff of a local Chicago television station, WFBN WGBO , serving the last year as Technical Operations Manager During her time at WFBN, she was part of the engineering team that built the station, acted as Technical Director during live sports broadcasts, and worked to produce in house spots and public service announcements.Over the last twenty or so years, Jody has taught in numerous writing workshops and participated on hundreds of panels covering the subjects of writing and being published at science fiction conventions She has also spoken in schools and libraries around the north and northwest suburbs In 2007 she taught fantasy writing at Columbia College Chicago She also runs the two day writers workshop at DragonCon.Jody lives in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, with her husband Bill Fawcett, a writer, game designer, military historian and book packager, and a black cat, Jeremy.

    193 thoughts on “Medicine Show”

    1. This sequel to Taylor's Ark, by Jody Lynn Nye, continues the story of Dr. Shona Taylor as she travels in space in a ship piloted by her husband. They have moved on from the traumatic events in the previous story, and have added some children to their traveling menagerie. Lani is the young girl they rescued from a colony planet where everyone else was killed by a plague. And they have had a child of their own, Alex, who makes Shona's job a little more difficult when it comes to balancing career a [...]

    2. Yeah, I don't think I'm going to finish this one. In the first chapter, it is explained that the cool alien of the book (an ottle, some kind of alien that is sort of like a cross between a turtle and an otter) has been with the protagonist and her family for seven years but still doesn't understand that spaceships are not sentient (despite having spent a good deal of time on and around them). Also, in those seven years, apparently the protagonist never got around to talking to the ottle about hi [...]

    3. Great follow-up to Taylor's Ark, but can also stand alone. Good action, would liked to have seen a little more alien-ness about the ottle home planet, Poxt, but then again, we don't know that a planet with sentient life would be that different.In this book, the secondary characters get to strut their stuff more, which I enjoyed. Lani takes some decisive action, the author inserts some nice ticking clock pressures, and then there is the challenge of being an action heroine with a toddler strapped [...]

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