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Dot-to-Dot for Adults?

Let me start by saying I’m reviewing a product provided by Media Masters Publicity. The review, however, is not influenced by them in any way and is totally my own. Thunder Bay Press has published a book of dot-to-dots for adults. You remember dot-to-dots, right? You start at one and trace from number to number … Continue reading

The Underdogs: I Highly Recommend It

HarperCollins sent me an advance copy of Melissa Fay Green’s latest book, The Underdogs. It was a surprise because I hadn’t requested it. But what a wonderful treat! I’ve read Ms. Greene’s Praying for Sheetrock and enjoyed it, as much as one can enjoy a book about racial bias in the modern south. Her latest book … Continue reading

Romance Novels Have Gone to the Dogs….

I was recently asked to review Sit! Stay! Speak! This is the debut novel by Annie England Noblin. Ms. Noblin teaches writing and communications at Arkansas State University. She also volunteers in animal rescue. She weaves her experiences in small town America throughout the novel. To be clear, this book is a romance novel. It uses the tried and … Continue reading

Monday at Jelly Roll Dog Park- A Review

Kid’s books are aplenty, and these days, they’re often about animals. Dogs and kids are usually a lucrative combination. So here we have writer Jennifer Schreiber using dogs to teach us how to handle bullying in her children’s book, Monday at Jelly Roll Dog Park. What did I think of the book? I don’t like … Continue reading

Chaser: The Gift for Dog Lovers Who Love to Read

I confess that when I was asked to review the book, Chaser: Unlocking the Genius of the Dog Who Knows a Thousand Words, I expected a hard-to-read diatribe by yet another blowhard telling me how his dog is better than mine. After all, the media have dubbed Chaser the “world’s smartest dog.” I could not … Continue reading

The Man Who Started the Animal Welfare Movement in America

Recently I was given the opportunity to read and review Monsters and Miracles: Henry Bergh’s America, by Gary Kaskel. Who is Henry Bergh? Only the man  who started the animal welfare movement in the US and was instrumental in starting the child welfare movement in the US. Since I work in the child welfare field and write … Continue reading

How Peggy Frezon and Her Dogs Stay Healthy

Oh Dog! Friend and Fellow Blogger Peggy Frezon has a new book out, and I’ll bet it would interest many of you! Peggy is the blogger at Peggy’s Pet Place. She’s also a contributor to Guideposts magazine. Her most recent book is entitled, “The Dieting with my Dog Guide to Weight Loss and Maintenance.” In … Continue reading

Labrador Retrievers- A Book Review

I was recently asked if I’d like to review a book about Labrador Retrievers.  I confess: I had no idea what to expect. So I was sent the book Labrador Retrievers- How to Be Your Dog’s Best Friend by Lorie A. Huston, DVM.   Now I have to tell you, this is my FIRST book … Continue reading

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