Animal Love · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · NetGalley

Book Review: A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron

Pages: 333 Genre: Fiction/Animals Publication Date: May 9, 2017 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Pet Adoption, Love, Home, Animal Mistreatment, Human-Dog Relationship, Hope This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Macmillan-Tor/Forge. Puppy Bella first experiences a connection with stray cats. However, the pull a human has over her is hard for her deny. When she meets human Lucas, they…… Continue reading Book Review: A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron

Animal Love · Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Mini-Review · Nonfiction

Mini-Review: Oscar: The Friendly Rottweiler by David A Lees

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Oscar: The Friendly Rottweiler Genre: Non-Fiction/Animal Love Themes: Love, Friendship, Loyalty, Family ~ The Good ~ Got to know both author and Oscar, the Rottweiler Reading about Oscar’s stories made me smile Casual, light tone…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Oscar: The Friendly Rottweiler by David A Lees

Animal Love · Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · Poetry

Book Review: As Good as Gold by Patricia Furstenberg

Pages: 101 Genre: Poetry/Children Publication Date: May 23, 2018 Themes: Love, Curiosity, Intrigue, Family, Innocence *This book was kindly given for free by the author in exchange for an honest review.* Here comes a series of poems, all based on dogs and their views of different life experiences. One of my favorite aspects of this short book were the puppy…… Continue reading Book Review: As Good as Gold by Patricia Furstenberg

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Contemporary

Book Review: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Pages: 321 Genre: Animal Fiction Publication Date: January 1, 2008 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Loyalty, Family, Friendship, Grief, Sickness, Confusion, Love Enzo, a lovable and intelligent dog, has witnessed a series of events that has happened to his loved ones. As he can see the end of his life, he reflects and shares what his family has gone through.…… Continue reading Book Review: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Animal Love · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Nonfiction

Book Review: Craig & Fred by Craig Grossi

Pages: 272 Genre: Non-Fiction/Memoir Publication Date: October 31, 2017 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: War, PTSD, Animal love, Relationship, Recovery, Friendship, Closure, Determination, Hope, Optimism Meet Craig – a young, determined, strong young veteran who served in Afghanistan. While in service, he meets this unique, loner young dog. Instantly, the two are connected. Craig’s mission is to bring Fred, the…… Continue reading Book Review: Craig & Fred by Craig Grossi

Animal Love · Autism · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Bucket List · Nonfiction · Poll Winner!

Book Review: Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

This is the third book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post! Pages: 306 Genre: Non-Fiction/Autism/Health/Special Needs Publication Date: December 24, 2008 Some Topics Discussed: Animal Treatment, Medication, Emotions, Social Interactions, Spirituality/Religion, Schooling, and others Temple Grandin, a successful woman with autism, is best known for her work as an animal scientist. Not…… Continue reading Book Review: Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

Animal Love · Book Review · Nonfiction

Marley and Me by John Grogan

Genre: Non-Fiction Number of Pages: 289 Publication Date: October 18, 2005 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Loyalty, Man’s/Woman’s Best Friend, Love Young newlyweds, John and Jenny, decide that their family needs something – a new addition. A sort of trial for when children come into the picture. Both have fond and endearing memories of childhood pets, so adopting…… Continue reading Marley and Me by John Grogan