Animal Love · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review

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

  Title: A Dog’s Journey Series: A Dog’s Purpose, #2 Author: W. Bruce Cameron Pages: 337 Genre: Fiction Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Family, Love, Dogs, Animals, Reincarnation, Loyalty, Purpose, Hope Publication Date: May 8, 2018 Publisher: Forge Books   Buddy wants nothing more than to take care of people. Ethan is now gone, but there…… Continue reading Book Review: A Dog’s Journey by W. Bruce Cameron

Animal Love · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Young Adult

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

  Title: A Dog’s Purpose Series: A Dog’s Purpose, #1 Author: W. Bruce Cameron Pages: 320 Genre: Animals, Dogs, Fiction Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Friendship, Love, Loyalty, Purpose Publication Date: July 6, 2010  Publisher: Forge Books     Over living several lives, this one dog looks for meaning and purpose in his life. Will he…… Continue reading Book Review: A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

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As I’m getting back to the swing of blogging, I feel it’s time to explain some of my absence. There have been a lot of changes recently in my life that have consumed a lot of my time and thoughts. Getting settled in a new house in a new area (i.e. buying furniture, arranging the…… Continue reading Special Announcement!!

Book for Review - 2019 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub

Mini-Review: Popo and His New Home by Bella Sou and Ava Sel

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: Popo and His New Home Genre: Children/Fiction/Animals Themes: Animal Love, Dogs, Adoption ~ The Good ~ Adoption theme was well done Diverse group of characters Protagonist Ruby’s wanting a dog is relatable Illustrations were…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Popo and His New Home by Bella Sou and Ava Sel

Animal Love · Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books · Nonfiction · OnlineBookClub

Mini-Review: Love, Sugar & Cookie by Susan Chapman

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: Love, Sugar & Cookie Genre: Non-Fiction/Children Themes: Animal Love, Dogs ~ The Good ~ Dog pictures included were cute Language was simple and easy to follow ~ The Not-So Good ~ There was no…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Love, Sugar & Cookie by Susan Chapman

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 · 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

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3-Day Quote Challenge: Day #3

I was recently tagged by Manjima to complete the 3-Day Quote Challenge, and today is Day #3 for me. Thank you for tagging me! If you haven’t checked out Manjima’s blog, please do! Rules: Thank the person who nominated you. Post a quote for three consecutive days (1 quote for each day). Share why this quote appeals so much…… Continue reading 3-Day Quote Challenge: Day #3