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Book Blitz! Rescued: A collection of Contemporary Romance with Heart, Heat and Dog Treats

Book Blitz! Rescued: A collection of Contemporary Romance with Heart, Heat and Dog Treats

Rescued: A Collection of Contemporary Romances with Heart, Heat and Dog Treats by Cynthia D’Alba on May 17th, 2022 Genres: Romance Pages: 1150 Format: ARC Source: Caffeinated PR Buy on Amazon Goodreads What happens when 10 dog-loving romance authors get together and brainstorm? Why, books with rescue dogs, sexy heroes, dirty talking, and lots of dog treats, of course. From Cynthia D’Alba – Hot Assets – A Dallas socialite must team up with a cop to save her rescued dog from a determined dognapper From Donna Alward – Doggie on her Doorstep- When Emily’s flighty cousin leaves her dog on Em’s doorstep, she enlists the help of the sexy grouch next door. From Jenna Bayley-Burke – The Guy Next Door – Fourth grade teacher has the naughtiest dog, the punniest jokes, and perfect washboard abs…and now an angry neighbor with a busted fence thanks to his dog. From Mandy Harbin- […]

Posted May 17, 2022
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Seeponies deur Lize Roux

Seeponies deur Lize Roux

Seeponies by Lize Roux Series: Stalmaats #7 Published by Lapa Uitgewers on 1 April 2012 Genres: Middle Grade Pages: 72 Format: Paperback Source: VCS Goodreads Dit gaan die lekkerste vakansie ooit wees! Tien luilekker dae by die see … Sommer die eerste dag by Ankerpunt maak Anri en Megan ‘n ongelooflike ontdekking … Tussen die kranse bly ‘n trop geheimsinnige wilde ponies. Maar die ponies gaan nie meer lank daar wees nie – tensy iemand vinnig ‘n plan maak. Hierdie lesersindruk is geskryf deur Celize Lategan. Celize is ‘n pragtige, 9 jarige dogtertjie en ‘n krannige lesertjie in ons Graad 4 Afrikaanse klas. Hoe gelukkig is ons  nie by Victory Christian School om ‘n dubbel medium skool te wees waar Afrikaanse boeke gemaklik beskikbaar is en ons ons eie biblioteek kan hê nie. Van ons gunsteling boeke is die Stalmaats reeks deur Lize Roux. Ek en my maats kan net […]

Posted May 6, 2022
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Kaspar, Prince of Cats by Michael Morpurgo

Kaspar, Prince of Cats by Michael Morpurgo

Kaspar, Prince of Cats by Michael Morpurgo on January 7th, 2010 Genres: Middle Grade Pages: 207 Format: Paperback Source: VCS Buy on Amazon Goodreads A heart-warming, colour-illustrated novel about Kaspar the Savoy cat, from the award-winning author of Born to Run and The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips Kaspar the cat first came to the Savoy Hotel in a basket – Johnny Trott knows, because he was the one who carried him in. Johnny was a bell-boy, you see, and he carried all of Countess Kandinsky’s things to her room. But Johnny didn’t expect to end up with Kaspar on his hands forever, and nor did he count on making friends with Lizziebeth, a spirited American heiress. Pretty soon, events are set in motion that will take Johnny – and Kaspar – all around the world, surviving theft, shipwreck and rooftop rescues along the way. Because everything changes with a […]

Posted April 15, 2022
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The Dog Walkers by Michelle Davis

The Dog Walkers by Michelle Davis

The Dog Walkers by Michelle Davis on February 1st, 2022 Genres: Fiction Pages: 312 Format: ARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads Ali Doyle, a thirty-two-year-old engineer, discovers her boyfriend – who is also the legal counsel at the suburban Philadelphia software company where she works – has no intention of marrying her. After an uncharacteristically emotional confrontation, Ali ends this two-year relationship. However, the fear of seeing her ex at work and losing all control causes her to feign an illness, self-isolating in her apartment. At first, she’s fine with the solitude, but when Ali tries to leave, she’s incapable of venturing outside. Yet, while feeling lost and hopeless in this self-quarantined state, Ali discovers solace to her loneliness by watching dog walkers from her front window. In an effort to find human connection, she creates imaginative back stories for these strangers and their pets. Ultimately, it’s her concern for an […]

Posted April 7, 2022
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A Collection of Secrets by Brook Peterson

A Collection of Secrets by Brook Peterson

A Collection of Secrets by Brook Peterson Series: Jericho Falls Cozy Mysteries #2 on January 14th 2022 Genres: Cozy Mystery Pages: 268 Format: ARC Source: Author’s Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads Chloe Martin is finally feeling at home again in Jericho Falls, NV. No one is staring anymore or asking how she’s handling being back in town after so many years away. But troubling information surfaces about Police Chief Garner that makes Chloe question everything. And when there’s another suspicious death in town, Chloe finds that a collection of secrets might hold the information she needs to solve another mystery in the quaint turn-of-the-century town she now calls home. A Collection of Secrets picks up where book one, A History of Murder, left off. If you love mysteries set in small towns, with cute sidekick pets and a bit of romance, the Jericho Falls Cozy Mysteries are for you. A […]

Posted April 2, 2022
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Slip-Stitched and Slayed (Knitty Kitty #5) by Tracey Drew

Slip-Stitched and Slayed (Knitty Kitty #5) by Tracey Drew

Slip-Stitched & Slayed by Tracey Drew Series: Knitty Kitty Mystery #5 on December 7th, 2021 Genres: Cozy Mystery Pages: 180 Format: ARC Source: Author’s Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads The Silly Season has arrived in Cape Discovery! Tessa Wakefield’s a softie and can’t say no to acting as one of Santa’s elves in the annual holiday parade. But when the jolly guest of honour topples off his sleigh and kicks the bucket on the town’s main street, all of Santa’s little helpers come under suspicion. Tessa’s determined not to trade her Santa hat for her sleuthing one. Christmas is only twelve days away, and Tessa doesn’t have time for murder. She’s too busy baking sugar cookies and spreading holiday cheer to the last-minute shoppers at her bustling yarn store. But even the loudest Christmas carols can’t drown out the hum of local gossip or dampen Tessa’s curious spirit, and she […]

Posted January 8, 2022
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Striped & Strangled (Knitty Kitty Mystery #4) by Tracey Drew

Striped & Strangled (Knitty Kitty Mystery #4) by Tracey Drew

Striped and Strangled by Tracey Drew Series: Knitty Kitty Mystery #4 on August 5th 2021 Genres: Cozy Mystery Pages: 214 Format: eBook Source: My Kindle Buy on Amazon Goodreads When our town’s resident fortune-teller fails to predict her own demise, courtesy of a dog leash wrapped around her throat, I once again find myself in a pickle. I mean, what’s a girl to do when her crush becomes the prime suspect? Don my sleuthing cap and rally my Knitty Kitties to solve the mystery, of course! However, more and more suspects keep popping up like poisonous toadstools. And, spoiler: one of them seems determined to keep me from asking questions…permanently. Tessa Wakefield has her hands full juggling a cozy craft store, her crazy family, and two men who’d rather poke out their eyes than describe themselves as cute. Which they totally are. Cute, charismatic, and occasionally on her mind when […]

Posted September 23, 2021
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A Dog of Many Names by Douglas Green

A Dog of Many Names by Douglas Green

A Dog of Many Names by Douglas Green on July 6th, 2021 Genres: Memoir Pages: 178 Format: ARC Source: Mindbuck Media, Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Born a runt, Rascal is destined to be an underdog. Despite what looked like an unbreakable bond with the daughter of the family who bred her, Rascal’s devotion is discarded when the mother loses her job, forcing the family into a financial crisis. Bitter and resentful toward a dog they can no longer afford to keep and who was never really wanted, the family throws out the young dog like garbage. Driven out to the country and left roadside, Rascal has nothing but a few pieces of kibble to help her survive the night. Abandoned and alone, Rascal must learn to fend for herself and embark on a harsh and dangerous journey through wolf terrain in the mountain wilderness of Northern California. Along the […]

Posted June 16, 2021
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Hanks and a Hitman (Knitty Kitty Mystery #3) by Tracey Drew

Hanks and a Hitman (Knitty Kitty Mystery #3) by Tracey Drew

Hanks & a Hitman by Tracey Drew Series: Knitty Kitty Mystery #3 on April 19th, 2021 Genres: Cozy Mystery Pages: 276 Format: ARC Source: Author’s Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads Wanted: Cat mum to manage a yarn store, corral two curious cats, all the while being tangled up in murderous mayhem and mystery. A smart woman would dump her cheating ex, move from the city, and give herself a chance for a well-deserved do-over. A smarter woman—smarter than me, anyway—wouldn’t jump out of that same frying pan and return to Cape Discovery, a seaside village where her family is the nuttiest of all the nut-ball residents. I’m a high school counsellor turned new owner of Unraveled, my granddad’s yarn store in town. More exciting than a delivery of rainbow colored wool is the news of movie location scouts in the area, though not everyone believes all publicity is good publicity. […]

Posted April 22, 2021
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Knitted and Knifed by Tracey Drew

Knitted and Knifed by Tracey Drew

Knitted & Knifed by Tracey Drew Series: Knitty Kitty Mystery #1 on February 5th, 2021 Genres: Cozy Mystery Pages: 226 Format: ARC Source: Author’s Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads Wanted: Cat mum to manage a yarn store, corral two curious cats, all the while being tangled up in murderous mayhem and mystery. A smart woman would dump her cheating ex, move from the city, and give herself a chance for a well-deserved do-over. A smarter woman—smarter than me, anyway—wouldn’t jump out of that same frying pan and return to Cape Discovery, a seaside village where her family is the nuttiest of all the nut-ball residents. I’m a former high school counsellor, middle-child peacemaker, and current curator of lots of squishy/fuzzy goodness at my granddad’s little yarn store. Temporary assistant. Until I decide what to do with the rest my life. There’s only one knotty problem to untangle first. The knife […]

Posted February 6, 2021
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