Book Award Winner: The Mutt for Me: A Beautiful Transformation from Project Dog to Man’s Best Friend by Don Hughes

Congratulations on your gold book award! Synopsis A memoir of second chances, healing, and how rescuing a dog rescued me Having never had a dog of his own before, Don was not prepared for what it meant to adopt one of the most behaviorally difficult rescues in the shelter. But something about Barbie, a mutt […]

Book Award Winner: Brooklyn Goes Home: The Rise and Fall of American Greyhound Racing and the Dog that Inspired a Movement by Christine Dorchak and Carey Theil

Congratulations on your silver book award! Synopsis Brooklyn Goes Home is the true story of how one greyhound sparked a movement to close the worst dog track in the world. After spending eight years in a small, dark, and empty concrete cell, he finally found his forever home with greyhound advocates Christine Dorchak and Carey […]

Amusing Books about Animals

Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed (and Other Heartwarming Letters from Kitty) by Jeremy Greenberg Andrews McMeel Publishing; And Other Heartwarming Letters from Kitty edition, April 2, 2013 In this book, comedian and writer Jeremy Greenberg shares hilarious stories that perfectly sum up the love/hate relationship cat owners have with their felines. Chicken Soup for […]

Book Award Winner: Life After Kevin: A Mother’s Search for Peace and the Golden Retrievers That Led the Way

Nonfiction Book Award Status: GOLD Synopsis On her way home from a national dog competition, Susan gets the call telling her that her son, Kevin, has died. With a new reality to navigate and no directions, Susan seeks solace in her Golden Retrievers Manny and Tripp, who demonstrate the power of presence and unconditional love. They […]

Book Review: Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Reviewed by Jeanine Boyers Braiding Sweetgrass is a botany book that, due to its subject matter, I did not expect to enjoy. Yet, it weaseled its way into my mind and changed my thinking – probably forever. The author, Dr. […]

Author Interview: Connard Hogan, Author of Once Upon a Kentucky Farm: Hope and Healing from Family Abuse, Alcoholism and Dysfunction

Author Name: Connard Hogan Book Title: Once Upon a Kentucky Farm: Hope and Healing from Family Abuse, Alcoholism and Dysfunction Website URL: https://www.connardhogan.com/ Link to book page on Amazon: Amazon Social Media Links: FB – https://www.facebook.com/connard.hogan LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/connard-hogan-9400b349/ YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiKk_yZw3mUJ4wDl_ANur4Q What is your book about? Connard seeks harmony and escape from his parents’ […]