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Jun.17.2008
When a retired businessman is pushed to his death on Manhattan's subway tracks, his daughter retains the services of PI Rachel Alexander in Benjamin's well-plotted, thoughtful ninth episode (after 2005's Without a Word) in her series starring the former dog trainer and her trusty pit bull, Dashiell...
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May.12.2008
Salty Dogs by Jean M. Fogle is packed with photographs of dogs living in the moment as they frolic on the beach. Fogle's engaging photos show a variety of breeds swimming, playing, romping, surfing and lounging in the water and on the sand. The pages are also sprinkled with humorous and inspiring...
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Apr.28.2008
When Tom Corwin’s golden retriever, Bob, passed away unexpectedly, Tom decided to write a letter as a tribute to his life. The letter told Bob’s many human friends what they might not have known — the surprising story of how he was once a ferocious, untrusting dog named Red, and how through sheer...
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Apr.14.2008
People with autism are often compared to cats. How do cats feel about people with autism? At just a few weeks old, Dasha the cat found herself in a family with a child with autism. In her journal she provides a fresh outlook on autism – from the feline perspective. The publication of Temple Grandin...
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Mar.20.2008
 "A Charles Kuralt-Albert Brooks-style romp where they meet up with nudists, robbers and more. Required Reading."  - The New York Post. "Orion has every good travel writer's ability to make readers feel they are there, to capture the telling details of places, and to present the...
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Mar.18.2008
A Taste of Taffy is a collection of nonfiction articles, essays, and photographs by the Triangle Area Freelancers (TAF). These eclectic North Carolina writers meet monthly to share ideas and provide mutual support. Their first collaborative effort is an engaging anthology which explores material as...
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Mar.08.2008
For those of you who’ve been introduced to Michele's heroine Michaela Bancroft in Saddled with Trouble you’re aware that Michaela is a bit of a reluctant sleuth. Somehow these horrific situations she finds herself in are forced upon her, and she has no choice but to investigate. In Death Reins In,...
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Mar.06.2008
Paws and Reflect explores and celebrates the special and powerful bond between gay man and dog through twenty-five stories of personal experiences in this well-crafted collection. Touching, powerful, and often humorous, this is a must-read for all dog lovers. My essay, "Dakota,"...
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Mar.03.2008
"Anyone and everyone will benefit from this complete and total resource supporting the rescuing, caregiving, and adoption of our homeless and stray companion animals. If you're interested in adopting or know someone who is, I predict this to be the future encyclopedia on companion care. With...
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Feb.26.2008
Boy does Ms. Lawson know dogs! Fantastic book for dog lovers and anyone who wants to stay in shape and lighten up their lives to boot! --Richard Simmons We live in a diet-obsessed age, when we lose five pounds just to gain ten, delude ourselves that the next exercise contraption we buy from that...