Author Archives: splendidsummer

Herding Cats -”Don’t Let Anybody Tell You It’s Easy”

As these cowboys will tell you, anybody can herd cattle but herding cats –don’t let anybody tell you it’s easy:

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Enjoy a FREE Ebook: 9 Lives to Live April 25,26,27,28,29

Discover the secrets within two of a cool cat’s 9 Lives by downloading 9 Lives to Live FREE from April 25 through April 29. Here is the description from Amazon: “If you had 9 Lives to Live, who would you … Continue reading

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FREE – The book John Grisham says is his “most important”.

Here’s the description from Amazon for the book John Grisham has called his “most important”: “John Grisham says THE TUMOR is the most important book he has ever written. In this short book, he provides readers with a fictional account … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I love the idea of reading about the Wizard of Oz from the viewpoint of Dorothy’s dog, Toto. Here’s the description from Amazon: “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was written in 1900 by L. Frank Baum. Many other Oz books … Continue reading

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*Expired* FREE Cupcake Kitty March 27-31

Enjoy a FREE download of Cupcake Kitty from March 27-31. Here is the description from Amazon: When a singer at an engagement party dies, romantic 1920s detectives, Grace and Jack, and their magical cats, Tatania and Zeus, jump on the … Continue reading

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Clever Cats

If any species could form an effective Army despite napping several times a day, it would be cats:) In Cool Cat Mysteries, cat sleuths solve mysteries without missing a nap. How would you describe Bertrum Thumbcat — the cat leader … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I find people who have overcome adversity more interesting than people who have not and this true story about overcoming unexpected adversity sounds like a doozy. Here is the description from Amazon: “Catherine Chagra and her two sisters, Cindy and … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

Wishing everyone a happy, healthy 2016 filled with wonderful books. Two intriguing non-fiction books landed in my mailbox this week. Here is the description from Amazon: “Ranging from the playful, to the fact-filled, and to the thoughtful, this collection tracks … Continue reading

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Mulligan’s Christmas Stew – Audiobook Review

Here is the description of Mulligan’s Christmas Stew from Audible: “For more than 30 years as a roving reporter, AP pecial correspondent (and legendary storyteller) Hugh Mulligan wrote witty, quirky, and sometimes poignant Christmas columns from many distant datelines. Whether … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I have a pre-order for the audiobook edition of Mulligan’s Christmas Stew. I want to listen to this author’s stories about celebrating Christmas all over the world through the years. Here is the description from Amazon: “For more than 30 … Continue reading

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