War Bunny by Christopher St. John – Review

WHAT’S THE BOOK ABOUT

In the not-so-distant future where humans are extinct, rabbits believe their God has instructed them to willingly surrender their lives to the predators, known as the Blessed. But Anastasia, a doe, refuses to accept this decree. So, the elders of her Warren exile her. She is vulnerable on her own but does not give up. Soon, other exiled creatures also join her leading to a battle of freedom. Who will win – the prey or the predator? Read War Bunny by Christopher St. John to find out.

War Bunny by Christopher St. John - Review
War Bunny by Christopher St. John – Review

Rating: 4 out of 5.
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London’s Number One Dog Walking Agency by Kate MacDougall – Review

An engaging memoir

WHAT’S THE BOOK ABOUT

The irresistibly charming memoir of a young woman who started her own business as a dog walker for London’s busy, well-heeled dog lovers. A true love letter to London, dogs, and growing up.

In 2006, Kate MacDougall was working a safe but dull job at the venerable auction house Sotheby’s in London. After a clumsy accident nearly destroyed a precious piece of art, she quit Sotheby’s and set up her own dog-walking company. Kate knew little about dogs and nothing about business, and no one thought being a professional dog walker was a good use of her university degree. Nevertheless, Kate embarked upon an entirely new and very much improvised career walking some of the city’s many pampered pooches, branding her company “London’s Number One Dog Walking Agency.”

With sharp wit, delightful observations, and plenty of canine affection, Kate reveals her unique and unconventional coming-of-age story, as told through the dogs, and the London homes and neighborhoods they inhabit. One walk at a time, she journeys from a haphazard twentysomething to a happily—and surprisingly—settled adult, with love, relationships, drama, and home ownership along the way. But, as Kate says, “It’s all down to the dogs” and what they taught her about London—and life.

London's Number One Dog Walking Agency by Kate MacDougall - Review
London’s Number One Dog Walking Agency by Kate MacDougall – Review

Rating: 4 out of 5.
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Seven Perfect Things by Catherine Ryan Hyde – Review

A heart-stirring novel about the joy that comes from finding love in unexpected places by the New York Times and #1 Amazon Charts bestselling author.

WHAT’S THE BOOK ABOUT

Thirteen-year-old Abby Hubble lives in an unhappy home in the Sierra Nevada foothills where her father makes life miserable for her and her mother, Mary. One day Abby witnesses a man dump a litter of puppies into the nearby river. Diving in to rescue all seven, she knows she won’t be able to bring them home. Afraid for their fate at the pound, she takes them to an abandoned cabin, where all she can offer is a promise that she’ll be back the next day.

To grieving widower Elliot Colvin, life has lost meaning. Looking for solace, he retreats to the hunting cabin he last visited years ago, before his wife’s illness. What he discovers is not at all what he expected: seven puppies and one determined girl with an indomitable heart.

As Abby and Elliot’s friendship deepens, Abby imagines how much better her life—and the puppies’ lives—would be if her mother were married to Elliot instead of her father. But when Abby’s father moves the family hundreds of miles away, Abby and her mother must decide how long they’re willing to defer happiness.

Seven Perfect Things is a story about joy, where to find it, how to know it when you see it, and the courage it takes to hang on to it once you have it.

Summary copied from Goodreads.

Seven Perfect Things by Catherine Ryan Hyde - Review
Seven Perfect Things by Catherine Ryan Hyde – Review

Rating: 4 out of 5.
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Thirteen Incredible Books with Tigers on Their Covers

I scoured through Goodreads to list some books featuring the majestic tigers and came up with some gems. I am excited to add these books to my To-Be-Read pile. I hope some of them also make their way to yours.

I have always been fascinated by tigers. When these regal beasts roaming our jungles are captured in stories, I feel they elevate the stories to a new level.

I scoured through Goodreads to list some books featuring the majestic tigers and came up with some gems. I am excited to add these books to my To-Be-Read pile. I hope some of them also make their way to yours.

Do not be surprised if some of the books are set in my country, India. It is after all the home to the Royal Bengal Tiger.

Happy browsing through the list.

Thirteen Incredible Books with Tigers on Their Covers
Thirteen Incredible Books with Tigers on Their Covers
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November 2020 Reading Wrap-Up

Hiya friends! Presenting to you a wrap-up for the books I read in November 2020. I read 8 books this month, a combination of thrillers, young adult, and middle-grade books. Without further ado, let’s dive into the recap.

Monthly Wrap-Up: November 2020
Monthly Wrap-Up: November 2020
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The City That Barks and Roars by J.T. Bird – Review | Blog Tour

A good mystery.

WHAT’S THE BOOK ABOUT

Animals rule the world. They hit cafes for breakfast then nine to five at the office, and fritter away evenings at jazz clubs. But paradise is still a distant dream, for there are devils amongst the angels.

Lucas Panda is missing; clues on the riverbank suggest he was probably kidnapped.
Enter Frank. Who else you gonna call? Hard-boiled penguin and the finest detective in town.

And meet his new partner, Detective Chico Monkey – yeah, the wisecrackin’ kid with all the snappy suits.

But the stakes have been raised; three more creatures are missing and the citizens of Noah’s Kingdom are faced with possible extinction. Can the grouchy bird and plucky young ape save the city from doom? Or, will evil prevail and escape the claws of justice?

The City That Barks and Roars by J.T. Bird - Review
The City That Barks and Roars by J.T. Bird – Review | Blog Tour

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.
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