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SPOTLIGHT BOOK TOUR: DAWGS: A True Story of Lost Animals and the Kids Who Rescued Them by Diane Trull with Meredith Wargo
Join us for this tour from Feb 6 to Feb 24, 2023!
Book Title: DAWGS: A True Story of Lost Animals and the Kids Who Rescued Them by Diane Trull with Meredith Wargo
Category: Adult Non-Fiction (18+), 256 pages
Genre: Narrative Non-Fiction
Publisher: Citadel Press - Kensington Publishing Corp.
Release date: March 2020
Tour dates: Feb 6 to Feb 24, 2023
Content Rating: This non-fiction book is rated PG. There is one scene in which the shelter was broken into and several puppies were killed. The author does not go into any gory details, but this information may trigger some sensitive readers.
2021 Hearten Grand Prize Winner, Chanticleer International Book Awards - Uplifting & Inspiring Non-Fiction
Award Winner in the Animals/Pets: Narrative Nonfiction category of the 2021 Best Book Awards sponsored by American Book Fest
We can all make a difference.
Elementary-school teacher Diane Trull’s life-defining moment happened when her fourth-grade reading class saw a photo of a cardboard box overflowing with homeless puppies. Her young students were determined to save these lost pups and others like them. In that moment, the Dalhart Animal Wellness Group and Sanctuary—known as DAWGS—was born.
How Trull and her fourth graders started their own animal shelter is a story of dedication, commitment, and perseverance. Trull shares inspiring stories about animals and animal lovers of all ages in this moving story of hope and compassion. DAWGS is a testament to how love and a strong measure of determination can offer second chances—one animal, one child, and one day at a time.
Meet the Authors:
Diane Trull’s lifelong passion for rescuing animals served as the catalyst for cofounding the Dalhart Animal Wellness Group and Sanctuary (DAWGS) with her husband, Mark Trull, and a group of fourth-grade students. Diane continues to teach those involved in animal rescue about the importance that compassion and community service play in making a difference in the lives of homeless animals.
Meredith Wargo is an award-winning author and advocate for animals. The recipient of four Maxwell Medallions from the Dog Writers Association of America, she has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Although a native Texan, Meredith currently lives in southern Utah with her husband and a menagerie of rescued pets.
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Feb 6 – KC Beanie Boos Collection – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 6 –fundinmental – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 7 – FUONLYKNEW – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 7 - Sandra's Book Club – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 8 –Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 9 –Stephanie Jane Ko-fi – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 10 –Celticlady's Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 10 - I'm Into Books - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 13 –Liese's Blog – book spotlight / author interview
Feb 14 – I'd Rather Be At The Beach – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 14 - Reading Authors Network – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 15 – Cover Lover Book Review – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 15 - A Mama's Corner of the World - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 16 –Pick a Good Book – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 16 - Splashes of Joy - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 21 – Diana’s Book Journal – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 21 - Gina Rae Mitchell - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 23 –Kim's Book Reviews and Writing Aha's – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 23 - Jazzy Book Reviews - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 24 – The Phantom Paragrapher – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 24 - Books for Books - book spotlight
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Join us for this tour from Oct 14 to Oct 30, 2020!
Book Title: The Puppy Baby Book by Dawn Greenfield Ireland
Category: Adult Non-Fiction (18+), 81 pages
Genre: Non-Fiction, Puppy Baby Book
Publisher: Artistic Origins
Release dates: October 2000
Tour dates: Oct 14 to Oct 30, 2020
Content Rating: G. This is a fill-in-the-blanks baby book for anyone who adopts a puppy, just like an infant baby book.
CELEBRATING 20-YEARS ANNIVERSARY!
This unique hardcover "fill in the blanks" baby book gives dog lovers the same opportunity to chart their puppies growth and progress, as parents of infants do with their baby books.
Now, as your puppy grows, you can document:
There is a keepsake pocket for the first rabies tag after it expires, a page where you can place your puppy's paw prints, a pocket to keep the adoption papers, a placeholder for an adoption announcement card, a first aid kit list, and picture placeholders throughout the book. You will be able to write what you did with your puppy on special days throughout the calendar year from New Years day to Hanukkah and Christmas -- 23 occasions in all.
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Meet the Author:
Dawn Greenfield Ireland is the author of several award-winning novels, nonfiction books, and screenplays. To date she has 12 published novels that consists of three series (cozy mystery, YA science fiction/fantasy, and adult shape-shifter), a dystopian, and a sci-fi romance adventure. The Last Dog, a dystopian novel set in 2086 is closely related to the Covid/Corona pandemic! Who knew there would be so many parallels from the time she wrote the book (2010) to this crazy pandemic of 2020! Three of her nonfiction books have won awards. Nine of her 15 screenplays (comedies, dramas, horror, action adventure and science fiction), have won awards. She has also written three short scripts. Her former day job as an award-winning technical writer (34 years) played a major role in her fiction writing – she is detailed oriented, the organizational queen of the known universe, and never misses a deadline. Dawn writes full time in addition to editing books for authors, and coaching people through the writing process.
Connect with the author: website ~ facebook ~ twitter ~ pinterest ~ instagram ~ goodreads
Oct 14 -KC Beanie Boos Collection – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 14 -Lisa's Reading – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 15 –Splashes of Joy – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 15 –A Mama's Corner of the World – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 15 - Rockin' Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 16 – Pick a Good Book – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 19 – Corinne Rodrigues – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 20 – Chit Chat with Charity – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 21 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 22 – Paranormal and Romantic Suspense Reviews – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 23 –Lamon Reviews - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 26 –fundinmental - book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 27 –Literary Flits – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 28 –Stephanie Jane – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 29 –Jazzy Book Reviews - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 29 - Gina Rae Mitchell - book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 30 - Cover Lover Book Review - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
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BOOK REVIEW TOUR: The Spiritual Adventures of Russell the Dog - A Blend of Truth, Fiction and Inspiration from the Other Side by Trisha Watson
Join us for this tour from August 24 to September 4, 2020!
Book Title: The Spiritual Adventures of Russell the Dog - A Blend of Truth, Fiction and Inspiration from the Other Side by Trisha Watson
Category: Adult Fiction (18 +), 284 pages
Genre: Dog Story, Inspirational
Publisher: Stone & Light Publishing
Release date: January 20, 2020
Format available for review: print, mobi (for Kindle), Gifted Kindle, PDF
Will send print books out: USA
Tour dates: August 24 to September 4, 2020
Content Rating: G for General Audiences
By reading this newly released book for the dog lover’s soul, you are about to take a remarkable journey through the eyes of Russell the dog. At times you will find that reading about his spiritual adventures takes an open mind, and a willingness to laugh and cry. By choice, Russell has come into this life with a unique dual purpose: to experience his present lifetime as a dog and to review his previous lifetime as a man. His journey is multidimensional; taking him through numerous challenges triggering a spectrum of emotions which he resists. One of his special abilities is to telepathically hear and communicate with other animals, his Spirit Guides, and even people when necessary for his growth. In the process, Russell learns about reincarnation, karma, grace, unlimited thinking, and forgiveness - all from a dog’s point of view and that of a soul who has had many previous human lifetimes.
About the Author
Trisha Watson has a reverence for life, nature, and compassion for those in need, including, and especially animals. Of course, that encompasses pets too, and thus all her dogs and cats over the years were rescues or strays. Because of her passion, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each book is donated to different animal rescue organizations. Twenty years of self-employment helped her develop a can-do attitude. When asked about the process of writing a book she said, “This story wouldn’t leave me alone, much of it flowed easily. Some of it I don’t remember writing, which at first was spooky, but later made complete sense as the story revealed itself. My intention with this book is to perhaps provide a source of inspiration and healing for those who read it.” At sixteen, Trisha began her spiritual journey. Over the years she has delved into many facets always with an open mind and a dash of healthy skepticism. Never looking back, she keeps moving forward in her own spiritual adventure, seeking to learn and share her experiences with others. Trisha was born in Rhode Island. A few years later her family moved to the “Mile High City” Denver, Colorado where she grew up. As an adult she was drawn to the mountains eventually settling in Evergreen, a small mountain town outside of Denver. It is there she’s built a life with her husband Mark and their two dogs, Maggie and Cooper.
Connect with the Author: website ~ twitter ~ facebook ~ instagram ~ goodreads
Aug 24 – Rockin' Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Aug 25 - Rosepoint Publishing - book review / giveaway
Aug 26 –Leels Loves Books – book review / giveaway
Aug 27 –Books for Books - book review
Aug 27 –Rockin' Book Reviews – book review / giveaway
Aug 28 – Corinne Rodrigues – book review / giveaway
Aug 31 –Book Corner News and Reviews – book review / giveaway
Sep 1 –Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway
Sep 2 –Reading Authors Network - book spotlight/ giveaway
Sep 3 –Sefina Hawke's Books - book review
Sep 6 - Splashes of Joy - book review / author interview /guest post / giveaway
Sep 7 - Book World Reviews - book review
TBD - Svetlanas reads and views – book review
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