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Another Bad-Dog Book: Tales of Life, Love, and Neurotic Human Behavior

September 10th, 2011

Another Bad-Dog Book: Tales of Life, Love, and Neurotic Human Behavior Author: Joni B. Cole Website: http://www.jonibcole.com/ Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This fun little book is a collection of twenty-eight personal essays. Despite its title, it is not a dog book, and only the title essay concerns the author\’s dog Eli, a Chihuahua mix. No, this is a book about people, and its scope is personal. In it author Cole shares her most private thoughts: her worries that her husband is not her “best friend”; her obsession with her previous book\’s rank on Amazon.com;... Read More

Every Little Step She Takes

November 19th, 2010

Every Little Step She Takes Author: Carolyn Steele Agosta http://www.carolynagosta.com Reviewed by Anne Holmes for the NABBW Warning: This is a “can’t put down” story, so don’t start reading it unless you have time in your schedule to finish it quickly. Every Little Step She Takes is the story of Amanda Long, an 18-year-old ballet student, whose family has been torn apart by their inability to handle the sudden and unexpected death of her brother. Her parents can’t seem to talk about it – and she’s feeling quite alienated, living away from home for the first time. In short, she... Read More