Category Archives: Cats

Stop the Presses! Here’s My New Book!

I’ve been trying to write a cat book for what feels like Forever.   Actually, I HAVE had a completed “cat book” sitting on the shelf, for more than two years. It’s a children’s book (whose title I’ll keep to myself for now), and its plot revolves around a specific cause which I am passionate …

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Homer: The Ninth Life of a Blind Wonder Cat

  Homer, the Ninth Life of a Blind Wonder Cat is a new, nonfiction release by Gwen Cooper. It is a sequel to her 2009 bestseller, Homer’s Odyssey. For those readers who are unfamiliar with Homer and Gwen’s story, here’s a little bit of background: Gwen adopted Homer from a shelter when he was just …

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Eric and Rachel Von Gardey

I recently got to chat with the brother-sister duo Eric and Rachel Von Gardey, when they stopped into the Reading Room bookstore for a signing. Eric wrote and Rachel illustrated a series of kids’ books about a little cat named Sampson. They drove all the way from Hamilton, NY to Watertown, NY (just over 105 …

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Interview with “Avalon” Author Vanessa Morgan

I recently had the pleasure of reading and reviewing Avalon, an ebook/ memoir by author and screenwriter, Vanessa Morgan. The story begins in 2001, in Belgium, when the author happened upon a stray Turkish Van cat, apparently a stray. This would prove to be a life-changing experience, that would shape her personal and professional future. …

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