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Stories about Man’s Best Friend Guaranteed to Warm the Heart

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There are two things that everyone here at BookTrib universally loves: books and dogs. We’re definitely a dog-friendly office, with our favorite little chihuahua, Lucy, popping by regularly. So when our two loves come together in the form of books about dogs, consider us happy campers. Seriously though, there’s just something about dog stories that always tug at our heartstrings. Picture that final moment in Homeward Bound where the pets come galloping up over the hill, and just try not to cry. It’s actually impossible. Here are five dog stories from 2016 that are guaranteed to warm your heart: Say Goodbye for Now, Catherine Ryan Hyde (Lake Union Publishing, December 13, 2016) Set in 1959, this novel tells the story of…

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More, Please! Books that Need Sequels Immediately

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There’s nothing like reading a wonderful book that keeps you up all night, fills you with warm fuzzies, or even makes you shed a tear or two. But when the story is finally over, you’re left with an empty feeling that just won’t go away. If you’re lucky, the author will write a sequel and you’ll get to hang out with your favorite characters for a little while longer. But more often than not, one book is all we get, leaving us to imagine, speculate and pray for that sequel that will probably never come. There’s not much I wouldn’t do to get a sequel to my favorite novels. These are the stories that consume my thoughts, that I read again…

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Woof Woof: Books to Get you Excited Because It’s National Dog Day!

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Calling all dog lovers! Today is National Dog Day! So grab your four-legged friend(s), their favorite tennis ball and visit your local dog park. And while you’re sitting on the park bench watching your fur-baby frolic with their buddies, pick up one of these dog-themed books! (Slobber not included.)   Underwater Dogs by Seth Casteel (Little, Brown & Company, 2012) For anyone who has ever brought their pooch in a pool or a lake, you know the sight of a dog swimming is priceless, whether they know how to do it or not. But what does it look like when they dive down to the depths to reach their favorite ball? That’s a sight not all of us get to witness.…

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4 YA Book-to-Movie Adaptations You Didn’t See (But Definitely Should)!

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As a huge YA reader, I’m the first one in line when one of my favorite books gets turned into a movie. It’s even more fun if the crowd is just as excited, waiting for days to get tickets, or even staying up all night for a midnight showing. But for every The Hunger Games, there are still those small or indie adaptations that don’t necessarily get the love they deserve. Which is a shame, as some of the more obscure films blow the big-budget blockbusters out of the water. So in the spirit of fairness, here are four YA book-to-movie adaptations that you’ve probably never heard of, but should go watch immediately: How I Live Now (2013) I first read How…

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