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About bettylouise31 Member of Netgalley. Senior Citizen and been reading and sharing my thoughts on books most of my life. I read for my pleasure. I have been married for 60 years and we have a Bengal Cat, Kato. Interests include reading, dogs, cats, gardening, knitting, crocheting. I have a strong interest in North American native plants. A word on my reviews. Books review are from my public library, brought, many from Netgalley, a few from Edelweiss, occasionally from an author or from friends. The opinions are my own. I represent no publisher, author or another source​. My reviews can be found on Amazon, Tumblr, Goodreads, Google+. I have no Facebook or Twitter accounts. Thanks for reading my blog.


THINK POSITIVE! HUGS!     Sunday Alita and myself went to the annual cat show at the Idaaho Fairgrounds. It was held in the small animal building. As cats shows go it is a small one. I wanted to go … Continue reading

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DOUBLE UP By Gretchen Archer

Double up a play on words. Twin babies! I had trouble getting into the story at first because of all commotion of the smart house. Davis Way is having problems leaving her twin girls. The Bellissimo is about to go … Continue reading

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HONEST TO DOG By Neil Plakcy

This adventure of Steve Vitan and Rochester is more of a novel with a tinge of mystery Rick introduces Steve to his friend Doug who is going through a bitter divorce. Doug asks Steve to use his computer skills to … Continue reading

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I have read this series and feel each book is an improvement over the last, both in the editorial areas and the story. Rochester is I’ll and Steve Levitan arrives to find the vets in turmoil. Some drugs are missing. … Continue reading

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THINK POSITIVE! HUGS! It is finely nice out so let’s take a short walk around the area and see if there are any special birds out. We will notice that some of the trees have buds on them but most … Continue reading

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NO WAY HOME By Annette Dashofy

I have been a vivid friend of this series since book one. I was not disappointed and feel the series keeps getting better. The writing will put you into rural Pennsylvania and in this book into New Mexico. Zoe Chambers … Continue reading

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CRUEL WINTER By Sheila Connolly

Maura Donavan and friends are snow bound at Sullivan Pub. They have warmth and food. Among the group is Diane Caldwell, she is not accepted by the patrons. Maura wonders why and soon learns that Diane is the major suspect … Continue reading

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Although predictable in portions, this is an excellent historical novel set during World WarTwo during the battle for Britain. Lord Westerham has five daughters. One daughter decided to stay in Paris because of her lover. One daughter works as a … Continue reading

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  This is the second book in the series. Marley McKinney has moved to Wildwood Cove and is now managing the pancake house. She has moved into her Uncle home not quite believing that she has inherited them. An old … Continue reading

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A cozy mystery located in the small town of West London. At first, I had trouble understanding if the bookshop was in England or the United States. I felt the characters were well developed. Once I was into the story … Continue reading

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