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If You Like “Marley & Me”…

If you liked John Grogan’s Marley & Me, you might enjoy these “tails” of the remarkable bonds shared by people and their pets.

  • Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
    by Vicki Myron
    A librarian rescues a kitten left in the overnight book return and is rewarded with a library mascot who has a positive impact on her own life and that of the entire Iowa town.
  • Enslaved by Ducks
    by Bob Tarte
    An impulse purchase of a bunny at Easter time leads to the acquisition of a parrot, a couple of canaries, several cats, a turkey or two, and yes, ducks.
  • Good Dog. Stay
    by Anna Quindlen
    A Pulitzer Prize-winning writer pays tribute to her beloved black lab, Beau, with heartwarming anecdotes of new tricks taught and old lessons learned.
  • Merle’s Door: Lessons From A Freethinking Dog
    by Ted Kerasote
    A nature writer on a camping trip takes in a stray dog and spends thirteen years learning about and loving the animal’s independent, intelligent ways.
  • My Cat, Spit McGee
    by Willie Morris
    A life long “dog man” marries a cat lover and finds himself won over by a quirky, cranky cat named Spit. By the author of My Dog Skip.
  • Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of An Owl and His Girl
    by Stacey O’Brien
    A young research biologist adopts an injured four-day-old barn owl and spends the next nineteen years learning about and loving the remarkable creature.
  • Pack of Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs
    by Caroline Knapp
    A renowned memoirist recounts the ways her canine confidante helped her through the death of her parents, a bad break-up, and the trials of sobriety.

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