Connie's Book Club—Summer 2020

Connie's Book Club

Connie's Book Club

The Meaning of Woof

By Pamela Weintraub
The Meaning of Woof

Ever wonder what your dog is thinking and what they’re trying to tell you? The Meaning of Woof by Pamela Weintraub, the former editor-in-chief of OMNI and executive editor of Discover, takes a fascinating deep-dive into canine psychology. Exploring the nature of our relationship with dogs and offering scientific explanation for barks, licks, growls, and wags, and more, The Meaning of Woof is a must-read for anyone who shares their life with dogs.

Remember Me?

Loving and Caring for a Dog with Canine Cognitive Dysfunction
By Eileen Anderson
Remember Me?

Caring for an elderly dog and watching them deteriorate can be a heartbreaking, harrowing process. In her award-winning guidebook, author Eileen Anderson provides valuable resources and information for dog owners who are navigating this troubling experience with their dog. She examines how dementia in dogs is surprisingly common, why owners may not realize their dog is suffering from a condition beyond normal aging until the disease is advanced, and what owners can do to ensure their dog’s quality of life.

Rescue Dog Tales:

The Story of Arthur and Sixteen Dogs Who Found Forever Homes
By Mikael Lindnord
Rescue Dog Tales:

This heartwarming collection of stories celebrating the human-canine bond delights. Author Mikael Lindnord reunites us with the loveable rescue dog who was the subject of his previous book, Arthur: The Dog Who Crossed a Jungle to Find a Home, and introduces 16 other rescue dogs with remarkable journeys of their own. From Ecuador to America, Australia to the Yukon, these moving and surprising stories of forever homes found illustrate the lengths dogs will go for love, belonging, and a home to call their own. 

Game of Dog Bones:

A Melanie Travis Canine Mystery
By Laurien Berenson
Game of Dog Bones:

Fans of author Laurien Berenson and the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will adore this charming and witty cozy mystery! Melanie Travis and her spirited Aunt Peg are headed from their home in Greenwich, Connecticut to New York City for Westminster week and Aunt Peg is ready to show off her talents and knowledge as a dog show judge. She’s looking to bounce back and regain clout in the dog world after several mishaps, all seemingly orchestrated by Victor Durbin, an ousted Paugussett Poodle Club member with a bone to pick. However, things take a turn when Victor is discovered dead and Melanie must solve the mystery to clear Aunt Peg’s name.

Murder In A Scottish Shire:

A Scottish Shire Mystery, Book 1
By Traci Hall
Murder In A Scottish Shire:

In the first book of this new series by author Traci Hall, we’re introduced to 28-year-old single mom Paislee Shaw and the charming Scottish seaside town of Nairn. Paislee is struggling and feels as though her personal life is unraveling as she works to keep her specialty sweater store, Cashmere Crush, open, while caring for her ten-year-old son, Brody, as well as Wallace, the black Scottish Terrier they adopted after Paislee’s grandmother passed away. As if she didn’t have enough on her plate, a handsome detective named Mack Zeffer shows up at Paislee’s door with her estranged and homeless grandfather. Everything becomes even more complicated when one of her employees is found dead. Detective Zeffer and Paislee must join forces to knit together the clues and solve this fun mystery.

Dog of the Week!

Meet: Dakota