A Dog's Purpose (A Dog's Purpose, #1)

A Dog's Purpose (A Dog's Purpose, #1) Description:

This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog s search for his purpose over the course of several lives More than just another charming dog story this touches on the universal quest for an answer to life s most basic question Why are we here br br Surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden haired puppy after a tragically short life as a stray mutt Bailey s search for his new life s meaning leads him into the loving arms of year old Ethan During their countless adventures Bailey joyously discovers how to be a good dog But this life as a beloved family pet is not the end of Bailey s journey Reborn as a puppy yet again Bailey wonders will he ever find his purpose br br Heartwarming insightful and often laugh out loud funny this book is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog s many lives but also a dog s eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man s best friend This story teaches us that love never dies that our true friends are always with us and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose

Rating: 3.25 out of 5

A Dog's Journey (A Dog's Purpose, #2)

A Dog's Journey (A Dog's Purpose, #2) Description:

em The direct sequel to the New York Times and USA Today bestselling A Dog s Purpose em br br Buddy is a good dog br br After searching for his purpose through several eventful lives Buddy is sure that he has found and fulfilled it Yet as he watches curious baby Clarity get into dangerous mischief he is certain that this little girl is very much in need of a dog of her own br br When Buddy is reborn he realizes that he has a new destiny He s overjoyed when he is adopted by Clarity now a vibrant but troubled teenager When they are suddenly separated Buddy despairs who will take care of his girl br br A charming and heartwarming story of hope love and unending devotion em A Dog s Journey em asks the question Do we really take care of our pets or do they take care of us More than just another endearing dog tale em A Dog s Journey em is the moving story of unwavering loyalty and a love that crosses all barriers

Rating: 3.26 out of 5

The Dogs of Christmas

The Dogs of Christmas Description:

From W Bruce Cameron the author of the i New York Times i and i USA Today i bestselling novel i A Dog s Purpose i which is now a major motion picture br br While nursing a broken heart Josh Michaels is outraged when a neighbor abandons his very pregnant dog Lucy at Josh s Colorado home But Josh can t resist Lucy s soulful brown eyes and though he s never had a dog before he s determined to do the best he can for Lucy and her soon to arrive bound to be adorable puppies br br Soon in over his head Josh calls the local animal shelter for help and meets Kerri a beautiful woman with a quick wit and a fierce love for animals As Kerri teaches Josh how to care for Lucy s tiny puppies and gets them ready to be adopted through the shelter s Dogs of Christmas program Josh surprises himself by falling for her br br But he s fallen even harder for his new furry family which has brought incredible joy into Josh s life He barely has time to sit down between chasing after adventurous Sophie and brave Oliver but when he does his lap is quickly filled by the affectionate Lola And Rufus and Cody s strong bond makes Josh wonder about his own relationships with his family br br With Christmas and the adoption date looming Josh finds himself wondering if he can separate himself from his beloved puppies At odds with Kerri Josh isn t willing to lose her but doesn t know how to set things right Can a surprise litter of Christmas puppies really change one man s life br br W Bruce Cameron s i The Dogs of Christmas i is a charming and heartwarming holiday tale that explores the power of love trust and a basket full of puppies

Rating: 3.34 out of 5

The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man (Ruddy McCann #1)

The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man (Ruddy McCann #1) Description:

i The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man i b introduces my favorite kind of flawed cynical protagonist in Ruddy McCann former football star now Repo Man in a small town full of memorable weirdos It s suspenseful action packed romantic and above all truly funny I loved it Nelson DeMille i New York Times i bestselling author b br br Ruddy McCann former college football star has experienced a seismic drop in popularity he is now Kalkaska Michigan s full time repo man and part time bar bouncer His best friend is his low energy Basset hound Jake with whom he shares a simple life of stealing cars br br Simple that is until Ruddy starts hearing a voice in his head br br The voice introduces himself as Alan Lottner a dead realtor Ruddy isn t sure if Alan is real or if he s losing his mind To complicate matters it turns out Katie the girl he s fallen for is Alan s i daughter i br br When Alan demands Ruddy find his murderers Ruddy decides a voice in your head seeking vengeance is best ignored When Alan also demands he clean up his act and apartment Ruddy tells him to back off but where can a voice in your head go br br With a sweet romance a murder mystery a lazy but loyal dog and a town full of cabin fevered characters you can t help but love New York Times bestselling novelist W Bruce Cameron s i The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man i is yet another laugh out loud keep you up late irresistible read

Rating: 3.72 out of 5

The Dog Master: A Novel of the First Dog

The Dog Master: A Novel of the First Dog Description:

b Set against the most dramatic time in our species history i The Dog Master i tells the story of one tribe s struggle for survival and one extraordinary man s bond with a wolf a friendship that changed mankind forever b br b b br Thirty thousand years ago ice was storming the planet Among the species forced out of the trees and onto the steppes by the advancing cold was modern man who was both predator and prey br br No stranger to the experiences that make us human a mother s love and a father s betrayal tribal war and increasing famine political intrigue and forbidden love joy and hope and devastating loss our ancestors competed for scant resources in a brutal landscape br br Mankind stood on the cold brink of extinction but they had a unique advantage over other species a new technology domesticated wolves br br Only a set of extraordinary circumstances could have transformed one of these fierce creatures into a hunting companion a bodyguard a soldier and a friend i The Dog Master i by W Bruce Cameron is an evocative glimpse of prehistory an emotional coming of age saga a thrilling tale of survival against all odds and the exciting imaginative story of the first dog

Rating: 3.40 out of 5

Emory's Gift

Emory's Gift Description:

p After year old Charlie Hall s mother dies and his father retreats into the silence of grief Charlie finds himself drifting lost and alone through the brutal halls of junior high school p p But Charlie Hall is not entirely friendless In the woods behind his house Charlie is saved from a mountain lion by a grizzly bear thought to be extinct in northern Idaho p p And this very unusual bear will change Charlie s life forever p p Deeply moving and interwoven with hope and joy i Emory s Gift i is not only heartwarming and charming coming of age story but also a page turning insightful look at how faith trust and unconditional love can heal a broken family and bridge the gaps that divide us i i p

Rating: 3.46 out of 5

Ellie's Story (A Dog's Purpose)

Ellie's Story (A Dog's Purpose) Description:

i Ellie s Story i is a heartwarming illustrated novel adapted for young readers from the beloved and i New York Times i bestselling i A Dog s Purpose i by W Bruce Cameron br br Ellie is a very special dog with a very important purpose From puppyhood Ellie has been trained as a search and rescue dog She can track down a lost child in a forest or an injured victim under a fallen building She finds people She saves them It s what she was meant to do br br But Ellie must do more Her handlers widowed Jakob lonely Maya need her too People can be lost in many ways and to do the job she was born to do Ellie needs to find a way to save the people she loves best br br i Ellie s Story i is an inspiring tale for young animal lovers Adorable black and white illustrations by Richard Cowdrey bring Ellie and her world to life A discussion and activity guide at the end of the book will help promote family and classroom discussions about i Ellie s Story i and the insights it provides about humankind s best friends

Rating: 3.53 out of 5

A Dog's Way Home

A Dog's Way Home Description:

From W Bruce Cameron the author of the i New York Times i and i USA Today i bestselling novel i A Dog s Purpose i which is now a major motion picture br br Lucas Ray is shocked when an adorable puppy jumps out of an abandoned building and into his arms Though the apartment he shares with his mother a disabled veteran doesn t allow dogs Lucas can t resist taking Bella home br br Bella is inexplicably drawn to Lucas even if she doesn t understand the necessity of games like No Barks As it becomes more difficult to hide her from the neighbors Lucas begins to sneak Bella into the VA where he works There Bella brings joy and comfort where it is needed most br br After Bella is picked up by Animal Control because pit bulls are banned in Denver Lucas has no choice but to send her to a foster home until he can figure out what to do But Bella distraught at the separation doesn t plan to wait With four hundred miles of dangerous Colorado wilderness between her and her person Bella sets off on a seemingly impossible and completely unforgettable adventure home br br A classic story of unwavering loyalty and incredible devotion i A Dog s Way Home i is a beautifully told charming tale that explores the unbreakable bond between us and our pets This fantastic and exhilarating journey of the heart is in the same tradition as the beloved bestseller i A Dog s Purpose i br br br b A Dog s Purpose Series b br i A Dog s Purpose i br i A Dog s Journey i br i i br b Other A Dog s Purpose Books b br i Ellie s Story A Dog s Purpose Novel i br i Bailey s Story A Dog s Purpose Novel i br i Molly s Story A Dog s Purpose Novel i forthcoming br b The Rudy McCann Series b br i The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man i br i Repo Madness i br i i br b Other Books b br i A Dog s Way Home forthcoming i br i The Dog Master i br i The Dogs of Christmas i br i Emory s Gift i

Rating: 3.76 out of 5

Bailey's Story

Bailey's Story Description:

From W Bruce Cameron the author of the i New York Times i and i USA Today i bestselling novel i A Dog s Purpose i which is now a major motion picture br i i br i Bailey s Story i is a heartwarming illustrated novel adapted for young readers from the beloved and i New York Times i bestselling i A Dog s Purpose i by W Bruce Cameron br br Every dog has work to do Every dog has a purpose br br When Bailey meets eight year old Ethan he quickly figures out his purpose to play with the boy to explore the Farm during summers with the boy and to tidy the boy s dishes by licking them clean only when Mom isn t watching But Bailey soon learns that life isn t always so simple that sometimes bad things happen and that there can be no greater purpose than to protect the boy he loves br br i Bailey s Story i is a moving tale about a dog and his boy for young animal lovers by W Bruce Cameron bestselling author of the acclaimed novel i A Dog s Purpose i Adorable black and white illustrations by Richard Cowdrey bring Bailey and his world to life A discussion and activity guide at the end of the book will help promote family and classroom discussions about i Bailey s Story i and the insights it provides about humankind s best friends

Rating: 3.26 out of 5

Repo Madness (Ruddy McCann #2)

Repo Madness (Ruddy McCann #2) Description:

From W Bruce Cameron the author of the i New York Times i and i USA Today i bestselling novel i A Dog s Purpose i which is now a major motion picture br br Ruddy McCann is back in i Repo Madness the i laugh out loud thrilling adventure from bestselling author W Bruce Cameron br br Ruddy McCann former college football star now Kalkaska Michigan repo man is finally getting his life back on track He has a beautiful fianc Katie Lottner a somewhat stable job stealing cars and a lazy lovable basset hound br br With his job suddenly in jeopardy his fianc wanting a break and a new court ordered psychiatrist insisting he take his medication or violate the terms of his probation Ruddy finds himself missing the one thing he thought he would be happy to be rid of the voice of Alan Lottner dead realtor and Ruddy s future father in law br br When a woman tells Ruddy that the tragedy that defines his life may in fact be a lie Ruddy starts to investigate the disappearances of women in the area and soon discovers that his own redemption may be within reach Alan s voice returns and Ruddy and Alan work together to bring down a corrupt banker win back Katie s love and stop a serial killer before he can strike again

Rating: 3.71 out of 5