Friday, September 11, 2009

Stray Affections

Another GREAT book I got to read and blog about!!! :O)

Stray Affections is by Charlene Ann Baumich. She has a couple more out I would like to check out! She also has a website where you can get an e-mail when she has a new book out. It is Go check it out!

Charlene Ann Baumich is a popular author, speaker, and an award-winning journalist. In addition to her Dearest Dorothy series of novels, she has written six nonfiction books of humor and inspiration. A bungee-jumpig, once motorcycle-owning grandma, and unabashed dog lover, Charlene lives with her husband and rescued dog, Kornflake, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

Cassandra Higgins daycare provider and mother of 4 little boys, is at a Collector's Convention when she's utterly charmed by a one-of-a-kind snowglobe containing figures of three dogs and a little girl with hair the color of her own.

She can't resist buying the beautiful globe, and it begins to spark long-dormant memories for Cassandra, of he beloved grandpa, the stray she rescued as a child, and the painful roots strangling her relationship with her mother, "Bad Betty" Kamrowski. When a strange-flurrious, as Cassandra deems it- moment happens with the remarkable snowglobe, Cassandra and the people she loves are swirled into a tumultuous yet grace-filled journey.

Wanna know what happens? Well, you will just have to post a comment by Sept 20th for a chance to win it and read it and find out for yourself! This book grabbed me after the first paragraph and was HOOKED by the end of the first chapter! Can not wait to find more of her books and read them! I am interested in "Mama Said There Would Be Days Like This", /"How To Eat Humble Pie and Not Get Indigestion", The Book of Duh", just to name a few!

You will LOVE this book! Post a comment by September 20 for a chance to win the copy that I read!

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Also at the end of this book are questions, so it would be a GREAT book to read for a book club. Or some moms who get together and let their kids play, and then discuss the book!

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