Category Archives: REVIEWS

Must read… Wonderful… Hard to stop reading… I will never forget this book… Mahurin is an engaging writer…

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Thor, Nora, Warren, Clyde, Taco, Benny, and best friends Bloo … Continue reading

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A book to keep you awake until you finish

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Linus, Scampi, Trinity, Berkley, Wolfie, Lupe, Lauren, and siblings Renoir … Continue reading

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LAST DAY OF 2016 BRINGS THE TOTAL OF DOGS RESCUED FROM KILL SHELTERS TO 250

I’m turning off my computer and electronically saying goodbye to 2016. It was great for three more dogs this morning bringing the total of dogs rescued to 250. May this new year bring good health and laughter to all your … Continue reading

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247 dogs rescued from kill shelters-HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review my book. In the name of tolerance, a special thank you also to everyone who has spread the word to help promote this book.  All … Continue reading

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LUCINDA’S 2016 FAVOURITE AWARDS — lucinda E Clarke

I have read and reviewed 140 books this year and to keep track I now list them on a spreadsheet. I’ve chosen 6 biographical and 10 fiction books as those I most remember – those that forced me to ignore … Continue reading

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239 DOGS SAVED FROM KILL SHELTERS WITH THE HELP OF THE PROFITS FROM ALL MY BOOK and PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR THE SEVEN YEAR DRESS

The Seven Year Dress awarded BEST BOOK 2016 by the very talented author and blogger Grant Leishman. “Every one of these books I’ve mentioned this year was superb and as a reader, I have been truly blessed by the quality … Continue reading

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The Seven Year Dress best read of 2016

I am honored that my book The Seven Year Dress has been selected as the best historical fiction read by the very talented blogger and author Grant Leishman. An excerpt from his post awarding this honor and for the entire … Continue reading

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Praise for The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap: A Tragedy of Bullying and the Triumph of the Human Spirit.

LATEST REVIEWS FOR THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP 5.0 out of 5 starsA Tragedy of Bullying and the Triumph of the Human Spirit ByJohn A. Robinsonon December 11, 2016 Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase A richly woven tale of small-town bigotry, … Continue reading

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The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap was selected by Rabid Reader’s site as a recommended book for Human Rights Day 2016

    http://www.rabidreaders.com/2016/12/10/rabid-readers-book-list-human-rights-day-2016/?utm_content=buffercd364&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer     Their review of my book:   Mildred Dunlap is a generous and loving soul, but in the eyes of the townsfolk, already has one strike against her—in the tradition of her father before her, she doesn’t go … Continue reading

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Reader’s Favorite Review of The Seven Year Dress

I just received notification that my book The Seven Year Dress has been reviewed by the Reader’s Favorite site.  I’m thrilled to start my day with this great review from such a prestigious site.     https://readersfavorite.com/authors-area       … Continue reading

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220 dogs rescued from kill shelters

My book The Seven Year Dress is continuing to rank in the top 100 best sellers in the kindle bookstore in the literary-fiction-historical, literary fiction, and the young adult categories. I’ve also been ranked by Amazon as top ranking author … Continue reading

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210 dogs rescued from Kill shelters

My book The Seven Year Dress is continuing to rank in the top 100 best sellers in the kindle bookstore in the literary-fiction-historical, literary fiction, and the young adult categories. I’ve also been ranked by Amazon as top ranking author … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore Christmas Update- Paulette Mahurin, M.C.V. Egan and Jean M. Cogdell

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
Throughout the year over 120 authors have been promoted weekly on the blog and their books now reside in the virtual bookstore along with their buy links and websites.…

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200 Dogs rescued from kill shelters

My book The Seven Year Dress is continuing to rank in the top 100 best sellers in the kindle bookstore in the literary-fiction-historical, literary fiction, and the young adult categories. I’ve also been ranked by Amazon as top ranking author … Continue reading

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Best historical fiction 2016 at McGrath Publishing House: The Seven Year Dress

I’m very grateful for the honor of my book The Seven Year Dress winning Best Historical Fiction 2016 at McGrath Publishing House. This is quite an honor. http://www.mcgrathhouse.net/blogs/blogs-by-rachel-mcgrath/2016/11/winners/     My book The Seven Year Dress is continuing to rank … Continue reading

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190 dogs saved with profits from my books. And what do readers say: “Definitely recommend this book to everyone, should be on the curriculum in all schools…”

My book The Seven Year Dress is continuing to rank in the top 100 best sellers in the kindle bookstore in the literary-fiction-historical, literary fiction, and the young adult categories. I’ve also been ranked by Amazon as top ranking author … Continue reading

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A POWERFUL BOOK. A must-read for all, especially politicians and world leaders! Characters, from the most loving to completely deplorable war criminals, are depicted in elegant detail.

My book The Seven Year Dress is continuing to rank in the top 100 best sellers in the kindle bookstore in the literary-fiction-historical, literary fiction, and the young adult categories. I’ve also been ranked by Amazon as top ranking author … Continue reading

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A walk of courage…Many emotions are woven into the story, beautifully and tastefully done. It is a stark reminder of the cruelty that once existed.

My book The Seven Year Dress is continuing to rank in the top 100 best sellers in the kindle bookstore in the literary-fiction-historical, literary fiction, and the young adult categories. I’ve also been ranked by Amazon as top ranking author … Continue reading

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One of those books that will stay with you for a very long time…Wow great read front to back. Not the typical WW2 book…This should be compulsory reading for anyone who believes that there are simple populist answers.

My book The Seven Year Dress is continuing to rank in the top 100 best sellers in the kindle bookstore in the literary-fiction-historical, literary fiction, and the young adult categories. I’ve also been ranked by Amazon as top ranking author … Continue reading

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Profits from my books have helped free 161 dogs from kill shelters

My book The Seven Year Dress is continuing to rank in the top 100 best sellers in the kindle bookstore in the literary-fiction-historical, literary fiction, and the young adult categories. I’ve also been ranked by Amazon as top ranking author … Continue reading

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