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Amber Polo

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As a quirky librarian I love bringing to my books a look into another world with a little humor and a story to keep pages turning. My new series "The Shapeshifters' Library" features a library full of librarians and dog-shifters trying to stay one step ahead of the book-burning werewolves.
Book 1 "Released," Book 2 "Retrieved," Book 3 "Recovered," and Book 4 "Reprinted."

I'm also really good at relaxing people, so my latest book Contains all the tips a librarian/yoga teacher wants writers and readers to know. I wrote "Relaxing the Writer" to help everyone to sits to read and writes and recorded my relaxation CDs "Relaxing the Writer Relaxation" to offer a way to learn to release stress!

I've written 2 romance novels, one with a paranormal twis
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Clarkdale’s Dog Days of Summer


Clarkdale’s celebration of all things canine included:
bobbing for hotdogs Chihuahua races Yappy Hour with chicken broth ice cube shots and more...
Organized and hosted by the Clarkdale Downtown Business Alliance with proceeds to benefit the Verde Valley Humane Society.


Greyhound Pets of Arizona Greyhound rescue Dogs Bobbing for Hotdogs

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Published on June 21, 2015 08:36
Average rating: 3.81 · 168 ratings · 65 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
Released (The Shapeshifters...
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Retrieved (The Shapeshifter...
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Recovered (The Shapeshifter...
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Heads in the Clouds
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Relaxing the Writer: Guideb...
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Christmas on Wherever Island
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From Latte to Love
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Hearts in the Vortex
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Wired For Love
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Who is the author? Appears to combine recent research into a readable short book. Ending with lists of accomplished Hopi seems paternalistic.
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Things really heat up when Dan Mahoney and his PI in training fiancée arrive in Florida to investigate the deaths of five valuable racing greyhounds. Of course all is not what in seems with the fire that killed the dogs, a murder, and a gentle careta ...more
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Human trafficking Colorado City and elder abuse. Why do I feel she’s talking down to readers or preaching. As usual, a good entertaining story but no surprises. To me the writing was lacked depth and with a heroine who has it all there is not much su ...more
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Amber Polo Hi Normalene,
Would love to send it to you. And Book 4!
May I send them to you through the library courier?
Amber

Normalene wrote: "Hi Amber,
Can you donate your third book (Recovered) to the library so I can find out what happens? Please?

Normalene Zeeman
Adult Services Lead Librarian
Prescott Public Library"



Normalene Hi Amber,
Can you donate your third book (Recovered) to the library so I can find out what happens? Please?

Normalene Zeeman
Adult Services Lead Librarian
Prescott Public Library


Melissa (ladybug) Hello Amber. :D Thank you for the friendship request. That is my dream job (Librarian) and my picture is of my Maltese mix puppy dog. (6yrs old) His name is Orion McDervish. :D


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