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Barbara Boswell Brunner

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Award winning author, Barbara Brunner, grew up in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with her parents, sister and always a dog, or two or three. She founded three successful businesses in the Pacific Northwest and is a prolific fundraiser for breast cancer research. She and her husband currently live in Southwest Florida with two dogs and copious amounts of dog fur.
Barbara received a coveted medal in the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards for Dog-Ma, The Zen Of Slobber, in the Animal / Pet category.

Average rating: 4.3 · 158 ratings · 81 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
Dog-Ma, the Zen of Slobber

4.29 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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My poor blog. It has been ignored for more than two month...

My poor blog. It has been ignored for more than two months. I apologize. There's been lots going on and I suppose I have just been too busy to write. Life just gets in the way sometimes.

We had a photo shoot in February for Morgan and Izzy with the photographer, Hannah Stonehouse Hudson. What fun! If you haven't been living in a computer free zone, you know Hannah's work. Hannah Stonehouse Huds...

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Loving Emmi by Barbara Boswell Brunner
"Although this is the second book in the series, it is easily read as a stand-alone story. However, having read this one, I'm now curious to go back and read the first one, to learn more about all of the dogs the author has had in her life.

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"While you may think, from all you've just read about Loving Emmi, that this is only a book for pet lovers, I want to recommend this book to all parents-to-be. While Brunner talks all about the lessons learned while dealing with Emmi, those lessons..." Read more of this review »
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"Loving Emmi is a lovely story about how this dog made such a massive impact to her family and community. They certainly bended to keep and save her. You will fall for Emmi, too and love reading about how she connects with others!

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" Number one. The layout is more complete. The red font is more "Apple-like" "

I'd like to ask for some feedback for the cover of my upcoming children's book, "Mark and the Magic Apple Tree".

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“Where they differ is in temper. Izzy has no control over hers.  When the anger switch flips in her tiny little brain, no one can turn it off.  She is focused to a fault, her tantrums often triggered by the fear of her sightless world. Morgan sighs. She is ready to be released.  She quiets easily and quickly. She is a gentle giant, not a fighter.  She bites only to defend herself.  If her intent were to eliminate her assailant, it would happen in one quick snap of her jaw.  She cannot understand why this monster was brought into our peaceful home.  We were a happy family until Izzy appeared.  She is the Anti-Christ.  She is pure evil.  Our home has become a salient battleground with opponents always vigilant, wary of the other, waiting for the first sign of war. Finally,”
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Barbara Brunner Mary wrote: "Hi Barbara! I have three giveaway copies of Winds of Change up until Aug 31. Hope you'll sign up for a copy... good luck!

All the best,

Mary, I signed up today. Thanks!

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