Guest Post: Book Review: Kittyboy’s Christmas by Amy Ella Blanchard

Today I welcome the first ever bookish guest post on Literary Potpourri (we had a series of non-bookish ones, the Zodi-cat signs on kitty zodiac signs last year here, here, here, and here). And the post comes from my mother. Having read my Meowy Kitmas post on 'Kitty' Christmas reads a few days ago, she…

Book Review: Thunderpaws and the Tower of London by Ben Housden

My thanks to High Gate Press/Victory Editing and NetGalley for a review copy of this book. Thunderpaws and the Tower of London is an action-packed, imaginative and entertaining fantasy–adventure which takes us into some interesting realms—the past and the future! And what is most fun is that it is narrated in first person by our…

Book Review: How to Examine a Wolverine by Philipp Schott, DVM

My thanks to ECW Press and NetGalley for a review copy of the book. How to Examine a Wolverine is the memoirs/reminiscences of German-born, Canadian veterinary doctor, Dr Philipp Schott (this is his second book, the first being The Accidental Vet). In its various short chapters, Dr Schott relates different experiences from his over three-decade…

Cat Pun Book Titles: The Catamewtics Edition

Do you love cats? And numpurrs? Then this is the post for you! Welcome to another Cat Pun Book Titles post-the catamewtics edition! Catamewtics is the study of numpurrs, shapes, and quankities. Catamewtics offurs plenty of branches to study. If you want to learn about opurrations with numpurrs, then arthimewtics might be a good pick…

Zodi-cats: The Fire Signs

Here’s the final part of the special four-part series, Zodi-cats, written by astrology blogger Deepa Kansra especially for my ‘cats and books’ page, Keli Cat’s Book Corner. In this series she has explored the purrsonalities of our kitties based on their Zodiac signs. Kitties under the water signs have depth and soul connections; those under…

Zodi-cats: The Air Signs

Welcome to Part III of Zodi-cats, a four-part series written especially for my ‘cats and books’ page Keli Cat’s Book Corner by my friend and astrology blogger Deepa Kansra (find her blog here). The series describes our feline friends’ personalities (I mean purrsonalities) based on their birthdays and consequent sun signs. While cats under the…

Zodi-cats: The Earth Signs

Zodi-cats is a four-part series of posts prepared especially for my ‘cats and books’ page, Keli Cat’s Book Corner, by my friend and astrology blogger Deepa Kansra. In this series, she explores the personality (rather, purrsonality) traits of our kitties based on their sun-signs. Whether attached to their homes and humans or their toys, whether…

Zodi-cats: The Water Signs

Something a little different on Literary Potpourri today—astrology! But with a difference! Astrology studies the connections between the stars and planets and us—how these celestial objects affect our personalities, or even circumstances we are experiencing. More commonly, many of us interact with astrology through daily horoscope columns in newspapers, magazines or online, or through writings…