Author Billi Tiner is offering Welcome Home – the heartwarming tale of a beautiful black Labrador Retriever searching for a man from his dreams – for FREE as an e-book from Amazon TODAY, March 5, 2013.
Title: Welcome Home
Author: Billi Tiner
Mom’s Summary: Welcome Home tells the moving tale of a black Labrador Retriever, Jake, as he follows his dream of finding his one true master – a man he can only recognize by the kindness in his voice. We are introduced to Jake as he gets adopted by a cruel man intent on raising the gentle puppy into a fighter. Jake withstands years of abuse at his owner’s hands until one day he escapes and begins his journey. Follow Jake along his adventure as he meets new friends and encounters a series of obstacles he must overcame in pursuing his dream.
My Thoughts: I thought the story was really good. I liked that at the end Jake finally found the man in his dreams because I like happy endings in books. I liked that there were kittens in the story because I like kittens. I wish I was the man in Jake’s dream so that he would come looking for me and he would come live with me. I was worried when bad things happened to Jake but it was still ok to read because I knew things were going to get better. I love love loved this book and I think kids 7 and older would like this book!!
My Thoughts: Call me sentimental, but I really enjoyed this story if only because it reminded me of some of the classic stories with animals as main characters – Black Beauty, The Incredible Journey, Charlotte’s Web, and the Call of the Wild to name a few. I would highly recommend this book along the same vein as these books. Due to the graphic descriptions of abuse and injury, I would recommend this book to boys and girls aged 8 and up.