Good-Time Charlie(2nd Bookring)

Registered by Lizabeth86 of Middletown, Connecticut USA on 1/18/2004
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5 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Lizabeth86 from Middletown, Connecticut USA on Sunday, January 18, 2004
(2nd book purchased to finish out this bookring as first book was believed lost or held up but has since resurfaced)

Good-Time Charlie~A Real Greenwich Village Cat

From Inside Flap: Charlie is a marmalade cat who invaded the author's apartment one summer night and allowed himself to be persuaded to make it his home. This delightful book describes the coming to terms on that bargain between a worldly and self-sufficient woman and an equally worldly and self-sufficent cat.

This is an absolutely charming, witting, read. Also very quick- just 72 pages. I think any catlover would enjoy it. Especially if you have/had a cat with a "unique" personality. Looking to do a small bookring with this.

BookRing Closed....below are the receipents and the order of travel
1. Needmorezoloft(Texas)
2. Oldreader(California)
3. illinicheme(California)
4. Havfaith (alaska)
....and than back to me

Please make journal entry when you receive it and again when you are ready to mail out to next person along with any comments you might want to share. Be sure to PM the person after you to get their address.

Thank you all and Happy Reading!!!

Journal Entry 2 by Lizabeth86 from Middletown, Connecticut USA on Tuesday, January 20, 2004
Mailed out today to NEEDMOREZOLOFT.

Journal Entry 3 by needmorezoloft from Detroit, Texas USA on Wednesday, February 18, 2004
Received. Thanks!!! going on top of my TBR pile. :)

Journal Entry 4 by needmorezoloft from Detroit, Texas USA on Tuesday, May 04, 2004
I LOVE this book! It reminds me so much of my old cat. Passing on to shaunesay .

Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

Journal Entry 5 by oldreader from Citrus Heights, California USA on Thursday, June 03, 2004
just arrived

Journal Entry 6 by oldreader from Citrus Heights, California USA on Thursday, June 03, 2004
very cute cat stories.This cat was quite a character and was enjoyable to follow his antics.on to next reader.

Journal Entry 7 by illinicheme from Novato, California USA on Saturday, June 19, 2004
Arrived yesterday. Thanks! I'll journal again when finished.

Journal Entry 8 by illinicheme from Novato, California USA on Tuesday, June 22, 2004
Very cute. Thanks for sharing! Charlie will be on his way again soon.

Journal Entry 9 by havfaith from Spokane, Washington USA on Thursday, July 08, 2004
Arrived today ~ It should be a quick read so it'll be on its way back home again soon. =^..^=

Since the cat on the cover is an orange tabby, I thought I'd share a pic of mine. This is Baxter in the too-small box he loves to squish himself into for catnaps... (the pic is better if you click on it for the bigger version) =)

Journal Entry 10 by havfaith from Spokane, Washington USA on Sunday, July 11, 2004
Thanks so much Lizabeth86 for sharing this book! =) It grabbed me from the start!

From the foreword:
Some years ago, a gentleman caller in a fit of pique said to me, "If I came on all fours and maiowed outside your door, I'll bet you'd be a hell of a lot nicer to me than you are." Yes, such a metamorphosis would certainly have improved his chances.

I've often said that I'll get married when I find a man who loves me as much and is as happy to see me as my dog and cats are! Haven't found him yet... =)

I easily related to the author. When I lost my orange tabby, Garfield (hey! I was in jr. high when I got him), nearly 2 years ago after 16.5 years, I knew nothing could replace him. Even though I still had 2 cats (and a dog), my apartment felt empty. I of course ended up visiting the animal shelter and adopted a very frisky B&W kitten, bypassing a mostly-grown, very sweet, shy orange tabby because he reminded me too much of Garfield. I really didn't think I could look at him every day being such a reminder. I couldn't stop thinking about him though and when I went back to pick up my kitten after his surgery 2 days later, the orange tabby was still there looking even more withdrawn. Yeah, you guessed right, he came home with me too. =) Baxter is one of the most loving cats I've ever had and now I can't imagine not having him around. =^..^=

I really enjoyed this look at the relationship between the author and Charlie. He's definitely got a personality all his own. And I loved all the photos of Charlie throughout the book. =)

Journal Entry 11 by havfaith at on Sunday, July 11, 2004
Release planned for Monday, July 12, 2004 at Sent to Fellow BookCrosser in Book Ring!, n/a Controlled Releases.

Charlie's on his way back home... =^..^=

Journal Entry 12 by Lizabeth86 from Middletown, Connecticut USA on Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Received today in my mailbox. Charlie has arrived back home safe and sound and with a little gift from his trip. Thanks for the bookmark. Since this is a second copy that I own I may bookring this book again after it has has time to rest. Thanks to those who participated.

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