The Chronicles of Zee & Zoey: And the Winner is….

November 24, 2011 |

The chronicles of zee and zoey by deborah barnes

THE WINNER OF THE GIVEAWAY is Debbie Cooper, a reader from the UK. Concats, Debbie!

Bummed that you didn’t win? Buy The Chronicles of Zee & Zoey – A Journey of the Extraordinarily Ordinary here.

deborah barnes and karen nicholsWith Deborah Barnes (photo with Karen Nichols, left), it was love at first sight. I met her face-2-face at BlogPaws after a year or so of online interaction and it she was everything I’d hoped she would be: a loon-crazy cat lady who was a vision in leopard print. We shared an affinity for novelty cat glasses and hit it off immediately. We each had an identical pair of cat shades, in fact — hers were black, mine pink.

I’d been waiting months to finally get my hands on her book, The Chronicles of Zee & Zoey – A Journey of the Extraordinarily Ordinary.

Zee and Zoey’s story is certainly a cat tale, but it’s also the enchanting, engaging story of a cat woman whose life (and the lives of those she loves) is transformed through her relationship with her cats. No biggie there; we’ve all been through it. But Debra’s cats, Zee and Zoey share a mystical bond that suggests they’d been together in previous lives. Zee, the king of the house, is a stately, mellow Maine Coon cat. Zoey is a playful, smart, active Bengal cat who turns Zee’s life upside down. And yes, there are kittens involved.

It’s an elegant dream of a book, impeccably designed with gorgeous photography and lush illustrations. It’s a feast for the eyes. And the soul.

The chronicles of zee and zoey by deborah barnes

There’s not a cat lady (or cat guy) alive who won’t identify with the story, replete with job loss and love and yes, lots of cats. I went back and forth as I read it trying to identify its niche: was it a cat story, or a cat lady’s memoir? It doesn’t matter. You won’t be able to put it down.

Don’t Miss Deb Barnes’ Virtual Book Tour!

the chronicles of zee and zoey book tour

Deborah Barnes will be appearing at a computer near you during the Zee and Zoey virtual book tour, now through December 16th.

Win a Copy of The Chronicles of Zee and Zoey by Deborah Barnes

And we’re giving away a copy of The Chronicles of Zee & Zoey – A Journey of the Extraordinarily Ordinary! Leave a comment with a description of the best cat you’ve ever had. Mousebreath will choose an entry at random using and announce a winner Thanksgiving Day!

Comment deadline: 11:59 pm 11/23.

Visit Zee and Zoey’s website

Follow Zee and Zoey and watch a video trailer for the book at Zee and Zoey’s website.

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