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Conversations with Nell

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As someone who holds regular conversations with any critter I may encounter during my day or night and who enjoys thinking up stories with sometimes detailed  backgrounds while people (or critter) watching, it is easy to see why Conversations with Nell is right up my alley. Sara Martin has given us a charming tale of the critters in her life. This is a light and quick read, perfect to bring along on any venture outdoors or in.
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I must admit I didn't like this book. It is not the author's fault though, I had completely different expectations from the book, that were based on what I've read on the blurb of the book. I didn't mind that the animals were anthropomorphized - every pet guardian will do it with their pets - but they had adventures that were more human appropriate. I couldn't relate with them, because they were so absurd. The dialogues were also a bit repetitive (sorrys were said way too often). Maybe the intended audience is much younger than I am, and more receptive to supposedly funny pet detective adventures (which exclude humans from the narrative). I did read it whole, so it wasn't boring, but I didn't quite enjoy it.

A huge thanks to the Schiffer Publishing Ltd and NetGalley for giving me an opportunity to read this book in advance. I really wish I liked it more.
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If you are a dog-lover you will love this book. It will make you laugh out loud and each dog's personality shines. This book also has a few really good sounding recipes. This book was a joy to read. Thank you Schiffer Publishing Ltd. via NetGalley for the ARC copy of this wonderful book. All opinions expressed are my own.
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This book hits you straight away in the feels and then it gets wacky and fun from there.
It was so quick to fly through and was incredibly quirky and bizarre, but charmingly so. So much so that I kept saying to myself "oh just another page or two". I knew that I wanted to get as much read in each sitting because it was a chore loading it up and reading from my pc.

Coming to that, the formatting for the PC was a struggle to get through. I couldn't enjoy the map or much of the text as the formatting, for one wouldn't load on my kindle and secondly, on my pc, it's like... hazy, like the ink isn't even or clear.

It sure is a quirky little book though. It is such a odd concept. I like the photos, wallpaper-like designs throughout and the little segments (I believe between parts) of cooking or baking sheets were sweet, although I skimmed over those parts.
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Was really looking forward to reading this but was sent in a format that cannot be opened.
Hopefully this can be addressed.
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Alas this was sent to me in a format that my computer could not open. Such a shame - I would have loved to find out more :(
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Conversations with Nell by Sara Martin wasn't quite what I expected. I thought this would be conversations that your regular dog lovers hold with their dogs. I am guilty of that myself. But these conversations were a tad bit over the top for me as they were not realistic at all with smoking dogs, secret service agents, and a cooking flamingo among other things. I did still give it 3 stars though because I do feel that this can be turned into a fun reading experience with small children.
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This is such a fun and easy read for dog lovers. I adored Nell and all the animals so much, you can just see their personalities through Sara's conversations.

I personally prefer books like this to have a bit more realism to them but there were so many laugh out loud moments that I was able to read this in one day!

This would be a perfect gift for a dog mom or dad!
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I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.   Thank you NetGalley.

dog-lovers will adore this book. 
the description is quite accurate as to what this book is about and what to expect. 
it was a softhearted, enjoyable light read.
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This is one of...if not the....best books I've read in a while.  If you've never had a conversation with your dog, you are in the minority.  A very quick read, too quick, I would gladly "listen" to more conversations with Nell.  Read this book, it will make you feel good.  Then pass it on to someone else and make them feel good!   It really deserves much more than 5 stars.
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Dog lovers alert you will fall in love with this book .Each puppy with its own joyful personality interacting with his human .The conversations interactions between them will have you hysterical a lovely fun read.#netgalley#schifferbooks.
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Not what I was expecting when I read the synopsis. I was expecting more of a day to day conversations that a dog would actually think and say and this dog talks about smoking cigarettes and stuff that a dog wouldn’t do.
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