Monday, January 20, 2014

Oz the Great Reviews Recovered!



Welcome, Oz the Great, and thank you for being my first canine reviewer. I hope you didn't consider the biscuits I sent to you a bribe. That was not my intent.

OZ: No, not at all.  Now, had you sent a pound of bacon, that would have been considered a bribe.


Amber: Oz, the Great and Powerful Blogger, tell me a little about yourself.


Oz: I am a Cairn Terrier like Toto from the movie The Wizard of Oz.  It was Ma's favorite movie as a child, and it remains her all-time favorite, hence my name.  I am 9 years young and true to my terrier nature, I love to chase everything.  I also love to go camping, hiking and canoeing and you can read about some of those adventures on my blog.

Oh...and I fancy myself a poet.  My friends like it when they inspire one of my limericks but I think my best poem to date is my "Ode on Bacon."  It is drool-worthy. http://www.oztheterrier.com/2010/09/ode-on-bacon.html - just in case you would like to read it)


Amber: I did read that poem and found it the best bacon epic poem ever. That's makes me even more thrilled that you enjoyed my book Recovered. I wonder did you identify with the dog-shifters? Who was your favorite character?


Oz: I can identify with the shifters when they are in their dog form, sure, but not when they are in their human form. I do love that the dog-shifters are the guardians of all books. If I was a character in your The Shapeshifters' Library series, I believe I would be the librarian in the poetry section.  I would love to be able to share some of my favorite poets, like Walt Whitman or Longfellow, with visitors to the library.


My favorite character was Harry.  As a terrier, I can be loyal and kind but like most terriers, I am very independent and have a killer nature.  It can be a struggle to be a "good dog" some of the time which is why I really identify with Harry.  He struggles to fight his werewolf nature and be a "good dog" too;  I was rooting for him through the whole book!


Amber: Have you ever met a dog-shifter?


Oz: No, I have not. I would love to though. Maybe I need to visit my local library. *wink, wink*


Amber: What would you do if you met a werewolf?


Oz: Well, I am afraid I would probably pick a fight.  I have a tendency to start arguments with big dogs because they usually just want to ignore me and I will not be ignored.  Though, if I met a werewolf and it went in for a kill, well let's just say that werewolf might be surprised at the size of the fight in this little terrier.


Amber: Well, Oz you are one brave terrier!
And I hope besides your great blog someday I'll have a chance to review a book of your poetry.

What Oz said about Recovered:

Recovered - The Shapeshifters' Library: Book 3 has a little bit of everything for the reader (and dog lover) - wonderful characters, animal rescue and conservation, lost ancient places and artifacts, a quest for knowledge and a love story.  Once I started reading, it was hard to put it down (except at mealtime, because you know I will not pass up food).  The story grabbed me from the first page and at the end, left me begging for more!



Check out Oz's blog:  
poet, humorist and traveler...
living the good life in South Florida.  
Finalist for Petties 2013 "Funniest Blog"
Oz's the Great's Poems and limericks
Adventures
Helping dogs & cats find forever homes
Reviewer of doggy pet products & treats
Bacon aficionado


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17 comments:

  1. An excellent interview with the great and powerful oz ....we enjoyed reading it greatly

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  2. Excellent interview and Oz we so remember your ode to bacon. A master piece, it really is. Have a terrific Tuesday.
    Best wishes Molly

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    1. No one loves bacon like Oz. Inspirational!

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  3. EXCELLENT..... We LOVE OZ and his Bacon Poem is truly Epic.

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  4. I clicked over from Oz's post today! Great interview!
    Oz you did so well! We are so PAWroud of you!!!
    ((Husky hugz))
    "Love is being owned by a husky"

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  5. That Oz is first class! Oz really did a great review and we have it on our gotta read list.

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  6. Oh Oz is my buddy and friend! Oz did a wonderful review he is so intelligent. Why after his review I recommended the book to my book club.
    Sweet William The Scot.

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  7. Excellent interview. Oz is one of my best buds!

    Momma says I would not make a good guardian of books, since I have a tendency to eat them.

    Garth

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    1. Oh Garth, you would get along with my friend's Brussels Griffin Evy. Evy has eaten lots of excellent romance novels.

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  8. We Golden LOVE Oz and of course the BACON poem. Oz did a PAWsome review. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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  9. Pawsome interview - aroooooroooooo!!!
    Wally & Sammy

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  10. What a great interview! Love it. Always, V

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  11. Bravo, what a great interview. Love Oz!

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