Welcome to my stop on the Great Escapes Virtual Book Tour for Sounds Like Love by Laura Ford. Stop by each blog on the tour for interviews, guest posts, spotlights, reviews and more!
Sounds Like Love
by Laura Ford
Sounds Like Love
Young Adult Fiction / Coming of Age
Setting – United Kingdom
FriesenPress (July 29, 2021)
Reading age : 12 – 17 years
Hardcover : 150 pages
Wendy is a bright spark who wants to find love and travel the world, but she questions how her dreams can become a reality as her world changes around her.
When Wendy arrives at her beloved grandmother’s house to collect a box of keepsakes, she picks up more than she bargained for – a green-eyed tabby cat with amazing qualities. This is just the start of a high-speed adventure, leading Wendy towards bright new horizons… if only she’ll give the cat a chance…
Author Guest Post
It’s interesting how the experiences we have within our respective countries and cultures can shape our outlook on life to a certain extent. Where we grow up and the memories that make up who we are — our experiences both good and bad are so incredibly varied from person to person.
There are so many different cultural experiences, so many different ways of living and experiencing the world — old cultures and new cultures. There is also a great deal of commonality among people around the world. One thing that I have been lucky enough to witness as a uniting force among people of different ages and backgrounds in the US is the deep and undying love that people have for their pets. This is one of the things that stands out with the people I have met at readings for my book Sounds Like Love, which features a plucky tabby cat.
It’s interesting when we focus on this most personal and individual of relationships how it opens our hearts to a special and unique place — a place of sharing and of humour, tenderness and often undying love and the hope that we will once again be united with our friends of a different species in another life.
We are having these cross-species relationships everyday around the world and it is something marvelous and special.
So many times I have walked into a store and somehow ended up talking about my cats with the shop owner who happens to have cats too — and of course, out come our phones as we share photos of our beloveds (my phone memory is at its limit, mainly because of photos of my ‘significant other’ pets).
If people’s pets knew just how many photos their owners took of them sleeping — they would surely find us humans rather strange! However, all of this photographing and documenting comes from a place of love. It’s a quiet love that we don’t always feel comfortable to share with others unless they too can understand — but it is nonetheless an incredibly important love and one that helps make the world go round every single day.
Thanks for this guest post, Laura! I have 3 inside cats, 2 outside cats (they were feral, got them fixed), and many other random cats who have homes come to eat here… If it’s just the cats with homes out there at the time, we do tell them to go home LOL. ~ Christy
About Laura Ford
Laura Ford writes novels, short stories, and poems across a wide range of human and animal experiences. As Laura is an avid cat lover, a number of special felines tend to find their way into Laura’s stories as well.
Laura graduated with an honours degree in British law while also writing fiction in parallel. Now based in California with her husband and two beguiling Siamese cats, Laura most enjoys using her imagination and memories to paint vivid stories. An avid traveler and seeker, Laura is always exploring new concepts for more stories to come.
Author Link – https://www.soundslikelovebook.com/
Purchase Links – Amazon – Barnes & Noble I tunes Google Play Store Direct from the publisher
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Sounds Like Love TOUR PARTICIPANTS
November 14 – Maureen’s Musings – REVIEW
November 14 – Paranormal and Romantic Suspense Reviews – SPOTLIGHT
November 15 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – AUTHOR GUEST POST
November 15 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – CHARACTER GUEST POST
November 16 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT
November 17 – Literary Gold – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
November 18 – Mochas, Mysteries and Meows – REVIEW
November 19 – Lady Hawkeye – SPOTLIGHT
November 20 – I’m Into Books – SPOTLIGHT
November 21 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee Blog – SPOTLIGHT
November 22 – Guatemala Paula Loves to Read – REVIEW
November 22 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
November 23 – Sneaky the Library Cat’s Blog – CHARACTER INTERVIEW
November 24 – THANKSGIVING
November 25 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT
November 26 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT
November 27 – Just One More Paragraph – REVIEW
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It sounds like you have a wonderful feline filled home and neighborhood! Hello to your kitty family from me!
Thanks for the opportunity to guest post!
Christy Maurer says
Yes, we do! With the cold and rain, the neighbor cat decided she wanted in today! I told her she has a home! You’re very welcome, and thanks for stopping today!
Maryann D. says
I love cats and I have one! I would enjoy this book and bookmark, Sounds Like Love cat stickers, a catnip toy and a cat ears headband!
Julie Waldron says
Sounds like a fun read that I would enjoy!
Michelle Catallo says
I have two dogs, two cats and three kids…. I am seriously outnumbered and immerse myself daily in reading! Love cozy mysteries!
Audrey Stewart says
I love cats! I have 8 at the moment. I shelter elderly cats. I did find a kitten about 4 mos. ago. He’s keeping everyone young.