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Giveaway: Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You

The holiday season is almost upon us, and we are excited that we get to give a copy of this Christmas movie to one lucky reader! This is a very cute film, and perfect for younger kids who love dogs. Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You is debuting on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital and On Demand on November 14, 2017.

When Little Mariah sees a darling little puppy named “Princess” at the pet store, she suddenly knows exactly what she wants for Christmas. Before her Christmas wish can come true, she must prove that she can dog-sit her uncle’s dog, Jack, a scraggly rascal; in fact, the worst dog in the county! Jack turns Mariah and her family’s perfect holiday preparations upside down in hilarious ways. It wasn’t exactly the Christmas she wished for…it was more than she ever wanted. Based on the iconic Christmas song and popular illustrated book of the same name, Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You featuring Mariah’s music and narration will be a family favorite for years to come.

Showcasing stunning visuals in beautifully realized CGI animation, the film showcases songs from Mariah Carey’s immense discography including the iconic song All I Want for Christmas is You, along with two more of the pop queen’s holiday classics Miss You Most (At Christmas Time) and Christmas Time Is In The Air.

Joining Mariah Carey is an extraordinarily talented, dynamic and lovable voice cast including Breanna Yde (“School of Rock,” “The Haunted Hathaways”) as little Mariah; Henry Winkler (“Happy Days,” “Royal Pains”) as Grandpa Bill; Lacey Chabert (Mean Girls, “Party of Five”) as Mariah’s mother Penelope; and Phil Morris (“Smallville,” “Seinfeld”) as Mariah’s father Bud; along with Laya Hayes (“Doc McStuffins,” Sister Code) as Mariah’s friend Vicky and Keiko Agena (“Gilmore Girls,” Transformers: Dark of the Moon) as the pet adoption facilitator Emiko.

One lucky reader will win a copy, to enter please use the form below. This is open to those in the USA. Winner will be notified by email and will have 48 hours to respond otherwise a new winner will be chosen.

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Arthur The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home

I was provided a copy of the book Arthur for my review, and the publisher is providing copies for our giveaway.

Do you remember the news story not so long ago about a plucky little dog who joined a team of extreme racers in the jungle? The little dog joined them along the crazy terrain, even jumping in after them during a section of the race that required a kayak! Well, you may already know what happened, but this book tells the full story about the little dog named Arthur who traveled more than 100 miles to find a new home.

Even knowing the story ends happily (you know this right from the start of the book), there were still moments when I worried about the outcome and what would become of this brave dog! The story of Arthur takes us into the world of adventure racing, which is a grueling, body punishing, world!

Mikael Lindnord is the captain of a Swedish racing team on a 435 mile race through the jungles and mountains of South America. One afternoon while they are at a check point he sees a scruffy, but oddly calm and peaceful looking, dog. Little did he know this pup would adopt him as his own and follow along the rest of their journey.

Mikael decided he would save the dog, now named Arthur, and bring home to Sweden, whatever it took. It wasn’t going to be easy though! Making through the jungle was just the beginning!

A super fun and interesting read, Arthur is a story that once again shows the bond between dogs and people. If the story captivated you and made you smile when you first read about it online, you will want to read the full story!

Luckily, we have 3 copies to give away to our readers. This giveaway is open to those in the USA and Canada. The book releases today if you would like to order your own copy, you can do so here.

To enter for a chance at a copy, please use the form below. Thanks, and good luck!

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Cats I’ve Known (and a giveaway)

We had the chance to read a fun new book called Cats I’ve Known: On Love, Loss, and Being Graciously Ignored. It is full of stories of all the cats the author has known and loved, each cat having it’s own section. Some cats are pets, others are cats that she meets in Philadelphia’s streets, alleys, houses, apartments, and bookstores. All of them have their own distinct personalities!

It’s a fun read, as each cat is so different, and yet they share qualities. This is something all cats owners are sure to already know, but I have a feeling you will see cats you love in each of the cats in the book too.

We have five copies to giveaway! You will get to read it before it’s even released in October. This giveaway will be open to those in the USA and Canada. Please enter using the form below:

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A Dog’s Purpose (and a giveaway)

The movie, A Dog’s Purpose, which is based on the book by the same name, just released for Blu-Ray and DVD today!  We have two copies to giveaway, so be sure to enter the giveaway below!

When I first started reading the book, I almost didn’t finish. You see, I was already crying at the first chapter.

The movie has all the humor, love, and yes, tear jerking moments that the book does (although condensed of course). Be sure to have tissues ready, but don’t worry, this isn’t a sad movie, it’s very sweet, and especially sentimental if you have ever had a dog.

The movie takes us through journey between owners and dogs, and the relationship we have together. I love the theme, to love, protect, comfort, and always find a way back home.

The Blu-Ray has a ton of fun features including:

  • Deleted scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Lights, Camera, Woof- A behind the scenes look at the making of the movie
  • A Writer’s Purpose- Learn the story behind W. Bruce Cameron’s beloved best selling novel.

Here is the trailer:

If you would like the chance to win a copy, please enter using the form below. This giveaway is open to those in the USA. Thanks, and good luck!

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We were provided a copy of A Dog’s Purpose for our review. All opinions are our own.

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