By Debbie Macomber (Fic Maco)
Keeping a low profile after a painful divorce, Lacey Lancaster spurns the advances of her handsome neighbor, Jack Walker, in spite of their cats' mutual attraction. A delightful tale of unexpected love, second chances, and a cat named Dog.
By Sandra Cisneros (Fic Cisn)
Storytelling magic from the beloved author of The House on Mango Street. This lyrically told, richly illustrated fable for adults is the tale of a woman’s search, in the wake of her mother’s death, for a missing cat—and a reminder that love, even when it goes astray, does not stay lost forever.
By Claire Donally (M Dona)
Sunny Coolidge left her New York City newspaper job to go back to Maine and take care of her ailing father. But there’s not much excitement, or interesting work, in Kittery Harbor. Until Ada Spruance, the town’s elderly cat lady, is discovered dead at the bottom of her stairs. With stray tomcat Shadow tagging along, Sunny tries to shed some light on a killer’s dark motives.
By Marian Babson (M Babs)
Trixie’s daughter Martha has taken up residence in the kitchen she shares with her friend Evangeline. Cho-Cho-San, the lovely Japanese bobtail cat, joins in the fun as Trixie and Evangeline become entangled in a puzzling murder. Babson delivers a delightfully witty mystery with a cast sure to induce laughs, including one cat that will steal readers’ hearts.
By Lynne Truss (Fic Truss)
This is the tale of Alec Charlesworth, a librarian who finds himself suddenly alone: he’s lost his job, his beloved wife has just died. Overcome by grief, he searches for clues about her disappearance in a file of interviews between a man called "Wiggy" and a cat, Roger. Who speaks to him.
By Takashi Hiraide (Fic Hira)
A couple in their thirties live in a small rented cottage in a quiet part of Tokyo. One day a cat invites itself into their small kitchen. Life suddenly seems to have more promise for the husband and wife — the days have more light and color. The novel brims with new small joys and many moments of staggering poetic beauty, but then something happens…
By Matthew Inman (636.8 Inma)
TheOatmeal.com’s most popular cat jokes, plus new and never-before-seen cat themed comics, are presented in this hilarious collection from New York Times best-selling author Matthew Inman.
By Lisa Erspamer (636.8 Lett)
Alluring, elusive, mysterious—the cats in our lives are not always easy to get to know. But as with all pets, they have unique personalities and stories to tell. Alongside beautiful photos of their cats, A Letter to My Cat collects personal letters from celebrities offering love and gratitude for all that their cats bring to their lives.
By Gwen Cooper (636.80929 Coop)
The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. She already had two, an underpaying job, and a recently broken heart. Then Gwen’s veterinarian called with a story about a three-week-old eyeless kitten who’d been abandoned. This is the story of how blind cat Homer’s unswerving loyalty, his infinite capacity for love, and his joy in the face of all obstacles transformed Gwen’s life.
By David Dosa (362.1756 Dosa)
The staff at Steere House nursing home in Rhode Island adopted a cute little kitten with attitude. Oscar was an ordinary cat‚ or so it seemed. But he instinctively knew when the end of life was near. This is the story of Oscar‚ his patients‚ caregivers and one stubborn doctor who learned how to listen.
By Vicki Myron (636.8 Myro)
Dewey, an abandoned kitten from the heartland, transforms a sleepy library, inspires a classic American town, and captures the hearts of animal lovers everywhere. Readers may also enjoy Dewey's Nine Lives: The Legacy of the Small-Town Library Cat Who Inspired Millions, also by Vicki Myron.
By James Bowen (B Bowe)
When street musician James Bowen found an injured cat curled up in the hallway of his apartment building, he had no idea how much his life was about to change. James was living on the streets of London and the last thing he needed was a pet. But Bob had other ideas. Readers may also enjoy The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Streetwise Cat, also by James Bowen.
By Francesco Mariciuliano (811.6 Marc)
Cat lovers will laugh out loud at the quirkiness of their feline friends with these insightful and curious poems from the singular minds of housecats. With photos of the cat authors throughout, this whimsical volume reveals kitties at their wackiest, and most exasperating (but always lovable).