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Bliss to You: Trixie's Guide to a Happy Life | [Trixie Koontz, Dean Koontz]

Bliss to You: Trixie's Guide to a Happy Life

This inspiring collection of observations will offer heartfelt insights from the vantage point of doggy heaven. Most importantly, this book will serve as a cherished reminder that the love of our canine best friend is a love that lasts more than a lifetime.
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Publisher's Summary

The follow-up to Life is Good, in which Trixie expounded on the good life while pondering some "eternal mysteries" such as "did Shakespeare really write his plays himself or did his dog help?"

This inspiring collection of observations will offer heartfelt insights from the vantage point of doggy heaven. Most importantly, this book will serve as a cherished reminder that the love of our canine best friend is a love that lasts more than a lifetime.

©2008 Dean Koontz; (P)2008 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Julie Kiowa, CO, USA 09-25-08
    Julie Kiowa, CO, USA 09-25-08
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    "A MUST read..."

    Oh...to be a dog! They see everything so much clearer than we do. They don't complicate things.
    A wonderful short read that will teach you (if you are teachable) to be a great human!

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Elsie Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada 04-24-09
    Elsie Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada 04-24-09
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    "A Great Hour of Fun!"

    I was a little skeptical when I first saw that Dean Koontz had written a book from his dog's perspective. However, being an animal lover I decided to give it a try. Not only did I laugh through the entire book... my husband and I laughed together the 3 other times we listened to it... and my sister and parents are still laughing about it! It is uplifting, funny, accurate, insightful, and entirely believable. You can actually visualize Trixie thinking these things! We all loved it immensely!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    yvette hatfield 11-29-08 Member Since 2005
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    "Bliss to you"

    Awesome listen!! if you have a pet lover on your christmas list you gotta get this for them. It is only an hour ong so someone new to audio books would enjoy this.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Carla Mueller Deland, Florida USA 11-26-08
    Carla Mueller Deland, Florida USA 11-26-08 Listener Since 2008

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    "Talking dog?"

    This book is written from the perspective of Dean Koontz's dog Trixie. A very cute, laugh-out-loud tribute to dog-lovers everywhere. While listening I pictured my dog Patches speaking in the very same voice as the narrator. Hilarious!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Laneen Tracy, CA, USA 06-20-09
    Laneen Tracy, CA, USA 06-20-09 Member Since 2007
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    "Bliss to You"

    This is a very nice, sweet story. I will keep it in my library--one of those I wish to revisit periodically.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Leslie-Ann Oshawa, ON, Canada 01-23-13
    Leslie-Ann Oshawa, ON, Canada 01-23-13 Member Since 2012

    I am the girlfriend to a wonderful man, the mom to two sweet doggie boys and two overly cautious girl cats, the Manager, Operations and Knowledge Support Services at CAMH, a blogger, a reader, a business owner, a friend, a sister, a daughter, a neice, a cousin, a twitter lady for The Puppy Rescue Mission... AND VERY TIRED! LOL!!!!

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    "The CUTEST hour of my life!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Bliss to You to be better than the print version?

    The voice of the narraitor, was great and I would never have been able to imagine that while reading.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Well it's only Trixie....


    What about Teryn McKewin’s performance did you like?

    Captured the tone of how we would imagine a dog to speak!


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Bliss to You: Trixie's Guide to a Happy Life


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Galia New york, NY, United States 12-10-11
    Galia New york, NY, United States 12-10-11 Member Since 2011
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    "Annoying narration"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    No one


    What was most disappointing about Trixie Koontz and Dean Koontz ’s story?

    The narration


    How could the performance have been better?

    Change narrator


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Bliss to You?

    Don't know the narration is impossible to listen to


    Any additional comments?

    Very annoying as I enjoyed a big little life

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jessie Green Bay, WI, United States 12-02-11
    Jessie Green Bay, WI, United States 12-02-11 Member Since 2011
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    "Loved it!"
    Where does Bliss to You rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    What a wonderful book. I've listened to it twice. We recently lost our Black Lab so this story brought tears & laughter to my husband & I. I highly recommend it for all ages. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!


    What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

    We all need a little bliss in our life. It is possible to find it.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Huttelmaier Mequon, WI, United States 09-08-11
    Huttelmaier Mequon, WI, United States 09-08-11
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    "Cute Story"

    I found the book cute, though I enjoyed more of the one liners than the general story. Part of the reason could be that I have very atypical pets (a dog who doesn't like peanut butter and cats that are very social and get along pretty well with the dog). I did not like the narrator of the audiobook, I found the voice to be very distracting to the story.

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    Shirley Oakland, TN, United States 08-04-11
    Shirley Oakland, TN, United States 08-04-11 Member Since 2007
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    "This book was boring"

    and not at all interesting like his first Trixie book. Don't waste your credits with this one.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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