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    • Must Love Dogs

    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Carrington Macduffie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 182
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      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57

    Life after divorce for Sarah Hurlihy consists of juggling her job as a preschool teacher and the demands of her interfering family. Then her bossy big sister decides to place a personal ad for her, and the unexpected becomes a daily event. Everybody wants Sarah to put the past behind her and take a bold step towards a fresh start.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • must love the movie

    • By Angie on 08-11-05

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Must Love Dogs: Fetch You Later

    • The Must Love Dogs Series, Book 3
    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Sarah Hurlihy knows how to move on to the next guy. But she really, really doesn't want to do that anymore. What she wants to figure out is how to stick around and make things work with John Anderson. But John's suggestion for a romantic trip to canine camp before Sarah's job as a preschool teacher gears up again is sounding anything but romantic, and Sarah and her sisters are worried about their father's new girlfriend, Sweepstakes Sally. And there's a hot new male teacher at Bayberry Preschool. Could it be that what Sarah wants and what she needs are two entirely different things?

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Must Love Dogs: New Leash on Life

    • The Must Love Dogs Series, Book 2
    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Life after divorce for Sarah Hurlihy used to consist of juggling her job as a preschool teacher with the demands of her interfering family. But after a rocky start, Sarah and John Anderson have shared six months of dating bliss. Now their relationship is basically on hold because Sarah's brother, Michael, and his dog, Mother Teresa, are staying with her. And John's new puppy, Horatio, hates Sarah. With a passion.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Wildwater Walking Club

    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Kymberly Dakin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36

    When Noreen takes a buyout and gets dumped by a boyfriend in one fell swoop, she finds herself with nothing but time to notice everything that's missing in her life. Tess is the teacher next door, who thought she'd be spending the summer with her college-bound daughter, but now that daughter isn't speaking to her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good

    • By Denise Wallace on 05-28-09

    Regular price: $15.36

    • Must Love Dogs: Bark & Roll Forever

    • The Must Love Dogs Series, Book 4
    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sarah and John are finally going to move in together. But where? And what's up with Sarah's ex enrolling his twins at Bayberry Preschool and Sarah's wasband's wife trying to sell Sarah's house right out from under her? Sarah's new teaching assistant has a secret, her niece Siobhan has a boyfriend who could be trouble, and her dad has a new job working for the Bark & Roll Forever ladies as well as plans to date at least one of them.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Must Love Dogs: Who Let the Cats In?

    • The Must Love Dogs Series, Book 5
    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From Claire Cook, New York Times best-selling author of the novel turned romantic comedy movie starring Diane Lane and John Cusack, comes Must Love Dogs: Who Let the Cats In?, book five of the fun and fabulous Must Love Dogs series. Sarah and John are buying Sarah's family house, and they're hoping their relationship will survive it. Sarah's dad is part of the deal, and so is the litter of kittens they've discovered under the front porch. 

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Life's a Beach

    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Kymberly Dakin
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Life's a bit of a beach these days for Ginger Walsh, who's single at 41 and living back home in the family FROG (Finished Room Over Garage). Geri, her BlackBerry-obsessed sister, is also nearly off the deep end, about her pending 50th birthday (and might just drag Ginger with her). Toss in a dumpster-picking father, a Kama Sutra T-shirt-wearing mother, a movie crew come to town with a very cute gaffer, an on-again, off-again glassblower boyfriend, plus a couple of Red Hat realtors, and hilarity ensues.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Really bad

    • By Mary E. Johnson on 11-26-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Best Staged Plans

    • A Novel
    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Janet Metzger
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    As a professional home stager, Sandy Sullivan is an expert at transforming cluttered rooms into attractive houses ready for sale. If only reinventing her life were as easy as choosing the perfect paint color. She’s eager to put her family’s suburban Boston home on the market, to downsize, and to simplify her own life. But she must first deal with her foot-dragging husband and her grown son, who has moved back home after college to inhabit the basement “bat cave.” After reading them the riot act, Sandy takes a job staging a boutique hotel in Atlanta recently acquired by her best friend’s boyfriend.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • In..Ter..Rest..ing

    • By L.W. on 08-12-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Time Flies

    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Lesa Lockford
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Melanie has carved out a life as a successful metal sculptor, but when Kurt leaves her for another woman, having the tools to cut up their marriage bed is small consolation. She's old enough to know that high school reunions are often a big disappointment, but when her best friend makes her buy a ticket and an old flame gets in touch to see whether she'll be going, she fantasizes that returning to her past might help her find her future... until her driving phobia resurfaces and threatens to hold her back from the adventure.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Wallflower in Bloom

    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Deirdre Griffin has a great life; it's just not her own. She's the around-the-clock personal assistant to her charismatic, high-maintenance, new-age-guru brother, Tag. As the family wallflower, her only worth seems to be as gatekeeper to Tag at his New England seaside compound. Then Deirdre's sometimes-boyfriend informs her that he is marrying another woman, who just happens to be having the baby he told Deirdre he never wanted.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I could not finish this book

    • By Lauren Orr on 09-29-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Summer Blowout

    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Angela Brazil
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Bella Shaughnessy is addicted to lipstick with names like My Chihuahua Bites and Kiss My Lips - an occupational hazard, since she works at Salon de Paolo, her family-run beauty salon, along with her four half-brothers and sisters. The owner is her father, Lucky Shaughnessy, a gregarious, three-times divorced charmer with Donald Trump hair who is obsessed with all things Italian.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • fun read, especially for hairdressers

    • By nancy bartolomei on 07-05-08

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Multiple Choice

    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Carrington Macduffie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    There was a time when March Monroe thought that she and her daughter, Olivia, would never really cut the cord. They'd just upgrade to a wireless connection. Now, Olivia is heading off to college, and March hasn't even told her that she's decided to continue her own higher education. So it's hard to say who's more shocked when they run into each other at a local radio station where, it turns out, they're both student interns.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Favorite book

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-19-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Must Love Dogs: A Howliday Tale

    • The Must Love Dogs Series, Book 6
    • By: Claire Cook
    • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In the charming small beach town of Marshbury, Massachusetts, preschool teacher Sarah has the heartbreak of a messy divorce behind her and the promise of a second chance with John ahead. When she finds out that buying the family house also means hosting the holidays, her only goal is survival. They've got a house full of animals and a renovation in full throttle. Sarah's single and pregnant teaching assistant Polly is staying with them, too, as is her brother Johnny, whose marriage is on the rocks, and Sarah has just been made chair of the Bayberry Preschool holiday performance.

    Regular price: $20.97