Sat, Sep 30|
Stone Soup Books
Author Chat & Signing with Cara Achterberg
Join us at Think Paw-sitive event for an author chat with Cara Sue Achterberg, discussing her book, "One Hundred Dogs & Counting; One Woman, Ten Thousand Miles, and a Journey into the Heart of Shelters and Rescues"
Time & Location
Sep 30, 2023, 2:00 PM
Stone Soup Books, 150 Race Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980, USA
About the Event
Join us at Think Paw-sitive event for special Author chat with Cara Sue Achterberg, discussing her books, One Hundred Dogs & Counting; One Woman, Ten Thousand Miles, and a Journey into the Heart of Shelters and Rescues & Another Good Dog
Signed copies of, One Hundred Dogs & Counting will be available at the event and online at Stone Soup Books.
About One Hundred Dogs & Counting:
A challenging foster dog inspires an experienced foster mama to explore where the endless stream of unwanted dogs is coming from—and how things could change. After nearly a year struggling to find a home for a particular foster dog, Cara begins to wonder how the story ends—when will all the dogs be saved? Even after the one-hundredth foster dog passes through Cara’s home, the stream of homeless dogs appears endless. Seized by the need to act, Cara grabs her best friend, fills a van with donations, and heads south to discover what is really happening in the rural shelters where her foster dogs originate. What she discovers will break her heart and compel her to share the story of heroes and villains and plenty of good dogs, in the hope of changing this world.
Cara Achterberg is the author of seven books, a creative writing teacher, and a shelter dog advocate. Her memoir, Another Good Dog: One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs was a People magazine ‘people’s pick’ and featured on the Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family Show. Her book, One Hundred Dogs & Counting: One Woman, Ten Thousand Miles, and a Journey Into the Heart of Shelters and Rescues led to Cara cofounding Who Will Let the Dogs Out, a nonprofit initiative to raise awareness and resources for shelter dogs. Cara is also a novelist and her most recent novel, Blind Turn, was a Reader’s Choice Silver Medal winner and won the Women’s Fiction category of the 2022 American Writing Awards. Cara lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with her husband, three rescue dogs, and a rotating cast of foster dogs and cats. For more information visit CaraWrites.com.