Thursday, September 15, 2011

"It's a doggy dog world" and we have a giveaway to prove it!

By Amy Bromberg

**Giveaway is now closed**

To quote from one of my favorite shows, "Modern Family," Gloria likes to say "It's a doggy dog world" instead of "It's a dog-eat-dog world." "That doesn't make any sense. Who wants to live in a world where dogs eat each other? "Doggy Dog World" is a beautiful world of little puppies!" And Trixie and Peanut in New York City caters to all the "doggy dogs" in the world.

I had such an awesome time at Wade Rouse’s book signing for “I’m Not the Biggest Bitch in This Relationship” on Wednesday, September 7th at Trixie and Peanut.

So...you might be asking how I found out about this event. Why, on Jen Lancaster’s Facebook wall, of course!! Jen Lancaster is one of 20 in a group, authors, comedians, and actors, who have contributed to this hilarious collection of essays, on what living with and loving a dog means to them. Ready for a huge chick lit line up of authors? Here we go: Allie Larkin, Jenny Gardiner, Caprice Crane, Jane Green, Beth Harbison, Sarah Pekkanen, Beth Kendrick and, of course, Jen Lancaster. In addition to meeting Wade Rouse, I had the pleasure of meeting Caprice Crane, Jenny Gardiner and Jane Green.

I was a few feet away from Trixie and Peanut when all of a sudden I saw Caprice Crane. Once I knew it was her, I screamed “Caprice Crane?” I can’t tell you how excited I was. Unfortunately, she was leaving, but of course I asked if I could get a picture.





Trixie and Peanut is such an adorable and chic dog boutique. Any dog lover would go bananas.



I also met the lovely Jenny Gardiner. Besides being a dog lover, I learned that she lives in Virginia and she’s currently looking at colleges for her oldest.



It was an honor to meet and speak with the fabulous Jane Green. She is such a sweet heart. When I told her I was with Chick Lit Central, she said how we are an awesome group to work with.



And last, but definitely not least, I met Wade Rouse. Just from talking to him for only a few minutes I was able to tell his love for dogs, as well as his enthusiasm and passion for this book. We chatted about how I love chick lit, and that I’m part of CLC, and we would love to have him as a guest...STAY TUNED!!


Finally, here's a group picture.



Thanks to Kaitlyn Kennedy at Penguin Group, we have two copies of "I’m Not the Biggest Bitch in This Relationship" to give to some lucky readers in the US.

How to win "I’m Not the Biggest Bitch in This Relationship":
Please comment below with your e-mail address.
(Please note: Entries without an e-mail address will NOT be counted. You can use AT and DOT to avoid spam. Or provide a link to your facebook page or blog if you can receive messages there.)

Bonus entries (can be listed all in one post):
1. Please tell us: If you have a pet, tell us why they are such a huge part of your life. If you don't have a pet, tell us what your favorite kind of animal is.
2. Friend Wade Rouse on Facebook and follow him on Twitter. Please leave a comment saying where you are following him.
3. Post this contest on Facebook, Twitter or in your blog, and leave a comment saying where you've posted it.
4. Follow this blog and post a comment saying you are a follower (if you already follow, that's fine too).
5. Join Chick Lit Central on Facebook. Edit settings if you don't want to receive a lot of messages at your e-mail account. Please read our posting guidelines, as well. (If you're already a member, let us know that too.)
6. Add a friend to our Facebook group. (Tell us who you added.) Be sure to remind them to edit their settings.

US only. Giveaway ends September 21st at midnight EST.

29 comments:

Charlotte said...

1. I do not have a pet, as I am almost never home, but I would have to say someday I would love to have a pet rabbit. I have heard they are trainable, just like a dog.

2. I follow Wade on FB

3. I posted this contest on FB

4. I already follow your blog

5. I love following chic lit on FB.

6. Sadly I have not added any friends to your page yet.

c.semenchuk@comcast.net

cindy r said...

I have SASSY who makes my soul whole! We rescued, or rather she rescued us nearly two months ago. She's our lil' Shih tzu who completes our family.

I belong to Wade's FB page & CLC.

I loved reading this post, Amy. I wish I could have been there. I'm sure I would have purchased all kinds of goodies for SASSY.

writeoncindy@yahoo.com

Nina said...

First off: OMG YOU MET JANE GREEN!!!
Okay, got that out of my system! I do have a dog who I adopted and I simply adore her!! I think we all know how great it is when a dog greets us with such enthusiasm, but I think I out-do her with my excitement to see her every time! She is a sweetheart!
nina565(at)aol(dot)com

Sherry said...

I can't leave without a dog so my latest rescue is Malcolm--not sure what he is but he sure is a protector of our home:" We also have 2 cats, Oreo and Penelope ( named after my sons favorite cookie and the sea turtle we released to the Ocean while vacationing in Mazatlan)--we are a pet family and always will be:)

slbercu@msn.com

Linda Kish said...

I live in a house full of dogs and other pets. My dog is a 10 y/o min pin named Puppy who is laying here next to me right now. He keeps me active. I have heart problems so the fact that he makes me walk two miles every day is wonderful for me.

I can't resist a book with a dog on the cover or a title like this.

I am a GFC follower

lkish77123 at gmail dot com

Lisa said...

I have 3 dogs and they're all shelter dogs. My motto is Don't Shop! Adopt!
They mean the world to me because they are my heart . . . they are my kids with 2 extra feet. I think the John Grogan said it best in Marley and Me -
"A dog has no use for fancy cars or big homes or designer clothes. Status symbol means nothing to him. A waterlogged stick will do just fine. A dog judges others not by their color or creed or class but by who they are inside. A dog doesn't care if you are rich or poor, educated or illiterate, clever or dull. Give him your heart and he will give you his. It was really quite simple, and yet we humans, so much wiser and more sophisticated, have always had trouble figuring out what really counts and what does not. As I wrote that farewell column to Marley, I realized it was all right there in front of us, if only we opened our eyes. Sometimes it took a dog with bad breath, worse manners, and pure intentions to help us see."

my email addy is callcentergal88@gmail.com

Misusedinnocence said...

I would love to be entered! I have two cats and I love them so much. One is cuddling on my legs as I type. I am also a new follower through gfc.

misusedinnocence@aol.com

Amy said...

God bless u Cindy for rescuing. So many pets need homes. I'm glad you enjoyed the post :)

Nina, you are too funny. Jane is such a warm and wonderful person. And you too, bless u for adopting a dog. Its b/c of our landlord not allowing dogs that we don't have a dog :(

WOW god bless all of you who have rescued :)

Amber @ A Little Pink in the Cornfields said...

1. I do have a pet - three dogs and a cat! They are a part of our family and we couldn't live without them!

2. I'm a follower!

amber_johnson2004 at yahoo dot com

Michelle said...

1) mzanfardino(at)nc.rr(dot)com

2) I have a Goldendoodle named Cooper. Love that boy to pieces. He follows me everywhere and even sleeps on my feet while I work.

Dolly said...

I have a Tonkinese, Koko, who is the last remaining member of my 'family', having survived both my husband, and his own brother Kaspar. He's my best friend & constant companion (and my longest relationship, apart from my parents & son!)

I follow Wade on Facebook and on Twitter also. I've posted the contest on Twitter.

I follow Chick Lit Central blog, and on Facebook.

jcsites2002 at hotmail dot com

BRN2SHOP9 said...

my favorite animal is a fish

brn2shop9 at gmail dot com

BRN2SHOP9 said...

i follow via twitter


brn2shop9 at gmail dot com

BRN2SHOP9 said...

i follow via facebook

BRN2SHOP9 said...

i follow via gfc


brn2shop9 at gmail dot com

meandmom said...

Sounds like a good book. I'd like to read it.

jeryl.marcus@gmail.com

meandmom said...

We have a cat, a guinea pig. and a bird. The cat is my baby. I've had her longer than my husband and kids.

I follow Wade on Facebook.

I am a subscriber.


I am a Facebook follower.

jeryl.marcus@gmail.com

Allison said...

I don't have a pet but I love big dogs and would like to own one again someday!
I'm following wade on twitter.

I follow chicklitcentral blog.

abrown546@gmailDOTcom

leonel said...

I don't have a pet, but I love my sister's Maltese Allie, and she isn't feeling too well right ow, and it's making me sad.

CLC member on FB, friends with Wade.

leonelescota AT gmail

Sue said...

Sue Green-

I have two dogs a Shiba Inu name KIT and a huskey mix name Kirby and I love them so much! they really are my baby boys!

Anonymous said...

Reglap527 at aol DOT com

Love my dog Lila!!

Nancye said...

Sounds like a great book! Thanks for the chance!

nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

Nancye said...

I have the sweetest dog in the whole world! She is a Miniature Schnauzer named Abby. I never knew that a dog could be so smart and sweet and funny, all at the same time! I love my sweet Abby like I do my kids! Don't know what I'd do without her!

nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

Nancye said...

FB Friend Wade Rouse

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Nancye said...

I like Wade Rouse on Twitter
@NancyeDavis

nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

Nancye said...

I follow your blog

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Nancye said...

I like you on FB

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Nancye said...

Tweet! Tweet!
@NancyeDavis

http://twitter.com/#!/NancyeDavis/status/116715505527689216

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Nancye said...

I posted this on my FB Wall

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