Friday 10 February 2023

Love To Read Books with Cats? Book Reviews with Amber at The Mewton-Clawson Library #229 featuring **Merlin Kills A Zombie** by Molly Fitz PLUS Friendly Fill-Ins

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Hello furbulous library guests 


Welcome to the Mewton-Clawson Library at BBHQ. 

If mew saw yesterday's video on TikTok when only 3 out of 6 cats turned up for breakfast, I finally decided that I should get my furry bottom off the sofa upstairs to go and get some snacks!

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However, Melvyn was still fast asleep in bed, he always gets in the warm spot when the P.A. gets up in the morning and pretty much stays there all day.

And Pandora was flaked out on the sofa in the sitting room absorbing all the warms from the woodburner.

So I did what any good kitty would do, and ate theirs too! MOL

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Today the P.A. is also joining in Friday Fill-ins Blog Hop with the pawesome 15 & Meowing and Four-Legged Furballs.
1. I am going to _________ on _________.

2. The worst _________ is _________.

3. From my experience, _________ is worth its weight in gold.

4. _________ does not work for me.

The P.A.'s Answers

1. I am going to a Japanese restaurant on the 15th February. I love fresh sushi, it's one of my favourite foods ever! LOL

2. The worst thing is getting blisters from new shoes, which felt fine in the shop when you bought them! 

3. From my experience, living with cats is worth its weight in gold. No home is complete without a furry furiend or two, or three, or six, or more! In fact, I don't think you could ever have too many cats!

4. Trying to force myself to be creative does not work for me. If it's not flowing naturally and effortlessly, then I don't do it. I have to leave it alone until such time it does flow, and if it never flows it never happens! 

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Let's see what I've got to show mew this time!

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This week's top book pick is...

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 Merlin Kills A Zombie 

Merlin The Magical Fluff Book 3


Molly Fitz

 Here's a little snippet of the book blurb:      

When my cat brought me a dead bird as a present, I cringed.
When that dead bird suddenly flitted back to life, I screamed.

At first, I shrugged it off as one of the random things that happens when your roommate is a magical cat, but then it kept happening.

Turns out a familiar foe is creating an army of undead creatures with the goal of forcing us to surrender. But Merlin and I refuse to let dark magic prevail—not when the entire existence of magic is now at stake.

And if magic dies, so too will all who wield it.

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If mew missed the previous two reviews in the series, here are the links to catch up:

As I said on the last review, this did come as a trilogy box set, so I listened to all three novels consequetively with no break. Book three continues right after book two finishes, so there's no dead space or time lag to catch up on, which I really liked. And, books three and one could easily be be read as stand alone novels too.

This is Merlin and Gracie's last stand, and final battle as their nemesis Dash tries again to rid the magical world once and for all of our fluffy hero, and the world of magic too. This time using an endless onslaught of Zombies while the nefarious plan unfolds.

With kittens on the way, the stakes have never been higher for Merlin and Luna, as they navigate the treacherous dangers the evil Dash keeps sending their way.

The author writes a fast-paced plot with great character development, plus in book three we get a slew of new characters to aid our hero on his journey to battle evil.

As I said in my previous and first review, I felt the narrator wasn't quite right for this role - hence the 4 paw rating, but that's not to say mew may pawsibly disagree with me. This however, didn't distract from my overall enjoyment of the novel and the world the author created. 

In summary, this is a really fun, quirky and well-plotted paranormal, cat cozy mystery series, and if I had any advice for mew as a reader it would be, forget the audio version and just get the ebook or paperback.

In my humble opinion, this is a supurr series.

Paperback:  236 pages
Audio: 3 hours 6 mins

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Ratings of:

 Merlin Kills A Zombie 

Overall Enjoyment

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Let me know if mew read today's top book pick, and what mew thought! 

It's time for me to say BFN or bye-for-now as mew know the drill, so many books, so little time and I'll be back next week with another specially paw-picked book just for mew, and don't forget that all my previous reviews can be found on my Book Review page.

Drop by tomorrow as we're sharing a What's in The Box? post, do come and see what was in the box! MOL

Until next time

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  1. Hee hee so glad you got your snaks and more! And the purrfect fill in is YES cats are worth their weight in gold. Purrs and XO!

  2. I liked reading your fill ins! Creativity needs to be spontaneous or its not happening like you said! Maybe that is why sometimes when I make a memento for someone they go very slow and sometimes I get them done in a couple hours.

    Amber, you sure do have quite an appetite!! Good for you, girl!

  3. Of course you did, Amber. You can't let good food go to waste. Another great review!

  4. Shoes are the bane of my existence!
    Finding ones that fit properly are difficult, which is why I tend to stay barefoot when at home.

  5. Yay Amber! I am constantly being pushed away from my fur sibs plates. Momma sez I'm a lil piggy. My momma sez she's been in a hyper creative mode for two months and is now burning fuel as she falls back to earth. So sad. I guess that means breakfast may be late.

  6. Oh my Amber, you really chowed down on everyone's snacks, didn't you! Great review and the book along with the whole series sounds very interesting!

  7. Those were really good fill-in answers and a wonderful review sweet Amber. I hope you all have a really fabulous weekend and thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

  8. Amber, you should make the PA carry you up and down the stairs. Great review. I am not a zombie fan, but this looks good. Thank you to the PA for participating in the fill-ins, great answers. I had the same for #3. And I hope you have a wonderful dinner. XO

  9. Of course, eating what the others leave behind is the appropriate thing to do. No need to let it go to waste.

    We have an "all you can eat" sushi place and it is really worth going, especially if you go for lunchtime.

    The book sounds appropriately mysterious and a bit scary, but not overly so.

    Thank you for linking up to Feline Friday!


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