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Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again

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Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again by Jeremy Greenberg is one of those read-in-the-store books. It's not really good enough to spend your money on, but it's definitely worth a couple of laughs while you're waiting for your friend to finish up their shopping. I don't know if you've ever perused one of these books--they're typically found near the gift cards in Walmart--but they can definitely be fun. That said, I don't think I'd ever consider any of them worth spending money on owning.

These books always have the same formula; using random pictures of animals--in this case, random cats--the author adds little commentaries that are supposedly from them detailing some, at times, humorous commentary about life with them. And it's definitely fun to read, I'll give that. As always, though, this isn't the sort of book you return to. Maybe it'd be fun to have them in the doctor's office while you're stuck waiting for your appointment, but definitely not in your home.

I wouldn't keep a book like this on my shelf. The amusing moments really don't last, either, since you may find yourself chuckling at something a bit while reading it the first time, but any secondary look at it proves that the joke wasn't really as funny as it first seemed. All in all, this is a good quick read while you're browsing. But the thing is you can find the same kind of funny commentaries with a quick google search or if you follow the right tumblr blog.

I was provided a free copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

This review will go live on the Reader Fox blog on May 29, 2020.
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I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.     Thank you NetGalley!

I mean... who could resist that cover?!       I adored this book.    My ten year old daughter adored it too.   We laughed at the silly captions and photos..      there is really NO reason to not get this book.
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Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again by Jeremy Greenberg is an adorable collection of letters from kitties to their owners. Each is accompanied by a picture of said kitty. Even if you don't own a cat, these letters are hilarious! Cat owners, like myself, are sure to identify with nearly all of the letters. Haha, like Mehshugga, my Loki loves to knock things over while I'm gone, or sleeping. Persephone, my other kitty, is always good for a 'cat judging you' face!

***Many thanks to the Netgalley & Andrews McMeel Publishing for providing an egalley in exchange for a fair and honest review.
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I enjoy cats and yes my cats have barfed on my bed. My cats could have written some of these letters.  The accompanying photos are cute pics of the misbehaving furballs.  Cat lovers will enjoy this book
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Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again (and More Heartwarming Letters from Kitty) by Jeremy Greenberg is a collection of funny letters and heartwarming photos from cats to their person. Tess wants you to know that she intends to continue throwing up freely as long as the new baby gets to—fair is fair. Ovid would like to inform you that he’s giving up one of his nine lives in order to avoid a visit to the vet—he’ll miss you and knows you understand. And Quinn assures you that she’ll protect you from whatever it is that’s rolled under the table with all the righteous fury in her little body—even if only turns out to be a dropped olive.

Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again is an amusing book with short letters from felines to their humans. Cat lovers will relate to the letters, and find some humor there. Every cat owner has had at least one of these situations, if not more, in their homes. The letters are clever, with different tones depending on the cat it was attributed to. The pictures of the cats were enjoyable to look at, with some that were fairly standard pictures and others that had goofy or interesting expressions. As a whole the book was a fun diversion for a few minutes. It is not a book that I would add to my collection, but it might be a good gift for very devoted cat lovers.
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Cat lovers rejoice. The letter writing kittens are back and most will have you laughing out loud. Illustrations are perfect and fit each cat to a tee. If you need a gift or stocking stuffer this is it. I’m not a cat person and I still enjoyed every story. I received a copy of this arc in exchange for a fair and honest review.
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I adore the photos and the many "faces" of cats provided.
While whimsical, not all the letters made me chuckle or laugh out loud, which is OK.
This is still a cute and funny book that can be enjoyed by both feline aficionados as well as photography admirers.
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This was my first Jeremy Greenberg book, so I can’t compare it to the others in this series. However, some of the letters in this collection were quite amusing, and others were a little meh. The photographs were sent in by cat owners and ranged from lovely to average, but all of them reflected an adoration for their feline pals. 

Just for the record, it feels a little cynical to have a book for cat lovers printed in China, considering the abysmal treatment of them there. 

I was given a free copy of Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again, but that did not affect my review. I can’t say the same for the printing situation.
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Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for my digital copy in exchange for an honest review. 

This was a book I requested because of the title alone. That part made me laugh out loud as I have had so many cats that have actually thrown up on my bed...sometimes while I was in it. I was pleasantly surprised with all of the amazing photos of cats. This is a book of letters that cats have written to their owners and they all made me chuckle at the very least. I had cats growing up (until about 6 years ago, actually) and I thought I had seen it all. I can see that many people did not like this one as much as I did and that's okay...what a person finds funny is a very personal thing. I might love it but the next person can't stand it...and so on. Please don't let any bad reviews sway you. If you are a cat lover and you grew up with cats, you will most likely love this book. It was a very light hearted read and it goes by quickly. It would also make a great gift for any cat lovers in your life.
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I received a copy of this arc from NetGalley for an honest review. Hysterical book about rearing cats for all the owners who love their furry friends. Fun holiday gift idea.
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Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again by Jeremy Greenberg
Source: NetGalley and Purchase
Rating: 3/5 stars


The Bottom Line: I got exactly what I expected out of this book!  As a neurotic human who constantly concocts conversations in her head with her pets (2 cats and a dog!) I can get behind the purpose and premise of this book and series.  Greenberg has taken those neurotic conversations and applied them to pictures of real animals and their stories.  As you should expect, there are some laugh out loud moments and some “OH! YIKES!” moments, but in all, the book is just entertaining.  

Highlights include:

Letter from Ovid: “ . . . . unfortunately we can’t got to the vet at the moment because I have unexpectedly died. . . . . Please call the vet and tell her the bad news.  Let her know the cause of death is hating the kitten-print scrubs her assistants wear.”

Letter from Zero: “How do you expect to get a girlfriend if your apartment smells worse than a cat? As a rule, your butt should never be dirtier than mine.” 

Letter from Morgan: “ . . .the thing that makes you cry every time you stand on it seems to think I’ve gained a pound.”

Letter from Meshuggah: “ . . . I bet you never thought you’d get the opportunity to use your fire insurance.”
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Purrtastic! 5 paws up ! This is a wonderful book for all of us cat lovers. The author has written humorous letters from cats to their owners on a variety of subjects. I loved the accompanying photos of the cats and the letters are laugh out loud funny. This is such a fun book that it is a "purrfect" gift for your cat loving friends and family.  A funny interesting loving look at our cats and their daily wants and needs from a place of humor and fun. 

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Thank you for the ARC. My review opinion is my own. 

I loved it ! Pure Catnip for cat lovers.
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Princess Fuzzypants here:  You love us.  You know you do.  It doesn’t matter if we barf on your bed, wake you up a gazillion times a night or do zoomies at ungodly o’clock in the morning.  It doesn’t matter what we kitties do.  You love us.  Witness all the wonderful books including this one.
Filled with irresistible photos and funny comments, it is a purrfect gift for the cat lover or for yourself.  My humans chuckled and moaned how true much of it was.  
Five purrs and two paws up.
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I received this book from Netgalley in exchange of an honest review. 

I really enjoyed this quick read and found it very fluffy and funny. I can't wait for my husband to read it too.
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I expected to be a little more entertained by this than I was. It is a book of  cat photos (some of which are too dark on my e-reader to be clearly seen and appreciated, even with brightness adjusted) accompanied by letters from the cats to their owners. As the title suggests, there’s a fair bit of barfing (also defecating, urinating, drooling, dropping and breaking objects and so on). I only found one of the letters funny—from a cat who’d prefer to use up one of his nine lives (that is, play dead) rather than go to the vet. The letters are overwritten and try too hard, and, with a few exceptions, the cats really don’t sound different from each other. A cute idea, but not well executed.
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Cats want you to know something. Yes, they misbehave sometimes. They do things that you may not approve of. They vomit in places you don’t want them to. But they have reasons for doing what they do, where they do it. And they’re sorry. Sort of. Some of the time. Maybe. And they would tell you, if they could. 

And because they can’t, author Jeremy Greenberg has taken it upon himself to express cats through love letters and adorable photos. Luna, for example, wants you to know that she is training her voice day and night because she just knows she will be a superstar one day. And Zero uses his superior sense of smell to point out that the pile of laundry is just a big funky smell. And that maybe you should rethink the man bun. 

Meshuggah wants you to know that you don’t need to worry about anything while you’re away for the weekend, as there is no longer a flowerpot to push into the fishbowl, and he probably learned his lesson about chewing through computer cords last time. He’ll just stay home and nap it out, so you needn’t be concerned at all. And Tasha is genuinely sorry that she barfed on your bed again. She tried not to. She was aiming for that ugly mohair sweater you wear all the time. 

And then there’s Ovid, poor Ovid. He wants you to know that he saw you cleaning out the cat carrier, but he no longer needs it, as he has died. He has gladly sacrificed one of his nine lives not to go to the vet, so you can call the doctor and let him know the news. 

These adorable cats, and many of their friends, just want a quick word to share their innermost thoughts with you, and maybe some head butts, so that you can see life from their perspective. Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again is an adorable look at life from feline level. Filled with warm humor and that cat cuteness that makes it so hard to get mad at them, this short gift book is a great pick-me-up for cat lovers everywhere. This is one to keep in mind for holidays, birthdays, and for any cat person going through a tough time. And meow! 

Galleys for Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again were provided by Andrews McMeel Publishing through NetGalley, with many thanks.
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If only humans spoke “meow.” Alas, we’re too stupid so our cats must write us letters. Cats do have a sense of humor! And can be outraged by the slings and arrows of life – aka the human who lets her dog poop on the yard and doesn’t clean it up. So gross. . . 

Yet as much as it pains me to say this, some sweet kitties are just not the brightest bulbs in the display. For instance Lancaster and the light bulb. I’m just not sure he realizes the light bulb won’t be giving him any advice in reply to the letter he writes it.

Then there is “Sorry, not sorry” from some. Or “Oh, how I suffer” from others. What kitties have to put up with from us. 

I’m impressed with the candid, from the hip, photo of the mysterious Catsquatch. Seriously – do you know how much the National Enquirer would pay for this?

And all cat slaves have had a (King) Smuggly at one point who is annoyed to be disturbed yet also willing to issue orders for what he wants for din-din. Most of us have also had a cat with weight control issues (notice I didn’t use derogatory words to describe this size cat). But from now on, I will think of mine as a long haired Sumo Kitty. 

Seriously I enjoyed both the adorable photographs and the “letters” that cats would no doubt write (It’s too bad they don’t have opposable thumbs) to express their feelings about issues of importance to all felinity. Sigh, if only we spoke “cat.”

Thank you to Netgalley and to the publisher for allowing me to read this book.
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Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again is a must read for cat lovers.  The pictures that accompanied the letters are adorable.  I would highly recommend this book.
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I chose this title because I'm partial to Francesco Marciuliano's cat poetry humor books and hoped this would be similar. Alas, I didn't find these letters from cats all that funny. The comedy level seems geared more toward either younger readers or grandparents. Someone else may get a kick out of this book, but it was a big meh for me. 

I received a digital ARC from the publisher via Netgalley.
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OMG OMG OMG  10+ stars !!!

For sure the FUNNIEST thing I've ever read!!! 

I LOVE cats!  I have 3 (4 before, RIP my angel Grizly 2012 - 2013). 

I can totally see my cats thinking those things!  
I always wonder what they're thinking and if they even care lol or if they do things on purpose...  like I'm sure they're thinking "sorry I did that... and you know I will do it again..." 

Really amazing!  Funny and with beautiful photos! 

If you're in a bad mood or angry or upset... just open this book and you'll feel better! 

For any cat lover!  Perfect gift.

ARC received through NetGalley.  This is my honest review.  All opinions are my own.
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