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Ginger's Story [Kindle Edition]

Steven M Wells
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews)

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Book Description

A young girl of divorced parents finds love in the eyes of a golden retriever. As their relationship grows the girl and her puppy find they share something in common, a broken heart. Their time together pays tribute to the richness dogs bring to our lives and the lessons they teach us about love. This short story is 50 pages in length.


Editorial Reviews

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Ginger's Story captures the emotional bond between canine and human, often overlooked in healthy child development. And as a friend of Mark Stover, I found Ginger's connection with Mark to be heartwarming. --Guy F. Palumbo, Owner of Roscoe's Ranch

About the Author

Steven Wells is a writer who lives in Medina, Washington. After a career in technology he studied non-fiction writing at the University of Washington and published his first short story in the Seattle Post-Intelligener. He has also published several travel articles. Ginger's Story is his first book. When not with his dogs and daughter, Steve is also an aspiring wine maker and spends most harvests working with local wineries helping to coax grapes into the bottle. He enjoys most outdoor activities including running, hiking, skiing, and bicycling. "Ginger’s Story really captures the emotional bond between canine and human. The emotional development for a child that comes from caring for a dog is an aspect of dog ownership that is often overlooked. And as a friend of Mark Stover, I found Ginger’s connection with Mark to be heartwarming." – Guy F. Palumbo, Owner of Roscoe’s Ranch

Product Details

  • File Size: 599 KB
  • Print Length: 58 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005VRL3Z8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #164,972 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Short but sweet September 21, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Being a Golden "Mom" I had to read this. I was debating between a 3 and 4 star rating because the characterization and flow of the story was not as good as I would have liked. But it was a sweet story and only $0.99, so how can I complain about that
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Story lacking in depth November 4, 2012
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This story was heartwarming for me as a dog lover, but it did not go into much detail about the dog's experiences with the daughter in the story, which is what I was hoping for. A good story, just a little lacking in the depth of the story line.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A heart-warming story from a unique perspective March 18, 2011
Format:Paperback
First-time author Steve Wells has written a heart-warming tale about a family dog told from the animal's perspective. Every dog owner will recognize the highs and lows experienced by Ginger as she meets with her new master and mistress and copes with life on the leash. Recommended for fans of animal stories of all types.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Clarification... April 27, 2012
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I was disappointed because though this book was everything the other five reviewers said it was... no one mentioned how short in length it was... it was like a 20 minute read... I know because my bus trip is 30 minutes long and I was done w/10 minutes to spare. I also think it should be better labeled as a 'junior book' ... but the story is heartwarming and being a fairly new owner of a Golden, I did learn a few things...
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Memorable Story March 3, 2011
By RGann
Format:Paperback
Steve Wells has written an endearing and loving book that both dog-lovers and others will truly enjoy. A memorable story, with a surprise ending that is both poignant and masterful in how it so touchingly brings everthing together.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful February 13, 2013
By pml
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I found this to be very enjoyable. The writer made you feel that Ginger was really talking to you. This book would be a good read for the entire family.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gingers story February 2, 2014
By Ray
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I loved the perspective from which this story was told. Interesting how they too are teaching us. Very touching. Everyone should have a Ginger once in their lives.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great book February 1, 2014
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It was a well written and emotional doggy book, which I loved. Would recommend it to anyone who loves gentle, emotional stories about dogs and their thoughts.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Ginger' s Story
I loved the way it was written, from Ginger' s point of view and the thoughts a dog might have. A very touching story!
Published 29 days ago by Audrey Streib
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't bother
Poorly written, dull. Planned to give as gift to my daughter but threw it away instead.
Published 1 month ago by MX27
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book
I really enjoyed it. I particularly liked the ending that gives me hope that we'll be reunited with our wonderful friends.
Published 2 months ago by Georgiaj65
3.0 out of 5 stars A Sweet story of love.
I enjoy all sweet stories about animals. Loving animals is good for the soul.
Published 2 months ago by P. Welch
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Sweet, touching story. (I teared up more than once, but then, I'm a sap.)
Published 3 months ago by HannaH Rose
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very touching story from the animals point of view.
Published 3 months ago by K. Dutton
5.0 out of 5 stars Recommend
Good quick read. Sweet story. A dog lovers story for sure. I would recommend this book to a friend.
Glenda V.
Published 4 months ago by GlendaV
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderfulll
This a wonderful book that you will love. Make sure you have box of Kleenex. It is a short story but you willow it. GREAT Reading.
Published 4 months ago by jadbear
2.0 out of 5 stars Ginger's Story
Ginger`s Story was boring. It was more like a routine than a story. It never caught my attention and the main character ( Ginger) went from being a pup to dying very quickly. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Lisa McElvoy
5.0 out of 5 stars Dogs are angles in fur
I love Golden Retrievers, and this journey Ginger took is one of the heart. If you enjoy stories of our canine friends, you will love this tale.
Published 4 months ago by jon freeman
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More About the Author

Steve Wells lives in Washington State. His formal education includes a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado and an MBA from Seattle University. After a long career in the high-tech industry, Steve decided to give the left side of his brain a rest by studying writing at the University of Washington, where he received a certificate in nonfiction writing, and studying winemaking at South Seattle Community College, where he received a degree in wine production.

Steve has published several magazine articles and a short book titled "Ginger's Story: A Golden Retriever Reflects upon Her Life with Humans." He has also worked in a number of local wineries in the Seattle area, including DeLILLE Cellars.

While not writing, drinking wine, or walking his dogs, Steve is involved with a number of nonprofit organizations in the Seattle area, serving as board chair, volunteer, or consultant. He also likes to hike, bike, and swim.

Steve can be contacted at steve@thewinemakerseries.com

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