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Pascack Valley Community Life: Entertainment

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Was pleased to be interviewed about
(an NPR affiliate, Greater Michigan area).

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"The Morning Show with Shelley Irwin"

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 I also had the pleasure of being featured in a USA TODAY ("Happy Ever After"/Books) column about "Authors and their Pets"
"Kathleen Gerard's Sissy serves as inspiration for fictional therapy dog"

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"Honorable Mention: Commercial Fiction" 
The Eric Hoffer Book Award

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Other media/articles about or related to THE THING IS (click on titles to learn more):

~ "Who's Publishing What?:  A Little Prozac" - Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop, University of Dayton

~ "Casting Books I Love: THE THING IS" by author Fern Ronay at BlogHer

~ "Books, Chocolate and Wine with Kathleen Gerard" - RWA-NJ/Ruth S. Cassie

~ "Kathleen Gerard Publishes New Romantic Comedy Novel, THE THING IS" : William Paterson University - Alumni News (Written by Theresa Ross)

~ "Washington Township Author's Inspiration Comes From Parents, Community" - Pascack Valley Daily Voice (Written by Anthony Locicero)

"What Can A Dog Possibly Know About Love and Romance" - Zigzag Timeline (blog hosted by sci-fi/fantasy author Mary Fan)

~ "When Dogs Take the Lead" - Around the World in Books (blog hosted by Melissa Rose)

~ "WebbWeaver Books Proudly Presents: Author Kathleen Gerard" (a blog-talk radio interview hosted by writer C.K. Webb)

~ "Kathleen Gerard's 'Dog Days' of Summer" : Quick Q&A with the Author of THE THING IS - Chick Lit Central

~ "Author Interview with Kathleen Gerard" Q&A with author/psychologist Freda Hansburg

~ "What a Nice Dog Like Me Doing in a Place Like This? Guest post by Prozac, the canine hero of the novel, THE THING IS" - Manuscripts Burn (blog hosted by horror writer Stephen Kozeniewski)

~ "Life, Love and Romance: A Dog's Perspective (Guest Post)" - Writer's Corner (blog hosted by writer/editor, Jencey Gortney)