About Pens and Paws


For centuries, writers have been inspired by the animals they love. Here are some of those stories from both writers of the past and today. [ READ MORE ]

About Me


I’m Shelly King, author of The Moment of Everything (Grand Central Publishing/Hachette), about a woman who finds her purpose saving a used bookstore (with the help of the bookstore cat, of course.) [ READ MORE ]

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Dog in Glasses sleeping in Books

Here are a few books I love about animals. Check back often. This list will grow. [ Coming soon… ]