books we love

You’ll never find a “must-read” list here, but I do like to offer suggestions. These are books I’ve read and adored, and ones that I hope — if you get the chance to read them — you might enjoy, too.

Click on each title to read why that particular book is a favorite.

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Welcome to the online home of The Novel Cat, where reading, relaxing, and snuggling with cats are a way of life. I’m Jennifer, and I help former and aspiring readers maximize life’s simple pleasures — like the joy of savoring a good book — by helping them create quiet spaces (both mental and physical) inspired by the habits of cats, who are masters at finding joy in life’s small details.