You Lucky Dog
Carly Kennedy's life is in a spiral. She is drowning in work, her divorced parents are going through their midlife crises, and somehow Carly's sister convinces her to foster Baxter--a basset hound rescue with a bad case of the blues. When Carly comes home late from work one day to discover that the dog walker has accidentally switched out Baxter for another perkier, friendlier basset hound, she has reached the end of her leash. When Max Sheffington finds a depressed male basset hound in place of his cheerful Hazel, he is bewildered. But when cute, fiery Carly arrives on his doorstep, he is intrigued. He was expecting the dog walker, not a pretty woman with firm ideas about dog discipline. And Carly was not expecting a handsome, bespectacled man to be feeding her dog mac and cheese. Baxter is besotted with Hazel, and Carly realizes she may have found the key to her puppy's happiness. For his sake, she starts to spend more time with Hazel and Max, until she begins to understand the appeal of falling for your polar opposite.
- Paperback | 320 pages
- 139 x 209 x 22.86mm | 272.16g
- 27 Aug 2020
- Penguin Putnam Inc
- Berkley Publishing Corporation,U.S.
- New York, United States
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"Julia London's hilarious and sweet romance You Lucky Dog begins with an accidental dog-swapping which quickly leads to puppy love between two very different dog owners. Trust us, even if you're a cat person, you won't be able to resist this story's charms."
--PopSugar "I laughed, I teared up, and I rooted for these characters every misstep of the way... a perfect choice this summer."
"Comedic and fast paced. It is filled with an offbeat cast, zany coincidences and romantic moments and mishaps that will leave readers giggling in amusement."
--Shelf Awareness A canine mix-up leads to unexpected love in this bright, bubbly rom-com....There's heady chemistry between the optimistic Carly and the slightly nerdy Max as they stumble into co-parenting the pooches, with the fabulous, four-legged supporting characters providing both laugh-out-loud hilarity and some touching moments. Readers will be in doggie heaven.
--Publishers Weekly "Once again, London proves she is a master of deliciously snarky dialogue and delectable sexual chemistry, both of which are expertly infused in a delightful love story that not only joyfully celebrates the special bond between humans and dogs but also doesn't shy away from exploring some of life's more serious challenges..."
--Booklist (starred review) "[An] affecting and ebullient romantic comedy... London's loose and limber comedic writing amplifies Max and Carly's appeal, filling each voice with a unique perspective and personality."
--BookPage Praise for the novels of Julia London
A passionate, arresting story that you wish would never end.
--Robyn Carr, New York Times bestselling author Julia London writes vibrant, emotional stories and sexy, richly-drawn characters.
--Madeline Hunter, New York Times bestselling author London's characters come alive on every page and will steal your heart.
--Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A novelist at the top of her game."
--Booklist "London's writing bubbles with high emotion as she describes sexual enthusiasm, personal grief and familial warmth. Her blend of playful humor and sincerity imbues her heroines with incredible appeal.
--Publishers Weekly "Kudos to London--she tackles family issues and weaves them into a special romance that travels a bumpy road to happily ever after."
--RT Book Reviews
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