Can’t Wait Wednesday – YOU LUCKY DOG by Julia London


“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which encourages fellow bloggers to spotlight upcoming releases that we’re excited about.  It is a meme that I have  loved participating in for over a year now, but as Jill is no longer actively posting, from now on I’ll be linking to Can’t Wait Wednesday, hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, which is a spinoff of the original WoW meme.

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My selection for this week is YOU LUCKY DOG by Julia London.  My mood reader settings are still firmly in “I need books that will make me smile” mode and I fell in love with the idea of this book as soon as I saw that adorable cover.  Then I read the synopsis and I’m already rooting for Carly and Max, as well as for Baxter and Hazel, lol.


YOU LUCKY DOG by Julia London

Publication Date:  August 25, 2020



From Goodreads:

An accidental dog swap unleashes an unexpected love match in this new romantic comedy from New York Times bestselling author Julia London.

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.


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I’d love to hear what upcoming book releases you’re waiting on this Wednesday? Leave me your link in the comments below and I’ll stop by and check out your CWW selection for this week. 🙂

32 replies
  1. verushka
    verushka says:

    I 10000% with you in agreeing with books that make me smile, or at the very least don’t make me feel like there’s a cloud over me! This sounds so lovely, and so much *fun* and the right kind of romance of polar opposites!

  2. sjhigbee
    sjhigbee says:

    I love the sound of this one… there are some really charming premises for cute romance around, these days… I hope you really enjoy this offering:)

  3. lisa thomson
    lisa thomson says:

    This sounds really cute! I agree about the cover, too. The author chose the right breed for her story 🙂 Bassett hounds have a way of looking depressed even when they are mildly happy, lol.

  4. Olivia Roach
    Olivia Roach says:

    It’s beyond adorable that the dogs are what lead to the love interests meeting! This sounds like it is going to be a cute romance. ^.^

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