ARC Review: Pride & Puppies by Lizzie Shane

Dr. Charlotte Rodriguez is single—again—and she blames Jane Austen. She made brooding, aloof men sound oh sodreamy. But after years of failing to find her own Mr. Darcy, Charlotte decides it’s time to swear off dating. She’s going to lavish all her love and affection on someone who actually deserves it: her new puppy, Bingley.

And there’s no one better to give her pet advice than her neighbor and coworker George Leneghan. He’s quiet and patient and, best of all, way too sweet to ever be her type. But as their friendly banter turns flirty, the unimaginable happens—Charlotte starts catching feelings.

Just as Charlotte is trying to untangle what it is she truly wants, George announces he’s contemplating a cross-country move. Suddenly, Charlotte wonders if she’s kept her soulmate in the friend zone so long that she’s entirely missed her chance at a happily ever after. Dear Reader, could it be possible she’s had it wrong all this time?
Who doesn't love a puppy? I know I love them. Of course, after raising one for the last year I'm more of a grandparent, I give them love and you take them home when I'm done. Our dog and his energy are all I can take. 

I really enjoyed this story. George is one of my favorite heroes. I just love him. He's the sweetest, nicest guy. Maybe too nice. At times I wanted him to just say no. You will really like his interactions with his sisters. They are so funny. I did feel sorry for him when he felt left out of life in his new town. He didn't seem the type of person to not make friends but here he was lonely. 

I also liked Charlotte. At times though I wanted to smack her upside the head. Her heart is in the right place but she just could see what was right in front of her face. She was her own worse enemy. I totally loved her friends. They are the best. Her sisters are wonderful too. 

I have to admit I really liked so many people in this story. They all made the story so much better. 

Pride and Puppies is a great story that you'll totally enjoy. You'll love Charlotte's ride of figuring out that she loves George. I think you'll also enjoy George finding his people. It's sweet that he finds friends and starts to feel part of the town. 

You'll not only love this story but want to know what and who is next. Have any of you read her?


  1. I am glad that this one was such a win for you, I normally don't read these type of books (I don't like illustrated books, I don't trust publishers with them haha), sounds like it had some well done character development.

    Great review! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

    1. I'm not a fan of the covers either but I did enjoy the story. My Thanksgiving was wonderful hope yours was too.


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