Pupcakes by Annie England Noblin #BlogTour #Review

Pupcakes by Annie England Noblin #BlogTour #ReviewPupcakes by Annie England Noblin
on October 10th 2017
Pages: 384
Format: eBook
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Sit! Stay! Speak! author Annie England Noblin’s novel takes one woman starting over, adds an aging pug named Teddy Roosevelt, and proves the power of a well-baked dog treat.

All she wants is a settled-down life.

What she gets is a dog—and a whole new normal . . .

There he stood in the doorway: overweight, depressed and nearly homeless—a pug named Teddy Roosevelt. Teddy was Brydie Benson’s latest problem, arriving on top of her messy divorce and sudden move. Brydie needed a place to start over, so this rent-free home seemed a great idea. She just never counted on Teddy, or his owner, the Germantown Retirement Village’s toughest customer, Pauline Neumann.

And because rent-free doesn’t mean bills-free, Brydie gets a night-shift job at a big-box grocery. Whoever guessed there were so many people who wanted baked goods after midnight?

Then, she gets an idea—why not combine her baking skills with her new-found dog knowledge? And so her store Pupcakes is born. Along with a new start comes a possible new love, in the form of Nathan Reid, a local doctor with a sassy Irish Wolfhound named Sasha. And as fall turns to winter, and then to Christmas, Brydie begins to realize that life is a little bit like learning a new recipe for puff pastry—it takes a few tries to get it just right

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Pupcakes is a cute, fun read. Teddy reminds me so much of the pug we had when I was little and it brought back so many fond memories! Sometimes we need our pets just as much if not more than they need us and this book is a good representation of that.

Brydie was a very likeable character although her moping around was a little annoying. I can’t say that I wouldn’t be like that in her shoes though and I really felt for her. Nathan was swoony and I loved when Teddy threw up on his shoes and Brydie just picked him up and ran! 😂😂 I will definitely be reading more from this author.

About Annie England Noblin

Annie England Noblin lives with her son, husband, and three dogs in the Missouri Ozarks. She graduated with an M.A. in creative writing from Missouri State University and currently teaches English and communications for Arkansas State University in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Her poetry has been featured in such publications as the Red Booth Review and the Moon City Review. She spends her free time playing make-believe, feeding stray cats, and working with animal shelters across the country to save homeless dogs.