Take one abrasive professional athlete, a quirky out-of-work schoolteacher, and an overweight geriatric dog, and you’re ready for a lesson in love . . . Tippy style.
Pro baseball pitcher Cal Crawford is not a dog guy. When he inherits his deceased mother’s elderly dog, Tippy, he’s quick to call on a pet-sitting service.
Gina isn’t thrilled to be a dog sitter when her aspirations lie in the classroom. Furthermore, she can’t abide the unfriendly Cal, a man with all the charm of a wet towel. But with no other prospects and a deep love for all things canine, she takes the job caring for Tippy.
As Gina travels through Cal’s world with Tippy in tow, she begins to see Cal in a different light. Gina longs to show Cal the God-given blessings in his life that have nothing to do with baseball or fame. When her longing blooms into attraction, Gina does her best to suppress it. But Cal is falling in love with her too…
Discover the charming story of Tippy, the dog who brought a family together.
Honestly, this book is so fun! It is silly, laughable, lighthearted and just all around adorable. You can't help but fall in love with Tippy. Of course it has some emotional moments too, but you'll love the characters, especially if you love baseball. You'll laugh out loud several times and you'll just love the transformation that happens in Cal, who is the major league pitcher in this book. And if that isn't enough, this book might have a bit of romance between Gina. Although will their chemistry last or does she help him see what's really important? Overall, if you're looking for a quick, lighthearted, funny and a book with some emotional moments, pick up this book! You won't regret it! If you love animals, all the more reason to get on the Tippy train and buy this book! You'll love it! Thank you to Harvest House publishers for providing me a complimentary copy for review purposes. I was not compensated to give a positive review. I give this book 5/5 stars.
About the Author: Dana Mentink lives in California, where the weather is golden and the cheese is divine. Dana is an American Christian Fiction Writers Book of the Year finalist for romantic suspense and an award winner in the Pacific Northwest Writers Literary Contest. Her suspense novel, Betrayal in the Badlands, earned a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award. Besides writing, she busies herself teaching third and fourth grade. Mostly, she loves to be home with her husband, two daughters, a dog with social anxiety problems, a chubby box turtle, and a feisty parakeet.