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Every Dog Has His Day

(Bluff Point #3)

3.97  ·  Rating details ·  1,017 ratings  ·  195 reviews
A stray kitten and a rambunctious poodle bring together a small-town bachelor and a single mother in the latest romance set in Bluff Point, Maine.

Bluff Point brewery owner Zachary Caine wants nothing to do with commitment. His wild bachelor lifestyle suits him perfectly—until a foster kitten named Chaos makes him a reluctant hero. Now he’s BFFs with the kitten’s two little
Mass Market Paperback, 313 pages
Published January 2nd 2018 by Berkley Books
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Elle's Book Blog
Dec 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Release Date: January 2, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance

I absolutely ADORE this series. It has quickly become a top favorite of mine since the first book was published. Since then, I have devoured these reads in one sitting and had a huge smile plastered on my face! Fans of lovely romance novels- the ones that will make your heart beat a million miles an hour- need to pick up this book (and frankly, the entire series!). You won't be disappointed! I sincerely hope that Jenn McKinlay continues
Carole (Carole's Random Life in Books)
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.

So I liked this one quite a bit. This group of friend in Bluff Point, Maine are starting to feel like old friends already. I was pulled into this romance from the very start and enjoyed it until the very end. This book had the perfect combination of cute animals, darling kids, and a couple destined to be together.

Zach doesn't know what to expect when he finds two adorable little girls at his door. They need his help because their ki
Jan 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2018
Dollycas’s Thoughts

Every once in a while I like to take a break from mysteries and enjoy a little romance. Thanks to Jenn McKinlay, last few months I have fallen in love with the residents of Bluff Point, Maine. This third book in the series is the story of Zach Caine, local brewery owner, and his neighbor, Jessie Connelly. He doesn’t do commitment and she is getting over a rocky divorce.

Zach meets Jessie’s daughters when he answers the pounding on his front door. They beg him to help rescue the
Nov 09, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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First Date:  Zachary Caine and Jessie Connelly briefly met at the vets where she gave him the "what for." So I was excited to see their romance unfold. It turns out the two are neighbors and thanks to a kitten named Chaos things are about to get interesting. McKinley had me grinning during the first scene as she set the story up. I knew I was in for a treat and settled down with a second cup of coffee.

Second Date: Previous characters and adorable animals ad
Thank you to NetGalley, Berkley Publishing, and Jenn McKinlay for allowing me to read a copy before the publication date in exchange for an honest review.

This book is listed as #3 in the Bluff Point series, but I read it as a standalone and understood everything. 

This was an adorable contemporary romance. If you are a lover of a cutesy romance and animals, I would absolutely recommend this book to you! The chemistry in this book was enough to make me swoon, so as an avid contemporary romance rea
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

Every Dog Has His Day is one of those stories that hit every aspect of a perfect contemporary romance. It is humorous, witty, well written, and romantic. This is the third story in the romantic comedy Bluff Point series and is a great addition to the others and it tugged a bit on the heartstrings of this reader.

Zach Caine runs a brewery with his close friends and is a commitment-phobic bachelor. He compartmentalizes his relationships with women in certain categories and Jessie somehow doesn’t fi
Nov 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
The Bluff Point series is quickly turning into a must read for me. It's been so fun reading about all these quirky characters and the bonds they all share as a core group. This time we got a very interesting pairing of characters. Jessie is actually someone most would originally hate on a first impression. She actually stole one of the previous MC's groom on their wedding day. Yup, Jessie helped the groom make a mad dash at his own wedding and then turned around and married him herself. So, righ ...more
Carla Johnson-Hicks
Jun 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: animals, romance, library
This is a great series about members of the "Maine Crew" living in Bluff Point, Maine. Each book is the romance of a different character, so it is not necessary to read the other books to enjoy this one. This book finds Zach, the playboy of the group, falling for his neighbour Jessie and her two little girls. The story does not go smoothly, as there are roadblocks in the way both emotionally and from Jessie's ex-father-in-law. We do meet Jessie in the last book where she makes it very clear she ...more
Nov 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
I lovely romance that will definitely tug at your heart strings. We are introduced to Zachary who owns a brewery and doesn't have the word commitment in his vocabulary. Then there is Jessie, a mother of two, who is deeply committed to being the best mother that she can be. Zachary and Jessie are neighbors but have never met. When a kitten named Chaos and two little girls decide to have an adventure the two are thrown together. Both are a bit unsure of the other and opinions begin to form. Jessie ...more
Jaime Fiction Fangirls
I actually ended up reading this book twice because I didn’t write my review for it when I finished the first time. I went back to refresh my memory to write one and instead I found myself sucked back in to reading it all over again.

Maddie, Gracie and Zach truly stole the show in this book. Two adorable girls and a really, really nice guy who might just be a little misunderstood equals all of the swoons. I loved reading how Zach interacted with the girls like he himself was a kid but at the same
Jessica Robbins
Jan 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: own-kindle, netgalley
For complete review check out my blog at https://booksaplentybookreviews.blogs... ...more
Romance Between The Sheets
Loved this beautifully written and told romance story of new love for two lonely people. This has a wonderful romantic feel but also gives you gooey and sensual moments. The flow is perfect and I simply could not put this book down – LOVED IT!

Maddie and Gracie stole the show in this story, in my opinion, their connection with Zach and humour throughout the story was fantastic. The way the author puts them all together in a snowstorm for two days allows you to believe the connection building at s
Under the Covers Book Blog
Jan 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
EVERY DOG HAS ITS DAY is the third book in Jenn McKinlay’s Bluff Point series. This book is definitely my favorite book in the series. While I had some slight issues with the first two books, I really felt like McKinlay found her groove with this one. Still very much lighthearted, I think I was finally in the right mindset to enjoy this book.

If you’re a fan of snowy/cozy reads, animals and cute/humor, then I think you’ll enjoy this book. I would describe McKinlay’s heroes to be more cute th
Jan 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
I liked this. I wasn't sure if I would like the heroine given her past actions, but she was really nice and someone who had really been done a number on by her neglectful parents and her cheating husband who drained her confidence. But now she has rebuilt herself, trying to raise her two adorable daughters by herself, the hero is her neighbour and someone who keeps things casual with women. But somehow he gets pulled into the life of her kids. This book was super sweet but I enjoyed it since I w ...more
Oct 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Heartwarming, funny and the characters, including the pets are awesome! Full review to follow ........posted Jan.1st 2018....... ...more
Aug 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This series is hilarious! This is Zack's story of how he met his true match. The 2 lil girls, cat and dog are funny as ever. ...more
Apr 04, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
3.5 Stars

Every Dog Has His Day was a sweet romance with a great cast of characters and a few adorable animal companions.

Zachary Caine was enjoying his bachelor life just fine when a kitten named Chaos throws his life into, well, chaos. After Zach rescues the neighbor's kitten from his roof, he finds his life slowly becoming intertwined with the girl next door and her daughters. After the pain her ex-husband put her through, Jessie Connelly has no time for men as she's focusing all of her energy
Aug 26, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
Living life as a bachelor has its ups and downs. Never answering for your actions is a blessing to Zachary Caine. As an owner of the local brewery, Zachary has his fair share of women strolling in and out of his door. None able to snag more that a fleeting moment of Zachary’s time. Until a little Chaos came strolling into Zachary’s life.

Sometimes the life we have planned for ourselves doesn’t always work out the way we planned. As a newly divorced mother, Jessie Connelly definitely knows the ph
Angie Elle
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was ok
ARC from Netgalley

Every Dog Has His Day is Jenn McKinlay’s final offering in the Bluff Point series. For fans, you’ll be happy to hear that the previous pairs play a prominent role in their friend, Zach’s, story. For people starting here...I think the constant appearances could be very annoying. In fact, it could have been enough to turn me off from the story entirely if I didn’t have history with these characters.
I’m just going to jump right in and say what a disappointment this was for me. The

A stranded kitten wakens Zach Caine and introduces him to his neighbor's adorable daughters, Maddie and Gracie. A rescue mission gone awry puts neighbor Jessie into his life as well.

This is the third book in the Bluff Point series and my favorite so far. I didn't thing Jenn McKinlay could top the foul mouthed parrot from the last book, but the little girls absolutely do! I really enjoyed the pace of the book. I liked that Zach and Jessie didn't have "insta-love" and fall immediately in
Wit & Wonder Books
** ARC provided by the author for an honest review **

Every Dog Has His Day is the third book in the Bluff Point series by Jenn McKinlay. An unexpected connection and a second chance at love in a romance so sweet that you'll be left longing for more.

Zachary Caine is not looking for relationship, been there done that. He is quite content, happy really with his life. Running the brewery, hanging with his crew, female companionship whenever he feels the need and fostering Rufus fills Zach’s life.

 Reading In Pajamas
Jan 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Review: EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY by Jenn McKinlay
Publication Date: January 2, 2018
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Donna
Rated 5 Stars

This is such a delightful story, each character added a realistic and heartfelt aspect to the romance. Zach was just wonderful and sweet, especially to Jessie’s little girls. It wasn’t just a sexy little romance, it was also a heartwarming story of two little girls finding joy as well. This quick read truly touched m
Pat Martin
Jan 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This was a new author for me and I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Very good story line and had me laughing out loud in places.
Jan 02, 2020 rated it liked it
This was more enjoyable than the previous book in the series. This couple is likeable. The story was okay. I hoped the story would take a different turn. I liked the ending, but there was some unnecessary drama. It was worked out quickly and easily, though. Also, the animals were delightful.
Quinn's Book Nook
I am absolutely determined to listen to more audiobooks this year than I did last year. So, to start off the year right, I decided to listen to Every Dog Has His Day by Jenn McKlinay. I had heard good things about it, and it was available through my library's hoopla site. Every Dog Had His Day was cute and I enjoyed it, but it's not going to stick with me, either.

Every Dog Has His Day is about single mother Jessie Connelly and her neighbor Zachary Caine, a brewery owner. Although they are neighb

EVERY DOG HAS ITS DAY is the third book in Jenn McKinlay’s Bluff Point series. This book is definitely my favorite book in the series. While I had some slight issues with the first two books, I really felt like McKinlay found her groove with this one. Still very much lighthearted, I think I was finally in the right mindset to enjoy this book.

If you’re a fan of snowy/cozy reads, animals and cute/humor, then I think you’ll enjoy this book. I would describe McKinlay’s heroes to be more cute tha
Elizabeth H.
Feb 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: marie-s-reviews
Review written by Marie for Ever After Book Reviews!

4.5 Stars!

I fell in love Jenn McKinlay’s books years ago. There’s something so sweet about her stories, I can’t stay away. Every Dog Has His Day is the third book in her Bluff Point series, but can be read as a standalone without any issue. It brings together Zach, a local brewery owner that has a commitment phobia, and Jessie, his divorced neighbor with two kids.

What I loved about this book wasn’t just the romance between Zach and Jessie, but
Jun 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, 2017
Thank you to the publisher, via Netgalley, for an advance e-galley of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Charming, funny, sweet- this wintery new entry in Jenn McKinlay's first romance series, Bluff Point, is a solid romance and enjoyable story. I really enjoyed the female lead character, Jessie, who isn't a perfect "dream girl" type character- she once served as escape car and future wife of a man leaving his fiancee at the alter, and now is a shy single mom with relatable body image is
Dec 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Every Dog Has His Day is the third book in Jenn McKinlay’s Bluff Point series. Although the characters and relationships have been fully established in the prior two books, I had no probably getting into the story or the characters without having read them.

Neighbors Jessie Connelly and Zachary Caine don’t have the best reputations. One is known as a player and the other as a relationship-wrecker. It takes Jessie’s adorable daughters and a stranded kitten to throw these two together. Their buddin
Monica Graves
Jan 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs, read-in-2017

This book first got my attention because of its cover. Then I saw it was a single parent and small town romance and knew I had to read it. Well it didn’t disappoint! I loved everything about it and for those that like the small town romance, single parent books with some pets mixed into it, this one is for you! There was some drama that didn’t fail to make this interesting and all in all, it was a great read and you just can’t help but fall for all these characters.
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Jenn is the New York Times, USA Today, and Publisher's Weekly bestselling author of several mystery and romance series and will be debuting a stand alone romantic comedy in July 2020 entitled PARIS IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA. She lives in sunny Arizona in a house that is overrun with kids, pets and her husband's guitars. ...more

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