Joint Custody

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Product Details
Price
$22.00
Publisher
Penguin Publishing Group
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780593199589

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About the Author
Lauren Baratz-Logsted is the author of 40 books for adults, teens and children, including The Sisters 8 series for young readers which she created with her husband Greg Logsted and their daughter Jackie. Her books have been published in 15 countries. She has yet to meet a jigsaw puzzle that could defeat her. Lauren lives with her family in Connecticut where, surprisingly, she has a cat.

Jackie Logsted is a college student studying film, screenwriting, and American Studies, training to write and direct movies. She created The Sisters 8 series with her mother and father, and had a short story published in Ink Stains Vol. 7. She knows her cat would be jealous to find out she wrote a book about a dog, so she chooses not to tell him. At college, she runs into many dogs, and never condescendingly calls them "buddy".
Reviews
"Lauren Baratz-Logsted and her daughter Jackie Logsted have written a funny, wise and sparkling romp. Gatz is a dog on a mission. Determined to keep his owners together by any means necessary, he takes matters into his own paws and rewrites a love story destined for disaster. A delight from
my new favorite mother/daughter writing team."--Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of Tony's Wife

"I admit I am a sucker for stories about four-footed-friends and for mother/daughter writing teams like the Logsteds. And the charm here is the narration is by a wise-in-love dog...A perfect romp to brighten your winter!"--Caroline Leavitt, New York times bestselling author of Cruel Beautiful World and With or Without You

"The authors of Joint Custody take the reader on a delightful adventure, led by a determined, cheeky, endearing narrator named Gatz, a Border Collie on a mission to reunite his owners. Our hero may miss a few key signs along the way, but he shares his growing understanding of happiness, true love, friendship, and happy endings. Highly entertaining!"--Amy Poeppel, author of Musical Chairs and Limelight

"A laugh-out-loud rom-com set in New York City's publishing world...This touching, hilarious outing is worthy of two paws up."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A hilarious rom-com unfolds in this adorable novel written by a mother-daughter duo...A fun delight!"--Woman's World

"Filled with all the fun and playfulness you could want, and some surprising warmth to close it all out."--BookPage

"From the first page to the last, this skillfully crafted novel is an absolute delight to read. It is witty and often laugh out loud funny...well worth reading! Highly recommended."--Fresh Fiction

"This is a clever, charming, and very funny novel, and the reader who isn't laughing out loud by the second page is surely lacking in the sense of humor department."--New York Journal of Books