Little Beach Street Bakery

Little Beach Street Bakery

eBook - 2015
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In the bestselling tradition of Jojo Moyes and Jennifer Weiner, Jenny Colgan's moving, funny, and unforgettable novel tells the story of a heartbroken young woman who turns a new page in her life . . . by becoming a baker in the town of CornwallA quiet seaside resort. An abandoned shop. A small flat. This is what awaits Polly Waterford when she arrives at the Cornish coast, fleeing a ruined relationship.To keep her mind off her troubles, Polly throws herself into her favorite hobby: making bread. But her relaxing weekend diversion quickly develops into a passion. As she pours her emotions into kneading and pounding the dough, each loaf becomes better than the last. Soon, Polly is working her magic with nuts and seeds, chocolate and sugar, and the local honey--courtesy of a handsome beekeeper. Packed with laughter and emotion, -- that has already become a massive international bestseller.Includes 7 Recipes!
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : HarperCollins Publishers 2015
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1 online resource (464 pages)

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DeeB2015
Aug 27, 2017

I enjoyed the book, nice light reading for being on the couch with the flu.
Made me want to get up and bake something,.....almost!

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abbi_g
Apr 08, 2017

Little Beach Street Bakery was a fun novel to read. I admired Polly's character, specifically her decision to move away and make a life for herself despite the opinions of her loved ones. I can identify with her in that regard, including moving from a big city to a smaller town.

This is the second novel that I've read written by Jenny Colgan; and I am not afraid to admit that I'm becoming a fan of her books.

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1oneup
Oct 20, 2016

Chose the book for its covered then really enjoyed the book and it's sequel.

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Starpoem
Sep 20, 2016

This book was much sadder than I expected. But I did love the subplot with the puffin.

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Audjack
Jun 16, 2016

An engaging glimpse into life in rural England. Enjoyed the book thoroughly and her characters are very real. I will definitely read her other books.

dgeorgia May 27, 2016

I really enjoy books by Jenny Colgan. I really liked this book and she is a good writer. It is like you are there in Cornwall. As I read this book, all I wanted to do was bake some bread. Recipes are also included! :)

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1janelle
Apr 30, 2016

funny but real .

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abookandacuppa
Aug 23, 2015

Excellent British chick lit! The setting is Cornwall, the characters are fun, and there is a puffin named Neil. Great summer read!

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1_Great_Book
Jul 20, 2015

Jenny Colgan is a very good storyteller. Heartwarming stories of people rebuilding or building their lives. Sometimes it's messy, nothing is taken for granted, and a lot of hard work is involved. The characters are endearing and this particular one is about a young woman remaking her life in a small village and fitting in just fine, despite all the obstacles. Very nice to read something that doesn't involve people seeking loads of money, high profile careers, fancy houses and belongings, but rather living life well and being a lovable person.

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beachcat2
Jun 04, 2015

Delightful, warm and funny - a lovely read.

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