Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan

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Addition: Netgalley review book Genre: Chick-lit Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Summer has arrived in the Cornish town of Mount Polbearne and Polly Waterford couldn’t be happier. Because Polly is in love: she’s in love with the beautiful seaside town she calls home, she’s in love with running the bakery on Beach Street, and […]

2015 Reading: #4 Jenny Colgan’s Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery

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2015 Reading: Book 4 – Summer at Little Beach Bakery Synopsis: Summer has arrived in the Cornish town of Mount Polbearne and Polly Waterford couldn’t be happier. Because Polly is in love: she’s in love with the beautiful seaside town she calls home, she’s in love with running the bakery on Beach Street, and she’s […]

Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier

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Addition: Paperback Genre: Gothic fiction Published: 1935 Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Her mother’s dying request takes Mary Yellan on a sad journey across the bleak moorland of Cornwall to reach Jamaica Inn, the home of her Aunt Patience. With the coachman’s warning echoing in her memory, Mary arrives at a dismal place to find Patience a changed woman, […]

Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan

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Addition: Netgalley review e-book Genre: Chick-lit Published: 2014 Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Polly Waterford is recovering from a toxic relationship. Unable to afford their townhouse, she has to move miles away from everyone, to the sleepy little seaside resort of Polbearne, where she lives alone above an abandoned shop. And so Polly takes […]

2014 Reading: #7 Michael Morpurgo’s The White Horse of Zennor

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The seventh book I have read in 2014 is: Michael Morpurgo’s The White Horse of Zennor. I have read a few Morpurgo books now, including War Horse, and have enjoyed them. This book is no different. I wasn’t sure I would like this book as it was short – only 150 pages, and consisted of […]

A Perfect Proposal by Katie Fforde

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THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS! Addition: Kindle e-book Genre: Chick-lit Rating: 4 out 5 Synopsis: Sophie Apperly’s family has never taken her seriously. Fiercely academic, they see her more practical skills as frivolous whilst constantly taking advantage of her. So when her best friend Milly invites her over to New York, she jumps at the chance. […]

A Gathering Storm by Rachel Hore

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THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS! Addition: Paperback from the library Genre: Historal Fiction Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Photographer Lucy Cardwell has recently lost her troubled father, Tom. While sifting through his papers, she finds he’d been researching an uncle she never knew he’d had. Intrigued, she visits her father’s childhood home, the once beautiful […]