The Bookshop on the Shore



The Bookshop on the Shore A grand baronial house on Loch Ness, a quirky small town bookseller, and a single mom looking for a fresh start all come together in this witty and warm hearted novel by New York Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan.Desperate to escape from London, single mother Zoe wants to build a new life for herself and her son Hari She can barely afford the crammed studio apartment on a busy street where honking horns and shouting football fans keep them awake all night If she doesn t find a way out soon, Zoe knows it s just a matter of time before she has a complete meltdown On a whim, she answers an ad for a nanny job in the Scottish Highlands, which is about as far away from the urban crush of London as possible It sounds heavenly The job description asks for someone capable of caring for three gifted children , two of which behave feral wolverines The children s widowed father is a wreck, and the kids run wild in a huge tumbledown castle on the heather strewn banks of Loch Ness Still, the peaceful, picturesque location is everything London is not and Zoe rises to the challenges of the job.With the help of Nina, the friendly local bookseller, Zoe begins to put down roots in the community Are books, fresh air, and kindness enough to heal this broken family and her own Free Download The Bookshop on the Shore [ author ] Jenny Colgan [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 416 pages
  • The Bookshop on the Shore
  • Jenny Colgan
  • English
  • 16 February 2018
  • 0062850180

15 thoughts on “The Bookshop on the Shore

  1. Linden says:

    Zoe s a single mom with no money living in London Her son s father never seems to have money to help, so when she gets a job offer in Scotland as a nanny and a bookseller, she takes 4 year old Hari, who has never spoken, to the remote Scottish village Much to her chagrin, she learns that the children have gone through at least 6 nannies in the recent past, and are determined to be rid of the 7th as soon as they can Jenny Colgan is a great storyteller, and I enjoyed reading about Zoe s adventu Zoe s a single mom with no money living in London Her son s father never seems to have money to help, so when she gets a job offer in Scotland as a nanny and a bookseller, she takes 4 year o...

  2. Karen Whittard says:

    Jenny colgan books are always like a massive hug in book form The kind of hug that you desperately need and when you get that hug everything is made that little bit better and that little bitbrighter I absolutely loved this amazing book.

  3. Abi says:

    Single mother Zoe is desperately struggling to make ends meet in London Her 4 year old son Hari is perfect, except for the fact he doesn t speak at all When Zoe s landlord raises the rent on her dismal studio flat, she realises she has nowhere to turn.When an opportunity for not one but two jobs arises in Scotland, Zoe decides this could be the change she desperately needs.Faced with her new boss Ramsay, and his 3 unruly children, Zoe begins to wonder if she s made a terrible mistake But th Single mother Zoe is desperately struggling to make ends meet in London Her 4 year old son Hari is perfect, except for the fact he doesn t speak at all When Zoe s landlord raises the rent on her dismal studio flat, she realises she has nowhere to turn.When an opportunity for not one but two jobs arises in Scotland, Zoe decides this could be the change she desperately needs.Faced with her new boss Ramsay, and his 3 unruly children, Zoe begins to wonder if she s made a terrible mistake But the Highlands have a way of getting under your skin and in her heart, Zoe doesn t know whether she could ever leave.Firstly, I would like to start this review by mentioning the foreword from the author I am not a great reader of this section usually, but I ...

  4. Jasmine says:

    This one surprised me a bit I thought it would be a quick little summer romance novel with no real plotline, but i was pleasenty surprised This book will speak to anyone who loves books I love how often they quote lines from other great books and Authors The way Jenny is able to make you fall in love with Scotland, with all it s scenery , characters and local quirks shows how lovely a storyteller she is Although it s a romance, I love how she touched on mental health issues in such a sensit This one surprised me a bit I thought it would be a quick little summer romance novel with no real plotline, but i was pleasenty surprised This book will speak to anyone who loves books I love how often they quote lines from other great books and Authors The way Jenny is able to make you fall in love with Scotland, with all it s scenery , ...

  5. wellreadtraveler says:

    I am a huge fan of Jenny Colgan and out of the hundreds of books I ve read over the years, The Bookshop on The Corner will always be my favorite I ve used it for both my book clubs, sent many copies to friends as gifts, and even made my mom a 2 fan In case you hadn t guessed it I m 1 I am big book pusher and have been told by a sweet friend of mine that when she read The Bookshop on the Corner that the main character Nina reminded her of me What I wouldn t give to own my very own book mob I am a huge fan of Jenny Colgan and out of the hundreds of books I ve read over the years, The Bookshop on The Corner will always be my favorite I ve used it for both my book clubs, sent many copies to friends as gifts, and even made my mom a 2 fan In case you hadn t guessed it I m 1 I am big book pusher and have been told by a sweet friend of mine that when she read The Bookshop on the Corner that the main character Nina reminded her of me What I wouldn t give to own my very own book mobil I started small 2 years ago with my very own Little Free Library, and then started dragging all the books I ve read to both my book clubs to give away Now if I can combine these two into a refurbished ice cream truck and get to sell books instead of giving them away life long dream come true It really is a talent to be able to match a reader with their next favorite book I was so excited when I heard that Jenny had a new book coming out, and I was swooning big time ov...

  6. Kirsty says:

    Thoroughly lovely Exactly as expected from Jenny I loved the new character but also loved seeing Nina again.

  7. Alison says:

    Single mum Zoe is struggling to bring up her son Hari in a tiny bedsit in Wembley so when an opportunity arises to relocate to Loch Ness, Scotland and act as au pair to three children whilst also running a mobile bookshop she jumps at the opportunity, envisaging herself as a modern Mary Poppins reading books to rosy cheeked cherubs The reality is somewhat different, the bookshop s customers rely heavily on the bookshop s owner Nina to know the books they want need and Zoe is floundering The ch Single mum Zoe is struggling to bring up her son Hari in a tiny bedsit in Wembley so when an opportunity arises to relocate to Loch Ness, Scotland and act as au pair to three children whilst also running a mobile bookshop she jumps at the opportunity, envisaging herself as a modern Mary Poppins reading books to rosy cheeked cherubs The reality is somewhat different, the bookshop s customers rely heavily on the bookshop s owner Nina to know the books they want need and Zoe is floundering The children Zoe is supposed to look after are by turns rude, insulting and appear to exist entirely on toast and marmalade, the housekeeper is surly and unhelpful and the children s father is remote and tak...

  8. Allison says:

    I loved this book Loved I read Book Shop on the Corner on a whim and have been making my way through Colgan s works ever since If you are book lover and a romance lover I am fairly certain you will love this one too I feel like the books ...

  9. Bibliothekerin says:

    I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.It is the first book I ve read by this author, and I absolutely LOVED it This story has it all romance, mystery, and adventure, and an everyday man and woman who become hero and heroine to their children by facing extraordinary challenges head on It s a heartwarming story, full of humor and quirky characters I discovered that the author wrote a book before this, however The Bookshop on the Corner , that shares the same set I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.It is the first book I ve read by this author, and I absolutely LOVED it This story has it all romance, mystery, and adventure, and an everyday man and woman who become hero and heroine to their children by facing extraordinary challenges head on It s a heartwarming story, full of humor and quirky characters I discovered that the author wrote a book before this, however The Bookshop on the Corner , that shares the same setting and many of the same characters, so I find it strange that they were not given their own series The setting the Highland village of Kirrinfief and Nina the former librarian who drives the blue book van are the common denominators.Zoe O Connell is a young single mother in London who makes great sacrifices to give her young son a ...

  10. Danielle says:

    The Bookshop on the Shore continues the story of Nina Redmond, a Librarian we met in The Bookshop on the Corner Colgan returns to the town of Kirrinfief in Scotland, but this time the story focuses on a young woman named Zoe Zoe is a single mom to an adorable boy named Hari She is struggling to make ends meet in London as Hari s deadbeat dad continues to come up with excuses for why he can t help take care of his son, why he can t tell his family about Hari, and why they can t make their rela The Bookshop on the Shore continues the story of Nina Redmond, a Librarian we met in The Bookshop on the Corner Colgan returns to the town of Kirrinfief in Scotland, but this time the story focuses on a young woman named Zoe Zoe is a single mom to an adorable boy named Hari She is struggling to make ends meet in London as Hari s deadbeat dad continues to come up with excuses for why he can t help take care of his son, why he can t tell his family about Hari, and why they can t make their relationship work for Hari s sake At the end of her rope and unable to afford her rent, Zoe...

  11. Annette says:

    I love books so this was a perfect title for me In fact there are references to many books within the story and this novel demonstrates how books have the power to heal and help with problems that seem insurmountable both for adults and children.Zoe is a single mother to 4 year old Hari who is a wonderful child who just will not talk, something which Zoe constantly worries about He s been to see a consultant about his lack of speech but Zoe is told there s nothing wrong and one day it will jus I love books so this was a perfect title for me In fact there are references to many books within the story and this novel demonstrates how books have the power to heal and help with problems that seem insurmountable both for adults and children.Zoe is a single mother to 4 year old Hari who is a wonderful child who just will not talk, something which Zoe constantly worries about He s been to see a consultant about his lack of speech but Zoe is told there s nothing wrong and one day it will just happen.When her landlord raises the rent and her feckless boyfriend, Hari s father, will not help, Zoe is given the opportunity to move to Scotland to help Nina in her travelling b...

  12. Ginny says:

    Jenny Colgan books come into my life magically when I don t even know I need them And this one popped up on Netgalley for Librarians, so thanks to NG and the publisher This book is a semi follow up to Booshop on the Corner in that Nina and her van are in the story, but not the main focus instead we are introduced to Zoe who shows up in Scotland to be an au pair for three children who are basically being neglected Can Zoe perform some sort of Mary Poppins miracle on those kids I liked this bo Jenny Colgan books come into my life magically when I don t even know I need them And this one popped up on Netgalley for Librarians, so thanks to NG and the publisher This book is a semi follow up to Booshop on the Corner in that Nina and her van are in the story, but not the main focus instead we are introduced t...

  13. Heather says:

    The Bookshop on the Shore transports readers to Scotland once again in this charming, heartwarming novel Single mother Zoe is desperate rent on her London flat is going up and there s no way she can pay it without help Jaz, father of their son Hari, claims he doesn t have any money to spare His sister Surinder, however, might just have a plan She sets Zoe up to be the au pair at a manor on the shore of Loch Ness, and to assist Surinder s friend Nina with her bookshop van during the day It The Bookshop on the Shore transports readers to Scotland once again in this charming, heartwarming novel Single mother Zoe is desperate rent on her London flat is going up and there s no way she can pay it without help Jaz, father of their son Hari, claims he doesn t have any money to spare His sister Surinder, however, might just have a plan She sets Zoe up to be the au pair at a manor on the shore of Loch Ness, and to assist Surinder s friend Nina with her bookshop van during the day It sounds ideal, but when Zoe and Hari arrive they fi...

  14. Janis Skoczylas says:

    This was such a sweet and charming read Although this is not exactly a sequel to The Bookshop on the Corner, we do get to catch up with some of our old friends from that book However, this is Zoe s story The plot is focused onher adventures in Scotland as a single mom mum who takes on two jobs working as nanny seven for a troubled family and subbing in for Nina in the book van My favorite thing about this book is the blatant love of books that just permeates throughout the story It is This was such a sweet and charming read Although this is not exactly a sequel to The Bookshop on the Corner, we do get to catch up with some of our old friends from that book However, this is Zoe s story The plot is focused onher adventures in Scotland as a single mom mum who takes on two jobs working as nanny seven for a troubled family and subbing in for Nina in the book van My favorite thing about this book is the blatant love of books that just permeates througho...

  15. Leigh says:

    Jenny Colgan s books are like a breath of fresh air Her latest novel, The Bookshop on the Shore does not disappoint It provides readers with a cast of fun characters, good story plot and a wonderful journey to Scotland I definitely see a sequel for this one on the horizon

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