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Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery
Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery: A Novel | Jenny Colgan
The New York Times bestselling author of Little Beach Street Bakery and Christmas at the Cupcake Caf returns with a delightful new novelwith recipes!that is already an international bestseller and is perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes, Meg Donohue, and Sophie Kinsella, and Elin Hilderbrand. Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery is an irresistible novelmoving and funny, soulful and sweetabout happiness, heartache, and hope. And recipes. A thriving bakery. A lighthouse to call home. A handsome beekeeper. A pet puffin. These are the things that Polly Waterford can call her own. This is the beautiful life she leads on a tiny island off the southern coast of England. But clouds are gathering on the horizon. A stranger threatens to ruin Pollys business. Her beloved boyfriend seems to be leading a secret life. And the arrival of a newcomera bereft widow desperately searching for a fresh startforces Polly to reconsider the choices shes made, even as she tries to help her new friend through grief. Unpredictable and unforgettable, this delightful novel will make you laugh, cry, and long for a lighthouse of your own.
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Liatrek
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This was just delightful ❤️ I loved the continuation of Polly. Huckle and Neil story. I really want a little Puffin bird in my life and fresh bread daily 😊 I can‘t wait to read the next book set at Christmas in December 🎄🎄🎄

Marina_h I just read Little Beach Street Bakery and really enjoyed that one, so I'll have to read this one soon. I loved Neil 😍 4mo
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Pandalibrarian
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Marathon listening session while mowing the lawn, canning tomatoes, and cooking meant I finished this in record time. I loved picking up on the lives of Polly and her friends in the second book in this series. Now to wait six months for the next one from the library! And Neil is my favorite puffin ever!

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Julsmarshall
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So good! Sweet, substantial and a little tart too-the perfect recipe for a story centered around a baker and her bakery. A lovely sequel to the first book in the series. And a little over 3 hours in #24B4Monday ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72

jb72 Great start! 6mo
Andrew65 Well done on a great start. 👏👏👏 6mo
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Julsmarshall
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Perfect summer evening. Hammock, book, wine. #currentread #24B4Monday

brit91 A perfect day!! 6mo
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ReadingMeagan
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Earlier this week, or was it last week? A bunch of Jenny Colgan‘s books were on sale through Kobo. I had to pick them up, because books! And before I could read Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery I had to find out what happened in this book. Not only did it make me hungry for delicious home made bread 😆 I now want to go to Cornwall. The perfect read for me after the sickness of this weekend.

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Loric
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A delightful cozy romance, Summer at Little Beach Street Cafe is a continuation from the first novel. If you haven‘t ready Little Beach Street Cafe, there is a nice little recap in the begging of this book which will bring you up to speed. Full of Jenny Colgan‘s trademark humor and an abundance of deliciously written artisan breads, the cast of quirky characters share their misadventures in the quintessential seaside town of Mount Polbearne.

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Nicki_K
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Another delightful read from Jenny Colgan. Jenny's writing always makes you feel like you are a part of the story and that the characters are your friends. This is another engaging and heartwarming look into Polly's life. Jenny's books leave you smiling and feeling good. I have never read a Jenny Colgan book that I haven't loved! #jennycolgan #summeratlittlebeachstreetbakery #litsy #tea_sipping_bookworm #bookstagram

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Lizpixie
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I streaked through this one tonight! Well, morning really, it is 4.30am here. Still not sleepy so I‘m planning on starting the third book in the series, Christmas At Little Beach Street Bakery. I really need to get my hands on her other books..Oi! Whoever has me as their #cupidgoespostal match, Colgans Sweetshop series are top of my romance themed list! Please & Thankyou!😘😘😘 Ahh sleep deprivation. Isn‘t it fun?

Verity I love Jenny Colgan. The kids‘ book that goes with this is lots of fun for little ones too. I think my favourite series of hers is Rosie Hopkins. 2y
Lizpixie @Verity that‘s the series I‘m after next!🍭🍬🍫 I used to own a lollyshop years ago. Best thing I ever did, made my own toffee apples, fudges, coconut ice, choc-coated licorice straps, rum balls & my own version of Ferraro Rochers. Yum. Plus I had big glass jars of every lolly you can think of. Gummy bears, milk bottles, snakes, freckles, cobbers, jelly babies, chalks, sweethearts, jellybeans, musk sticks & so much more. I miss it so much! 2y
Dragon @Lizpixie your sweet shop sound lovely! Now I‘m craving gummy bears and jelly babies! 🌈 2y
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Lizpixie
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#BookMail No1 Of 2018 is this little gem of a book. I thoroughly enjoyed The Bookshop On The Corner by the same author so I‘m giving this series a go. They may not be literary prize winners, but they‘re a fun palate cleanser between heavier books. That reminds me, I need to buy a new copy of The Bookshop On The Corner, I gifted my copy to an Aussie Litten who wanted to read it🤔 #NewYearNewBooks #SoManyBooksSoLittleFunds

Eggs Wow-Colgan wrote a lot of books! Fave title: Spandex and the City 😆 2y
JazzFeathers That cover is so inviting 😁 2y
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ChrisM
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Finished my last book of the year & the last book in the Little Beach Street Bakery series (really its the 2nd book but I read the last book 1st). This time Polly loses her job at the Bakery & tries to find a way to keep baking & Huckle tries to help but not in the best way. Add in the town still struggling with the aftermath of the storm, Reuben losing his money, & Neil returning to the puffin colony & you have an enjoyable read to end the year

SilversReviews Love the title!! 2y
tpixie Lol bookclub had me read the last one at Christmas time and now a second book club is having me read the second one this summer so now I guess it‘s time for me to read the first one in the trilogy! LOL I‘ve never read a trilogy backwards before. 2y
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Lauren.Archer
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Another pick for Jenny Colgan. This one had a little more angst, but still super sweet.

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Lauren.Archer
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Now, of course I am on to the second book in the series.

ferskner I absolutely adore this series! 2y
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SheReadsAndWrites
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I love this series! Ready to read the Christmas one!! ♥️🎄

Bookwormjillk There's a Christmas one?? Yay! 2y
SheReadsAndWrites Yes! Christmas At Little Beach Street Bakery ♥️🎄 @Bookwormjillk 2y
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SheReadsAndWrites
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I know I‘m reading a summer book in Nov while sitting by the fire, but I‘m LOVING this series and trying to read this one so I can read the NEXT one that is set at Christmas. 🎄 #somanybookssolittletime

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SheReadsAndWrites
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My reading buddy... 🤓🐶 #Ramses #lovemydog

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quietjenn
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Summer's over (yay!), but I'm traveling and Colgan calms frazzled nerves. Plus, if I'm gonna read the Christmas book, I gotta catch up.

Mdargusch I love that cover! 2y
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mcipher
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Working from home breakfast is far superior to regular work breakfast (i.e. Granola bar and yogurt). Hopefully I'll be able to sneak away and read at lunch today, too!

MrBook Oooh! 😳😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
Tamra Yum! 2y
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mcipher
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Leftover Chinese food broccoli, and beer from the local brewery - I just got back from attending a really fun yoga class there with two free beers included (awkwardly, as one of the only introverted solo people - next time I being reinforcements!). So, excited to drink IPA and read about wonderful Neil the puffin and be in pj mode now, even though class was fun.

ReadosaurusText ♥️🍺♥️ 2y
Lmstraubie Yoga and beer - that is an interesting combination 🕉️🍻 2y
mcipher @Lmstraubie It was weird, but fun. And the brew pub was a great yoga space! 2y
Lmstraubie Sounds like fun! 2y
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mcipher
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Thanks @Aninski for tagging me! I almost never give 5 full stars unless a book is life-changingly good, but these are some upcoming reads I'm expecting good things from. I know I love It and it'll be a really fun book club book, Jenny Colgan and Elizabeth Kostova are favorites, and I've heard great things about Fierce Kingdom. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ expected for all! #fivestarpredictions

mcipher I forgot to tag someone to play. I think @SassenachTheBookWizard , you haven't - so if you're interested... 😊 2y
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Bookwormjillk
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Calling it an early night with a little light reading.

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BethwithBooks
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Saying so long to summer with one last sweet beach day. Despite a chilly forecast it was a perfectly gorgeous warm sunny day in Ipswich and we simply couldn't end summer without one last seafood soirée at the Clam Box. *book not pictured out of tartar sauce concerns*

Aims42 I'm glad no books were harmed in the taking of this picture. It looks soooo good!!! 2y
BethwithBooks @Aims42 Safety first always!! 2y
mrsmarch Ipswich Clam Box heyooo! I'm not far from the Quincy Clam Box. Om nom. 2y
BethwithBooks @mrsmarch so good!!!!! 2y
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JacintaMCarter
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Bookwormjillk
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Crazy day at work, 2 hour commute, pounding headache, last one to pick up the kids at camp, pouring rain...I have earned this fun read. Happy Friday all!

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jfalkens
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ashlinisme
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Lost my bookmark earlier... and there it is. :|

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ashlinisme
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If it's your book, feel free to dog-ear, highlight, annotate, etc., but dog-earing a LIBRARY book is a cardinal sin. It's not YOURS, treat it with respect. I'm on page 161 of this book and it has had at least ten dog-ears so far. I'm going a little nuts over it.

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ashlinisme
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🤞🏻 Here's hoping 🤞🏻

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ashlinisme
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Feeling very American right now... but really? REALLY?!?!?

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Read4life
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@Leigh0906 your #beachinbookswap box was sent last week. Since I'm taking a spontaneous beach trip with my daughter, my husband took it to the post office and mailed it off. So, I didn't get a picture as planned. But it should be to you on Tuesday. 📚🐚

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LouBeth
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I will be reading these once they are available thorough my library. I read The Bookshop on the Corner and it was so cute. I have very high hopes for these.
#sweetsummerstack @Liberty

mcctrish I like the Bookshop best. That being said, make sure you have some good bread on hand to eat while you are reading these 2 3y
Birdsong28 They are very good and its a trilogy as the last one is called 3y
ReadingEnvy My podcast guest talks about these on the next episode of Reading Envy. They sound like perfect summer reads. 3y
LouBeth @ReadingEnvy I will definitely check that out. I haven't listed to a podcast in a while. 3y
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A_Biblioteca_da_Joao
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⭐⭐⭐⭐ Jenny Colgan criou uma personagem que adoro, a Polly, lutadora, forte mas frágil, amiga. E tem o melhor animal de estimação de sempre, Neil, um papagaio-do-mar.

fernanda Que bom.... Adorei o primeiro da série. 😄😄😄 3y
A_Biblioteca_da_Joao Eu também gostei muito do primeiro. Adoro a Polly e o Neil! Sabe-me tão bem ler livros assim ligeirinhos de vez em quando! 3y
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geekybookgirl2
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I found myself liking books by Jenny Colgan. I really enjoyed the Little Beach Street Bakery and its sequel (pictured here). They are quite charming and I love the characters.

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helgagrace
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Same blurb on two different books? Sure, fine. But changing the attribution? *head tilt*

Bambolina_81 Suspicious 🤔 3y
LeahBergen That's just weird. 🤔 3y
raelaschoenherr Huh... 3y
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asiriusreader Hmmmm.... 3y
Megabooks Things that make you go hmmmm... 3y
silentrequiem Hmmm. 3y
Suet624 Well that's just not right. Good catch. 3y
minkyb Shaking my head. Not good but excellent observation. 3y
bookwrm526 That does seem very suspect 3y
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DebinHawaii
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Day 7 #marchintoreading #lighthouses Before she had me wanting a book van in Scotland, Jenny Colgan had me wanting to live in an old lighthouse on a Cornish island, running a bakery w/a baby puffin as an accidental pet. There's more lighthouse in the sequel to Little Beach Street Bakery & more visible lighthouse on its U.K. cover than the U.S. one but here's some googled pics that capture how the lighthouse setting & Neil (puffin) look in my head.

RealLifeReading Oh puffins!! 3y
MedaReadsAlot If there are puffins I have to read! ❤ 3y
DebReads4fun Neil is such a fun character! 3y
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rabbitprincess PUFFINS!!!!!!!! ♥️♥️♥️ 3y
BethFishReads I really like her books! 3y
reader44ever Is Neil a talking Puffin, by any chance? 3y
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mcctrish
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Mehso-so

I think there is a fine art to writing a sequel that can stand on its own with a bit of historical retell background info and still tell its own story without too much repetition. This book seemed to retell earlier chapters of itself somehow ugh. I like the characters, the setting and the dialogue. Needs a good editor

scripturient I think I know somebody who would love this shirt. @MrBook 😃 3y
mcctrish @scripturient I thought so too 👍🏻 3y
MrBook 😳😱😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻!!!!! I want!!!!! Oh, thank you for sharing this ☺️☺️☺️! 3y
mcctrish @MrBook it kind of has you in mind 😆 3y
MrBook Indubitably 😊👍🏻! 3y
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mcctrish
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Sometimes reading back to back isn't the greatest idea

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Jejalena
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Trots att originalet var något bättre än uppföljaren, gillar jag böckerna om lilla bageriet. Vackra omgivningar och lukten av nybakad bröd. Okontroversiellt.
(Nu märker jag att denna review har samma form som Trumps tweets; saknas bara utropstecknet på slutet;)

Asaja ?? Var tvungen att läsa igen med Trump-röst i huvudet. Han kanske borde ägna sig åt bokrecensioner istället. 3y
Jejalena Eller så borde jag ägna mig åt politisk tweetrande;) @Asaja 3y
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Jejalena
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Tillbaka till Mount Polbearne och lilla bageriet. Lunnefågeln Neil är med:)

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intothehallofbooks
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I loooove this series #setonanisland by Jenny Colgan! This is the second book (the first is The Little Beach Street Bakery) -- I read them each in practically no time at all. Devoured them. Such happy happy books!

• I think there is also a 3rd Christmas installment 🎄🎄🎄 but I *don't think* it is out in the US yet. I'm so ready for the next part of the story. Actually, I think I just made myself excited for a reread of this. #seasonsreadings2016

PatienceFortitude Oh! That's why her name sounds familiar: she has one about a bookstore as well 3y
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DebReads4fun Such a fun read! 3y
raelaschoenherr I loved Bookshop so much, I can't wait to get to her others! 3y
DebinHawaii I loved both of these too! 📚❤️ 3y
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DebReads4fun
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Welcome to Mount Polbearne, a small island community. There is an abundance of salty sea spray, delicious sweet and savory baked treats, and a wide variety of town folk to keep things interesting and lively. This is a place to laugh, cry, work hard, play hard and plant firm roots. As an added treat, you will meet Neil, a rescued an unintentionally domesticated, chubby puffin. An enjoyable and satisfying read.

Suzze Looks like a cute series, and my library has them! 🍰🍰🍰 3y
Bette Puffins! 😊👍❤️ 3y
DebinHawaii Neil is my favorite! ❤️ 3y
EvieBee I've been meaning to read this series! I have them already lined up on my Kindle cloud. 3y
Kimzey At first I mistook it for a cookbook! 🎂😊 3y
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Mehso-so

Book 5 of my #readathon! It was fun, but not as good as the first one.

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Birdsong28
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Very good and easy to read. Enjoyed the story made me laugh and cry Can't wait to read Christmas at the little beach street cafe!!! Five stars all round!!!

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Birdsong28
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Perfect description of this book.

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DebReads4fun
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My pink and green stack.

bookishkris I love Magic Hour so much! 3y
erzascarletbookgasm Princess Bride! Hilarious and enjoyable :) 3y
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DebinHawaii
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$1.99 on Kindle right now so posting my review. If you want a sweet & frothy foodie book for summer, this is a fun read. It's a follow up to 'Little Beach Street Bakery' so I'd read that one first (but that's just me!) 😉 Definitely chick lit but a bakery, Cornish island, an old lighthouse & a pet puffin named Neil help give it charm. Paired w/ Elderflower & Ginger Beer Lemonade inspired by the book. Link to my blog review/recipe in the comments

acg Those drinks look soooo good 😍 3y
DebinHawaii @seekingthespheres Thank you! They were delicious if I do say so myself! 😉👍 3y
lynneamch Elderflower is my new favorite. Ginger beer always has been. Sounds like a combination I have to try! 3y
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DebinHawaii
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$1.99 on Kindle right now so posting my review. If you want a sweet & frothy foodie book for summer, this is a fun read. It's a follow up to 'Little Beach Street Bakery' so I'd read that one first (but that's just me!) 😉 Definitely chick lit but a bakery, Cornish island, an old lighthouse & a pet puffin named Neil help give it charm. Paired w/ Elderflower & Ginger Beer Lemonade inspired by the book. Link to my blog review/recipe in the comments

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DebinHawaii
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I had more pink in the stacks than green for Day 3 of #augustphotochallenge "Pink + Green Books" & dark pink covers seem to rule the day ?#augustofpages #bookphotochallenge #pinkandgreen

Melwilk Pretty! 3y
TheSpinecrackersBookClub Absolutely lovely! I really like the background and you are one of few that actually has more pink books. 3y
DebinHawaii @Melwilk Thank you! 😀 @TheSpinecrackersBookClub I know! I was surprised at all the pink. I found a couple more green covers in another room 😬 after I shot this & if I included cookbooks, I would have a lot more green. 3y
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ulejo
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Sweet, but sometimes just too much.

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annzah
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Yet again, reading a book in the right milieu - Cornwall is beautiful.

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