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The Bookshop on the ShoreA NovelA grand baronial house on Loch Ness a uirky 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 ColganDesperate 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 footba There was apparently a serious lack of proofreading before this book went to press Starting in chapter 2 and continuing on steadily throughout there were extra words in sentences and other errors even use of the wrong character’s name that disrupted the flow of this lovely book A book so heavily advertised should have at least had a read through I have never seen so many errors in published writingThat being said I really enjoyed the characters and storyline of this book even than Bookshop on the Corner Zoe is such a plucky and hopeful character The writing was fine but the basic errors were very distracting and while it was a story I would read again and I bought the book so I could unfortunately because of the errors I wouldn’t It makes for an unsatisfying reading experience

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doc Æ The Bookshop on the ShoreA Novel Paperback á [Epub] ➟ The Bookshop on the ShoreA Novel Author Jenny Colgan – A grand baronial house on Loch Ness a uirky 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 bestLl 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 heavenlyThe job description asks for someone capable of caring for three “gifted children” two of which behave like feral wolve I am a sucker for a book that says “The Bookshop After all bookshops are were us readers love to spen our time and I have been in uite a few in my life loving the old used bookstores best Forget Barnes Noble and other modern stores; I like uaintWell this book was supposed to be about a bookshop on the shore Very little time is spent in the bookshop and I have no idea what the shore has to do with this bookThe audio book was narrated by a British woman which made me think of the British voices in “Doc Martin” or even “Last of the Summer wine” So I gave it a try just because her voice was charming as was she But at seven hours into this13 hour book I was bored Zooey the main character in this book lived in an apartment in London with her mute child Harry but due to circumstances she is being kicked out A friend of hers gets her a job in Scotland and asks her to also sell books out of her book mobile while she herself is in the hospital So Zooey packs up and moves to Scotland moving into a very large house to care for this man’s children Aha I thought another nanny story like those I read in my youth like those that I grew bored of reading by the time I was 22 Only unlike those books she doesn’t think that the man could be dangerous or even evil Yet she sees shadows Ghosts? Maybe later in the book she will become suspicious since his wife disappeared Maybe his wife is the ghost But 10 hours into this book there is no mention of a ghost that she thought she saw in the beginningThe man Ramsey is very tall with huge hands He is so tall that he ducks down when entering a room so he won’t bump his head I And then she is wishing that he would put his “large hands” all over her body And I am realizing that I am not a 16 year old that can’t wait to turn the page I want to be reading Paul Theroux’s new book on his traveling by car in Mexico which was something that a friend and I had done at least 3 times in the 80s And I just know that he will put Mexico down all the time but at the same time it sounds much interesting

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Rines 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 picturesue location is everything London is not and Zoe rises to the challenges of the jobWith 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? Do you ever just completely forget to post a review? Because SAME I read this over my vacation back in early July and thought it was adorable and I just now realized I never shared my thoughts 😳 This was charming sweet and cozy with a fantastic setting and a cast of uirky supporting characters My first Jenny Colgan book but definitely not my last I can see myself turning to one of her books when I want something comforting and light