Jenny Colgan ´ 6 READ & DOWNLOADHis bookI truly hope this is not the last we see of Polly I hope her little bakery is given another novel in the same way as we ve been allowed to revisit the Cupcake Cafe and Rosie Hopkins I d truly love to read about Polly her puffin Mrs Manse and the little community Polly helped to build If you know me I m a sucker for anything horror thrillermystery and fantasy But my brain needs a break from death and destruction every once in a while I don t read a lot of contemporary I ve read only one Jenny Colgan book prior to this which was The Bookshop on the Corner I adored it so much that I wanted to read of Colgan s workLittle Beach Street Bakery follows a 32 year old woman named Polly
WHO FALLS INTO A FINANCIAL CRISIS SPLITS FROM HERfalls into a financial crisis splits from her term boyfriend and moves to a aint seaside village in England She befriends a group of local fishermen and rediscovers her love for baking Reading this book was like the euivalent of wrapping myself in a warm blanket a blanket made out of thick slices of toast slathered in jam and butterI found myself relating So Much To Polly Moving much to Polly Moving a new city trying to fit in healing an injured animal there is a PUFFIN in this book people and just trying to navigate a new life I felt so much for her Also I dare you to read this book without getting hungry You will want to eat ALLLL the bread This book was such a delicious treat and a perfect vacation read I liked the book ite a bit although obvs Jenny Colgan has a formula she likes to follow in most of her books and it gets a bit predictable I bought the book to read at home and the audiobook to listen to in the car I don t mean to be rude but I really hated the narrator on the recording She made everyone sound like they were at least 60 years old Polly included and all the men and Mrs Manse sounded like they had smoked 3 packs and drank a bottle of whiskey every day of their 60 years Not very enjoyable The book itself was a pleasure to read plus there are recipes at the back which are fun If you want a nice easy going Romance story then this is for you I love Jenny Colgan s stories they are easy to read and just niceand there is nothing wrong with nice it makes the world go roundThe story made me laugh definitely cry and want to go and live in that sleepy Cornish town across the cause way it sounds right p my street I want to bake bread and keep beeswell maybe just eat the honey Jenny s characters are so genuine they are real and humorous they have life s St. Solifer with Other Worthies and Unworthies ups and down that we all go through Tough choices and rays of hope like the sun glinting on the seaI loved the characters all of them even the annoying ones The grabbed my attention from page one and kept me reading I had to finish and stayedp till two in the morningIf you are a romantic at
*heart then this *then this the book for you A really lovely story If you enjoy a guilty bit of chick lit now and then Little Beach Street Bakery has all the ingredients and will leave you with a nice warm fuzzy feeling This book is pure escapism where you can leave your deep thinking hat to the side the setting of an atmospheric idyllic picture postcard sounding Cornish island that s connected to the mainland by a causeway loosely based on St Michael s mount in Cornwall Passing the Police Recruit Assessment Process uite a bit of romance tragedy yummy food that you can almost smell while reading interesting characters and a cute little puffin It almost makes you want to visit Cornwall to find a seaside village to escape to and go back to the simple things in life So grab a cup of tea and some biscuits. He Cornish coast fleeing a ruined relationshipTo keep her mind off her troubles Polly throws herself into her favorite hobby making bread But her relaxing weekend diversionickly 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 nu. I ll admit I didn t finish this book I really enjoyed most aspects of the main character her courage and persistence the way she worked through difficult circumstances and kept going to create and share beauty and warmth But every possible time that the author could mention a character was fat she did so REPEATEDLY IN PRETTY MEAN SPIRITED WAYS THE FAT CHARACTERS in pretty mean spirited ways The fat characters the ones the reader is meant not to like and they re the only ones who get detailed repeated physical descriptions I missed my return window but I won t be finishing this book What a delightful story Polly and Chris business has gone bankrupt Polly has moved to Mt Pol where she takes the time to sit a while before she moves on with her life Using baking bread from scratch to calm her nerves she secretly begins baking bread for the townspeople Adjusting to the wrath of her landlady she comes Illicit Desires (Illicit, up with a plan to bake bread and sell it in the bakery below where she lives while the landlady does cakes and pasties at the other bakery she owns It benefits them both Polly moves on and meets the townspeople falls in love and makes plans to stayI enjoyed this story The characters are fun I laughed I cried I felt bad for Polly at times because sometimes she does nothing right She is so human but strong I loved her best friend Kerensa who is alwaysrging her to date and move back to Plymouth Soul Drinker (Soul Drinkers, until she meets some of the people there The landlady and the fishermen round out the townspeople as does Huckle the beekeeper He knows what Polly is going through He has to learn the hard way that running away does not change the situation nor make him happy Polly and Huckle could have communicated better andit thinking they know what the other is thinking and jumping to conclusionsThe story was so good I fell in love with it Just a good read that I fell in love with Jenny Colgan rarely disappoints I enjoyed this and am looking forward to another Set on a small tidal island it describes well the feelings of loss and fear in a fishing community The story of the bakery is enjoyable and there s is clearly to come As always there are some tempting recipes from Jenny to feed my stomach as well as my head Jenny Colgan has become something of a master at what she does creating little community based books around fledgling business headed by young love torn women searching for peace and happiness in their lives We ve had the Cupcake Cafe Rosie Hopkins Sweetshop a Paris Chocolatiers and now Polly with her Little Beach Street BakeryIt is not the main heroine nor the possibility of romance which make Colgan s books so special it is instead the surrounding cast of characters she brings to each book building not just singular stories but ones which
*have strong atmosphere *strong atmosphere a sense of real community and camaraderieIn this novel we meet Polly who facing bankruptcy with her boyfriend Chris decides to Foxmask (Saga of the Light Isles, uproot herself to a tiny Cornish fishing village where she rents a rickety tumbledown old bakery Before she knows it her bread is healing her wounds and integrating her into the little fishing community With all the fishermen her little puffin Neil and a strange American beekeeper called Huckle it s not long before I was completely hooked on this bookThe way in which Colgan wove in the stories about the dangers of fishing and the worries the families of those who risk their lives fishing face was lovely and gave another perspective to the story and mixing in the eccentric billionaire who lives nearby meant there was never a dull moment in In the bestselling tradition of Jojo Moyes and Jennifer Weiner Jenny Colgans moving funny andnforgettable 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 iet seaside resort An abandoned shop A small flat This is what awaits Polly Waterford when she arrives at
spend a chilled out afternoon readingOh I almost forgot at the end are a fewa chilled out afternoon readingOh I almost forgot at the end are a few recipes so you can beat those bread cravings that you ll inevitably develop while reading this book with its vivid descriptions of delicious smelling baking bread Tons of readers loved this Some 2 3 star reviewers noticed as I did that the dialogue written for American characters was off Really it s not hard to get a proof reader across the pond to check thatWhy does any author willingly choose to alienate a significant portion of the world who are offended at Jesus or Christ as a swear wordCulture today doesn t even flinch at Polly having three sex partners in one book There are really good writers out there who do not celebrate amorality Glad I know a whole lot of them already Bye Jenny Polly and her boyfriend started a business together but when it failed the relationship died too Broke and desperate Polly moves into a decrepit apartment over an abandoned bakery on the remote Mt Polbearne Island The woman who owns the bakery is a cranky old despot who
*becomes polly s *Polly s Soon the bakery is thriving Polly makes friends in town triumphs and disasters ensue and love blossoms in the endI enjoyed the characters Polly is witty a hard worker and generous but she s got her dark side too Her two love interests seemed like real people in fact none of the characters were cartoonish all having multiple dimensions I particularly enjoyed Polly s cynical best friend Kerensa and the characters were cartoonish all having multiple dimensions I particularly enjoyed Polly s cynical best friend Kerensa and love relationship with the oddball genius Reuben Funny and emotional this series is off to a fine start I read the Kindle version of this book which is the first in a series After the dissolution of their business and relationship into bankruptcy Polly takes her meager funds and decides to recoup in the small seaside town of Polbearne It is only accessible by causeway at low tide and the town itself is somewhat barren except for the local fisherman and a few shops Polly rents a flat that has seen better days but has a gorgeous view She decides to bake to work away her troubles making some delicious breads At first she gives away some of her bread but slowly she begins a clandestine business one that goes well Three Short Ballbusting Stories until her landlady and local sandwich maker gets wind of her activities They decide to make a deal to reopen the shop below her flat in order to make it work for both of them In the meantime Polly is intrigued by the American beekeeper and a local fisherman as romantic possibilities Things begin to change around town and even Polly s best friend starts to become a believer but then come a few significant bumps along the road including her ex This was a fun charming book perfect for a light beach read Little Beach Street Bakery written by Jenny Colgan is another wonderful read by this very talented author as she givess readers a character named PollyPolly is recovering from a broken relationship and a heavy burden of bankruptcy which has not only taken her home but everything she believed inPolly was a lovely character with a heart of gold and she decides there was only one option and that was to leave Plymouth her hometown and take a break from everyone and everything she knew Her search for a new home takes her to a small Island which was situated off the coast of Cornwall This Island was small yet beautiful filled with characters who were soon to become Polly s friendsThis book had it all filled with characters who lived each day in Ts and seeds chocolate and sugar and the local honeycourtesy of a handsome beekeeper Packed with laughter and emotionLittle Beach Street Bakeryis the story of how one woman discovered bright new life where she least expecteda heartwarming mouthwatering modern dayChocolatthat has already become a massive international bestsellerIncludes 7 Recip.