The Little Beach Street Bakery
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The Little Beach Street Bakery

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Polly Waterford is recovering from a toxic relationship. Unable to afford their flat, she has to move miles away from everyone, to a sleepy little seaside resort in Cornwall, where she lives alone above an abandoned shop. And so Polly takes out her frustrations on her favourite hobby: making bread. But what was previously a weekend diversion suddenly becomes far more important as she pours her emotions into kneading and pounding the dough, and each loaf becomes better and better. With nuts and seeds, olives and chorizo, with local honey (courtesy of local bee keeper, Huckle), and with reserves of determination and creativity Polly never knew she had, she bakes and bakes and bakes ...And people start to hear about it. Sometimes, bread really is life ...And Polly is about to reclaim hers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 36mm | 320g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Sphere
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0751549215
  • 9780751549218
  • 6,758

About Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels, including The Little Shop of Happy Ever After and Summer at the Little Beach Street Bakery, which are also published by Sphere. Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe won the 2012 Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance and was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller, as was Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams, which won the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2013. For more about Jenny, visit her website and her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter: @jennycolgan.show more

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Cheery and heart-warming escapism Sunday Mirror We love Jenny Colgan's books, but Little Beach Street Bakery is definitely one of our favourites, utterly charming, atmospheric and brilliantly written it will captivate you and keep you totally absorbed until the very end. We loved it! HIghly recommended! Hot Brands, Cool Places This delightful novel will make you feel warm inside - it makes a fab Mother's Day gift Closer Magazine I'm definitely going to be re-reading this fantastic book. A really lovely story and the perfect summer escapism Essentials Magazineshow more

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Cheery and heart-warming escapism Sunday Mirrorshow more

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9,128 ratings
3.9 out of 5 stars
5 27% (2,477)
4 43% (3,896)
3 25% (2,238)
2 5% (427)
1 1% (90)
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