Sweetshop of Dreams

Sweetshop of Dreams

A Novel With Recipes

Large Print - 2015 | Large Print edition
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"Rosie Hopkins's has a comfortable life--until she goes to the country to care for her ailing great aunt Lilian and her old-fashioned sweetshop. As Rosie gets Lilian back on her feet, breathes new life into the shop, and gets to know the mysterious and solitary Stephen, she doesn't want to settle for comfortable"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2015
Edition: Large Print edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781628995909
1628995904
Branch Call Number: LT Fiction COLGAN,J
Characteristics: 575 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

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Katherine_A May 28, 2019

Jenny Colgan is my go to author when I need something fun to read. The majority of the story takes place in current day England. Rosie leaves London to help her Grandmother Lilian down in Lipton England. Rosie works hard to restore her aunts closed up Sweetshop. She makes friends and has some "fun" adventures along the way. There are flashbacks to WWII and those parts of the story are sad. Overall a delightful read.

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Gerry_21
Oct 18, 2018

A nice story with added information of our favourite sweets and a few recipes as well! :-) A good read - recommended!

CRRL_MegRaymond Jan 23, 2018

Boring is good, right? Steady job, steady beau, nice apartment. Rosie thought so, until she leaves it all to go nurse her great-aunt Lilian.

LaughingOne Oct 10, 2014

You have to pay attention to light, hard-to-read years stuck at the beginning of some sections of the story because some of the story is set during WW2 and the rest is set in 2012. I did quite like the stories once I figured out what year I was in. Rosie and her great aunt Lillian are more alike than they would admit. It was lovely watching/reading about Rosie's metamorphosis from pale, rushed city woman to blooming, ever-independent country town woman. Great story!

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