Fans of Debbie Macomber and Jojo Moyes will love this warm, funny, moving holiday tale from the New York Times bestselling author of Christmas at the Cupcake Café and Little Beach Street Bakery.A nip in the air, chiming bells and carolers, and the genial glow of love and family. But for this English village, it’s going to be a Christmas to remember in ways it never expected...
In her comfy cottage nestled in the Derbyshire hills, Rosie Hopkins has good reason to feel a warm blush in her cheeks. With Christmas weeks away, the holiday is being ushered in with England’s first glorious snowfall of the season. Her boyfriend Stephen is starting his new job as a teacher in the village school. Her quaint Sweetshop and Confectionery has been restored to its former glory, and she has a loveable mop of a new puppy named Mr. Dog. Most joyous of all, Rosie and Stephen’s relatives will finally be gathering together in Lipton for what is sure to be a merry feast.
But when a devastating tragedy strikes at the heart of the close-knit town, plans for a cozy Christmas are suddenly in danger of melting away. It’s going to take Rosie’s indomitable spirit, the embrace of family and friends, and the resilient good will of a community to turn it all around and make this a holiday to be thankful for.
Soulful, emotional, uplifting, and complete with recipes for delicious wintry treats, Christmas at Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop is a perfect gift for readers.
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About the Author
Jenny Colgan is the New York Times-bestselling author of numerous novels, including The Bookshop on the Corner, Little Beach Street Bakery, and Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery, all international bestsellers. Jenny is married with three children and lives in London and Scotland.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Christmas At Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop by Jenny Colgan DECEMBER 13, 2016 / LEAVE A COMMENT / EDIT sweetshop Rating 4 out of 5 stars. This is a happy holiday tale from the New York Times bestselling author of Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe and Little Beach Street Bakery. It’s a snowy Christmas in England. Rosie Hopkins runs a sweetshop filled with candy canes, chocolates and children. She is eagerly awaiting the arrival of her family from Australia. Her family arrives and they stay at her boyfriend Stephens house. A tragedy strikes at the local school and her boyfriend Stephen is a teacher there. Lillian is a lady they know who lives at the local nursing home. She meets back up with her long-time boyfriend Henry. This was a pretty fast read and very enjoyable. At the end of the book there are some sweets recipes for things such as cheese cake, toffee and fudge. #books #blog #christmas #jennycolgan
I really enjoyed this book. You'll want to get to know the characters, and you'd love to live in the town! Follow up to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams. Read the first book to really get to know the characters, and then move on to this Christmas installment.