How to Find Love in A Bookshop

How to Find Love in A Bookshop

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"Nightingale Books, nestled on the main street in an idyllic little village, is a dream come true for book lovers-- a cozy haven and welcoming getaway for the literary-minded locals. But owner Emilia Nightingale is struggling to keep the shop open after her beloved father's death, and the temptation to sell is getting stronger. The property developers are circling, yet Emilia's loyal customers have become like family, and she can't imagine breaking the promise she made to her father to keep the store alive."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780735223493 (hardcover)
0735223491 (hardcover)
(ebook)
Branch Call Number: FIC HENRY
Characteristics: 340 pages ; 22 cm

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The enchanting story of a bookshop, its grieving owner, a supportive literary community, and the extraordinary power of books to heal the heart...

Meeting May 14th, 2019.

Nightingale Books, nestled on the main street in an idyllic little village, is a dream come true for book lovers-- a cozy haven and welcoming getaway for the literary-minded locals. But owner Emilia Nightingale is struggling to keep the shop open after her beloved father's death, and the temptati... Read More »


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futurelibrarian
Aug 14, 2020

This is literally my favorite book, (yes even better than Harry Potter and Percy Jackson and all the 'billion-dollar books' out there). It tells so many tales of love in all its forms, of romantic love, hard love, easy love, love for family, and love for books. If you loved Taylor swift's new album for the stories and the vibes, you will love this book just as much, if not more.

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JackieRuesink
Feb 04, 2020

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TheresaAJ
Aug 05, 2019

Emilia Nightingale has returned to Peasebrook to bury her father and deal with his business, Nightingale Books. As she struggles with her grief, Emilia learns that the bookshop is in poor financial shape. Despite a handsome offer from a developer, Emilia takes the plunge and resolves to honor her father's memory by running the bookshop. As she becomes more settled, Emilia becomes involved with the residents and learns about her father's impact on the village. This novel, full of endearing characters, classical music, and English customs, could easily be made into a movie. This novel is the Willa Cather Book Club's August 2019 selection.

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JEM_LPL
Jan 28, 2019

A charming valentine to lovers, books, and lovers of books. Think of it as a British sequel to “The Storied Life Of A.J. Rivkay.”

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GrinBig
Jan 11, 2019

Really enjoyed this book. Took a little while to get into it, but was ultimately charmed by a wide cast of characters. Very nicely written, making reading time a sweet escape for anyone who would love to find love in a book shop.

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RosaReads2
Dec 02, 2018

An absolutely fabulous multi-protagonist story with a treasured bookshop as the focal point to their intersecting lives. I grieved, celebrated, and fell in love right along with each character. I will undoubtedly be seeking out more stories from this author.

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pktab
Sep 30, 2018

I had a hard time getting through this book, it seemed to drag on and on and on. However, I was interested in the characters and what happened to them so I continued on and finished the book. I had seen the movie "Love Actually" and understood the many references of similarities in the two stories. I did finish the book and, of course, everyone lived happily ever after!!

aeklund_0 Jul 11, 2018

This was the perfect, quick, summer read for a plane trip.

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AnneCarolineDrake
Jun 09, 2018

"Enchanting" is the perfect description. This book was recommended to me by a librarian friend who lives in Colorado. She wants to live in the bookshop. It is located near Oxford University in England, and I think the story would make a wonderful movie.

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Gerry_21
Mar 07, 2018

A really nice story from Veronica Henry... well set in England with lots of interesting characters. Well worth reading!

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