January 1, 2018 | daviscrl
Nina is a literary matchmaker. Pairing a reader with that perfect book is her passion... and also her job. Or at least it was. Until yesterday, she was a librarian in the hectic city. Determined to make a new life for herself, Nina moves to a sleepy village many miles away. There she buys a van and transforms it into a bookmobile -- a mobile bookshop that she drives from neighborhood to neighborhood, changing one life after another with the power of storytelling.
Brides by the Sea, the cutest little wedding shop in all of Cornwall, has it all, including cake baker Poppy who lives upstairs. But wedding planning is not the piece of cake Poppy thought it would be, and when her best friend Cate's wedding planner walks out, Poppy has to tie up the loose ends so her bestie can tie the knot.
Hallie's in love. He's perfect for her in every way, but he's seriously out of bounds. And her friends aren't going to help her, because what they do know is that Hallie doesn't have long to live. Flo really likes Zander. But his scary sister won't be even faintly amused if she thinks Zander and Flo are becoming friends-let alone anything more. Tasha's new boyfriend is the adventurous type. And she's afraid one of his adventures will go wrong. The story begins as Hallie goes on a journey. A donor has been found, and she's about to be given new lungs. But whose?
Becca Fletcher has always hated Christmas, but she has her reasons for being Little Miss Grinch. Now, though, she can't avoid her version of ho-ho-hell because she's traveling to the Comfort Food Café to spend the festive season with her sister Laura and her family. She's expecting mulled win, Christmas movie marathons and all kinds of very merry torture. Little does Becca know that the Comfort Food Café is like no other place on earth. It's a place full of friendship where broken hearts can heal, and where new love can blossom.
When Lucy Bagshaw's life falls apart she accepts her half-sister Juliet's invitation to stay with her in a charming village in the beautiful Lake District. Lucy is expecting quaint cottages and cream teas, but instead finds that her sister is an aloof host, the weather is wet, windy and cold and her new boss, Alex Kincaid, is a disapproving widower who only hired her as a favour to Juliet. But despite their differences and with the help of quirky villagers, these hesitant rainy day sisters begin to forge a new understanding.