The Bookshop on the Corner
A NoveleBook - 2016
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multcolib_dianaa Mar 25, 2020
A laid-off librarian buys a van and turns it into a bookshop in the most charming version of Scotland you can imagine. This is warm and funny and will make you wish you could travel right now, this very minute, to Scotland- but of course, you can't do that.
A laid-off librarian buys a van and turns it into a bookshop in the most charming version of Scotland you can imagine.
Can Nina successfully remake her life in small town Scotland by running a mobile bookshop?
multcolib_alisonk Jun 30, 2016
This book falls back on stereotypes about librarians and, I suspect, Scotland; a lot of the characters are one-dimensional, and the author often relies on cliche...and even so, I really enjoyed it. It was a great escape, especially if the idea of starting a mobile book shop sounds like a good jus... Read More »
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"Nina sat back down and started reading aloud from "Up on the Rooftops", and the twins quieted down immediately - not because they could follow the story, but because the soothing cadence of somebody reading always had a transformative effect on babies; Griffin's theory was that children were evolutionarily engineered to listen to stories, because it stopped them from wandering off into the woods and getting eaten by hairy mammoths."
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