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Jenny Colgan


Scotland (b.1972)

aka Jane Beaton, Jenny T Colgan

Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels - Little Beach Street Bakery and the Top 5 bestseller Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams, which won the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel Award 2013. Meet Me at the Cupcake Café was also a Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller, and won the Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance 2012.

Jenny is married with three children and lives in Scotland.
 

Awards: RNA (2013)

Genres: Romance, General Fiction, Children's Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
August 2024

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Close Knit
 
Series
Maggie Adair / Little School by the Sea
   1. Class (2008)

     aka Welcome to the School by the Sea

   2. Rules (2010)

     aka Rules at the School by the Sea

   3. Lessons (2019)

     aka Lessons at the School by the Sea

   4. Studies (2024)

     aka Studies at the School by the Sea

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Rosie Hopkins
   1. Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams (2012)

     aka Sweetshop of Dreams

   2. Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop (2013)
   3. The Christmas Surprise (2014)
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Polly and the Puffin
   1. Polly and the Puffin (2015)
   2. The Stormy Day (2016)
   3. The New Friend (2017)
   4. The Happy Christmas (2017)
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Kirrinfief
   1. The Bookshop on the Corner (2016)
     aka The Little Shop of Happy-Ever-After
   2. The Bookshop on the Shore (2019)
   3. Five Hundred Miles From You (2020)

     aka 500 Miles from You

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Mure
   0.5. A Very Distant Shore (2017)
   1. The Summer Seaside Kitchen (2017)

     aka The Cafe by the Sea

   2. The Endless Beach (2018)
   3. An Island Christmas (2018)

     aka Christmas on the Island

   4. Christmas at the Island Hotel (2020)
   5. An Island Wedding (2022)
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Lessons Serialization
   1. Lessons: Part 1 (2018)
   2. Lessons: Part 2 (2018)
   3. Lessons: Part 3 (2019)
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Novels
   Talking to Addison (2000)
     aka My Very '90s Romance
   Amanda's Wedding (2000)
   Looking for Andrew McCarthy (2001)
   Working Wonders (2003)
     aka Arthur Project
   Do You Remember the First Time? (2004)
     aka The Boy I Loved Before
   Where Have All the Boys Gone? (2005)
   West End Girls (2006)
   The Good, the Bad and the Dumped (2007)
   Operation Sunshine (2007)
   Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend (2008)
   The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris (2013)
   The Summer Skies (2023)
   Close Knit (2024)
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Collections
   Scottish Girls About Town (2003) (with others)
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Series contributed to
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Books containing stories by Jenny Colgan
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The Atheist's Guide to Christmas (2010)
edited by
Robin Harvie and Stephenie Meyer

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Awards
2013 RNA: Romantic Novel Award : Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams

Jenny Colgan recommends
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Breaking the Dark (2024)
(Marvel Crime, book 1)
Lisa Jewell
"A classic Lisa Jewell with an amazing supernatural twist!"
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The Final Hours of Muriel Hinchcliffe M.B.E (2024)
Claire Parkin
"It's dark and twisted, comic and toxic. I loved it!"
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The Excitements (2024)
CJ Wray
"Utterly charming and engrossing."

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