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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.

Genres: Romance, Children's Fiction, General Fiction
 
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Awards
Romantic Novel of the Year Award Best Novel winner (2013) : Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams


Jenny Colgan recommends
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The Dream House (2006)
Rachel Hore
"Warm, very true to life and totally engrossing."
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Gold (2007)
Dan Rhodes
"Whilst remaining as funny and original as ever, Gold is maybe Rhodes' most adult, moving book yet. Unforgettable."
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One Day (2009)
David Nicholls
"The funniest, loveliest book I've read in ages. Most of all it is horribly, cringingly, absolutely 100% honest and true to life: I lived every page."
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Mr Almost Right (2010)
Eleanor Moran
"Very funny, very romantic."
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Since You've Been Gone (2013)
Anouska Knight
"Warm, sexy and addictive."
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The Tea Chest (2014)
Josephine Moon
"I loved-a perfect of sweet and spice."
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The Library At the Edge of the World (2016)
(Finfarran, book 1)
Felicity Hayes-McCoy
"A charming and heartwarming story."
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After Hello (2017)
(You Had Me At Hello, book 2)
Mhairi McFarlane
"Hilarious."
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The Summer Of Impossible Things (2017)
Rowan Coleman
"Gorgeous, glowing, heartbreaking and wonderful - Rowan's best novel to date."
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Friend Request (2017)
(Friend Request, book 1)
Laura Marshall
"A brilliant novel."
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The Woman in the Window (2018)
A J Finn
"Dense, brilliant and unforgettable; tight in focus, widescreen in execution."
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The Man I Think I Know (2018)
Mike Gayle
"Mike is always wise and wonderful, but this is a whole new departure for him - read it!"
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Where The Light Gets In (2018)
Lucy Dillon
"I always find Lucy Dillon's books so overflowing with wit and wisdom."
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You Me Everything (2018)
Catherine Isaac
"Heartwarming, thoughtful and very special."
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At the Wedding (2018)
Matt Dunn
"Funny, warm, honest…"
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I Owe You One (2019)
Sophie Kinsella
"This is the funniest book Sophie Kinsella has ever written."
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The Lying Room (2019)
Nicci French
"This book is a pure adrenaline rush!"
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The Last Day (2020)
Andrew Hunter Murray
"Dark, believable and brilliantly written."
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Daisy Cooper's Rules for Living (2020)
Tamsin Keily
"Fun, fresh--a brilliant love story with a twist."
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Come Again (2020)
Robert Webb
"Funny, brilliant, clever and unpredictable; I gobbled it up."
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Devolution (2020)
Max Brooks
"Devolution is by Max Brooks, who wrote the stone cold classic that is World War Z, so I will follow him pretty much anywhere. Few things are pleasanter to read when cosy in bed than utterly dreadful dystopian things happening to somebody else."
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Life and other Happy Endings (2020)
Melanie Cantor
"Witty, very touching and entirely unexpected."
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Invisible Girl (2020)
Lisa Jewell
"A breathtakingly brilliant novel by an author at the absolute top of her game."
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The Midnight Library (2020)
Matt Haig
"Clever, emotional and thought-inspiring."
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The Cancer Ladies' Running Club (2021)
Josie Lloyd
"Amazing, heartbreaking and inspiring."

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