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The Bookshop on the Shore

(2019)
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A grand baronial house on Loch Ness, a quirky small-town bookseller, and a single mom looking for a fresh start all come together in this witty and warm-hearted novel by New York Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan.

Desperate to escape from London, single mother Zoe wants to build a new life for herself and her four year old son Hari. She can barely afford the crammed studio apartment on a busy street where shouting football fans keep them awake all night. Hari’s dad, Jaz, a charismatic but perpetually broke DJ, is no help at all. But his sister Surinder comes to Zoe’s aid, hooking her up with a job as far away from the urban crush as possible: a bookshop on the banks of Loch Ness. And there’s a second job to cover housing: Zoe will be an au pair for three children at a genuine castle in the Scottish Highlands. 

But while Scotland is everything Zoe dreamed of—clear skies, brisk fresh air, blessed quiet—everything else is a bit of a mess. The Urquart family castle is grand, but crumbling, the childrens’ single dad is a wreck, and the kids have been kicked out of school and left to their own devices. Zoe has her work cut out for her, and is determined to rise to the challenge, especially when she sees how happily Hari has taken to their new home.

With the help of Nina, the friendly local bookseller, Zoe begins to put down roots in the community. Are books, fresh air, and kindness enough to heal this broken family—and her own…?

Genre: General Fiction

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June 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 0-06-291355-7 / 978-0-06-291355-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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June 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: the funny, feel-good, uplifting Sunday Times bestseller
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 0-7515-7558-5 / 978-0-7515-7558-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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February 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: the funny, feel-good, uplifting Sunday Times bestseller
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 0-7515-7199-7 / 978-0-7515-7199-8 (UK edition)
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April 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: the funny, feel-good, uplifting Sunday Times bestseller (Scottish Bookshop)
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 0-7515-7200-4 / 978-0-7515-7200-1 (UK edition)
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June 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 0-06-291237-2 / 978-0-06-291237-4 (USA edition)
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June 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 0-06-285018-0 / 978-0-06-285018-8 (USA edition)
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January 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 0-7515-7559-3 / 978-0-7515-7559-0 (UK edition)
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July 2019 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Bookshop On The Shore
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 1-4450-7879-1 / 978-1-4450-7879-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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July 2019 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Bookshop On The Shore
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 1-4450-7880-5 / 978-1-4450-7880-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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June 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore Lib/E
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 1-982661-60-7 / 978-1-982661-60-1
Publisher: HarperCollins
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June 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 1-982661-61-5 / 978-1-982661-61-8
Publisher: HarperCollins B and Blackstone Audio
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June 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 1-982661-62-3 / 978-1-982661-62-5
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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June 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
Publisher: HarperAudio
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June 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
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June 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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June 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
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June 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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June 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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June 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Bookshop on the Shore: the funny, feel-good, uplifting Sunday Times bestseller
Author(s): Jenny Colgan
Publisher: Sphere
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