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The Printed Letter Bookshop

Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Katherine Reay

Love friendship and family find a home at the Printed Letter BookshopOne of Madeline Cullen’s happiest childhood memories is of working with her Aunt Maddie in the uaint and cozy Printed Letter Bookshop But by the time Madeline inherits the shop nearly twenty years later family troubles and her own bitter losses have hardened Madeline’s heart toward her once treasured aunt and the now struggling bookshop left in her careWhile My first book from Katherine Reay and I was endeared to it immediately Madeline grew up in a bookshop working with her Aunt Maddie Twenty years later the shop is hers But Madeline is a different person who’s been through some significant losses The Printed Letter Bookshop is a shadow of what it once was and that just makes things worse Madeline is considering selling the workshop Her employees Janet and Claire don’t think that’s a good idea They have too much to lose because the bookshop has meant stability and healing for each of them Things start looking up for Madeline professionally and romantically and she uickly reconsiders selling the store The Printed Letter Bookshop is a charming and cozy read The characters are complex and dynamic I loved observing the antics between Madeline and her employees Best of all It’s a book about books The bookshop setting had me fully invested as did the strong storytelling Overall The Printed Letter Bookshop is about starting over and second chances It’s filled with hope about the power of friendships and other relationships I received a complimentary copy All opinions are my own My reviews can also be found on my blog wwwjennifertarheelreadercom

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Kes an unexpected turn and when a handsome gardener upends all her preconceived notions she uestions her plans and her heart She begins to envision a new path for herself and for her aunt’s beloved shop provided the women’s best combined efforts are not too little too lateThe Printed Letter Bookshop is a captivating story of good books a testament to the beauty of new beginnings and a sweet reminder of the power of friendship Rating 4 bookish stars“The Printed Letter Bookshop” was an endearing bit of Chick Lit or Women’s Fiction that for some reason I just couldn't put down I read most of it in a single day I got pulled into the story and couldn’t drag myself away I loved the bookshop setting and all the book references At the end of the book the author provided a list of the books from which uotes were used throughout her story I appreciate that the list was provided I was delighted to see how many of the uotes I recognized That kind of book trivia just makes me happyKatherine Reay has written a well balanced book about family; be it birth family or ‘family of choice’ The story’s main stage is the Printed Letter Bookshop It’s a cozy small town bookshop that widowed Aunt Maddie cherished and lovingly struggled kept open with help from two of her ‘family of choice’ family members Janet and Claire Janet is divorced unhappy snippy and brilliantly artistic with the window book displays Claire is fairly new to town uiet and behind the scenes is valiantly trying to keep the bookshop afloat while caring for her teenaged kids and oft absent husband When Aunt Maddie passes away and leaves the bookshop to her niece Madeline everyone is surprised and a bit dismayed no one so than Madeline herself Madeline was estranged from Aunt Maddie for many years due to a family fallout Madeline is working hard to make partner at a prestigious law firm in Chicago and fully intends to sell the bookshop as uickly as possibleThen life happens and it starts throwing curveballs at everyone What if Madeline decided to drop her law career and make a home in Aunt Maddie’s house and try to keep the bookstore afloat Can Janet and Claire with together and work with Madeline to overcome the obstacles What if there is a touch of romance The dramatic tension of all these elements keeps the book moving along These are the reasons that I found myself unable to put the book down Aunt Maddie left a list of reading lists for all three ladies and the lists of course fit their needs expertly There are references in the later stages of the book to these books I loved how the author elegantly and appropriately weaved the books and their uotes into the circumstances of Madeline Janet and Claire’s livesReading this book was such a nice way to spend an afternoon and evening By the end of the story I was cheering for all the characters and pleased with the ultimate ending I thought that reading the book was time well spent ‘Thank You’ to NetGalley; the publisher Thomas Nelson FICTION; and the author Katherine Reay; for providing a free e ARC copy of this book in exchange for an honest review

Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Katherine Reay

Madeline intends to sell the shop as uickly as possible the Printed Letter’s two employees have other ideas Reeling from a recent divorce Janet finds sanctuary within the books and within the decadent window displays she creates Claire though uieter than the acerbic Janet feels eually drawn to the daily rhythms of the shop and its loyal clientele finding a renewed purpose within its walls When Madeline’s professional life ta The Printed Letter Bookshop is the type of independent bookshop we all wish we had in our neighborhood Located in a little town outside Chicago on Lake Michigan it’s not just full of wonderful books of all genres but holds lots of author events and has friendly staff who can help you find that perfect book for yourself or someone else A bookshop that really celebrates the art of readingWhen the owner of the bookshop Maddie Cullen dies the whole town grieves her passing None so than her two friends and employees Janet and Claire who are worried about what will become of them and the bookshop if the new owner Maddie's estranged niece Madeline decides to sell it Madeline is a corporate lawyer working for a big Chicago law company who certainly doesn’t have time to run a bookshop but the shop has been running at a loss while Maddie was sick and will need to get back in the black before it goes on the market so Maddie is forced to become involved in the running of the bookshop Through working with Janet and Claire she comes to know about Maddie and wonders if she really understands the family rift that had made her keep her distance This is a delightfully written novel about the three women Janet Claire and Madeline and how their relationship with each other and Maddie forces them to re evaluate their lives and find what is missing With thanks to Netgalley and the publisher Thomas Nelson for a digital ARC to read

  • Paperback
  • 324
  • The Printed Letter Bookshop
  • Katherine Reay
  • English
  • 25 September 2019
  • 9780785222002

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