Reviews for Sunrise by the Sea: A Little Beach Street Bakery Novel

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In this new addition to the Regency-set "Westcott" series, recently widowed Lydia Tavernor wants Someone To Cherish but would rather have a lover than a husband after the numbing servitude of marriage to Rev. Isaiah Tavernor. In Brenner's Blush, college senior Sadie Bailey discovers that straitlaced Grandma Vivian once ran a book club devoted to scandalous women's fiction. To find respite from griefover her grandfather's death, Marisa Rosso travels to a seaside Cornish village, where she helps locals save their beloved bakery (well known to Colgan's fans) in Sunrise by the Sea (100,000-copy paperback and 30,000-copy hardcover first printing). On the Terminal Ward at the Glasgow Princess Royal Hospital, life-hungry 17-year-old Lenni joins forces with 83-year-old rebel Margot in debuter Cronin's The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot (150,000-copy paperback and 25,000-copy hardcover first printing). With The Paper Palace, Heller, HBO head of drama, turns in a first novel about a woman who makes a momentous and long-overdue decision one bright Cape Cod morning. Diagnosed with a terminal illness, newly married Lauren decides to leave her husband 12 letters to guide him through the first year without her in Higgins's Pack Up the Moon. Killed in a hit-and-run in Nantucket, novelist Vivi is given heavenly permission to spend a year watching over her children, her best friend, and her ex-husband in Hilderbrand's Golden Girl (750,000-copy first printing). In Phillips's When Stars Collide, opera diva Olivia Shore and Thaddeus Walker Bowman Owens, backup quarterback for the Chicago Stars, are paired on a nationwide tour promoting a luxury watch brand with tumultuous results (150,000-copy first printing). Debuter Ray's The Missing Treasures of Amy Ashton features a once-aspiring artist now running from a tragedy in her life by simply collecting beautiful objects—until the collection-conscious little boy whose family moves in next door makes her rethink things (100,000-copy first printing).


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Best-selling author Colgan brings readers back to the sleepy seaside town of Mount Polbearne in the latest in her popular Little Beach Street Bakery series (after Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery, 2016). Marisa Rossi is heartbroken over the death of her grandfather, whose sudden passing leaves a gaping hole in her world. Her all-consuming grief leads her to isolate herself from her friends, her family, and her job. When her roommate approaches her with an opportunity to move to the seaside town of Mount Polbearne, Marisa sees it as the perfect opportunity to escape, well, everything. As soon as she moves into her seaside flat, Marisa has no intention of leaving it. She can’t, really, because her grief has manifested as agoraphobia. But over time, with the help of her therapist and her enigmatic neighbor, Marisa begins to find the strength to put one foot in front of the other. Sunrise by the Sea is an emotional, heartwarming exploration of grief and anxiety that contemporary women's fiction fans will want on their shelves.


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From Booklist, Copyright © American Library Association. Used with permission.

Best-selling author Colgan brings readers back to the sleepy seaside town of Mount Polbearne in the latest in her popular Little Beach Street Bakery series (after Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery, 2016). Marisa Rossi is heartbroken over the death of her grandfather, whose sudden passing leaves a gaping hole in her world. Her all-consuming grief leads her to isolate herself from her friends, her family, and her job. When her roommate approaches her with an opportunity to move to the seaside town of Mount Polbearne, Marisa sees it as the perfect opportunity to escape, well, everything. As soon as she moves into her seaside flat, Marisa has no intention of leaving it. She can’t, really, because her grief has manifested as agoraphobia. But over time, with the help of her therapist and her enigmatic neighbor, Marisa begins to find the strength to put one foot in front of the other. Sunrise by the Sea is an emotional, heartwarming exploration of grief and anxiety that contemporary women's fiction fans will want on their shelves.

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