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Tidbit Tuesday – The Little Shop Of Happy Ever After


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Surinder rolled her eyes. She got asked out constantly, and was interested in almost none of them, complaining they were all to metropolitan and she didn’t like beards.

“Whatever,” she saind, waving her hand. “You’ll see. Boys everywhere.”

“I’m not going for the boys,” said Nina. “I’m going for the books.”

“But surely if a boy or two turns up you’re not going to be too disappointed?”

“I told you,” said Nina. “They’re all a hundred and two and live in a bar. And stop whistling ‘Over The Sea To Skye’.”

– Page 87, Chapter 9


The Little Shop of Happy Ever After by Jenny Colgan

Given a back-room computer job when the beloved Birmingham library she works in turns into a downsized retail complex, Nina misses her old role terribly – dealing with people, greeting her regulars, making sure everyone gets the right books for their needs. Then a new business nobody else wants catches her eye: owning a tiny little bookshop bus up in the Scottish highlands. No computers. Shortages. Out all hours in the freezing cold; driving with a tiny stock of books… not to mention how the little community is going to take to her, particularly when she stalls the bus on a level crossing…

 


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