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The Little Bookshop of Love Stories

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Another book about books! These are my sweet spot, and this one was perfectly enjoyable, if not a little too typical. Cozy, set in a British bookstore, and full of loveable characters, this one is in the same vein as The Bookshop on the Corner and How to Find Love in a Bookshop, but just not QUITE as good. Worth reading for when you need something comforting and easy to read!
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A Cute cozy story. An easy read on a winters day with likable characters that made me want to be friends with.
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Every now and then I'll stumble across the sweetest romantic tale. This book is exactly that! Geared toward book lovers, this story was like reading about my ultimate dream come true. Winning a quaint little bookshop in a sweet English village. Throw in the perfect guy and there you have it, an impossibly cute, uplifting read that just makes you feel all the warm and fuzzy feelings! 

Thank you to the publishers via NetGalley for this copy in exchange for my honest review. I loved this book!
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Rating 4.5/5

Jaimie Admans is one of my go-to authors, I just know when I pick up one of her books that I’m going to enjoy it. Which is why I’m surprised it has taken me so long to getting round to reading this one, especially since books and bookshops are my happy place, but I’m also glad that I read it this week because I really needed a pick me up and this book was the perfect antidote.

When I was little I would read fairytales and wish for them to be true and this book feels like my version of a fairytale that I want to come true. I don’t think I’ve ever wanted to be a character more than I have wanted to be Hallie, winning a bookshop and getting to hang out with someone all day who loves books as much as she does, even with the worries and the dreadful Drake I would swap places in a heartbeat.

I’m sure I don’t really need to say it but I will anyway, I loved this book, it was the perfect mix of happiness and escapism that I was looking for. The love stories were fantastic as well, I wouldn’t be surprised to find myself looking in covers of second-hand books in the future to see if I can find any myself, but I did quite like that they didn’t all have happy endings.

Hallie was lovely, even though she feels a little out of her depth in the bookshop at first I loved that her passion and imagination soon shone through. One of the things I really enjoyed was her relationship with her mother, it was so funny, there were a good few one-liners in reaction to her mother’s meddling that had me laughing out loud.

I also loved the chemistry between Hallie and Dimitri, the way they bounce off each other and always have something funny or witty to say. I liked that Dimitri is kind of part of the furniture that comes with the shop and that he really lifts Hallie’s confidence when she has new ideas. He is a bit enigmatic at times which I found interesting because it was so different to his usual demeanour but ultimately a brilliant book boyfriend.

This book has definitely brightened my week, I loved getting lost in its pages, and I’m already looking forward to reading Jaimie Admans next book.
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Too quirky for me. Not only a main character who can't keep her own feet under her but the love interest too?? Also, books that try to relate to readers too much never work for me.
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Talk about a novel perfect for book lovers!

This was the coziest of reads with the setting of a small British Bookshop located in a small town mixed with the literary references throughout the story. Between the characters, it fully captured the love of reading along with the vulnerabilities that can come along with it as an introvert. 

Even though the story does include a cute romance, I think the obvious love for literature was the true takeaway that I took away from this novel. There's a magic that comes along with books and reading and this story helped capture that feeling. 

This was a warmhearted and cozy read that spoke to my heart and my love of reading. 

***Thank you to the publisher for supplying me with an ARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review***
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Thank you for the opportunity to read and review this title.

This was such a happy, comfy read and perfect for the rainy afternoon I enjoyed it.
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I very much enjoyed this book.  It has a good story and excellent main characters.  I would definately recommend this book.
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I was fortunate enough to receive a copy of this book to read from Netgalley.

This is ultimately a feel good book about book shops and book lovers. The main character is a lover of romance books and wins a book shop in a raffle. The book is largely about her struggle to run the shop and to find ways to attract the people in the town to come visit. She slowly becomes a part of the town's community and eventually falls in love. 

If you are looking for a casual read that makes you feel warm and happy inside, this book is for you!
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I absolutely adored this book. Hallie is the exact same person as me, clumsy and loving with a lifelong penchant for books. Any bookworm will find themselves right at home in the pages of this book. 

I loved Dimitri, and the reference to one of my favoruite childhood films was a lovely surprise to see. Yes, of course, I did immediately think "Anastasia" when I first read his name. 

It's a very sweet love story, and the love notes hidden in each book is a lovely addition. It's the perfect cosy autumn read, and I'm so glad I've had the chance to read it.
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This is one of those warm and happy tales that will leave you feeling all fuzzy inside well-after the last page is done (which for me was actually a few months ago!).  Heartwarming with just enough quirkiness to leave you grinning like a mad fool, it is the perfect cozy romantic read!  It could easily become a perennial favourite when you need a dose of lighthearted, sweet romance. 

I received a complimentary copy of this title via NetGalley.  Opinions expressed are my own.
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Sadly it didn’t do it for me. The main character annoyed me from the outset and therefore I didn’t have much sympathy for her at all.
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I was hooked with the title. Two things I love: book stores and love stories. Awe I’m was hooked from that alone
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I love stories about books and bookshops, and so when I saw this book in Netgalley I simply had to read it. I was so excited when I was approved. Amazing characters, a sweet story and my favorite setting made this an entertaining read even though it was pretty predictable. I absolutely enjoyed this book. Thanks to Netgalley and the publisher, HQ Digital, for providing me with an ARC of this book.
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Okay, firstly I have to reiterate OH MY GOODNESS! I don't think I'm capable of writing a structured review for this book, I think I'm just going to say various lines about how good it is and how it made me feel. Will that suffice?? Well, it's going to have to, because my brain can't form any coherent type of normal review for this story, it's a just a fuzzy, giddy, happy book dance kind of jumble. So, here are some thoughts I had while reading:

I would really like a bookshop!

I need to help Hallie sort out those shelves and do the window display.

Who is this guy, that's just stumbled into the shop and why do I immediately LOVE him!?

Guys! I want a bookshop!

How does someone come up with such good ideas and write them so brilliantly?

I kid you not, I need a movie of this book for Dimitri alone! 

I adore Hallie and how much she loves books. 

So many laugh out loud moments.

Seriously. Dimitri! *Searches Pinterest for pictures that could remotely do him justice.*

Ooh I'm loving all the intrigue to these notes and their owners.

Opening day and Dimitri's bookish gifts sound amazing!

Jaimie literally gets why people love books and what's so special about them spot on!

Robert is so lovely, he ties things together perfectly!

Hallie talking about her Mum's cooking is making me laugh so hard!

There's got to be some kind of record for how many times one can swoon over a book character. If there is, I'm like 110% certain I've broken that record while reading this story.

I love it, I love it, I LOVE IT!!!

This book needs to be a movie. I need to see it!

In all seriousness, I can't even begin to explain how this book made me feel. There's something so warm and wonderful about the way Jaimie writes, with so many laughs thrown in. I don't know how she does it! I urge you to pick up a copy of 'The Little Bookshop of Love Stories,' and I guarantee you will fall for each and every character, some more than others, 'Ahem, Dimitri!' 

It's a bookworms dream concept and you can feel that weaved through every page. I wish I'd highlighted certain sentences - I always think I'll remember them - because Jaimie just gets it. It's so beautifully done. Be sure to pick up a copy today. You will love it!!
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To be honest, I requested this book because of the cover, I had not even read the blurb and I just knew that I had to request this book. It was a pretty decent read, and I had loved this concept, I had previously seen a movie which also had a few similarities with the "love letters". Although this book revolves around the bookshop and which makes it even sweeter.
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Woman wins ownership of a bookshop and begins to make friends and romance.  It's OK, but not at fun as I thought.  It was cute thought and I would recommend to anyone who love bookstores.
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This was a cute little story. At times it got a little cheesy for me, but I was able to push through and enjoyed the  plot. I really enjoyed the characters in this story.
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Again this was another book I did not finish. I was bored at times and found myself skimming pages. I think books about bookshops are hit or miss for me. I hope I find my bookshop book soon.
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oh my goodnress. this was the cutest, sugary sweet adorable little love of a book, though! you need to read this and just fall in love. this cover is so adorable and precious and the inside is just as great!!!!!
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