Books by Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan was born in Scotland. She worked in the National Health Service, moonlighting as a stand-up comic and cartoonist until her first novel, Amanda's Wedding, was published in 2000. She lives in London with her husband. This is her fifth novel.


CHRISTMAS AT LITTLE BEACH STREET BAKERY by Jenny Colgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Complications abound in this well-crafted, light holiday romance."
Talented baker Polly Waterford doesn't know what to do when her best friend, Kerensa, swears her to secrecy. Kerensa's drunken one-night stand may jeopardize not only her pregnancy, but also her marriage, not to mention Polly's engagement to Huckle. Read full book review >
THE BOOKSHOP ON THE CORNER by Jenny Colgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"A charming, bracingly fresh happily-ever-after tale with playful nods to the Outlander series."
What's a shy English librarian to do when she's downsized out of a job and her only hope for remaining employed is to become a social media-savvy coordinator of online content? Read full book review >
SUMMER AT LITTLE BEACH STREET BAKERY by Jenny Colgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 2016

"Colgan has a wide fan base who find her light novels as warm and delicious as the sweets in her books. Her latest, though, is half-baked."
Plucky Polly Waterford wants a simple life of baking treats at the Little Beach Street Bakery and cozying up her home, a run-down lighthouse she shares with a beekeeper boyfriend and pet puffin. Read full book review >
SWEETSHOP OF DREAMS by Jenny Colgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"A sweet and delicious journey."
Rosie Hopkins has settled into life in London—with "settle" being the operative word—when her job gets put on hiatus and her mother convinces her to help an elderly great-aunt who lives in a country village and owns a sweet shop. Read full book review >
MEET ME AT THE CUPCAKE CAFE by Jenny Colgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2013

"Readers with an interest in baking will love this book. Those who can't bake can skip the recipes and enjoy the humor."
A funny novel about friendship, food and love, from British author Colgan. Read full book review >
THE BOY I LOVED BEFORE by Jenny Colgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2005

"Hardly Jane Austen, but fun nonetheless."
13 Going On 30 in reverse—every bit as fluffy, and every bit as entertaining. Read full book review >
AMANDA’S WEDDING by Jenny Colgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"This kind of import is definitely an acquired taste. (Film rights to Warner Bros.)"
First novel about two Londoners sabotaging the wedding of a social-climbing chum. Read full book review >