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Colgan, Jenny

Overview
Works: 66 works in 362 publications in 11 languages and 10,184 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Chick lit  Christmas stories  Love stories  Humorous stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6053.O4225, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jenny Colgan
Publications by Jenny Colgan
Publications by Jenny Colgan, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jenny Colgan
The loveliest chocolate shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan( Book )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
It's true that Anna Trent is a supervisor in a chocolate factory...but that doesn't necessarily mean she knows how to make chocolate. And when a fateful accident gives her the opportunity to work at Paris's elite chocolatier Le Chapeau Chocolat, Anna expects to be outed as a fraud. After all, there is a world of difference between chalky, mass-produced English chocolate and the gourmet confections Anna's new boss creates. But with a bit of luck and a lot of patience, Anna might learn that the sweetest things in life are always worth working for
Amanda's wedding : a novel by Jenny Colgan( Book )
43 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 954 libraries worldwide
"Meet Melanie Pepper, a spirited twenty-something who lives in the scruffy end of South London, works at the world's most boring job, and spends her time lusting after a sexy, commitment-phobic, pop-star wannabe in leather trousers. Join her and her best friend, Fran, in the treacherous trenches of today's singles scene as they cope with Amanda-envy."--Jacket
Meet me at the Cupcake Cafe : a novel with recipes by Jenny Colgan( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
When Issy Randal is laid off from her desk job, she decides to open up her own little cafe. But she soon learns that her piece-of-cake plan will take all her courage and confectionary talent to avert disaster
Talking to Addison by Jenny Colgan( Book )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Falling in love with a gorgeous computer geek named Addison when she moves into a new place with a strange ensemble of friends, Holly is determined to tear him away from his computer, but when she succeeds, Addison's life is thrown into chaos
Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Polly Waterford flees to the Cornish coast to escape a ruined relationship. To keep her mind off her troubles, she throws herself into her favorite hobby: making bread. But her relaxing weekend diversion quickly develops into a passion. As she pours her emotions into kneading and pounding the dough, each loaf becomes better than the last. Soon, Polly is working her magic with nuts and seeds, chocolate and sugar, and the local honey--courtesy of a handsome beekeeper. Packed with laughter and emotion, Little Beach Street Bakery is the story of how one woman discovered bright new life where she least expected it
West End girls by Jenny Colgan( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
They may be twin sisters, but Lizzie and Penny Berry are complete opposites - Penny is blonde, thin and outrageous; Lizzie quiet, thoughtful and definitely not thin. The one trait they do share is a desire to DO something with their lives, and as far as they are concerned, the place to get noticed is London. Out of the blue they discover they have a grandmother living in Chelsea - and when she has to go into hospital, they find themselves flat-sitting on the King's Road. But, as they discover, it's not as easy to become It Girls as they'd imagined, and west end boys aren't at all like Hugh Grant
Operation sunshine by Jenny Colgan( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 libraries worldwide
The new bestseller from the fabulous Jenny Colgan
Sweetshop of dreams : a novel with recipes by Jenny Colgan( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Rosie Hopkins's life is...comfortable. She has a steady nursing job, a nice apartment, and Gerard, her loyal (if a bit boring) boyfriend. And even though she might like to pursue a more rewarding career, and Gerard doesn't seem to have any plans to propose, Rosie's not complaining. Things could be worse. Right? Life gets a bit more interesting when Rosie's mother sends her out to the country to care for her ailing great aunt Lilian, who owns an old-fashioned sweetshop. But as Rosie gets Lillian back on her feet, breathes new life into the candy shop, and gets to know the mysterious and solitary Stephen--whose family seems to own the entire town--she starts to think that settling for what's comfortable might not be so great after all -- Unedited summary from the book
Meet me at the cupcake cafe by Jenny Colgan( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Ever dreamed of starting over? Issy Randall can bake. No, more than that - Issy can create stunning, mouth-wateringly divine cakes. After a childhood spent in her beloved Grampa Joe's bakery she has undoubtedly inherited his talent. So when she's made redundant from her safe but dull City job, Issy decides to seize the moment and open up her own cafe. It should be a piece of cake, right? Wrong. As her friends point out, she has trouble remembering where she left her house keys, let alone trying to run her own business. But Issy is determined. Armed with recipes posted to her from Grampa, and with her local bank manager fighting her corner, Issy attempts to prove everyone wrong. Following your dreams is never easy and this is no exception. Can Issy do it? -- Product Description
The boy I loved before by Jenny Colgan( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Overwhelmed by the prospects of a monotonous, nine-to-five, cookie-cutter life during her best friend Sashy's wedding and prompted by her own boyfriend's proposal, Flora Scurrison makes a wish that she could do it all over again and wakes up the next morning to discover that she is once again sixteen years old and is given the chance to change her life. Reader's Guide included
Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan( Book )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Issy Randall, proud owner of the Cupcake Cafe, is in love and couldn't be happier. But when her boyfriend Austin is scouted for a possible move to New York, Issy is forced to face up to the prospect of a long-distance romance
Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams by Jenny Colgan( Book )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Were you a sherbet lemon or chocolate lime fan? Penny chews or hard boiled sweeties (you do get more for your money that way)? The jangle of your pocket money ...the rustle of the pink and green striped paper bag ...Rosie Hopkins thinks leaving her busy London life, and her boyfriend Gerard, to sort out her elderly Aunt Lilian's sweetshop in a small country village is going to be dull. Boy, is she wrong. Lilian Hopkins has spent her life running Lipton's sweetshop, through wartime and family feuds. As she struggles with the idea that it might finally be time to settle up, she also wrestles with the secret history hidden behind the jars of beautifully coloured sweets
The good, the bad and the dumped by Jenny Colgan( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Slovenian and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Now, you would obviously never, ever look up your exes on Facebook. Nooo. And even if you did, you most certainly wouldn't run off trying to track them down, risking your job, family and happiness in the process. Posy Fairweather, on the other hand ...Posy is delighted when Matt proposes - on top of a mountain, in a gale, in full-on romantic mode. But a few days later disaster strikes: he backs out of the engagement. Crushed and humiliated, Posy starts thinking. Why has her love life always ended in total disaster? Determined to discover how she got to this point, Posy resolves to get online and track down her exes. Can she learn from past mistakes? And what if she has let Mr Right slip through her fingers on the way?
Diamonds are a girl's best friend by Jenny Colgan( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
"Sophie is a girl about town - living the party lifestyle with Daddy footing the bill. But when she gets embroiled in a scandalous affair, she is thrown out of home and left to fend for herself on the mean streets of London. Scraping a living as a cleaner in a photographic studio, living in a bedsit on the Old Kent Road, eating baked beans from the can - this is one spectacular fall from grace. On top of that, she is papped by photographers every time she leaves the flat, with her so-called friends laughing at her downfall. But stepping in to solve a crisis at the studio, Sophie discovers that she is also quite handy with a camera, and a new career behind the lens is born. But when she is hired as the photographer for a society wedding, Sophie is thrust back into her old lifestyle, and discovers that perhaps money can't buy you happiness after all..."--www.amazon.com
Working wonders by Jenny Colgan( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' sweetshop by Jenny Colgan( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Een vrouw verheugt zich op een rustige kerst met z'n tweetjes maar dan kondigt overzeese familie plots een bezoek aan
Looking for Andrew McCarthy by Jenny Colgan( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Where have all the boys gone? by Jenny Colgan( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Humoristisk roman om Katie, der flytter fra storbyen til en lille skotsk by og går på mandejagt
Do you remember the first time by Jenny Colgan( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Humoristisk roman om 32-årige Flora, der ønsker sig tilbage til sin første forelskelse og vågner som 16-årig dagen efter
The Christmas surprise by Jenny Colgan( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Includes mouth-watering recipes. Rosie Hopkins, newly engaged, is looking forward to an exciting year in the little sweetshop she owns and runs. But when fate strikes Rosie and her boyfriend, Stephen, a terrible blow, threatening everything they hold dear, it's going to take all their strength and the support of their families and their Lipton friends to hold them together. After all, don't they say it takes a village to raise a child?Treat yourself and your friends to Jenny Colgan's heartwarming new novel this Christmas
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Beaton, Jane, 1972-

controlled identity Colgan, J. T. , 1972-

Jenny Colgan
Jenny Colgan British writer
Kolgana, Dženija 1972-
コルガン, ジェニー
Languages
English (181)
Spanish (13)
French (9)
Italian (9)
Serbian (8)
Polish (6)
Slovenian (5)
Dutch (5)
German (3)
Czech (2)
Japanese (1)
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