The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

eBook - 2015
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A debut novel to charm all readers, that shows beyond all doubt that it's books, along with love, that make the world go round. It all began with a correspondence between two quite different women: 28-year-old Sara from Haninge, Sweden, and 65-year-old Amy from the small town of Broken Wheel, Iowa. After years of exchanging books, letters and thoughts on the meaning of literature and life, Sara, mousy, disheveled, who has never been anywhere in her life--has really lived only for her work in a beloved bookshop, which has just closed its doors for the last time--bravely decides to accept her unknown friend's invitation to visit. But when she arrives, she finds her house empty, the funeral guests just heading home. . . Sara finds herself alone. And what choice do the inhabitants of Broken Wheel have but to take care of their bewildered tourist? And what choice does Sara have, faced with a town where nobody reads and her desire to honour her friend, but to set...
Publisher: New York : Bond Street Books, 2015
ISBN: 9780385683609
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Mar 20, 2016

Great promise, but devolved into a Harlequin romance.

Nov 22, 2015

"books are fantastic and probably come into their own in a cabin in the woods, but how fun is it to read a fantastic book if you can't tell others about it, talk about it, quote from it constantly."

I started reading this book and wasn't too sure about it. However, a fellow booklover had recommended it and I'm glad I stuck through with it. I became invested in the characters and what would happen to them and didn't want the book to end. Would love a sequel.
Charming and funny.

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