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DOC ☆ READER The Lost and Found Bookshop FREE ñ In this thought provoking wise and emotionally rich novel New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs explores the meaning of happiness trust and faith in oneself as she asks the uestion If you had to start over what would you do and who would you be? There is a book for everything SoDrew her only living relative not counting her scoundrel fatherBut the gruff deeply kind Andrew has begun displaying signs of decline Natalie thinks it’s best to move him to an assisted living facility to ensure the care he needs To pay for it she plans to close the bookstore and sell the derelict but valuable building on historic Perdita Street which is in need of constant fixing There’s only one problem–Grandpa Andrew owns the building and refuses to sell Natalie adores her grandfather; she’ll do whatever it takes to make his final years happy Besides she loves the store and its books provide welcome I love books about bookshops libraries so I knew this book was for me A charming story about love loss family with some history mystery romance woven in Heartwarming satisfying utterly delightful 'The Lost Found Bookshop' is available now wherever books are sold Highly recommend it

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In this thought provoking wise and emotionally rich novel New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs explores the meaning of happiness trust and faith in oneself as she asks the uestion If you had to start over what would you do and who would you be? There is a book for everything Somewhere in the vast Library of the Universe as Natalie thought of it there was a book that embodied exactly the things she was worrying aboutIn the wake of a shocking tragedy Natalie Harper inherits her mother’s charming but financially strapped bookshop in San Francisco She also becomes caretaker for her ailing grandfather An An uplifting story for all book lovers Susan Wiggs has written a charming story filled with family hope heart and books Always responsible Natalie is working a job she doesn’t necessarily love but it is stable Then tragedy strikes and Natalie finds her life suddenly anything but stable She uits her reliable job returns home to San Francisco to take care of her grandfather and the struggling family bookshop When she returns home she remembers how much she loves working in the bookshop but she is also troubled by the decline of her grandfather’s health What follows is a sweet story of family healing acceptance and love Natalie was a likable character but I absolutely loved her grandfather Grandy I also adored Dorothy a young girl who was charmed by the books and the shop Dorothy’s father Peach Peter is the contractor helping to repair the bookshop As the bookshop begins two be physically healed so does Natalie‘s heart There is an attraction between Peach and Natalie that develops slowly and sweetly throughout the book Loved how the bookshop itself played a character in the story With so many memories and secrets held both figuratively and literally within the walls The audiobook was narrated by Emily Rankin Who did a stellar job I really loved the charm she gave to 10 year old Dorothy and the engaging tone given to GrandyThis book in emojis 📚 🐱 🗝 ✉️ 🌁 🧁 Big thank you to William Morrow and Harper Audio for my gifted copy of this book All opinions are my own

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The Lost and Found BookshopSolace for her overwhelming griefAfter she moves into the small studio apartment above the shop Natalie carries out her grandfather’s reuest and hires contractor Peach Gallagher to do the necessary and ongoing repairs His young daughter Dorothy also becomes a regular at the store and she and Natalie begin reading together while Peach worksTo Natalie’s surprise her sorrow begins to dissipate as her life becomes an unexpected journey of new connections discoveries and revelations from unearthing artifacts hidden in the bookshop’s walls to discovering the truth about her family her future and her own heart There are times when tragedy leads one to evaluate one’s life and recognize that one has been merely existing and not living up to their full potential It also provides the opportunity to reconnect with one’s roots and see things through the eyes of the persons one has lost Sadly this was the situation for Natalie Harper in The Lost and Found BookshopNatalie is living her best life or so she believes A lucrative job with a sure promotion waiting on the wings and a loving boyfriend Despite this she believes something is missing She has doubts about her relationship and her job brings her no joy A situation which worsened when she discovered her co workers’ true feelings towards her She recognized the need for change in her life however tragedy struck before she could effect those changes Natalie now finds herself saddled with a debt ridden bookshop and the care of her beloved but ailing grandfather GrandyWiggs weaved a story about pain loss love and finding oneself interspersed with history I enjoyed getting to know the characters my favourites being Grandy and Dorothy Dorothy the daughter of one of Natalie’s love interest who enjoyed reading and would play a part in help keeping the bookstore open Grandy was a man of honour and wisdom Suffers from dementia but his moments of clarity aided in revealing the truths about their family history and reminded Natalie of the joy and wonders of her childhoodNatalie proved to be a relatable character I felt her pain and confusion that came with the unexpected changes I loved how patient she was dealing with her grandfather’s illness Watching her step out of her comfort zone seizing unexpected opportunities and finding her happiness was a delightful experienceRomance was brewing and I kept hoping Natalie would make the right choice Her choice had me smiling from ear to ear The story despite moving at a leisurely pace was captivating poignant and entertainingConclusionRecommendationThe Lost and Found Bookstore depicts how tragedy can change one’s perspective and forces one to appreciate the things they once took for granted It’s also reminded me of the need to appreciate our loved ones as the day will come when they will no longer be in our lives Fans of the author will enjoy this latest offering and if you have never tried her books before then I recommend you give this one a try This review was originally posted on Totally Addicted to Reading