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The Happy Home for Broken Hearts In my view this novel had some ambitious goals which I don t think were reached The writing wasn t quite smooth enough the characters didn t quite seem real the plot wasn t completely convincing.Ellen is a widow of a year her husband was killed in a car accident due to his own reckless driving Ellen has become housebound with grief, to the dismay of her eleven year old son Charlie Ellen s sister Hannah is coming to visitfrequently, but there is tension between the two Compared to the three other books of a similar ilk I ve read over the last week, this at least was enjoyable The story of Ellen, who s a widow with a son trying to get her life back together was well drawn I liked Charlie, the son, and the cast of characters who come to live in her house were different and interesting.I didn t like the long extracts of bodice ripper I thought they were far too long and I stopped reading them I did like the relationship between Ellen and her sister I had g Compared to the three other books of a similar ilk I ve read over the last week, this at least was enjoyable The story of Ellen, who s a widow with a son trying to get her life back together was well drawn I liked Charlie, the son, and the cast of characters who come to live in her house were different and interesting.I didn t like the long extracts of bodice ripper I though Time taken to read dipped in and out over 3 daysPages 381Publisher Ebury PressSource Book shopBlurb Once upon a time, Ellen Woods had her happily ever after moment when she married her beloved Nick But fifteen years later her husband s tragic death leaves her alone with their soon to become a teenager son and a mountain of debt.On the verge of losing the family home Ellen decides to rent out some rooms, and a Ellen Woods, freelance editor, grieving widow and the mother of a nearly twelve year old son has realized her late husband left them broke and she has to find a way to keep her house and home After her sister, Hannah, insists she take three lodgers in her spare rooms, she reluctantly agrees, and between Hannah and her editor she soon has three very different people living under her roof There is Sabine, a beautiful German woman escaping an unfaithful husband, Allegra Howard, one of the erotic Ellen Woods, freelance editor, grieving widow and the mother of a nearly twelve year old son has realized her late husband left them broke and she has to find a way to keep her house and home After her sister, Hannah, insists she take three lodgers in her spare rooms, she reluctantly agrees, and between Hannah and her e Rowan Coleman is an Author who I had not come across before I was surprised when I googled the author to find that she has had many books published which I have not seen or heard of before The front cover is your typical chick lit style book which is what grabs us chick lit lovers straight to it on the shelf Plot Ellie has hit rock bottom After losing her husband in a car crash she finds herself unable Ellen Woods spends her days immersed in the escapist pages of the romantic novels she lovingly edits But her reality is somewhat less rose tinted Once upon a time, Ellen had her happily ever after moment when she married her beloved Nick, but fifteen years later her husband s tragic death leaves her alone with their soon to become a teenager son, faced with a mountain of debt, and on the verge of losing the family home On the brink of bankruptcy, Ellen finally succumbs to her sister s well Ellen Woods spends her days immersed in the escapist pages of the romantic novels she lovingly edits But her reality is somewhat less rose tinted Once upon a time, Ellen had her happily ever after moment when she married her beloved Nick, but fifteen years later her husband s tragic death leaves her alone with their soon to become a teenager son, faced with a I really enjoyed reading The Happy Home for Broken Hearts, and wanted it to go on for much longer than it actually did, but at the same time felt that it ended quite well and gave us the closure we needed as readers Rowan Coleman was able to merge devastation, loss, grief, romance, love, humour and wit all into one book.I kind of knew what was going to happen from the very beginning, and had it all figured out, so yes, it was predictable in that sense However, Coleman managed to write it all i I really enjoyed reading The Happy Home for Broken Hearts, and wanted it to go on for much longer than it actually did, but at the same time felt that it ended quite well and gave us the closure we needed as readers Rowan Coleman was able to merge devastation, loss, grief, romance, love, humour and wit all into one book.I kind of knew what was going to happen from the very beginning, and had it all figured out, so yes, it was predictable in that sense However, Coleman managed to write it all in a way that shocked, and exhilarated us and it made me laugh out loud a few times.The only loose end t A Wise And Warm Hearted Novel About Fresh Starts, From The Author Of The Memory Book.Ellie Woods Spends Her Days Immersed In The Escapist Pages Of The Romantic Novels She Lovingly Edits But Her Reality Is Somewhat Less Rose Tinted Once Upon A Time, Ellie Had Her Happily Ever After Moment When She Married Her Beloved Nick, But Fifteen Years Later Her Husband S Tragic Death Leaves Her Alone With Their Soon To Become A Teenager Son, Faced With A Mountain Of Debt, And On The Verge Of Losing The Family Home.On The Brink Of Bankruptcy, Ellie Finally Succumbs To Her Sister S Well Meant Bullying And Decides To Rent Out Some Rooms And All Too Soon The Indomitable Allegra With Her Love For All Things Lavender, Sabine On Secondment From Berlin And Estranged From Her Two Timing Husband, And Unreconstructed Lads Mag Aficionado Matt Enter Her Ordered But Fragile Existence Each With Their Own Messy Life In Tow And Ellie Finds Herself Forced To Step Out Of The Pages Of The Romantic Novels She Hides Behind, And Learn To Live And Love Again.Maybe A New Chapter Is About To Begin For Them All It s been almost a year since Ellen Woods husband was killed in a car accident, leaving her with their son, Charlie and debts that need to be paid off When it becomes clear that there is a real possibility of Ellen and Charlie losing their home, Ellen is forced to rent out the spare rooms and welcome new lodgers into their lives.Each lodger has their own lives and problems but can they pull together and help each other through these difficult periods And can Ellen learn to live without her be It s been almost a year since Ellen Woods husband was killed in a car accident, leaving her with their son, Charlie and debts that need to be paid off When it becomes clear that there is a real possibility of Ellen and Charlie losing their home, Ellen is forced to rent out the spare rooms and welcome new lodgers into their lives.Each lodger has their own lives SPOILERE un romanzo che lascia l amaro in bocca perch , dalla trama, crea un aspettativa di una storia divertente, di situazioni simpatiche e qualche volta dolorose.Invece ci troviamo a navigare in pagine e pagine in cui Ellen, la protagonista, non fa altro che piangersi addosso, riconoscendo anche si sta piangendo addosso E legatissima al passato in cui ha amato tantissimo un marito che la teneva all oscuro di tutto, annullando la sua vita all esterno della casa, tanto da farla diventare ag SPOILERE un romanzo che lascia l amaro in bocca perch , dalla trama, crea un aspettativa di una storia divertente, di situazioni simpatiche e qualche volta dolorose.Invece ci troviamo a navigare in pagine e pagine in cui Ellen, la protagonista, non fa altro che piangersi addosso, riconoscendo anche si sta piangendo addosso E legatissima al passato in cui ha amato tantissimo un marito che


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