Five Hundred Miles from YouA Novel Review Ö 109


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  • Five Hundred Miles from YouA Novel
  • Jenny Colgan
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  • 12 September 2019
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10 thoughts on “Five Hundred Miles from YouA Novel

  1. says:

    I absolutely adored this book It is beautifully written and tugs at your heartstrings all the way through Especially apt at the moment when everyone who wasn't grateful for the NHS before has been come aware of the amazing amount of work that they do and for all of us who had already been touched by the NHS in helping us in various aspects of

  2. says:

    Jenny Colgan is an absolute favorite of mine so of course I was thrilled to receive an ARC of her new book 500 Miles From Y

  3. says:

    3 stars Thank you to NetGalley and the Publisher for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review500 Miles From You follows Lissa a London based nurse and her traumatic experience with a hit and run of a 15 year old kid she knew After experiencing the crash Lissa isn't the same; she is anxious and can't sleep and can't stop crying It is suggested to her that she goes on an exchange programme in order to get

  4. says:

    Another winner from Jenny Colgan This one was a fifth in the Scottish series with all the characters I’d grown to love as well as new ones This was a sweet story to read and as usual with her books I read it very uicklyIt was funn

  5. says:

    Lissa is a tough homecare nurse living and working in South London Cormac is an ex army homecare nurse in a small town in Scotland When they switch lives for three months a romance blossoms despite their pen pal like relationshipPros As a fan of Outlander the Outlander reference made me giggle And the collouialisms are f

  6. says:

    This is the third book in the Bookshop on the Shore series but it can be read as a standalone However you'll miss the wonderful character con

  7. says:

    Three and a half starsLissa Westcott is a nurse and loves her job as she really cares for others But a traumatic incident she witnesses leaves her overwhelmed and not coping After an episode at the hospital the suggestion is made that she need

  8. says:

    Sweet tender and heartwarming Classic Jenny Colgan

  9. says:

    This Book Was Awesome Loved LOVED this story The narrator was great tooJenny Colgan has written another funny heartwarming romantic and totally satisfying story After what I thought was a slightly disappointing Book 2 in the series Book 3 was absolutely wonderful It has her signature snarky dialogue characters you can really care about both the MCs as well as their friends and relations As an added bonus for Colgan fans there are appeara

  10. says:

    First thank you Goodreads and William Morrow for the advance readers copy of this heartwarmingly good readSet in both London and a small burg

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Jenny Colgan ☆ 9 Review

Five Hundred Miles from YouA Novel

Ietly arranges for Lissie to spend a few months doing a much less demanding job in the Five Hundred PDF or little town of Kirrinfeif in the Scottish Highlands hoping that the change of scenery will help her heal Lissie will be swapping places with Cormack an Army veteran who’s Kirrinfeif’s easygoing nurseparamedicall purpose medical man Lissie’s never experienced small town life and Cormack’s never spent than a day in a big city but it seems like a swap tha Lissa is a tough homecare nurse living and working in South London Cormac is an ex army homecare nurse in a small town in Scotland When they switch lives for three months a romance blossoms despite their pen pal like relationshipPros As a fan of Outlander the Outlander reference made me giggle And the collouialisms are fun I like reading books with settings that are not in the United States and there are two here London and Scotland Yay for semi positive depictions of therapy Cons Why is there a character named Lissa AND Larissa There are so many names out there it totally isn t necessary to have two such similar ones in the same book The narration is garbled and garbage It starts off as very third person limited but as Lissa and Cormac switch locations we start to get the thoughts and reasonings of minor characters And even uite a bit of Lissa s London best friendneighbor s romance Like yes the trans romance is lovely but not important to the overall story of Lissa and Cormac If you want to do a trans romance make this a series and give Kim Ange her own story do true justice to her and her love The end bit of everything going wrong for Cormac is comedic in tone And this book has had no previous tone of comedy Why are you trying to turn what could be a nice and lovely romance into a disjointed rom com It felt like a second draft not a complete story written by an author who has published scores of other stories On the chaste to steamy scale it is a 05

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T would do them both some good In London the gentle Cormack is a fish out of the water in Kirrinfief the dynamic Lissie finds it hard to adjust to the Hundred Miles from Epub #224 uiet But these two strangers are now in constant contact taking over each other’s patients endlessly emailing about anything and everything Lissie and Cormack discover a new depth of feelingfor their profession and for each other But what will happen when Lissie and Cormack finally meet This Book Was Awesome Loved LOVED this story The narrator was great tooJenny Colgan has written another funny heartwarming romantic and totally satisfying story After what I thought was a slightly disappointing Book 2 in the series Book 3 was absolutely wonderful It has her signature snarky dialogue characters you can really care about both the MCs as well as their friends and relations As an added bonus for Colgan fans there are appearances from characters in Books 1 and 2 as well as a reference to Huckle honey YaySome profanity but not as much as in the Mure series No one swears as much as Colton and some sexual situations but no graphic descriptions The Breach of Crowns patients endlessly emailing about anything and everything Lissie and Cormack discover a new depth of feelingfor their Icebergs profession and for each other But what will happen when Lissie and Cormack finally meet This Book Was Awesome Loved LOVED this story The narrator was great tooJenny Colgan has written another funny heartwarming romantic and totally satisfying story After what I thought was a slightly disappointing Book 2 in the series Book 3 was absolutely wonderful It has her signature snarky dialogue characters you can really care about both the MCs as well as their friends and relations As an added bonus for Colgan fans there are appearances from characters in Books 1 and 2 as well as a reference to Huckle honey YaySome The Line profanity but not as much as in the Mure series No one swears as much as Colton and some sexual situations but no graphic descriptions

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New York Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan Miles from PDF #10003 returns to the beloved Scottish Highland town of Kirrinfief which readers first met in The Bookshop on the Shore and adds a dash of London’s bustling urban landscape  Lissie is a nurse in a gritty hectic London neighborhood Always terribly competent and good at keeping it all together she’s been suffering uietly with PTSD after helping to save the victim of a shocking crime Her supervisor u Jenny Colgan is an absolute favorite of mine so of course I was thrilled to receive an ARC of her new book 500 Miles From You This author s books always make me smile and her books set in the Scottish Highlands give me a major case of wanderlust each and every timeIn 500 Miles From You we start by meeting Lissa a nurse who specializes in follow up care spending her days driving around London from patient to patient to make sure they re following doctor s orders taking their medications and getting the treatment they need As the story opens Lissa witnesses a terrible hit and run that s a deliberate attack leaving a 15 year old boy dying on the streetLissa is unable to shake off the horror and finally her hospital s HR team strongly urges her to participate in a professional exchange program She ll be sent to a rural area to use her skills in a different environment and a nurse from that area will come take her place in London to gain experience in urban medicineIt doesn t seem like an offer Lissa can refuse and between her new assignment and her reuired ongoing therapy sessions the exhange may be her only opportunity to heal and recover before her PTSD completely derails her career and her lifeMeanwhile Cormac will leave his beloved town of Kirrinfief in the Scottish Highlands where literally everyone knows your name to live in Lissa s nursing uarters in London and take over her set of patients The two never meet but they exchange patient notes and over time develop an email and text rapport beyond the professional reuirementsIn my opinion Lissa gets the much better end of the deal As always Jenny Colgan has me falling in love all over again with her depiction of life in the Highlands the peace and uiet the uaint small town the local busybodies the sense of connection And frankly while Cormac eventually finds reasons to like London the descriptions of the noise the dirt the unfriendliness the bustle all make it clear why Cormac yearns for homeLissa s PTSD is portrayed sensitively As a medical professional she intellectually understands her reactions but that doesn t mean that she can instantly deal with it Her progress is slow and we see how her London habits keep her from fitting in or being accepted when she arrives in Kirrinfief Eventually of course she opens up to her surroundings and to the way of life in a small village and finds than she could have thought possibleCormac a former army medic carries around with him the memories of Fallujah that eventually make him seek a civilian career While he can relate to Lissa s trauma his own past still remains mostly undisclosed I finished the book wishing we d learned a little about Cormac s army experiencesThe back and forth between Cormac and Lissa is uite cute and the book ends with all sorts of mishaps that turn their intended first in person meetings into a series of catastrophic missed chances But yes there s a happy ending how could there not beThe texts and emails between Lissa and Cormac are funny and sweet and the story is a nice twist on the two strangers fall in love without ever meeting trope Somehow though I was left wanting I felt that their connection needed time to grow and wasn t given uite enough room to develop and breathe and I was left wanting to see of them together once they finally connected rather than ending with their meetingThis is the 3rd of Jenny Colgan s loosely connected stories set in Kirrinfief Characters from both The Bookshop on the Corner and The Bookshop on the Shore show up here and become friends with Lissa It s lovely to see them all I just wish they d actually had bigger roles to play since I enjoy those characters so muchOverall this is another winning romantic tale from a terrific author balancing tough situations and emotions with lighter joyous moments and memorable characters500 Miles From You can work as a stand alone but I d recommend starting with The Bookshop on the Corner which is a wonderful introduction to Kirrinfief and its uirky characters Either way don t miss these lovely stories Review copy courtesy of the publisher via NetGalley Full review at Bookshelf Fantasies