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an imprint of. PENGUIN BOOKS. It was the Powells’ summer house – their idyllic retreat from Memorial Day to Labour Day each year – a home filled with naked children, clambakes on the beach, and so much joy. It was one of those naked children who caused her name change, that very first trip. It’s Suzanne,’ Everett kept saying to the little three-year-old – someone’s daughter, or cousin, or something – who kept trying to drag her off to build another sandcastle.

I never heard of Jane Green, but her book, The Beach House, looked interesting. I never heard of Jane Green before reading Beach House, but I learned that she has a number of good novels and a loyal following

I never heard of Jane Green, but her book, The Beach House, looked interesting. What a fun read this turned out to be. The plot and characters were more developed than in a typical summer read, although it was a bit predictable in spots. The Beach House is actually Windermere, a grand old lady-of-a-house on Nantucket, owned by the eccentric Nan Powell. Nan is a widow who is having trouble making ends meet. I never heard of Jane Green before reading Beach House, but I learned that she has a number of good novels and a loyal following. This novel will definitely not be my last by Green.

A former journalist in the . She has more than ten million books in print worldwide. Библиографические данные. The Beach House: A Novel.

Jane Green is the Number One bestselling author of nineteen novels including: Straight Talking, Jemima J, Mr Maybe, Bookends, Babyville, Spellbound, The Other Woman, Life Swap, Second Chance, The Beach House, Girl Friday, The Love Verb, The Patchwork Marriage, The Accidental.

Jane Green is the Number One bestselling author of nineteen novels including: Straight Talking, Jemima J, Mr Maybe, Bookends, Babyville, Spellbound, The Other Woman, Life Swap, Second Chance, The Beach House, Girl Friday, The Love Verb, The Patchwork Marriage, The Accidental Husband and Tempting Fate. Jane and her husband live in Connecticut with their blended family of six children.

The Beach House book. The more books Jane Green sells, the worse her writing seems to get. The story in "The Beach House" was diverting enoug but the devil is in the details, and the details are where Green fails. She is a British author, and this is her first book set entirely in the US, and she makes absolutely no attempt to rid herself of certain "Britishisms" - the dates are given as 30 July, instead of July 30; people "get on" instead of "get along.

By Jane Green Read by Cassandra Campbell. By Jane Green Read by Cassandra Campbell. A former journalist in the UK and a graduate of the International Culinary Center in New York, Jane Green has written many novels (including Jemima J, The Beach House, Falling, and The Sunshine Sisters), most of which have been New York Times bestsellers, and one cookbook, Good Tast. .More about Jane Green.

Richard beams across the table at Jess and Carrie, the soft candlelight in Mario’s casting a flattering golden glow over everyone. Carrie catches sight of Jess rolling her eyes, but she reaches out and takes Richard’s hand, relieved that finally there is calm in the house, bracing herself for the next outburst.

Jane Green is the author of twenty novels, including seventeen New York Times bestsellers. Full Bio. Newsletter.

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One summer a group of strangers - each with their own reason for wanting to step out of their busy life - meet at rented beachouse in sunny Nantucket. There's Daniel, who's causing heartbreak for his wife Bee; recently divorced Daff, who feels she's lost touch with her daughter Jess; and Michael - son of the house's mischievous , free-spirited owner Nan - who is having an ill-advised fling with his boss. With so many lost souls gathered under one roof, very soon there are tears and laughter, friendship and - for some - even love. Each one of them is hoping for a new beginning. But will any of them find it?

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Ffyan
While on a beach vacation, I looked for some beach-themed novels to read while away. I never heard of Jane Green, but her book, The Beach House, looked interesting. What a fun read this turned out to be. The plot and characters were more developed than in a typical summer read, although it was a bit predictable in spots.

The Beach House is actually Windermere, a grand old lady-of-a-house on Nantucket, owned by the eccentric Nan Powell. Nan is a widow who is having trouble making ends meet. At one time, the Powells were one of the wealthiest families on Nantucket, but that was before her husband gambled away much of their fortune and bad investments took care of the rest. She decides to rent out rooms to bring in some income. And of course, she has to first spiff up her aging home. Her renters are a mixed bag and you kind of figure where this story will end. The viewpoints switch between characters. In addition to Nan, Daff is a divorcee with an out-of-control teenaged daughter. Bee and Daniel seem to be the perfect couple, but Daniel hides a dark secret. And Michael, Nan’s son, lives in New York City where he’s a jeweler. He can’t seem to find a lasting relationship. When he starts an ill-fated affair with a married woman, it will change and maybe even destroy his life. Just about every character discovers what they’re searching for at Windermere. Yet, even though it is predictable in spots, it takes quite a while for this novel to develop and there’s a real shocker toward the end. The Beach House proved to be a great book for the beach.

I never heard of Jane Green before reading Beach House, but I learned that she has a number of good novels and a loyal following. This novel will definitely not be my last by Green.
Ance
Nan is in her 60's and has been living as a widower on Nantucket for decades. She is quite eccentric (think swimming naked in the neighbor's pool when they aren't around). Her financial adviser tells her she is in dire straights financially and needs to sell her beloved home. She resists and harks upon the idea to rent some rooms as a bed and breakfast. Enter Daniel, newly separated from his wife Bea, and struggling with many internal issues. Daff, a newly divorced woman who is having so many problems with her teen daughter Jessica. Jessica insists on living with her dad and his new girlfriend, Carrie, so Daff decides to take a much needed vacation. Michael, Nan's son, is escaping a horrible relationship and his job and needs to come for a refresh. It doesn't take long for these guests to bond and become their own family and support system. Nonjudgemental Nan always has an open ear, takes everything in her stride, and is kindness itself. Jessica comes to stay and turns over a new leaf by helping babysit Daniel and Bea's girls and helping Nan with the garden. Unexpected romances begin. But underlying is Nan's financial difficulties. Mark, a developer, offers her a way out. But is he being truthful and honest? We also see that as much as Nan seems to be a free spirit, she isn't dumb or a pushover.
Brariel
Interesting book of character studies. But the format made it difficult for the first several chapters. To breakup the characters the book was talking about there was no true definition of spacing between totally different conversations not relating to the previous sentences.
This could of been the problem with my IPad or receiving the Kindle edition of the ebook. The leading, spacing, between the lines was a fraction larger than the other spacing and hardly noticeable.

I am always interested on the format the writer will use to tell a story whether fiction or non-fiction. I also will force myself to read an
uncomfortable format if I think the writer and story have merit. Giving only three stars because it was hard to follow.
Brakora
This book is hard to read. It has several pov/storylines. That's not really the problem. The problem is that it jumps around from pov to pov with no warning. Most of the time not only doesn't the change in the pov not happen at the beginning of a new chapter, it usually just runs on from the previous. I'll be reading and think "this doesn't make sense", and then I realize we've moved on to one of the other storylines. Also, within a storyline it jumps with no warnings. "uh... how did they get there all of a sudden?" I've read Jane Green before. If this was my first Jane Green it would be my last.
Dogrel
The characters in this novel are representative of American life. Readers will feel connected to a 65-year-old aging matron, Nan Powell, who has lived through disappointments and tragedy without losing her natural optimism, integrity, and joy for life. Other characters include a gay man, recently divorced, who is struggling to come to terms with his sexuality; his wife who feels both betrayed and rejected, yet realizes the divorce gives her time to follow the dreams she set aside years before; a 13-year- old girl, Jessica, who struggles to find her true self while coping with her parent's divorce; and several others who come together on Natucket Island. As in real life, each faces his/her own dilemmas and finds an answer which allows that person to be true to himself or herself.
Gigafish
I loved the depth and breadth of the characters in this novel, and the way they each worked out their own paths to happiness. The characters, each deal with very real, very difficult and often painful circumstances. Situations we find ourselves or our loved ones struggling with, yet this novel doesn't feel heavy or at all moralistic. I also loved having so much of this book take place in Nantucket. It's mystique and earthiness mirror, and assist each character in finding their own path to happiness. I really enjoyed this book, and after the first couple of chapters, couldn't put it down. Thank you, Ms. Green
The Beach House download epub
Literary
Author: Jane Green
ISBN: 0141022035
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Literary
Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Books; First Printing edition (August 1, 2009)
Pages: 441 pages