Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally, they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
The first book of Jenny Colgan’s delightful new four-part series, set at a charming English boarding school on the sea.
Maggie went to the window and opened it wide, inhaling the lovely salt air off the sea. Why had she never lived by the sea before? Why had she always looked out on housing estates and not the little white hulls of trawlers bobbing off in the distance?
It’s gloriously sunny in Cornwall as the school year starts at the little boarding school by the sea. Maggie, the newest teacher at Downey House, is determined to make her mark. She’s delighted by her new teaching job, but will it come at the expense of her relationship with her safe, dependable boyfriend Stan?
Simone is excited and nervous: she’s won a scholarship to the prestigious boarding school and wants to make her parents proud. Forced to share a room with the glossy, posh girls of Downey House, she needs to find a friend, fast.
Fliss is furious. She’s never wanted to go to boarding school and hates being sent away from her home. As Simone tries desperately to fit in, Fliss tries desperately to get out.
Over the course of one year, friendships will bloom and lives will be changed forever. Life at the Little School by the Sea is never dull…
Why I Can’t Wait!
I read a previous book by Jenny Colgan and just loved it.
What book or books are you anxiously waiting for? Comment below!
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I haven’t read a Jenny Colgan book, but I need to. I’ve heard lots of good things.
The premise sounds good. I hope it lives up to your expectations.
Thank you, Nadene. I hope so too!
I enjoy books with a boarding school setting. Hopefully this latest will be as good as her last was for you.
I hope so too, Sophia!
I hope you love this book as much as the previous one by Jenny Colgan. The cover is lovely!
Thank you, Stephanie! I hope so too!
This sounds really good, I used to reading boarding school books for kids when I was younger. It would be good to read from a teacher point of view 😊
Thank you, Jenny. I’m really looking forward to this one.
I plan to read Jenny Colgan’s other books this year. I hope you enjoy this.
Thank you, Yesha. I’ve just discovered her recently and really enjoy her writing.
A girls’ boarding school? That has lots of possibilities for drama!
I think so too, Linda!
I love the setting for this series!
Thank you, Kimberly.
These books always look so fun (Colgan’s, I mean).
Thank you Greg, I’m enjoying the books of her’s that I’ve read so far.
I love the cover of this one and a boarding school in England sounds like a great location! Thanks for sharing!
I think it’ll be a good one.