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by Dorothy Koomson

  • Author: Dorothy Koomson
  • ISBN: 0385341334
  • ISBN13: 978-0385341332
  • ePub: 1791 kb | FB2: 1269 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Genre Fiction
  • Publisher: Delta; 1st edition (January 27, 2009)
  • Pages: 480
  • Rating: 4.8/5
  • Votes: 980
  • Format: lrf docx lit azw
Marshmallows for Breakfast: A Novel ePub download

Marshmallows for Breakfast book.

Marshmallows for Breakfast book.

Dorothy Koomson captivated readers with her international bestseller My Best Friend’s Girl. Now she dazzles us once again with a tale of love. Marshmallows for Breakfast: A Novel Paperback – January 27, 2009. by. Dorothy Koomson (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central.

Marshmallows for breakfast. So darn good that we had to read it all in one evenin. arshmallows for Breakfast will make tears run down your face, but leave you feeling that whatever happens, there's always hope. A dramatic, heart-tugging tale of love, pain, and survival. A poignant page-turner.

Marshmallows for breakfa. Goodnight, Beautiful: A Novel. Marshmallows for Breakfast. At around ten o'clock the next morning, after showers and breakfast and a cup of tea for the road, Kyle and I started to take Summer and Jaxon's belongings to the car. They'd accumulated quite a lot in the past six weeks-more clothes and toys and books and DVDs-and it took a lot to pack them into their bags.

INTERNATIONAL PRAISE FOR THE NOVELS OF DOROTHY KOOMSON GOODNIGHT, BEAUTIFUL Amazing book . Also by Dorothy Koomson. My best friend’s girl.

INTERNATIONAL PRAISE FOR THE NOVELS OF DOROTHY KOOMSON GOODNIGHT, BEAUTIFUL Amazing book, but be warned: I bawled my eyes out on the plane reading this. Goodnight, Beautiful is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.

Dorothy Koomson (born 1971 in London) is a contemporary English novelist, who is of Ghanaian descent. She has been described as "Britain's biggest selling black author of adult fiction". Koomson has two degrees in Psychology and Journalism when she graduated from Leeds University (Trinity and All Saints College)

As though I belonged with them and nowhere else. I loved it. I loved being with Summer and Jaxon and their father

As though I belonged with them and nowhere else. I loved being with Summer and Jaxon and their father. There was never any question of me slotting into the hole their mother and wife had left. I avoided thinking about Summer calling me her other mumma and simply enjoyed the place I had with them. The arrangement to pick the kids up from school once or twice a week, bring them home, leave them with Kyle and return to work became permanent.

About Marshmallows for Breakfast. Dorothy Koomson captivated readers with her international bestseller My Best Friend’s Girl. Now she dazzles us once again with a tale of love, friendship, and families-the choices that shatter them, the hope that saves them, and the little moments that happen in between. Kendra Tamale is looking for a fresh start and a simple life when she rents a room from Kyle Gadsborough

Marshmallows for Breakfast will make tears run down your face, but . This is my first time reading a Dorothy Koomson book and I was pleasantly surprised

Her third novel, My Best Friend's Girl, was a Richard & Judy Summer Read 2006 and reached no 2 on the Times Bestseller charts. This is my first time reading a Dorothy Koomson book and I was pleasantly surprised. I thought the character of Kendra was well developed and of course, my favourite characters were Summer and Jaxon who sounded adorable. I hated their mother and wondered at how selfish she could be when she kidnapped them. What is Kobo Super Points? A loyalty program that rewards you for your love of reading. Explore rewards Explore Kobo VIP Membership.

Dorothy Koomson captivated readers with her international bestseller My Best Friend’s Girl. Now she dazzles us once again with a tale of love, friendship, and families—the choices that shatter them, the hope that saves them, and the little moments that happen in between. Kendra Tamale is looking for a fresh start and a simple life when she rents a room from Kyle Gadsborough. But against her better judgment Kendra soon finds herself drawn into her new landlord’s household: a young father in way over his head, a beautiful mother out the door, and six-year-old twins, Summer and Jaxon, with hearts full of hurt. Kendra has plenty of issues of her own, but this family seems to need her so desperately that she’s soon falling in love—with Summer’s constant chatter, Jaxon’s soulful eyes, and the sugar-laden Saturday breakfasts she invents. But when a secret from Kendra’s past resurfaces and the children are taken away by their mother, the only way to fix things is to confess to the terrible mistake she made many years ago—and the choice she makes now could break more than one person’s heart.
Rko
I will say that I didn't like it *quite* as much as her other books, but that's still high praise as I really really liked her others :-) The main character in this book was a little too passive for me to empathize with her, but I still loved the book.
monotronik
Lived this book. A page Turner for sure. Couldn't put it down.
Negal
This book was kind of love/hate. I love the story in general, it only took me 6 hours to read it on/off. However, I wanted soooo much more for the ending. I really like Kyle and wanted his relationship with Kendie to bloom in to much more. Especially, when she said that her and Will was not going to be together. I did understand that Kyle may still be in love with his ex-wife, but I wished Kendie would have allowed herself to feel something for Kyle. Kendie did not do that because all she saw was Will, and I get that but come on. Ms. Koomson is not your typical writer, especially with the endings, but so far I really enjoyed My Best Friends Girl and Marshmallows for Breakfast.
Balhala
This is a great read, had me from first chapter to the last page. This is the story about Kendra Tamale, who is running from her past and the trouble from it. When Kendra decides she needs a fresh start she rents a room from Kyle, who is having troubles himself. She finds out Kyle is having marriage problems and now having to raise six year old twins Summer and Jaxon. This story follows Kendra journey trying now to deal with her past and not getting to involved in Kyle family life and troubles. Its a fast and easy enjoyable read. The characters are very likeable especially the twins.
Mall
"Kendra Tamale is looking for a fresh start and a simple life when she rents a room from Kyle Gadsborough." This is from the front flap.

Well, you know that's not how things are going to go, right? Trying to hide out, after the mess she left behind in Australia, Kendra's settling down in the English village of Kent is sure to provide her with the respite she needs. Right? Wrong.

Almost immediately, she is thrust into the daily life of the single father and his adorable, yet feisty, six-year-old twins. It happens when her new landlord invites her to breakfast, and she is thrust into the midst of handling breakfast drama with Summer and Jaxon while their father takes a phone call. A very loud and obviously argumentative phone call.

Soon she is their daily go-to person, since their mother is somewhere else--oh, yeah, New York--and has some mysterious ailment.

We learn more of Kendra's dramatic story, flashback by flashback, as we also learn about Kyle and his estranged wife Ashlyn.

Thinking this was going to be a light read was very erroneous on my part, but I was pleasantly surprised. It didn't take long for me to thoroughly invest in Kendra and Kyle, as well as in the twins. The author's skill at drawing the details of the characters in such a way that we could visualize and experience them had me hooked.

By the time I turned the final page, I felt as though these characters were a part of my life. Marshmallows for Breakfast earned five stars for me.
Arihelm
After spending time in Australia, Kendra Tamale returns home to England to escape with a fresh start. She rents a room from Kyle Gadsborough. Her plan is to keep everything simple and with her landlord, mind her business while paying the rent on time; no personal relationships.

However she feels sorry for his twin six year old children who are in shock that their mom left them and their dad. As she learned upon her first meeting with the kids, Summer cannot shut up reminding her she is black while Jaxon with his thumb in his mouth looks like the world has ended. The pair are pros when it comes to taking advantage of their dad. Unable to adhere to her plan of non-involvement especially when Kendra becomes Kendie, Kendra creates the sugar Saturday breakfasts even as she falls in love with the single father and his two kids. However, she believes her past will taint her in their eyes and prepares to give up to live a lonely wretched life as she expects Australia to surface especially when the mom returns to take the children with her.

This is an intriguing family drama in which one person's choice destroys another individual's equilibrium. The story line is character driven by obviously the four prime payers, but also subtly by the wife and by what happened in Australia as the past strongly influences the lead quartet. Fans will appreciate MARSHMALLOW FOR BREAKFAST as Dorothy Koomson provides a deep look at relationship failure and how little it takes to bring a glimmer of hope.

Harriet Klausner
Mr.jeka
If your looking for a simple Love story..Boy meets Girl...Love Love Love..Then your reading the wrong Book. If your looking to heal, to face an ugly truth that you have been trying to hide from yourself and others, then this is your book. Honestly i picked this book up, to read a good IR novel, which all her books are, but this book gave me so much more. I had to read this book in one sitting. It was amazing. I laughed (What the-? Who do you think you are Mary Poppins..haha!) and cried. The way she told the story, the way you could picture everything like you were there! I cried like it happened to me! Dorothy K. is a amazing writer and i give her 2 thumbs wayyyy up. I didnt know that when i picked this book up, i was going to get the courage to speak on some of my own experiences. If there where more stars, i'd give them all to her.

Amazing.
I recently finished her other book My Best Friends Girl(which I LOVED) and was excited to read her work again.

I am sad to say I was not able to really get into this book. I was expecting more romance than it had. It was well written and the story had good elements to make it interesting.

The characters were well developed but overall it left me wanting more. Kendra (the female) lead's angst put me off a little. I felt for Kyle and what he was going through. This book is worth reading because of her writing talent and how she makes her characters seem real. Her other titles The Chocolate Run and The Cupid Effect are on my TBR pile.
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