Link to book – The Teashop On The Corner by Milly Johnson
Rating – 4 out of 5 stars
TRIGGER WARNING – sexual abuse and child sexual abuse.
Oh my goodness, what a beautiful book this was! There was so much love and tenderness that oozed from this book, I had such a fully and happy heart after I finished reading it.
The way that this book was written was the real highlight for me. The different chapter lengths, with each character narrating a chapter and giving us a glimpse into their life was so clever and wonderfully executed.
Having the book laid out this way meant that the story did centre around the tea shop (as in the title) but also allowed us to be privy to the characters lives and their personalities. Which in turn, endeared me so much to the characters.
Every single person in this story (at least those that the story directly focused on) were both individually and collectively amazing. They were written so beautifully, and I could not fault them at all.
And the plot, the plot was just truly brilliant. I loved how it centred around the teashop but also allowed the characters to have their own storylines. The storylines for each character were also very well crafted and worked together in the best possible way.
This entire book just really touched my heart, it was the perfect balance of emotions and the ending warmed my bones. I laughed and cried with this book, it was so worth a read.
Until next time, Em xxx