Happiness for Beginners



Happiness for Beginners Molly Baker is living her best life.Thirty eight years old, she lives on the twenty five acre Hope Farm in Buckinghamshire, surrounded by mostly four legged friends and rolling hills There s Anthony the anti social sheep, Tina Turner the alpaca with attitude, and the definitely not miniature pig, Teacup.Molly runs the farm as an alternative school for kids who haven t thrived in mainstream education It s full on, but she wouldn t have it any other way So when the well groomed Shelby Dacre turns up at Hope Farm asking to enrol his son Lucas, Molly isn t fazed.But Lucas is distant and soon Molly realises he might be of a handful than she anticipated And then there s the added problem that his dad is distractingly handsome Molly has her beloved farm to think of could letting Lucas and Shelby in be a terrible mistake, or the start of something wonderful Download Happiness for Beginners By Carole Matthews – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 464 pages
  • Happiness for Beginners
  • Carole Matthews
  • English
  • 06 August 2018
  • 0751572101

10 thoughts on “Happiness for Beginners

  1. Paromjit says:

    I have never read a Carole Matthews novel before, and I only chose to read this when I saw how well it was being received by so many readers I have to admit that I struggled to get into it at the beginning when it crossed my mind that this was not going to be for me, but it was not long before everything changed It grabbed hold of me and never let go until before I knew it, it was the end of the book This is a delightful read, funny, witty, with bags full of heart and overflowing with charm I have never read a Carole Matthews novel before, and I only chose to read this when I saw how well it was being received by so many readers I have to admit that I struggled to get into it at the beginning when it crossed my mind that this was not going to be for me, but it was not long before everything changed It grabbed hold of me and never let go until before I knew it, it was the end of the book This is a delightf...

  2. Cheri says:

    I brush the dirt from my hands, my jeans, my shirt I should introduce myself to you How rude of me not to have done it before I m Molly Baker I m thirty eight no idea how that s even possible I m single, but I m not a mad cat lady I m a mad all kinds of animals lady Welcome to my life at Hope Farm Molly runs Hope Farm, an untraditional farm that provides a home to unwanted animals Anthony the anti social sheep, Tina Turner, one of the alpacas with attitude Teacup, a definitely not mI brush the dirt from my hands, my jeans, my shirt I should introduce myself to you How rude of me not to have done it before I m Molly Baker I m thirty eight no idea how that s even possible I m single, but I m not a mad cat lady I m a mad all kinds of animals lady Welcome to my life at Hope Farm Molly runs Hope Farm, an untraditional farm that provides a home to unwanted animals Anthony the anti social sheep, Tina Turner, one of the alpacas with attitude Teacup, a definitely not miniature pig, and a rooster named Dick the Cock, a horse that s allergic to her mane, and Little Dog and Big Dog Additionally, she offers alternative education to kids who haven t blossomed in mainstream schools Then the distractingly attractive Shelby Dacre, an actor famous for his role in a beloved soap opera, turns up hoping to enroll his wayward son, Lucas, Molly isn t fazed, after all she doesn t even own a television set, so she has no ...

  3. Rachel Gilbey says:

    Always a happy day when I am able to read a new book by Carole Matthews, and Happiness for Beginners was a joy to read Mollie introduces us to Hope Farm and what they do there, plus all the animals and their back stories over the first few chapters, in such a chatty style you feel like she is talking directly to you And what fabulous place Hope Farm is, with its assortment of animals all with their own distinct personalities And then there is the school aspect of what they do there, as its no Always a happy day when I am able to read a new book by Carole Matthews, and Happiness for Beginners was a joy to read Mollie introduces us to Hope Farm and what they do there, plus all the animals and their back stories over the first few chapters, in such a chatty style you feel like she is talking directly to you And what fabulous place Hope Farm is, with its assortment of animals all with their own distinct personalities And then there is the school aspect of what they do there, as its not a farm in the traditional sense, rather a place where troubled teens who have most likely been excluded from schools, can learn practical skills and becomeindependent andfrom helping to take care of the animals And this really is a delight for all animal lovers, I m not sure I could pick a favourite, but Fifty the sheep that thinks its anything els...

  4. Lizzie Lamb says:

    One thing I like about this author s books is that they come with an inbuilt feel good factor Secondly, I like the slightly older heroines she portrays ladies who have given up on finding love and happiness and then wham it finds them This book is no exception It also has the added bonus of farm animals with attitude good and bad , an assistant whose t shirts keep the heroine and her sidekick guessing nice touch and a to di for hero in the form of Shelby Factor in children with le One thing I like about this author s books is that they come with an inbuilt feel good factor Secondly, I like the slightly older heroines she portrays ladies who have given up on finding love and happiness and then wham it finds them This book is no exception It also has the added bonus of farm animals with attitude good and bad , an assistant whose t shirts keep the heroine and her sidekick guessing nice touch and a to di for hero in the form of Shelby Factor in children with le...

  5. Meg Dean says:

    Every single time I review a Carole Matthews book I say this is her best one yet, it doesn t get better and every single time she replies with hold my tea I swear this woman is the QUEEN of ChickLit Carole has taken a lovely, quirky rom com and added animal ant...

  6. Jypsy says:

    Such an endearing story Happiness For Beginners is a fun romp through a wonderful world The animals are awesome The humans are loveable and real It s an all around warm blanket read If you want to smile, read ...

  7. booksofallkinds says:

    I voluntarily reviewed this book from the PublisherIf ever there was a book that is sure to pick you up out of a funk and put a smile on your face and hope in your heart, then HAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERS by Carole Matthews is that book.Hope Farm is Molly s entire life It saved her from her childhood when her reclusive aunt took her in there and showed her how to lo...

  8. Anne says:

    Reading this book made me remember why I ve always loved Carole Matthews writing she can be very, very funny combine that with a clutch of animals with distinct personalities and wills of their own and you have a definite winning combination , but also handles a range of emotions and a number of serious issues with absolute ease The characters in this book human and otherwise are just superb Carole s books do tend to have a charismatic heroine at their centre, and I loved Molly from th Reading this book made me remember why I ve always loved Carole Matthews writing she can be very, very funny combine that with a clutch of animals with distinct personalities and wills of their own and you have a definite winning combination , but also handles a range of emotions and a number of serious issues with absolute ease The characters in this book human and otherwise are just superb Carole s books do tend to have a charismatic heroine at their centre, and I loved Molly from the very first encounter she has such a passion for the animals and children in her care, still feeling sad after the loss of her aunt, crippled by awkwardness and shyness, living a solitary life in her ramshackle caravan and really well overdu...

  9. Stacey says:

    I really enjoy Carole Matthews novels, I haven t read many but the ones in which I have read have been really enjoyable and easy to read This one really stuck out for me and I was so eager to readabout Molly and of course about Shelby and Lucas I absolutely loved the idea of Molly working at a farm where they ve all been rescued, that made my heart sing and my eyes water but it was really very lovely to read.The cover is so beautiful and very S...

  10. Joanna Park says:

    Happiness For Beginners is a fun and uplifting book which is perfect for coseying up with on a cold night.I was drawn into the book immediately with the most hilarious opening to a book I ve ever read I don t remember ever having laughed so hard at poor Molly s attempts to placate her temperamental goat The author s writing style makes this book easy to read and makes you think that you are conversing with a friend due to the way the author seems to talk directly at ...

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