Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea by Cressida McLaughlin

Happy publication day to Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea. I’m thrilled to be opening the Random Things Tours blog tour organised by the lovely Anne Cater for Cressida McLaughlin and Harper Collins. I have read and enjoyed the four previous books in the series, and was pleased to have the opportunity to read… Continue reading Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea by Cressida McLaughlin

Call of the Penguins by Hazel Prior

Thank you Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Alison Barrow of Black Swan (Transworld Books) at Penguin Random House UK for the opportunity to join the blog tour for the sequel to one of my favourite books of 2020, Away with the Penguins. (See my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/10/23/away-with-the-penguins-by-hazel-prior-2/). I also enjoyed reading Hazel’s first… Continue reading Call of the Penguins by Hazel Prior

When Then Becomes Now by Sara Madderson

Thank you to Sara Madderson for a copy of her self published When Then Becomes Now, the third book in the Sorrel Farm series. I reviewed the second book, Heaven on Earth last month on the Random Things Tours blog tour – you can read my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/10/25/heaven-on-earth-by-sara-madderson/ Today I’m sharing a mini non… Continue reading When Then Becomes Now by Sara Madderson

The Crystal Crypt by Fiona Veitch Smith

Thank you to Fern at Lion Hudson for the invitation to join the Literary Footsteps blog tour for the latest book, The Crystal Crypt, in the Poppy Denby Investigates series. I read and reviewed The Art Fiasco last year – see https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/10/28/the-art-fiasco-by-fiona-veitch-smith/ for my review. Today we are stopping at the Police Station. Synopsis: But… Continue reading The Crystal Crypt by Fiona Veitch Smith

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day by Milly Johnson

I’m helping celebrate paperback publication day for this fabulous festive book on the ed.Public Relations blog tour. The paperback was published last week in the UK. Synopsis: It’s nearly Christmas and it’s snowing, hard. Deep in the Yorkshire Moors nestles a tiny hamlet, with a pub at its heart. As the snow falls, the inn will… Continue reading I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day by Milly Johnson

On A Night Like This by Lindsey Kelk

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for the invitation to join the blog tour for On a Night Like This, and a copy of the book to read and review. Synopsis: Within days of wishing she could change her life, Fran Cooper is acting assistant to a celebrity, on… Continue reading On A Night Like This by Lindsey Kelk

The Return by Anita Frank

Thank you HQ Books for the opportunity to read and review a digital review copy on NetGalley. I’m sharing a mini review today. Synopsis: From the author of The Lost Ones, shortlisted for the Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award and Historical Writers’ Association Debut Crown Award… Jack Ellison’s war is over, but the battle for his… Continue reading The Return by Anita Frank

When Harry met Minnie by Martha Teichner

I’m sharing my review on World Kindness Day for this thought provoking book, about the true events of what happened when Harry met Minnie and Martha. Thank you to Octopus Books for the review copy. The book has recently been published in paperback. Synopsis: There are true fairy tales. Stories that exist because impossible-to-explain coincidences… Continue reading When Harry met Minnie by Martha Teichner

Mutti’s Dream by Beverly Hopper

Thank you to Clink Street Publishing and Kaleidoscopic Book Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour for this book based on a true story. Synopsis: Towards the end of the Second World War, a tragedy unfolded that many people are still not aware of.  The granddaughter of a Countess, Anita, learns not to… Continue reading Mutti’s Dream by Beverly Hopper

The Memory Box by Kathryn Hughes

Thank you to Rosie Margesson at Headline Books for a proof copy of the book to read and review. This is the first book I’ve read by Kathryn Hughes. The Memory Box is published in the UK today. Synopsis: From the million-copy-bestselling author of The Letter, Kathryn Hughes, and inspired by heartbreaking true events, an unforgettable,… Continue reading The Memory Box by Kathryn Hughes