Anything Could Happen by Lucy Diamond

Thank you to Quercus Books for a digital review copy via NetGalley of the latest book by one of my favourite authors, Lucy Diamond. I’m sharing a mini non spoiler review today. Synopsis: Your big secret is out. What next? For Lara and her daughter Eliza, it has always been just the two of them.… Continue reading Anything Could Happen by Lucy Diamond

Hope in the Valleys by Francesca Capaldi

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources for the invitation to join the blog tour for the third book in this series by Francesca Capaldi. To read my reviews for books one and two, visit https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/06/13/blog-tour-for-heartbreak-in-the-valley-by-frances-capaldi/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/11/26/war-in-the-valleys-by-francesca-capaldi/ Synopsis: Will Elizabeth choose love over duty? It’s August 1917 and WW1 continues to take a toll. The… Continue reading Hope in the Valleys by Francesca Capaldi

Home by Penny Parkes

Happy paperback publication day to Home by Penny Parkes. Thank you to SJV at Books and the City / Simon and Schuster UK for a beautiful hardback copy of Home by Penny Parkes to read and review last year. I’m sharing my review again today. Synopsis: A gripping and heartfelt story about overcoming the past… Continue reading Home by Penny Parkes

The Arctic Curry Club by Dani Redd

Thank you to Avon Books for my gifts including a proof copy of The Arctic Curry Club by Dani Redd. I’m sharing a mini review today. Synopsis: Soon after upending her life to accompany her boyfriend Ryan to the Arctic, Maya realises it’s not all Northern Lights and husky sleigh rides. Instead, she’s facing sub-zero temperatures, 24-hour… Continue reading The Arctic Curry Club by Dani Redd

A Deception Most Deadly by Genevieve Essig

Today I’m pleased to be sharing an extract from Deception Most Deadly, the first in the series of mystery books featuring Cassie Gwynne and being published by Bookouture. Synopsis: Meet Cassie Gwynne: bookworm, cat lover, reluctant heiress… and determined detective? Florida, 1883. Cassie Gwynne is looking for a fresh start when she steps off the steamship… Continue reading A Deception Most Deadly by Genevieve Essig

The Unravelling by Polly Crosby

Thank you to Alliya at HQ Books (Harper Collins UK) for the opportunity to join the blog tour and a digital proof copy of the book to read and review. This is the first book I’ve read by Polly Crosby. Synopsis: When Tartelin Brown accepts a job with the reclusive Marianne Stourbridge, she finds herself… Continue reading The Unravelling by Polly Crosby

The Girl from Paris by Ella Carey

Today I’m sharing my first review in 2022 for a book I enjoyed reading last month. Thank you to Sarah Hardy for the invitation to join the Bookouture blog tour for this new book by Ella Carey. I read and reviewed The Lost Girl of Berlin (Book 2 in this series) last year, my review… Continue reading The Girl from Paris by Ella Carey

A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig

Thank you to Canongate Books for the invitation to join the readalong for A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig. I’m sharing my thoughts today. Synopsis: Before there was Santa Claus, there was a young boy who believed in the impossible. . . . Lemony Snicket meets Elf in this warmhearted Christmas caper. Soon to be a… Continue reading A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig

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

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