Trouble in the Valleys by Francesca Capaldi

Thank you Hera Books for a digital copy of book 4 in the series by Francesca Capaldi to read and review. I’m sharing a mini review today. To read my review for book 3, please visit https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2022/01/23/hope-in-the-valleys-by-francesca-capaldi/ Synopsis: Can Polly finally escape her haunting past? Spring 1919: WW1 might be over, but the inhabitants of… Continue reading Trouble in the Valleys by Francesca Capaldi

Thrown by Sara Cox

Thank you to Hodder and Stoughton for the opportunity to read a digital review copy of the debut fiction novel by Sara Cox. I’m sharing a mini review today. Synopsis: Becky: a single mum who prides herself on her independence. She knows from painful experience that men are trouble.Louise: a loving husband, gorgeous kids. She ought to… Continue reading Thrown by Sara Cox

The Only Exception by Claire Huston

I’m pleased to be joining the blog tour with Rachel’s Random Resources today. I enjoyed reading Claire’s previous books and my reviews can be found at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/17/art-and-soul-by-claire-huston/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/07/07/elles-a-to-z-of-love-by-claire-huston/ Synopsis: Lucinda Green knows something is missing from her life. But what? Her catering business is enjoying modest success and she loves her cosy house, even… Continue reading The Only Exception by Claire Huston

The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle by Matt Cain Audiobook

Thank you to Isabelle Wilson at Headline Books for the opportunity to listen to the audiobook for one of my favourite books of 2021. I’m sharing my thoughts today and an audio clip too. The paperback edition was published yesterday in the UK. Synopsis: IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO START YOUR LIFE’S BIG ADVENTURE .… Continue reading The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle by Matt Cain Audiobook

The People at Platform 5 by Clare Pooley

Thank you to Transworld Publishers for the opportunity to read a digital copy of Clare Pooley’s new novel, The People on Platform 5. I loved reading The Authenticity Project back in 2020 (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/12/07/the-authenticity-project-by-clare-pooley-2/) and I’m sharing a mini review of her new book today. The People on Platform 5 will be… Continue reading The People at Platform 5 by Clare Pooley

An English Garden Murder by Katie Gayle

Thank you to Bookouture for the invitation to join the blog tour for the new series by Katie Gayle. I enjoyed reading their Epiphany Bloom series recently (see my last review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/08/02/death-at-the-gates-by-katie-gayle-epiphany-bloom-3/ ) and I was eager to meet Julia Bird. Synopsis: Meet Julia Bird: recently single, reluctantly retired, and… an amateur sleuth? Julia… Continue reading An English Garden Murder by Katie Gayle

The Girls by Bella Osborne

Thanks to Aria Fiction for my digital proof copy of The Girls by Bella Osborne. I’ve enjoyed reading Bella’s previous books and you can read my mini review for The Library at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2022/01/11/the-library-by-bella-osborne/ I’m sharing a mini review for The Girls today. Synopsis: In the 1970s, The Girls were best friends sharing a house and… Continue reading The Girls by Bella Osborne

The Cornish Hideaway by Jennifer Bibby

Thanks to the lovely Books and the City team at Simon and Schuster for the opportunity to read and review this debut novel, published last month. I’m sharing a mini review today. Synopsis: All Freya has ever wanted to do is paint. So when she fails her Master’s Degree in Art, on the same day… Continue reading The Cornish Hideaway by Jennifer Bibby

The Village of Happy Ever Afters by Alison Sherlock

Thanks to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and Boldwood Books for an invitation to join the blog tour and a digital review copy of the book. I’ve enjoyed reading this series by Alison Sherlock and my last review can be read here: https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/10/02/the-village-inn-of-secret-dreams-by-alison-sherlock/ Synopsis: Molly Hopkins has happily watched all of her friends’ dreams come… Continue reading The Village of Happy Ever Afters by Alison Sherlock

Spring Tides at the Starfish Cafe by Jessica Redland

Happy publication day to Jessica Redland for Spring Tides At The Starfish Cafe, the second book in her Starfish cafe series. I enjoyed reading book one last year and you can read my review here: https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/09/13/snowflakes-over-the-starfish-cafe-by-jessica-redland/ Thank you to Boldwood Books for the opportunity to read a digital review copy via Netgalley. I’m sharing a… Continue reading Spring Tides at the Starfish Cafe by Jessica Redland