Book Review for The Little Bookshop of Love Stories by Jaimie Admans

Publisher comments: Today is the Mondayest Monday ever. Hallie Winstone has been fired – and it wasn’t even her fault! Having lost her job and humiliated herself in front of a whole restaurant full of diners, this is absolutely, one hundred percent, the worst day of her life. That is until she receives an email… Continue reading Book Review for The Little Bookshop of Love Stories by Jaimie Admans

BookReview Sing Me a Secret by Julie Houston

Publisher comments: The four Sutherland sisters have all had very different paths in life, but one secret and a slighty tense production of Jesus Christ Superstar are about to bring them all back together again… When the news that pop-superstar Lexia Sutherland is returning to Westenbury, not everyone is thrilled by the news – including… Continue reading BookReview Sing Me a Secret by Julie Houston

#BookReview Summer on a Sunny Island by Sue Moorcroft

This summer, sparks are flying on the island of Malta… When Rosa Hammond splits up from her partner Marcus, her Mum Dora suggests a summer in Malta. Not one to sit back and watch her daughter be unhappy, Dora introduces Rosa to Zach, in the hope that romance will bloom under the summer sun. But… Continue reading #BookReview Summer on a Sunny Island by Sue Moorcroft

#BookReview Mum and Dad by Joanna Trollope

‘What a mess, she thought now . . . what a bloody, unholy mess the whole family has got itself into.’ It’s been twenty-five years since Gus and Monica left England to start a new life in Spain, building a vineyard and wine business from the ground up. However, when Gus suffers a stroke and… Continue reading #BookReview Mum and Dad by Joanna Trollope

#BookReview The Wheelwright’s Daughter by Eleanor Porter #Blogtour

Martha is a feisty and articulate young woman, the daughter of a wheelwright, living in a Herefordshire village in Elizabethan England. With no mother Martha’s life is spent running her father’s meagre household and helping out at the local school whilst longing to escape the confines and small-mindedness of a community driven by religious bigotry… Continue reading #BookReview The Wheelwright’s Daughter by Eleanor Porter #Blogtour

#BlogTour #BookReview A Shop Girl at Sea by Rachel Brimble #HistoricalFiction

Bath, 1912. Amelia Wakefield loves working at Pennington’s, Bath’s finest department store. An escape from her traumatic past, it saved her life. So when Miss Pennington sets her a task to set sail on the Titanic and study the department stores of New York, she couldn’t be more excited – or determined! Frustrated with his life at home, Samuel… Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview A Shop Girl at Sea by Rachel Brimble #HistoricalFiction

#BookReview The Heatwave by Kate Riordan

Under the scorching French sun, a tense homecoming unearths a long-buried family secret in this deliciously propulsive beach read of a mother’s greatest fear brought to life.  Elodie was beautiful. Elodie was smart. Elodie was manipulative. Elodie is dead.  When Sylvie Durand receives a letter calling her back to her crumbling family home in the… Continue reading #BookReview The Heatwave by Kate Riordan

#BookReview In Too Deep (Meet Me at Pebble Beach #2) by Bella Osborne

Publisher comments: Regan is holding a winning lottery ticket.Goodbye to the boyfriend who never had her back, and so long to the job she can’t stand!Except it’s all a bit too good to be true… When Regan gets pranked, she finds herself jobless, homeless and boyfriendless in one fell swoop. Luckily her friendly seaside community… Continue reading #BookReview In Too Deep (Meet Me at Pebble Beach #2) by Bella Osborne

#BookReview The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner

My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Publisher comments: Poland, 1941. After the Jews in their town are rounded up, Róza and her five-year-old daughter, Shira, spend day and night hidden in a farmer’s barn. Forbidden from making a sound, only the yellow bird from her mother’s stories can sing the melodies Shira composes in her… Continue reading #BookReview The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner

#BookReview The Secret Seaside Escape by Heidi Swain

Publisher comments:- Being published 16 April 2020 Tess Tyler needs a break. Weighed down by her high-pressure job and her demanding father, she’s left little time to take care of herself. But after a shocking discovery sends her spiralling, she flees to Wynmouth, the seaside town she fell in love with as a child, to… Continue reading #BookReview The Secret Seaside Escape by Heidi Swain