And Now You’re Back by Jill Mansell

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour. Thank you to Headline for a digital review copy via NetGalley to read and review. Synopsis: One magical night in Venice, Didi fell in love. But it ended – and he left without even saying goodbye. Now, thirteen years… Continue reading And Now You’re Back by Jill Mansell

The Getaway by Isabelle Broom

Thank you to Hodder and Stoughton for a digital review copy of the latest book by one of my favourite authors to read and review. Here are my non-spoiler thoughts. Publication date is Thursday 10th June in the UK. One of my previous reviews can be found at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/06/02/book-review-for-hello-again-by-isabelle-broom/ Synopsis: Sometimes it takes losing everything… Continue reading The Getaway by Isabelle Broom

Where We Belong by Anstey Harris

To celebrate the recent paperback publication of one of my favourite reads of last year, I’m sharing my review again today. One summer.One house.One family learning to love again. Cate Morris and her son, Leo, are homeless, adrift. They’ve packed up the boxes from their London home, said goodbye to friends and colleagues, and now they are… Continue reading Where We Belong by Anstey Harris

A Summer at the Beach Hut by Veronica Henry

Today I’m sharing a review for the latest book by one of my favourite authors. I discovered Veronica Henry’s books when I first started reviewing books, and I have now read most of her books. This is the latest book in The Beach Hut series. Thank you to Orion Books for granting my NetGalley request… Continue reading A Summer at the Beach Hut by Veronica Henry

The Summer Seekers by Sarah Morgan

Thank you to HQ Books for a digital review copy of this book via NetGalley. I’ve read and enjoyed many of Sarah Morgan’s books over the past couple of years (including Family for Beginners last year – my review is at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/03/13/family-for-beginners-by-sarah-morgan/) and I’m sharing a mini review today. Synopsis: Kathleen is eighty years old.… Continue reading The Summer Seekers by Sarah Morgan

The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle by Matt Cain

Thank you to Rosie Margesson at Headline Books for this gorgeous proof copy of The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle by Matt Cain and a Crunchie bar. I’m pleased to be sharing my review today now the book has been published 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

Summer at the French Olive Grove by Sophie Claire

Happy publication day to Sophie Claire. Thank you to Myrto Kalavrezou at Hodder and Stoughton for the invitation to join the blog tour and for a beautiful copy of Summer at the French Olive Grove to read and review. Synopsis: Could love be the biggest adventure of all?Filmmaker Lily’s life is all about work and… Continue reading Summer at the French Olive Grove by Sophie Claire

The Secretary by Catherine Hokin

Thank you to Sarah Hardy for the invitation to join the Bookouture blog tour for this historical fiction novel and for a digital review copy to read. The book was published on Monday 24th May in the UK. Synopsis: The Tower House. Down a secluded path, hidden by overgrown vines, the crumbling villa echoes with… Continue reading The Secretary by Catherine Hokin

Under the Italian Sun by Sue Moorcroft

Thank you to Avon Books for a gifted digital copy of Under the Italian Sun to read and review. I have travelled virtually to Switzerland and Malta with Sue Moorcroft before, and I was excited to be heading to Italy this time. Synopsis: A warm, sun-baked terrace. The rustle of verdant green vines. The sun… Continue reading Under the Italian Sun by Sue Moorcroft

A Taste of Home by Heidi Swain

Thanks to Books and The City/Simon and Schuster UK for the opportunity to read and review a beautiful copy of the new Heidi Swain book after hearing about this at their Showcase 2021 event. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. This book was published in the UK on April 29th… Continue reading A Taste of Home by Heidi Swain