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 Island Of Secrets by Eva Glyn

Thank you to Rachel’s Random Resources and One More Chapter for the invitation to join the blog tour, and a digital review copy to read via NetGalley. Synopsis: For fans of Dinah Jefferies, Victoria Hislop, Lucinda Riley and Rosanna Ley, this is a stunning and sweeping WW2 novel that shows a side to the war… Continue reading An Island Of Secrets by Eva Glyn

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

#coverreveal The End of Men by Christina Sweeney-Baird

Today I’m thrilled to be sharing my review of the End of Men by debut author, Christina Sweeney-Baird again to celebrate the new paperback edition being published on Thursday 12 May in the UK. Have you read this yet? Synopsis: GLASGOW, 2025.  Dr Amanda Maclean is called to treat a young man with a mild fever.… Continue reading #coverreveal The End of Men by Christina Sweeney-Baird

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

After The Rain by Lucy Dillon

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Transworld Books for the invitation to join the blog tour and a copy of the book to read and review. Synopsis: After the storm it’s time for a fresh start . . . First, the clouds… Tara Hunter is a therapist on a mission to… Continue reading After The Rain by Lucy Dillon

Space Hopper by Helen Fisher

To celebrate the recent paperback publication of Space Hopper by Helen Fisher, I’m sharing my review from February 2021, from the hardback publication blog tour. Synopsis: They say those we love never truly leave us, and I’ve found that to be true. But not in the way you might expect. In fact, none of this… Continue reading Space Hopper by Helen Fisher