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

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The Visitors by Caroline Scott

Thank you to Simon and Schuster UK for a copy of The Visitors by Caroline Scott to read and review for the blog tour organised by Anne Cater of Random Things Tours. Regular readers of my book review may remember how much I loved reading The Photographer of the Lost (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/12/29/the-photographer-of-the-lost-by-caroline-scott/)… Continue reading The Visitors by Caroline Scott

Mistletoe and Crime by Chris McDonald

Thank you to Sean and Red Dog Press for the invitation to join the blog tour for book 5 in The Stonebridge Mysteries series on the first day of the blog tour. Regular readers of my book review blog will know that I have enjoyed reading this series – please see my review for book… Continue reading Mistletoe and Crime by Chris McDonald

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

Call of the Penguins by Hazel Prior

Thank you Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Alison Barrow of Black Swan (Transworld Books) at Penguin Random House UK for the opportunity to join the blog tour for the sequel to one of my favourite books of 2020, Away with the Penguins. (See my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/10/23/away-with-the-penguins-by-hazel-prior-2/). I also enjoyed reading Hazel’s first… Continue reading Call of the Penguins by Hazel Prior

The Crystal Crypt by Fiona Veitch Smith

Thank you to Fern at Lion Hudson for the invitation to join the Literary Footsteps blog tour for the latest book, The Crystal Crypt, in the Poppy Denby Investigates series. I read and reviewed The Art Fiasco last year – see https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/10/28/the-art-fiasco-by-fiona-veitch-smith/ for my review. Today we are stopping at the Police Station. Synopsis: But… Continue reading The Crystal Crypt by Fiona Veitch Smith

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day by Milly Johnson

I’m helping celebrate paperback publication day for this fabulous festive book on the ed.Public Relations blog tour. The paperback was published last week in the UK. Synopsis: It’s nearly Christmas and it’s snowing, hard. Deep in the Yorkshire Moors nestles a tiny hamlet, with a pub at its heart. As the snow falls, the inn will… Continue reading I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day by Milly Johnson

On A Night Like This by Lindsey Kelk

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for the invitation to join the blog tour for On a Night Like This, and a copy of the book to read and review. Synopsis: Within days of wishing she could change her life, Fran Cooper is acting assistant to a celebrity, on… Continue reading On A Night Like This by Lindsey Kelk

Mutti’s Dream by Beverly Hopper

Thank you to Clink Street Publishing and Kaleidoscopic Book Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour for this book based on a true story. Synopsis: Towards the end of the Second World War, a tragedy unfolded that many people are still not aware of.  The granddaughter of a Countess, Anita, learns not to… Continue reading Mutti’s Dream by Beverly Hopper

Under The Mistletoe by Sue Moorcroft

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and Avon Books for the invitation to join the blog tour and a digital proof copy via NetGalley to review. I’ve read and reviewed a number of Sue’s books and I enjoyed returning to Middledip. The book was published on the 28th October. Synopsis: Christmas. A time… Continue reading Under The Mistletoe by Sue Moorcroft