Underneath the Christmas Tree by Heidi Swain

Thank you to Harriett Collins and Sara-Jade Virtue of Books and The City at Simon and Schuster UK for the invitation to join the blog tour for this latest book by Heidi Swain. Synopsis: Wynter’s Trees is the home of Christmas. For the people of Wynmouth it’s where they get their family Christmas tree, and… Continue reading Underneath the Christmas Tree by Heidi Swain

Heaven on Earth by Sara Madderson

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours and Sara Madderson for the invitation to join the blog tour and a copy of the book to review. This is the third book I’ve read and reviewed by Sara – see my reviews at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/03/03/the-winters-fail-by-sara-madderson/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/11/04/parents-and-teachers-by-sara-madderson/ If you are inspired by my review to buy… Continue reading Heaven on Earth by Sara Madderson

Safe at Home by Lauren North

Thank you to Holly Minter at Transworld / Penguin Random House for the invitation to read the new Lauren North book on NetGalley. Apologies for the delay in sharing my thoughts. The book was published earlier this month in the UK and is currently 99p on the Kindle. This is the third book written by… Continue reading Safe at Home by Lauren North

Christmas Wishes at the Chocolate Shop by Jessica Redland

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and Boldwood Books for the opportunity to join the blog tour for another Jessica Redland book. This is the fourth book I’ve read in the past 14 months by Jessica, see my other reviews at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/14/christmas-at-carlys-cupcakes-by-jessica-redland/, https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/08/starry-skies-over-the-chocolate-pot-cafe-by-jessica-redland/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/09/13/snowflakes-over-the-starfish-cafe-by-jessica-redland/ Synopsis: Sometimes you just need a little Christmas… Continue reading Christmas Wishes at the Chocolate Shop by Jessica Redland

The Girl on the Platform by Ellie Midwood

Thank you to Noelle Holton and Bookouture for the invitation to read and review The Girl on the Platform by Ellie Midwood, a new author to me. Synopsis: Berlin, 1939: The inspiring true story of Libby Schulze-Boysen, a German girl who refused to back down to the Nazis. In the face of evil, she vowed… Continue reading The Girl on the Platform by Ellie Midwood

The Collector’s Daughter by Gill Paul

I’m sharing two historical fiction reviews today for two excellent books on blog tours arranged by the lovely Anne Cater of Random Things Tours. This second book is The Collector’s Daughter, the second book I’ve read by Gill Paul, after enjoying reading The Second Marriage last year (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/21/the-second-marriage-by-gill-paul/). Thank you to… Continue reading The Collector’s Daughter by Gill Paul

A Woman Made of Snow by Elisabeth Gifford

I’m sharing two historical fiction reviews today on my book blog for two excellent books on blog tours arranged by the lovely Anne Cater of Random Things Tours. The first book being reviewed is A Woman Made of Snow, the second book I’ve read by Elisabeth Gifford (her book The Lost Lights of St Kilda… Continue reading A Woman Made of Snow by Elisabeth Gifford

The Cosy Cottage in Ireland by Julie Caplin

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and One More Chapter for the opportunity to read and review the new book in the romance series by Julie Caplin. I’ve previously read and reviewed The Little Teashop in Tokyo ( https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/06/03/the-little-teashop-in-tokyo-by-julie-caplin/ ) and The Little Swiss Ski Chalet (https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/02/02/the-little-swiss-ski-chalet-by-julie-caplin/ ) in this series Synopsis: Snuggle… Continue reading The Cosy Cottage in Ireland by Julie Caplin

What Page, Sir? by Simon Pickering

Thanks to Lizzie Lewis at Red Door Press for the invitation to read and review What Page, Sir? by Simon Pickering. Synopsis: What Page, Sir? records the hilarious and sometimes painful experience of an English teacher as he struggles through some very familiar literary texts with some very unenthusiastic teenagers. Alongside the comedy that a teacher could… Continue reading What Page, Sir? by Simon Pickering

One More Christmas at the Castle by Trisha Ashley

I’m thrilled to be joining the Random Things blog tour today for this fabulous festive book. This will be published in hardback on 11th November 2021 in the UK by Transworld Publishers (Random House). Thank you for my digital proof copy to read and review. Synopsis: Elderly widow Sabine knows this will be her last… Continue reading One More Christmas at the Castle by Trisha Ashley