The Language of Food by Annabel Abbs

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Simon & Schuster UK for the invitation to read and review this historical fiction /food novel by a new author to me, Annabel Abbs. I’m pleased to be sharing my review on publication day in the UK. Thank you to the publisher for a beautiful… Continue reading The Language of Food by Annabel Abbs

Should I Tell You? by Jill Mansell

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Headline Review for the invitation to read and review a beautiful proof copy of the book for the blog tour. Synopsis: Amber, Lachlan and Raffaele met as teenagers in the Cornish seaside home of kind-hearted foster parents. Years on, the bond between them is unbreakable… Continue reading Should I Tell You? by Jill Mansell

Hope in the Valleys by Francesca Capaldi

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources for the invitation to join the blog tour for the third book in this series by Francesca Capaldi. To read my reviews for books one and two, visit https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/06/13/blog-tour-for-heartbreak-in-the-valley-by-frances-capaldi/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/11/26/war-in-the-valleys-by-francesca-capaldi/ Synopsis: Will Elizabeth choose love over duty? It’s August 1917 and WW1 continues to take a toll. The… Continue reading Hope in the Valleys by Francesca Capaldi

A Deception Most Deadly by Genevieve Essig

Today I’m pleased to be sharing an extract from Deception Most Deadly, the first in the series of mystery books featuring Cassie Gwynne and being published by Bookouture. Synopsis: Meet Cassie Gwynne: bookworm, cat lover, reluctant heiress… and determined detective? Florida, 1883. Cassie Gwynne is looking for a fresh start when she steps off the steamship… Continue reading A Deception Most Deadly by Genevieve Essig

The Ends of the Earth by Abbie Greaves

Today I’m sharing my thoughts about The Ends of the Earth by Abbie Greaves. Thank you to Laura O’Donnell at Cornerstone, Penguin Random House for the opportunity to join the paperback publication blog tour and a copy of the book to review. Synopsis: Mary O’Connor has been keeping a vigil for her first love for… Continue reading The Ends of the Earth by Abbie Greaves

Hotel Portofino by J.P. O’Connell

Today I’m joining the blog tour for Hotel Portofino by J.P O’Connell organised by Anne Cater’s Random Things Tours for Simon and Schuster UK. Synopsis: Check in to a world of glamour, elegance and intrigue… A heady historical drama about a British family who open an upper-class hotel on the magical Italian Riviera during the ‘Roaring 20s’.… Continue reading Hotel Portofino by J.P. O’Connell

The Little Shop of Hidden Treasures by Holly Hepburn

Today I’m thrilled to be joining the Books and the City (Simon and Schuster UK) blog tour for The Little Shop of Hidden Treasures by Holly Hepburn. I enjoyed reading Coming Home from Brightwater Bay last year (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/01/26/coming-home-to-brightwater-bay-by-holly-hepburn/ ) Synopsis: The brand new novel from Holly Hepburn, perfect for fans of… Continue reading The Little Shop of Hidden Treasures by Holly Hepburn

The Unravelling by Polly Crosby

Thank you to Alliya at HQ Books (Harper Collins UK) for the opportunity to join the blog tour and a digital proof copy of the book to read and review. This is the first book I’ve read by Polly Crosby. Synopsis: When Tartelin Brown accepts a job with the reclusive Marianne Stourbridge, she finds herself… Continue reading The Unravelling by Polly Crosby

The Girl from Paris by Ella Carey

Today I’m sharing my first review in 2022 for a book I enjoyed reading last month. Thank you to Sarah Hardy for the invitation to join the Bookouture blog tour for this new book by Ella Carey. I read and reviewed The Lost Girl of Berlin (Book 2 in this series) last year, my review… Continue reading The Girl from Paris by Ella Carey

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