Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for the invitation to join the blog tour, and for a beautiful proof copy to read and review. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. The last book I read by Dinah Jefferies was The Tuscan Contessa (see my review… Continue reading Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies

Christmas at Fox Farm by Helen Pollard

Thank you to Bookouture for the opportunity to join the blog tour, and to read and review a digital proof copy. Synopsis: Living at Fox Farm, with its cosy café, beautiful pottery studio and charming gift shop, is a dream come true for thirty-one-year-old Daisy. The kindly owner, Jean, and the close-knit village feel like the home… Continue reading Christmas at Fox Farm by Helen Pollard

Always, In December by Emily Stone

Thank you to Headline Books for a review copy of this debut novel to read and review. The ebook was published recently and the paperback will be published on 14th October 2021. I’m sharing my review today on the Random Things Tours blog tour. Synopsis: Josie never looks forward to December. It’s always a reminder of… Continue reading Always, In December by Emily Stone

The Idea of You by Robinne Lee

Thank you to Jen at Penguin books for the surprise book parcel including a proof copy of The Idea of You by Robinne Lee. Apologies for the late review – I read and reviewed the book back in July but the review hadn’t published. Synopsis: EVERYONE IN THE WORLD KNOWS HIS NAME . . .BUT… Continue reading The Idea of You by Robinne Lee

The Man on the Street by Trevor Wood

Thank you to Trevor Wood and The Motherload Book Club for a signed copy of this debut novel. Many apologies for the delay in reading and reviewing. Synopsis: It started with a splash. Jimmy, a homeless veteran grappling with PTSD, did his best to pretend he hadn’t heard it – the sound of something heavy… Continue reading The Man on the Street by Trevor Wood

Catch Your Breath (The Secret Life of a Sleepless Anaesthetist) by Ed Patrick

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Octopus Books for the invitation to join the blog tour and a copy of the book to read and review. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: Catch your Breath is a gut punch of a memoir by a doctor – and comedian – whose… Continue reading Catch Your Breath (The Secret Life of a Sleepless Anaesthetist) by Ed Patrick

A Beautiful Spy by Rachel Hore

Thanks to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources for the invitation to join the blog tour today. Thank you to Simon and Schuster for the digital copy to read. Last year I read and enjoyed the Love Child by Rachel Hore (my review can be found at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/05/13/the-love-child-by-rachel-hore-bookreview/) I am also looking forward to reading The… Continue reading A Beautiful Spy by Rachel Hore

The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

Thank you to Ellie Hudson at Viking Books for the opportunity to read an early digital proof copy via NetGalley. Last year I loved reading the first book, The Thursday Murder Club, and my non spoiler review can be found at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/02/the-thursday-murder-club-by-richard-osman/. I’m sharing a mini review today for the book which will be published… Continue reading The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

Snowflakes over the Starfish Cafe by Jessica Redland

Thank you to Rachel Gilbey of Rachel’s Random Resources for the invitation to join the blog tour and to Boldwood Books for the digital review copy via NetGalley to prepare for the blog tour. Synopsis: Welcome to The Starfish Café – where you will find stunning views, delicious food and lifelong friendships. Two broken hearts.… Continue reading Snowflakes over the Starfish Cafe by Jessica Redland

The Dream House by Laura Dockrill

Thank you to Blue of Kaleidoscopic Tours and to Piccadilly Press for the opportunity to read and review this book for the Bookstagram tour (I will be sharing this review on Instagram – @karenkisreading ) Synopsis: A sensitive illustrated novella about a young boy losing a parent; a poignant topic for current times. Everyone needs… Continue reading The Dream House by Laura Dockrill