A Cosy Christmas at Bridget’s Bicycle Bakery by Alex Brown

Thank you to One More Chapter for a digital copy to read and review. This is the first book I’ve read by Alex Brown. Synopsis: Bridget smiled to herself, certain she could see one of the stars twinkling extra brightly in that moment as if to acknowledge her wish and convince her that, yes, Mulberry-On-Sea… Continue reading A Cosy Christmas at Bridget’s Bicycle Bakery by Alex Brown

Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

Thank you to the Tandem Collective and Fourth Estate Books for the opportunity to join a readalong for Cloud Cuckoo Land. I’m sharing a non-spoiler review today. Synopsis: When everything is lost, it’s our stories that survive How do we weather the end of things? Cloud Cuckoo Land brings together an unforgettable cast of dreamers and outsiders… Continue reading Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

The Duchess by Wendy Holden

Thank you to Welbeck Publishing for a gifted copy of The Duchess by Wendy Holden, a prize in a recent social media competition. I’m sharing a mini review today. Synopsis: Love can change the course of history…  Arriving in 1928, Wallis was a divorced, penniless, middle-aged foreigner with average looks and no connections. Yet, just… Continue reading The Duchess by Wendy Holden

Call the Vet by Bruce Fogle

Thank you to Harper Collins for the copy of the book to read and review via Readers First. Today I’m sharing a mini review. Synopsis: Arriving in 1970s’ London as a fresh-faced Canadian, Bruce Fogle assumed that because he knew the language, he would understand the English. As a graduate of the world’s best veterinary… Continue reading Call the Vet by Bruce Fogle

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

Midnight in Everwood by M. A. Kuzniar

Thank you to Sian Baldwin of HQ Books for the invitation to read and review a digital copy via NetGalley for the blog tour. Midnight in Everwood was published in the UK yesterday. Synopsis: In the darkness of night, magic awaits… Nottingham, 1906 Marietta Stelle longs to be a ballerina but, as Christmas draws nearer,… Continue reading Midnight in Everwood by M. A. Kuzniar

The Post Box at the North Pole by Jaimie Admans

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and Boldwood Books for the opportunity to read and review the latest festive book by Jaimie Admans. My previous reviews for Jaimie’s books include https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/10/14/the-little-christmas-shop-on-nutcracker-lane-by-jaimie-admans/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/07/11/the-little-bookshop-of-love-stories-by-jaimie-admans/ Synopsis: Dear Santa, I wish I could believe in magic again. From Sasha. Sasha Hansley hates Christmas. As a child, it… Continue reading The Post Box at the North Pole by Jaimie Admans

The Promise by Emma Heatherington

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for the invitation to read and review the latest book by Emma Heatherington. This is the third book I’ve read by Emma – please see my previous reviews at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/10/21/secrets-in-the-snow-by-emma-heatherington/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2019/10/29/rewrite-the-stars-by-emma-heatherington-blog-tour-29-10-19/ Synopsis: One terrible moment changes everything for teenagers Kate and David. Brought… Continue reading The Promise by Emma Heatherington

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

One Way Street by Trevor Wood

After reading the first book in the series (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/09/25/the-man-on-the-street-by-trevor-wood/ , I treated myself to this sequel on my Kindle. Here is my mini review. Synopsis: A series of bizarre drug-related deaths among runaway teenagers has set the North East’s homeless community on edge. The word on the street is that a… Continue reading One Way Street by Trevor Wood