The Cornish Hideaway by Jennifer Bibby

Thanks to the lovely Books and the City team at Simon and Schuster for the opportunity to read and review this debut novel, published last month. I’m sharing a mini review today. Synopsis: All Freya has ever wanted to do is paint. So when she fails her Master’s Degree in Art, on the same day… Continue reading The Cornish Hideaway by Jennifer Bibby

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

Three’s A Crowd by Simon Booker

Thank you to Sara-Jade Virtue from Books and the City (Simon and Schuster UK) for a digital copy of Three’s A Crowd by Simon Booker to read and review. I’m sharing my thoughts today, the day after ebook publication day in the UK. Synopsis: What happens when an estranged father and son unwittingly fall in… Continue reading Three’s A Crowd by Simon Booker

The Heights by Louise Candlish

Thank you to Jess Barratt at Books and The City / Simon and Schuster UK for the invitation to join the blog tour and for a proof copy to read and review. I enjoyed reading The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish last year (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/06/23/the-other-passenger-by-louise-candlish/ ). Synopsis: He thinks he’s safe up… Continue reading The Heights by Louise Candlish

Home by Penny Parkes

Thank you to SJV at Books and the City / Simon and Schuster UK for a beautiful hardback copy of Home by Penny Parkes to read and review. This is the first book I’ve read by Penny Parkes but I have now added more of her books to my book trolley to read during the… Continue reading Home by Penny Parkes

Someone I Used to Know by Paige Toon

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours and Simon and Schuster UK for the opportunity to read and review a digital review copy of Paige Toon’s latest novel. I read my first book by Paige Toon at the start of the year (see my review for The Minute I Saw You at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/01/11/the-minute-i-saw-you-by-paige-toon/) and… Continue reading Someone I Used to Know by Paige Toon

The Long Way Home by Fanny Blake

Thank you to the lovely Jess Barratt and Sara-Jade Virtue at Books and the City for the opportunity to read and review The Long Way Home by Fanny Blake. I first heard about the book back in December 2020 at the TeamBATC 2021 Showcase – see below for details of the books featured. The book… Continue reading The Long Way Home by Fanny Blake

The Little Shop of Hidden Treasures by Holly Hepburn (Part 1 of Starting Over)

Today I’m pleased to be taking part in the publication day launch promotion with the Books and the City bloggers by sharing the first two chapters of Holly’s latest book. Synopsis: When Hope loses her husband, she fears her happiest days are behind her. With her only connection to London broken, she moves home to York to… Continue reading The Little Shop of Hidden Treasures by Holly Hepburn (Part 1 of Starting Over)

Home by Penny Parkes

Thank you to Books and the City / Simon and Schuster UK for a digital proof copy of Home by Penny Parkes to read and review. This is the first book I’ve read by Penny Parkes. The book is due to be published in July 2021 Synopsis: A gripping and heartfelt story about overcoming the… Continue reading Home by Penny Parkes

Here and Now by Santa Montefiore

I’m pleased to share my review for the latest paperback book by Santa Montefiore on my book blog today. Thank you to Simon and Schuster for a digital review copy – my thoughts are my own and and not influenced by the gift. Today is the paperback publication day and I’m looking forward to buying… Continue reading Here and Now by Santa Montefiore