The Reason by Catherine Bennetto

If money wasn’t an issue, what would you do to make someone smile? Brooke’s life isn’t going to plan. Her career as an events planner has stalled, her parents won’t leave her alone and her daughter is desperately unhappy at school. But the reason for all this is no secret or mystery. Just under a… Continue reading The Reason by Catherine Bennetto

The Lighthouse Bookshop by Sharon Gosling

At the heart of a tiny community in a remote village just inland from the Aberdeenshire coast stands an unexpected lighthouse. Built two centuries ago by an eccentric landowner, it has become home to the only bookshop for miles around. Rachel is an incomer to the village. She arrived five years ago and found a place… Continue reading The Lighthouse Bookshop by Sharon Gosling

Always By Your Side by Julie Haworth

When school teacher Rose loses her dream job at a London primary school, her self-confidence takes a knock. Worse still, her stockbroker fiancé, Ollie, sees it as the perfect opportunity for her to join his firm, which only adds to the feelings Rose has that their relationship might be coming to an end. An unexpected phone… Continue reading Always By Your Side by Julie Haworth

The Heights by Louise Candlish

Thank you to Jess Barratt at Books and The City / Simon and Schuster UK 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/ ). The Heights is now available in paperback and I’m sharing my review again to explain… Continue reading The Heights by Louise Candlish

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