Flappy Entertains by Santa Montefiore

Thank you to Rhiannon at Books and the City and Simon and Schuster UK for the opportunity to read and review this humorous book in advance of publication. I discovered Santa Montefiore’s books last year during lockdown one, when I read Here and Now (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/07/15/here-and-now-by-santa-montefiore/). Synopsis: From the beloved bestselling author… Continue reading Flappy Entertains by Santa Montefiore

The Other Daughter by Caroline Bishop

Thanks to Anne at Random Things Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour for this fascinating debut novel. Thank you to Harriett Collins at Simon and Schuster for the beautiful proof copy with yellow edges to read to prepare for the tour. Synopsis: When it finally arrived I was shocked to see it;… Continue reading The Other Daughter by Caroline Bishop

A Wedding in the Country by Katie Fforde

Today I’m pleased to be sharing a mini review for the brand new book by Katie Fforde, published in the UK yesterday. Thank you to Random House for the opportunity to read and review a digital copy via NetGalley. Synopsis: Lizzy has just arrived in London and is determined to make the best of her… Continue reading A Wedding in the Country by Katie Fforde

Ellie and the Harp Maker by Hazel Prior

Today I’m sharing a mini review for the book I recently added to my Kindle for 99p after reading Away with the Penguins last year by Hazel Prior (my 5 star review is at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/10/23/away-with-the-penguins-by-hazel-prior-2/) Synopsis: In the rolling hills of beautiful Exmoor, there’s a barn. And in that barn, you’ll find Dan. He’s a… Continue reading Ellie and the Harp Maker by Hazel Prior

January 2021 round up

With the UK locked down again as we try to reduce the spread of Covid 19, I’ve had more reading time on the weekends and my midweek day off (I decided to have a midweek day off to enable me to do my essential food shopping when it is quieter). I’ve finished 18 books this… Continue reading January 2021 round up

Until We’re Fish by Susannah R Drissi

Today I’m pleased to be sharing my thoughts about Until We’re Fish by Susannah R Drissi as part of the blog tour organised by Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Propertius Press. Thank you to Susannah for a signed copy of the book, sent from California. My thoughts are my own and not influenced… Continue reading Until We’re Fish by Susannah R Drissi

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary My rating: 5 of 5 stars Today on my book blog, I’m sharing another one of my 5 star reviews from 2020. I read and reviewed debut novel, The Flatshare back in February 2020 having read a copy on my Kindle. I have subsequently read and reviewed The Switch (see… Continue reading The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

Avalon’s Portal by Lynne W. Bailey @lynnewbailey1 @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours #AvalonsPortal

Thank you to Lynne for a proof copy of Avalon’s Portal so I could prepare for the Love Book Tours blog tour. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: Nothing exciting ever happens to Arthur, and that’s the way he likes it. But when he stumbles into a magical world… Continue reading Avalon’s Portal by Lynne W. Bailey @lynnewbailey1 @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours #AvalonsPortal

Parents and Teachers by Sara Madderson

Thank you to Sara Madderson for a copy of her book so that I could prepare for the Random Things Tours blog tour organised by the lovely Anne Cater. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: At two of London’s most exclusive prep schools, there are strict rules against parents… Continue reading Parents and Teachers by Sara Madderson