Coming Home to Mistletoe Cottage by Celia Anderson

Could a sprinkling of magic save Christmas this year? Amid the salt marshes and rolling fields of Periwinkle Bay, Magda Conway is enjoying her retirement in ivy-clad Mistletoe Cottage. Yet with three weeks to go until Christmas, as the fairy lights twinkle and the trees go up around the village, her peace is disrupted when… Continue reading Coming Home to Mistletoe Cottage by Celia Anderson

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Songs in Ursa Major by Emma Brodie

Thank you to Susanna Peden at Harper Collins for a copy of the newly published paperback of Songs in Ursa Major by Emma Brodie, available in all good bookshops now. To celebrate the paperback publication, I’m sharing my review again. Synopsis: Behind every greatest hit, is an even greater love story. THE SUMMER OF 1969… Continue reading Songs in Ursa Major by Emma Brodie

Wedding Bells for the Victory Girls by Joanna Toye

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for the invitation to read and review this gorgeous book. Synopsis: Summer 1945. After victory in Europe, best friends Lily, Gladys and Beryl are looking to the future. But even with this happy news, their lives are far from simple… Despite Lily’s joyful summer… Continue reading Wedding Bells for the Victory Girls by Joanna Toye

Em & Me by Beth Morrey

Thank you to Harper Collins for a digital proof copy via NetGalley to read and review. I’m sharing a mini review today. Synopsis: A mother.A daughter.A secret waiting to be discovered. For too long – since the sudden death of her mother as a teenager, since the birth of her daughter, Em, when she was… Continue reading Em & Me by Beth Morrey

Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea by Cressida McLaughlin

Happy publication day to Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea. I’m thrilled to be opening the Random Things Tours blog tour organised by the lovely Anne Cater for Cressida McLaughlin and Harper Collins. I have read and enjoyed the four previous books in the series, and was pleased to have the opportunity to read… Continue reading Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea by Cressida McLaughlin

On A Night Like This by Lindsey Kelk

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for the invitation to join the blog tour for On a Night Like This, and a copy of the book to read and review. Synopsis: Within days of wishing she could change her life, Fran Cooper is acting assistant to a celebrity, on… Continue reading On A Night Like This by Lindsey Kelk

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

When the Music Stops by Joe Heap

I’m pleased to be sharing my review again as part of the blog tour organised by Anne at Random Things Tours to celebrate the paperback publication today of When the Music Stops. Thank you to Anne and Harper Fiction for a digital review copy, my thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift.… Continue reading When the Music Stops by Joe Heap

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

Songs in Ursa Major by Emma Brodie

Thank you to Jennifer Harlow (a.k.a band roadie) at Harper Collins for the invitation to join the blog tour for this stunning debut novel, this has been one of my favourite books to escape into this year. Also thank you for a beautiful finished copy of the book. Synopsis: Behind every greatest hit, is an… Continue reading Songs in Ursa Major by Emma Brodie