The Boys from Biloxi by John Grisham

For most of the last hundred years, Biloxi was known for its beaches, resorts, and seafood industry. But it had a darker side. It was also notorious for corruption and vice, everything from gambling, prostitution, bootleg liquor, drugs . . . even contract killings. The vice was controlled by a small cabal of mobsters, many… Continue reading The Boys from Biloxi by John Grisham

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The Little Wartime Library by Kate Thompson

London, 1944. Clara Button is no ordinary librarian. While the world remains at war, in East London Clara has created the country’s only underground library, built over the tracks in the disused Bethnal Green tube station. Down here a secret community thrives: with thousands of bunk beds, a nursery, a café and a theatre offering… Continue reading The Little Wartime Library by Kate Thompson

An Escape to Provence by Sophie Claire

Where there’s a will, can love find a way?  When cynical divorce lawyer Daisy Jackson unexpectedly inherits a ramshackle farmhouse in Provence, she sets off for the French countryside to oversee renovations herself.  But Gabriel Laforet has other ideas. A local builder with ties to the property, Gabriel is determined to see Daisy off and… Continue reading An Escape to Provence by Sophie Claire

Thrown by Sara Cox

Thank you to Hodder and Stoughton for the opportunity to read a digital review copy of the debut fiction novel by Sara Cox. I’m sharing a mini review today. Synopsis: Becky: a single mum who prides herself on her independence. She knows from painful experience that men are trouble.Louise: a loving husband, gorgeous kids. She ought to… Continue reading Thrown by Sara Cox

The Last Letter from your Lover by Jojo Moyes

Thank you to the Tandem Collective, Studio Canal and Hodder and Stoughton for a paperback copy of The Last Letter from your Lover. After sharing my review for the film recently, now it is time to review the book, originally published in 2010. Synopsis: When journalist Ellie looks through her newspaper’s archives for a story,… Continue reading The Last Letter from your Lover by Jojo Moyes

Movie review – The Last Letter from your Lover

Thank you to the Tandem Collective and Studio Canal for the opportunity to join in with the watch-a-long for the opening weekend of The Last Letter from your Lover, based on the book by Jojo Moyes. What is the movie about? Adapted from Jojo Moyes’ best-selling novel, THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER is a… Continue reading Movie review – The Last Letter from your Lover

The Getaway by Isabelle Broom

Thank you to Hodder and Stoughton for a digital review copy of the latest book by one of my favourite authors to read and review. Here are my non-spoiler thoughts. Publication date is Thursday 10th June in the UK. One of my previous reviews can be found at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/06/02/book-review-for-hello-again-by-isabelle-broom/ Synopsis: Sometimes it takes losing everything… Continue reading The Getaway by Isabelle Broom

Summer at the French Olive Grove by Sophie Claire

Happy publication day to Sophie Claire. Thank you to Myrto Kalavrezou at Hodder and Stoughton for the invitation to join the blog tour and for a beautiful copy of Summer at the French Olive Grove to read and review. Synopsis: Could love be the biggest adventure of all?Filmmaker Lily’s life is all about work and… Continue reading Summer at the French Olive Grove by Sophie Claire

A Winters Dream by Sophie Clare

Thank you to Myrto Kalavrezou at Hodder and Stoughton for inviting me to join the blog tour for the new book by Sophie Claire, being published today. This is the third book I’ve read by Sophie Claire. I enjoyed reading The Christmas Holiday last year, the book that introduced Evie, who employs Liberty, at the… Continue reading A Winters Dream by Sophie Clare

The Sight of You by Holly Miller

I’m pleased to share my review for this beautiful book, the debut novel of Holly Miller. Thank you to Hodder and Stoughton for granting my wish to review a preview copy via NetGalley after seeing such many positive comments on social media – I now understand why so many people love this book. Synopsis: Joel… Continue reading The Sight of You by Holly Miller