The People at Platform 5 by Clare Pooley

Thank you to Transworld Publishers for the opportunity to read a digital copy of Clare Pooley’s new novel, The People on Platform 5. I loved reading The Authenticity Project back in 2020 (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/12/07/the-authenticity-project-by-clare-pooley-2/) and I’m sharing a mini review of her new book today. The People on Platform 5 will be… Continue reading The People at Platform 5 by Clare Pooley

An English Garden Murder by Katie Gayle

Thank you to Bookouture for the invitation to join the blog tour for the new series by Katie Gayle. I enjoyed reading their Epiphany Bloom series recently (see my last review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/08/02/death-at-the-gates-by-katie-gayle-epiphany-bloom-3/ ) and I was eager to meet Julia Bird. Synopsis: Meet Julia Bird: recently single, reluctantly retired, and… an amateur sleuth? Julia… Continue reading An English Garden Murder by Katie Gayle

The Girls by Bella Osborne

Thanks to Aria Fiction for my digital proof copy of The Girls by Bella Osborne. I’ve enjoyed reading Bella’s previous books and you can read my mini review for The Library at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2022/01/11/the-library-by-bella-osborne/ I’m sharing a mini review for The Girls today. Synopsis: In the 1970s, The Girls were best friends sharing a house and… Continue reading The Girls by Bella Osborne

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

The Village of Happy Ever Afters by Alison Sherlock

Thanks to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and Boldwood Books for an invitation to join the blog tour and a digital review copy of the book. I’ve enjoyed reading this series by Alison Sherlock and my last review can be read here: https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/10/02/the-village-inn-of-secret-dreams-by-alison-sherlock/ Synopsis: Molly Hopkins has happily watched all of her friends’ dreams come… Continue reading The Village of Happy Ever Afters by Alison Sherlock

Spring Tides at the Starfish Cafe by Jessica Redland

Happy publication day to Jessica Redland for Spring Tides At The Starfish Cafe, the second book in her Starfish cafe series. I enjoyed reading book one last year and you can read my review here: https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/09/13/snowflakes-over-the-starfish-cafe-by-jessica-redland/ Thank you to Boldwood Books for the opportunity to read a digital review copy via Netgalley. I’m sharing a… Continue reading Spring Tides at the Starfish Cafe by Jessica Redland

Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter by Lizzie Pook

Today I’m pleased to be sharing an extract from Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter as part of the Random Things Tours blog tour. Synopsis: Fortune favours the brave . . . It is 1886 and the Brightwell family has sailed from England to make their new home in Western Australia. Ten-year-old Eliza knows little of… Continue reading Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter by Lizzie Pook

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

The Staycation by Cressida McLaughlin

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour and to Harper Collins for a digital proof via Netgalley to read and review. Synopsis: Is their perfect escape closer than they think? Meet luxury travel agent Hester Monday. When Hester’s newest client, handsome Jake Oakenfield, is injured in… Continue reading The Staycation by Cressida McLaughlin

The Lost Chapter by Caroline Bishop

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour, and to Simon and Schuster for a ebook proof to read and review. I enjoyed reading Caroline’s debut novel, The Other Daughter last year – you can read my review here https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/02/24/the-other-daughter-by-caroline-bishop/ Synopsis: 1957, France. Florence and Lilli… Continue reading The Lost Chapter by Caroline Bishop