Christmas Wishes at the Chocolate Shop by Jessica Redland

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and Boldwood Books for the opportunity to join the blog tour for another Jessica Redland book. This is the fourth book I’ve read in the past 14 months by Jessica, see my other reviews at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/14/christmas-at-carlys-cupcakes-by-jessica-redland/, https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/08/starry-skies-over-the-chocolate-pot-cafe-by-jessica-redland/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/09/13/snowflakes-over-the-starfish-cafe-by-jessica-redland/ Synopsis: Sometimes you just need a little Christmas… Continue reading Christmas Wishes at the Chocolate Shop by Jessica Redland

The Girl on the Platform by Ellie Midwood

Thank you to Noelle Holton and Bookouture for the invitation to read and review The Girl on the Platform by Ellie Midwood, a new author to me. Synopsis: Berlin, 1939: The inspiring true story of Libby Schulze-Boysen, a German girl who refused to back down to the Nazis. In the face of evil, she vowed… Continue reading The Girl on the Platform by Ellie Midwood

The Collector’s Daughter by Gill Paul

I’m sharing two historical fiction reviews today for two excellent books on blog tours arranged by the lovely Anne Cater of Random Things Tours. This second book is The Collector’s Daughter, the second book I’ve read by Gill Paul, after enjoying reading The Second Marriage last year (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/21/the-second-marriage-by-gill-paul/). Thank you to… Continue reading The Collector’s Daughter by Gill Paul

The Cosy Cottage in Ireland by Julie Caplin

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and One More Chapter for the opportunity to read and review the new book in the romance series by Julie Caplin. I’ve previously read and reviewed The Little Teashop in Tokyo ( https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/06/03/the-little-teashop-in-tokyo-by-julie-caplin/ ) and The Little Swiss Ski Chalet (https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/02/02/the-little-swiss-ski-chalet-by-julie-caplin/ ) in this series Synopsis: Snuggle… Continue reading The Cosy Cottage in Ireland by Julie Caplin

One More Christmas at the Castle by Trisha Ashley

I’m thrilled to be joining the Random Things blog tour today for this fabulous festive book. This will be published in hardback on 11th November 2021 in the UK by Transworld Publishers (Random House). Thank you for my digital proof copy to read and review. Synopsis: Elderly widow Sabine knows this will be her last… Continue reading One More Christmas at the Castle by Trisha Ashley

The Village Inn of Secret Dreams by Alison Sherlock

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources and Boldwood Books for the invitation to join the blog tour for the third book in the series set in Cranbridge. To see my reviews for the earlier books in the series, please visit https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/07/17/the-village-shop-for-lonely-hearts-by-alison-sherlock-blogtour/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/03/11/the-village-of-lost-and-found-by-alison-sherlock/ Synopsis: After escaping her parents’ unhappy marriage to sleepy Cranbridge… Continue reading The Village Inn of Secret Dreams by Alison Sherlock

Christmas at Fox Farm by Helen Pollard

Thank you to Bookouture for the opportunity to join the blog tour, and to read and review a digital proof copy. Synopsis: Living at Fox Farm, with its cosy café, beautiful pottery studio and charming gift shop, is a dream come true for thirty-one-year-old Daisy. The kindly owner, Jean, and the close-knit village feel like the home… Continue reading Christmas at Fox Farm by Helen Pollard

The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

Thank you to Ellie Hudson at Viking Books for the opportunity to read an early digital proof copy via NetGalley. Last year I loved reading the first book, The Thursday Murder Club, and my non spoiler review can be found at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/02/the-thursday-murder-club-by-richard-osman/. I’m sharing a mini review today for the book which will be published… Continue reading The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

Snowflakes over the Starfish Cafe by Jessica Redland

Thank you to Rachel Gilbey of Rachel’s Random Resources for the invitation to join the blog tour and to Boldwood Books for the digital review copy via NetGalley to prepare for the blog tour. Synopsis: Welcome to The Starfish Café – where you will find stunning views, delicious food and lifelong friendships. Two broken hearts.… Continue reading Snowflakes over the Starfish Cafe by Jessica Redland

The Woman in the Middle by Milly Johnson

Thank you to the fabulous Sara-Jade Virtue at Books and the City / Simon and Schuster UK for sending a digital review copy to me of the latest book by one of my favourite authors, Milly Johnson. My last book review for one of her books can be found at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/11/17/i-wish-it-could-be-christmas-every-day-by-milly-johnson/) Synopsis: Shay Bastable is… Continue reading The Woman in the Middle by Milly Johnson