Moon Over Kilmore Quay by Carmel Harrington

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for an invitation to join the blog tour and a copy of the paperback to read and review. Synopsis: When your heart belongs in two places, can you ever truly find home? Brooklyn, New York Bea has grown up in the heart of… Continue reading Moon Over Kilmore Quay by Carmel Harrington

Anything Could Happen by Lucy Diamond

Thank you to Quercus Books for a digital review copy via NetGalley of the latest book by one of my favourite authors, Lucy Diamond. I’m sharing a mini non spoiler review today. Synopsis: Your big secret is out. What next? For Lara and her daughter Eliza, it has always been just the two of them.… Continue reading Anything Could Happen by Lucy Diamond

The Girl from Paris by Ella Carey

Today I’m sharing my first review in 2022 for a book I enjoyed reading last month. Thank you to Sarah Hardy for the invitation to join the Bookouture blog tour for this new book by Ella Carey. I read and reviewed The Lost Girl of Berlin (Book 2 in this series) last year, my review… Continue reading The Girl from Paris by Ella Carey

When Harry met Minnie by Martha Teichner

I’m sharing my review on World Kindness Day for this thought provoking book, about the true events of what happened when Harry met Minnie and Martha. Thank you to Octopus Books for the review copy. The book has recently been published in paperback. Synopsis: There are true fairy tales. Stories that exist because impossible-to-explain coincidences… Continue reading When Harry met Minnie by Martha Teichner

The Lost Girl of Berlin by Ella Carey

Thank you to Sarah Hardy and Bookouture for the opportunity to read and review my first Ella Carey novel. Synopsis: The truck stopped for a moment in the freezing, bombed-out street and Kate caught sight of a little girl in a ragged dress on the steps of a once-beautiful mansion. The child’s eyes were startling… Continue reading The Lost Girl of Berlin by Ella Carey

Caul Baby by Morgan Jerkins

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Harper 360 for the invitation and opportunity to read this excellent debut fiction novel. Synopsis: Desperate to be a mother after her multiple pregnancies ended in heartbreak, Laila turns to the Melancons, an old and powerful Harlem family known for their caul, a precious layer… Continue reading Caul Baby by Morgan Jerkins

The Last Days of Ellis Island by Gaëlle Josse (Translated by Natasha Lehrer)

Thank you to Anne at Random Things Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour for this book. Thank you to World Editions for a copy of the book, my thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature New York, November 3, 1954.… Continue reading The Last Days of Ellis Island by Gaëlle Josse (Translated by Natasha Lehrer)