Eight Perfect Hours by Lia Louis

Thank you to Orion Books for a digital review copy via NetGalley. Dear Emmie Blue was one of my favourite books last year (see review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/07/31/dear-emmie-blue-by-lia-louis/ )and I was thrilled to have an early read of her latest book. This is already available in ebook format and will be published in paperback tomorrow. Synopsis:… Continue reading Eight Perfect Hours by Lia Louis

The Island Home by Libby Page

Thank you to Orion Books for this beautiful hardback copy of The Island Home I won in a Facebook prize draw. I’ve enjoyed reading The Lido and The 24-Hour Cafe over the past couple of years and was thrilled to have the opportunity to read Libby Page’s new book this week. Synopsis: Lorna’s world is… Continue reading The Island Home by Libby Page

A Summer at the Beach Hut by Veronica Henry

Today I’m sharing a review for the latest book by one of my favourite authors. I discovered Veronica Henry’s books when I first started reviewing books, and I have now read most of her books. This is the latest book in The Beach Hut series. Thank you to Orion Books for granting my NetGalley request… Continue reading A Summer at the Beach Hut by Veronica Henry

The Littlest Library by Poppy Alexander

Today I’m sharing a mini review for The Littlest Library. Thank you to Orion Books for a digital proof copy to read and review via NetGalley. This novel will be published in the UK later this week. Synopsis: It’s only the beginning of her story… Jess Metcalf is perfectly happy with her quiet, predictable life… Continue reading The Littlest Library by Poppy Alexander

A Home from Home by Veronica Henry *Publication Date is 25th July 2019*

A Home From Home by Veronica Henry My rating: 5 of 5 stars Having enjoyed my first Veronica Henry book last summer (The Family Recipe), I have enjoyed reading her earlier books and was keen to read her latest book. I’m happy to confirm that this is another excellent read and my favourite Veronica Henry… Continue reading A Home from Home by Veronica Henry *Publication Date is 25th July 2019*

Swallowtail Summer by Erica James *Publication Day 11th July 2019*

Swallowtail Summer by Erica James My rating: 5 of 5 stars Linston End has been the summer home to three families for several decades. The memories of their time there are ingrained in their hearts: picnics on the river, gin and tonics in the pavilion at dusk, hours spent seeking out the local swallowtail butterflies.… Continue reading Swallowtail Summer by Erica James *Publication Day 11th July 2019*