All The Wicked Games by Lauren North

Are you ready to play? Best friends Cleo and Rachel spend their evenings pretending to be people they’re not, inventing elaborate stories to escape the monotony of their real lives. It’s all harmless fun – until they play the game on the wrong person… It’s your move now. Five years later, Cleo is still struggling… Continue reading All The Wicked Games by Lauren North

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Last Time We Met by Emily Houghton

ONE PROMISEAged thirteen, best friends Eleanor and Fin are inseparable. Convinced it will always be this way they make a pact – to go to university together, always live near each other, and if they’re both single at 35 they’ll get married.¬† TWO DECADES¬†Eleanor and Fin haven’t spoken in fifteen years. Life has run away… Continue reading Last Time We Met by Emily Houghton

Call of the Penguins by Hazel Prior

Thank you Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Alison Barrow of Black Swan (Transworld Books) at Penguin Random House UK for the opportunity to join the blog tour for the sequel to one of my favourite books of 2020, Away with the Penguins. (See my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/10/23/away-with-the-penguins-by-hazel-prior-2/). I also enjoyed reading Hazel’s first… Continue reading Call of the Penguins by Hazel Prior

The Idea of You by Robinne Lee

Thank you to Jen at Penguin books for the surprise book parcel including a proof copy of The Idea of You by Robinne Lee. Apologies for the late review – I read and reviewed the book back in July but the review hadn’t published. Synopsis: EVERYONE IN THE WORLD KNOWS HIS NAME . . .BUT… Continue reading The Idea of You by Robinne Lee

That Night by Gillian McAllister

Thank you to Sriya Varadharajan of Michael Joseph Books for the invitation to join the Gillian McAllister blog tour and for a proof copy to read and review. This is the second book I’ve read and enjoyed by Gillian McAllister (my review for How To Disappear can be found at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/07/09/how-to-disappear-by-gillian-mcallister/ ) Synopsis: What would… Continue reading That Night by Gillian McAllister

You Need to Know by Nicola Moriarty

Thanks to Sriya at Michael Joseph Books for the invitation to join the blog tour and for a copy of the book to read and review. Synopsis: Jill’s three grown-up sons mean everything to her. She would do anything for her boys – protect them, lie for them, even die for them. Then one day… Continue reading You Need to Know by Nicola Moriarty

The Recovery of Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel

Thrilled to see that one of my favourite books of 2020 is now available in paperback AND is a Richard & JudyBook Club pick tooSynopsis:- Rose Gold Watts believed she was sick for eighteen years. She thought she needed the feeding tube, the surgeries, the wheelchair . . . Turns out her mum, Patty, is… Continue reading The Recovery of Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel

The Push by Ashley Audrain

Today I’m sharing my review for The Push, the debut novel by Ashley Audrain, published yesterday by Michael Joseph Books. Thank you to the publisher for a digital proof copy via NetGalley, my thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: What if your experience of motherhood was nothing like what you… Continue reading The Push by Ashley Audrain

The Tuscan Contessa by Dinah Jefferies

I’m pleased to share my review for The Tuscan Contessa by Dinah Jefferies on my book blog today – the ebook is currently 99p on the Kindle. Thank you Penguin Books for a digital review copy via NetGalley – my thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: In 1940s Tuscany, Contessa… Continue reading The Tuscan Contessa by Dinah Jefferies