A Wedding in the Country by Katie Fforde

Today I’m pleased to be sharing a mini review for the brand new book by Katie Fforde, published in the UK yesterday. Thank you to Random House for the opportunity to read and review a digital copy via NetGalley. Synopsis: Lizzy has just arrived in London and is determined to make the best of her… Continue reading A Wedding in the Country by Katie Fforde

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The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin

Today I’m sharing my thoughts about another book set in a hospital (yesterday I reviewed Before I Saw You). Thanks to Random House Transworld Publishers for the opportunity to read and review a digital proof copy of the book via NetGalley. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis Life is… Continue reading The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin

The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley

As we approach the end of 2020, I’m sharing some of my five star reviews for my favourite books of 2020. Thanks to Transworld / Penguin Random House for the opportunity to read and review this fabulous debut novel. This book helped me find my reading mojo during lockdown one. Publisher comments: Six strangers with… Continue reading The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley

Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior

Today I’m sharing my review for this lovely book again to celebrate the paperback publication yesterday AND the announcement that this has been chosen as one of the Richard and Judy book club books. Thank you to Random House (Penguin UK) for a digital review copy via NetGalley – my thoughts are my own. This… Continue reading Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior

The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley

This morning I’m sharing my review for this gorgeous book again. I originally shared my review at the start of April 2020, two weeks into lockdown in the UK – not a good time for a debut novel to be published. So I’m sharing this again as the bookshops in the UK are starting to… Continue reading The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley

Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior

Today I’m sharing my review for this lovely book again as a recommendation for an uplifting read. Thank you to Random House for a digital review copy via NetGalley – my thoughts are my own. This is also known as How the Penguins Saved Veronica in the United States. Synopsis Veronica McCreedy lives in a… Continue reading Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior

The Perfect Dress – Louisa Leaman #bookreview

Fran’s wedding dress shop isn’t like any other. A treasure trove of history, filled with gowns from every decade for every type of bride. But not as you’d expect. Something bold for the shy and retiring.Something simple for the woman who is unafraid to stand out.And something dazzling for the bride who wouldn’t normally dare… Continue reading The Perfect Dress – Louisa Leaman #bookreview

#BookReview The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley

Publisher comments: Six strangers with one universal thing in common: their lives aren’t always what they make them out to be. What would happen if they told the truth instead? Julian Jessop is tired of hiding the deep loneliness he feels. So he begins The Authenticity Project – a small green notebook containing the truth about his… Continue reading #BookReview The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley

#BookReview Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior

Publisher comments: Veronica McCreedy lives in a mansion by the sea. She loves a nice cup of Darjeeling tea whilst watching a good wildlife documentary. And she’s never seen without her ruby-red lipstick. Although these days Veronica is rarely seen by anyone because, at 85, her days are spent mostly at home, alone. She can… Continue reading #BookReview Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior

Unexpected Lessons in Love by Lucy Dillon (Paperback publication day)

Unexpected Lessons in Love by Lucy Dillon My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Blurb: What happens when ‘I do’ turns into ‘I don’t know’? Jeannie always wanted to fall in love, and now she’s finally got the whirlwind romance she dreamed of. Dan’s gorgeous, he’s a successful young vet, and he flew her to… Continue reading Unexpected Lessons in Love by Lucy Dillon (Paperback publication day)