Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea by Cressida McLaughlin

Happy publication day to Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea. I’m thrilled to be opening the Random Things Tours blog tour organised by the lovely Anne Cater for Cressida McLaughlin and Harper Collins. I have read and enjoyed the four previous books in the series, and was pleased to have the opportunity to read… Continue reading Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea by Cressida McLaughlin

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

On A Night Like This by Lindsey Kelk

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for the invitation to join the blog tour for On a Night Like This, and a copy of the book to read and review. Synopsis: Within days of wishing she could change her life, Fran Cooper is acting assistant to a celebrity, on… Continue reading On A Night Like This by Lindsey Kelk

The Promise by Emma Heatherington

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for the invitation to read and review the latest book by Emma Heatherington. This is the third book I’ve read by Emma – please see my previous reviews at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/10/21/secrets-in-the-snow-by-emma-heatherington/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2019/10/29/rewrite-the-stars-by-emma-heatherington-blog-tour-29-10-19/ Synopsis: One terrible moment changes everything for teenagers Kate and David. Brought… Continue reading The Promise by Emma Heatherington

When the Music Stops by Joe Heap

I’m pleased to be sharing my review again as part of the blog tour organised by Anne at Random Things Tours to celebrate the paperback publication today of When the Music Stops. Thank you to Anne and Harper Fiction for a digital review copy, my thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift.… Continue reading When the Music Stops by Joe Heap

Heaven on Earth by Sara Madderson

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours and Sara Madderson for the invitation to join the blog tour and a copy of the book to review. This is the third book I’ve read and reviewed by Sara – see my reviews at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/03/03/the-winters-fail-by-sara-madderson/ and https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/11/04/parents-and-teachers-by-sara-madderson/ If you are inspired by my review to buy… Continue reading Heaven on Earth by Sara Madderson

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

A Woman Made of Snow by Elisabeth Gifford

I’m sharing two historical fiction reviews today on my book blog for two excellent books on blog tours arranged by the lovely Anne Cater of Random Things Tours. The first book being reviewed is A Woman Made of Snow, the second book I’ve read by Elisabeth Gifford (her book The Lost Lights of St Kilda… Continue reading A Woman Made of Snow by Elisabeth Gifford

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

Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins for the invitation to join the blog tour, and for a beautiful proof copy to read and review. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. The last book I read by Dinah Jefferies was The Tuscan Contessa (see my review… Continue reading Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies