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

Elle’s A to Z of Love by Claire Huston

Thank you to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources for the invitation to join this blog tour. I read and enjoyed Claire’s debut novel last year (see review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/09/17/art-and-soul-by-claire-huston/) and was keen to read her second book. Synopsis: Haileybrook, a beautiful village in the peaceful Cotswolds countryside, is most people’s idea of heaven on earth.  … Continue reading Elle’s A to Z of Love by Claire Huston

Sunlight over Crystal Sands by Holly Martin

Thank you to Holly Martin for the invitation to read and review book four in her Jewel Island series. I’ve read and enjoyed the first three books and I recommend you do too, but this could be read independently. My last review for Ice-creams at Emerald Cove can be read at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2021/03/14/ice-creams-at-emerald-cove-by-holly-martin/ Synopsis: Lyra Thomas… Continue reading Sunlight over Crystal Sands by Holly Martin

It’s Not Never by Louise Gregory and n.g.k.

Thank you to the authors for a gifted copy of their book to read and review. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: From the worldwide bestselling author NGK, and Louise Gregory, a new contemporary love story based around the first human mission to Mars.  A timeless love story.  Ambitious… Continue reading It’s Not Never by Louise Gregory and n.g.k.

love songs for sceptics by christina pishiris

Late last year I attended a Books and The City book event run with Hillingdon Library and requested a copy of this book. When putting together a ‘sunshine stack’ for my Instagram account (@karenkisreading), I realised that I still hadn’t read the book and added it to my April reading list. Here is a mini… Continue reading love songs for sceptics by christina pishiris

The Little Swiss Ski Chalet by Julie Caplin

Thanks to Rachel of Rachel’s Random Resources for the invitation to read and review the latest book by Julie Caplin. Thanks to One More Chapter for the digital review copy, my thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: It’s time to pack your bags and head to the breathtaking, snow-covered peaks… Continue reading The Little Swiss Ski Chalet by Julie Caplin

Before I Saw You by Emily Houghton

I’m pleased to be joining the Random Things Tours blog tour for this wonderful debut novel by Emily Houghton. Thank you to Anne Cater for the invitation to join the tour and a proof copy of the book. The book was published in ebook format this week and will be available in hardback next week… Continue reading Before I Saw You by Emily Houghton

Coming Home To Brightwater Bay by Holly Hepburn

Today I’m thrilled to be joining the blog tour for this gorgeous book set in the Orkney Islands. Thanks to Anne at Random Things Tours for the opportunity and to Books and The City/Simon and Schuster for a copy of the book to read and review. My thoughts about the book are my own and… Continue reading Coming Home To Brightwater Bay by Holly Hepburn

The minute I saw you by Paige Toon

Today I’m sharing my thoughts on ‘the minute I saw you‘ by Paige Toon. A huge thank you to Sara-Jade of Books and The City for this gorgeous book which popped through my letterbox just before Christmas 2020. Synopsis: When Hannah meets Sonny, she’s irresistibly drawn to him: he’s sexy and confident, but only in… Continue reading The minute I saw you by Paige Toon

Christmas Island by Natalie Normann

Today I’m sharing a mini review. Thank you to One More Chapter for a digital review copy on NetGalley to read and review. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: In the bleak midwinter… A really frosty wind is making Holly’s life absolutely miserable After all the years of hard work… Continue reading Christmas Island by Natalie Normann