The Long Way Home by Fanny Blake

Thank you to the lovely Jess Barratt and Sara-Jade Virtue at Books and the City for the opportunity to read and review The Long Way Home by Fanny Blake. I first heard about the book back in December 2020 at the TeamBATC 2021 Showcase – see below for details of the books featured. The book… Continue reading The Long Way Home by Fanny Blake

Where We Belong by Anstey Harris

To celebrate the recent paperback publication of one of my favourite reads of last year, I’m sharing my review again today. One summer.One house.One family learning to love again. Cate Morris and her son, Leo, are homeless, adrift. They’ve packed up the boxes from their London home, said goodbye to friends and colleagues, and now they are… Continue reading Where We Belong by Anstey Harris

A Taste of Home by Heidi Swain

Thanks to Books and The City/Simon and Schuster UK for the opportunity to read and review a beautiful copy of the new Heidi Swain book after hearing about this at their Showcase 2021 event. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. This book was published in the UK on April 29th… Continue reading A Taste of Home by Heidi Swain

A Taste of Home by Heidi Swain

Thanks to Books and The City/Simon and Schuster UK for the opportunity to read and review a beautiful copy of the new Heidi Swain book after hearing about this at their Showcase 2021 event. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. This book was published in the UK on April 29th… Continue reading A Taste of Home by Heidi Swain

The Little Shop of Hidden Treasures by Holly Hepburn (Part 1 of Starting Over)

Today I’m pleased to be taking part in the publication day launch promotion with the Books and the City bloggers by sharing the first two chapters of Holly’s latest book. Synopsis: When Hope loses her husband, she fears her happiest days are behind her. With her only connection to London broken, she moves home to York to… Continue reading The Little Shop of Hidden Treasures by Holly Hepburn (Part 1 of Starting Over)

Home by Penny Parkes

Thank you to Books and the City / Simon and Schuster UK for a digital proof copy of Home by Penny Parkes to read and review. This is the first book I’ve read by Penny Parkes. The book is due to be published in July 2021 Synopsis: A gripping and heartfelt story about overcoming the… Continue reading Home by Penny Parkes

Here and Now by Santa Montefiore

I’m pleased to share my review for the latest paperback book by Santa Montefiore on my book blog today. Thank you to Simon and Schuster for a digital review copy – my thoughts are my own and and not influenced by the gift. Today is the paperback publication day and I’m looking forward to buying… Continue reading Here and Now by Santa Montefiore

A Family Reunion by Patricia Scanlan

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour. Thank you to Books and the City and Simon and Schuster UK for a copy of the book to read and review. I first heard about this book during the 2021 showcase and knew I needed to read it.… Continue reading A Family Reunion by Patricia Scanlan

Flappy Entertains by Santa Montefiore

Thank you to Rhiannon at Books and the City and Simon and Schuster UK for the opportunity to read and review this humorous book in advance of publication. I discovered Santa Montefiore’s books last year during lockdown one, when I read Here and Now (see my review at https://mentoringmumof2bookreviews.home.blog/2020/07/15/here-and-now-by-santa-montefiore/). Synopsis: From the beloved bestselling author… Continue reading Flappy Entertains by Santa Montefiore

The Other Daughter by Caroline Bishop

Thanks to Anne at Random Things Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour for this fascinating debut novel. Thank you to Harriett Collins at Simon and Schuster for the beautiful proof copy with yellow edges to read to prepare for the tour. Synopsis: When it finally arrived I was shocked to see it;… Continue reading The Other Daughter by Caroline Bishop