The East End Girl in Blue by Fenella J. Miller #BookReview #TheGirlsinBlue2 #BlogTour #Aria #NetGalley #

As the war rages on around her, one girl in blue’s life is about to change forever… Even in wartime, East End girl Nancy Evans has reason to hope. She’s a rising star in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force and she’ll be walking down the aisle any day now… but then a brutal night of bombing changes her life forever. Newly pregnant and single, Nancy … Continue reading The East End Girl in Blue by Fenella J. Miller #BookReview #TheGirlsinBlue2 #BlogTour #Aria #NetGalley #

Shh .. It’s Our Secret by Lizzie Chantree #BookReview #BHCPress #NetGalley #4.5*

Violet has a secret that could change the lives of everyone she knows and loves, especially the regulars at the run-down café bar where she works. After losing her parents at a young age, they are the closest thing she has to a family and she feels responsible for them. Kai is a jaded music producer who has just moved outside of town. Seeking solitude … Continue reading Shh .. It’s Our Secret by Lizzie Chantree #BookReview #BHCPress #NetGalley #4.5*

The Ladies Midnight Swimming Club by Faith Hogan #BookReview #BlogTour #Aria #NetGalley #

‘Uplifting, emotional and brimming with warmth and humour’ – Cathy Bramley Three women. Three different stages of life. United by one thing: the chance to start again. When Elizabeth’s husband dies, leaving her with crippling debt, the only person she can turn to is her friend, Jo. Soon Jo has called in her daughter, Lucy, to help save Elizabeth from bankruptcy. Leaving her old life … Continue reading The Ladies Midnight Swimming Club by Faith Hogan #BookReview #BlogTour #Aria #NetGalley #

Save Her by Abigail Osborne #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

Would you give up your husband to save your best friend’s life? Bonded by their traumatic childhoods, Flora and Sophie are inseparable friends who married brothers.  What they could not have anticipated was their mother-in-law, Cecelia. Disappointed that her children have married beneath them, Cecelia takes every opportunity to belittle and taunt her daughters-in-law. When Cecelia learns that Flora and her son are moving away, her … Continue reading Save Her by Abigail Osborne #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

The Borrow a Bookshop Holiday by Kiley Dunbar #BookReview #BlogTour #HeraBooks #RachelsRandomResources #4*

The Borrow-a-Bookshop Bookshop Café invites literature lovers to run their very own bookshop … for a fortnight. Spend your days talking books with customers in your own charming bookshop and serving up delicious cream teas in the cosy café. Bookworms, what are you waiting for? Your holiday is going to be LIT(erary). Apply to: The Borrow-a-Bookshop Bookshop Café, Down-a-long, Clove Lore, Devon. Jude Crawley should be on top … Continue reading The Borrow a Bookshop Holiday by Kiley Dunbar #BookReview #BlogTour #HeraBooks #RachelsRandomResources #4*

The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary #BookReview #QuercusBooks #NetGalley #4.5*

THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR, BETH O’LEARY. Addie and her sister are about to embark on an epic road trip to a friend’s wedding in rural Scotland. The playlist is all planned and the snacks are packed. But, not long after setting off, a car slams into the back of theirs. The driver is none other than Addie’s ex, Dylan, who she’s … Continue reading The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary #BookReview #QuercusBooks #NetGalley #4.5*

Wartime with the Cornish Girls by Betty Walker #BookReview #TheCornishGirls1 #Avon #NetGalley #4.5*

The perfect uplifting wartime read for fans of Nancy Revell and Donna Douglas. 1941. The Blitz rages over London. And even in Cornwall, the war is being fought… When Violet loses her sister in the Blitz, she must take her nieces to safety in Cornwall. On the coast, she meets carefree chorus girl Eva, who is also running from the dangers of London. But Porthcurno … Continue reading Wartime with the Cornish Girls by Betty Walker #BookReview #TheCornishGirls1 #Avon #NetGalley #4.5*

The Ends of the Earth by Abbie Greaves #BookReview #CornerstoneDigital #NetGalley #5*

The breathtaking new novel from the author of The Silent Treatment – for fans of Jojo Moyes, Joanna Cannon and Ruth Jones. Mary O’Connor has been keeping a vigil for her first love for the past seven years. Every evening without fail, Mary arrives at Ealing Broadway station and sets herself up among the commuters. In her hands Mary holds a sign which bears the … Continue reading The Ends of the Earth by Abbie Greaves #BookReview #CornerstoneDigital #NetGalley #5*

Backstories by Simon Van Der Velde #BookReview #Anthology #SmokeandMirrorsPress #5*

‘Ingenious idea, brilliantly executed’ – Daily Mirror ‘Humanity shimmers at the heart of every tale…and it is this that resonates, long after each mystery has been solved.’ – Caroline Ward Vine, winner of the Costa Prize. Can you find the famous person hidden in every story? And once found, can you understand them? Dreamers, singers, heroes and killers, they can dazzle with their talent or their unmitigated evil, yet … Continue reading Backstories by Simon Van Der Velde #BookReview #Anthology #SmokeandMirrorsPress #5*

If She Dies by Erik Therme #BookReview #TheckerBooks #3.5*

How far would you go to right a wrong? Nine months ago, Tess’s five-year-old daughter was killed in a car accident. The driver, Brady Becker, was sentenced to two years in prison. It didn’t make Tess’s pain go away. Brady also has a daughter: A twelve-year-old named Eve who walks to Chandler Middle School every day. Tess knows this because she’s been watching Eve for … Continue reading If She Dies by Erik Therme #BookReview #TheckerBooks #3.5*