A Midlife Holiday by Cary J Hansson #BookReview #MidlifeTrilogy1 #HanssonPublishing #NetGalley #4.5*

She wanted a change. But will a girls’ trip to the Mediterranean recapture her joy? Helen Winters worries the walls are closing in. With her children grown and her selfish husband absent on her fiftieth birthday, she regrets not taking the exciting paths she dreamed about in her youth. So when a well-meaning gift reveals a depressing image of her future, she takes a leap … Continue reading A Midlife Holiday by Cary J Hansson #BookReview #MidlifeTrilogy1 #HanssonPublishing #NetGalley #4.5*

Stepping Up by Sarah Turner #BookReview #DebutNovel #TransworldDigital #NetGalley #3.5*

This is a story about digging deep for strength you never knew you had and finding magic in things that were there all along. Beth has never stuck at anything. She’s quit more jobs and relationships than she can remember and she still sleeps in her childhood bedroom. It’s not that she hasn’t tried to grow up, it’s just that so far, the only commitment she’s held … Continue reading Stepping Up by Sarah Turner #BookReview #DebutNovel #TransworldDigital #NetGalley #3.5*

My Grandpa’s Second Wife by Lois Jean Thomas #BookReview #IndieAuthor #4*

Set in northern Indiana and southwest Michigan during the era of the Coronavirus pandemic, MY GRANDPA’S SECOND WIFE is a story that embraces diversity, with love reaching across cultural, racial, religious, and generational divides. Mercedes Maldonado, the child of a Caucasian mother and a long ago deported Mexican father, struggles in her marriage with her aristocratic Mexican husband. When she experiences an uncanny reconnection with a step-grandmother … Continue reading My Grandpa’s Second Wife by Lois Jean Thomas #BookReview #IndieAuthor #4*

Chocolate Cake for Breakfast by Rosie Green #BookReview #BlogTour #TheLittleDuckPondCafe20 #Rachel’sRandomResources #5*

After a shocking accident, Martha Munro has given up on her childhood dreams. With her confidence shattered, even leaving the house is scary, and a promising romance with gorgeous Logan is over before it even had a chance to begin. But cheered on by her dad and her great friend, Madison, she makes a decision that could change everything. Can Martha find the courage to … Continue reading Chocolate Cake for Breakfast by Rosie Green #BookReview #BlogTour #TheLittleDuckPondCafe20 #Rachel’sRandomResources #5*

It Could Never Happen Here by Eithne Shortall #BookReview #Corvus #NetGalley #5*

Their school is about to be taught a lesson… Beverley Franklin will do whatever it takes to protect her local school’s reputation. So when a scandal involving her own daughter threatens to derail the annual school musical’s appearance on national television, Beverley goes into overdrive. But in her efforts to protect her daughter and keep the musical on track, she misses what’s really going, both … Continue reading It Could Never Happen Here by Eithne Shortall #BookReview #Corvus #NetGalley #5*

Other Parents by Sarah Stovell #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #5*

In a small town like West Burntridge, it should be impossible to keep a secret. Rachel Saunders knows gossip is the price you pay for a rural lifestyle and outstanding schools. The latest town scandal is her divorce – and the fact that her new girlfriend has moved into the family home. Laura Spence lives in a poky bedsit on the wrong side of town. … Continue reading Other Parents by Sarah Stovell #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #5*

The Golden Girls’ Getaway – Judy Leigh #BookReview #BoldwoodBooks #Rachel’sRandomResources #NetGalley #5*

The most uplifting book you’ll read this year! It has been a long and lonely year for neighbours Vivienne, Mary and Gwen. All ladies of a ‘certain age’, their lockdown experience has left them feeling isolated and alone. They are in desperate need of a change. Things start to look up however, when Gwen comes up with a plan to get them out of London … Continue reading The Golden Girls’ Getaway – Judy Leigh #BookReview #BoldwoodBooks #Rachel’sRandomResources #NetGalley #5*

The Story of our Secrets by Shari Low #BookReview #BlogTour #BoldwoodBooks #NetGalley #Rachel’sRandomResources #5*

The brand new novel from #1 bestseller Shari Low! Colm O’Flynn was loved by his close circle of family and friends, however his death came too soon for everyone to make peace with their past. Shauna, his second wife, adored him. But one night she broke their marriage vows, and didn’t get time to ask Colm’s forgiveness. Jess was the first Mrs O’Flynn. Her heart is set … Continue reading The Story of our Secrets by Shari Low #BookReview #BlogTour #BoldwoodBooks #NetGalley #Rachel’sRandomResources #5*

Baby It’s Cold Outside by Emily Bell #BookReview #PenguinMichaelJosephUK #NetGalley #4.5*

DISCOVER THE LOVE STORY THAT WILL MELT YOUR HEART THIS CHRISTMAS . . . FATE PULLED THEM APART BUT NOT BEFORE THEY MADE A PROMISE. TEN CHRISTMASES LATER, WILL THEIR WISH COME TRUE? . . . As Norah battles through the bustling December crowds, she hears the notes of a song that transports her back to the most romantic week of her life. After meeting … Continue reading Baby It’s Cold Outside by Emily Bell #BookReview #PenguinMichaelJosephUK #NetGalley #4.5*

The Daughter’s Choice ~ S D Robertson #BookReview #BlogTour #AvonBooks #Rachel’sRandomResources #NetGalley #4*

The exciting new novel from the bestselling author of My Sister’s Lies. Is her whole life built on a lie? Rose has always been close to her father. Her mother died soon after she was born, so it’s been just the two of them for as long as she can remember. But a chance encounter days before she’s due to get married leaves Rose questioning everything … Continue reading The Daughter’s Choice ~ S D Robertson #BookReview #BlogTour #AvonBooks #Rachel’sRandomResources #NetGalley #4*