The Kiminee Dream by Laura McHale Holland #BookReview #WORDforest #4.5*

A deeply poetic, riveting debut novel. Full of magic realism. Hypnotic and endearing. A tale of Midwest charm and quirky characters, but with twists and turns that reveal a dark side you don’t see coming. Once you enter this world, you won’t want to leave until the last mystery is solved — so say early readers of this immersive page-turner. Odd things happen in Kiminee, … Continue reading The Kiminee Dream by Laura McHale Holland #BookReview #WORDforest #4.5*

A Family Affair by Julie Houston #CoverReveal #Aria

I’m delighted to take part in today’s Cover Reveal for the new novel from a favourite author – I can’t wait to read this one! Available to PRE-ORDER now! Joining the family business was never going to be easy… Frankie Piccione is done running away from her responsibilities, well for now anyway. Having escaped Westenbury after suffering a shattered heart, it’s time to take up … Continue reading A Family Affair by Julie Houston #CoverReveal #Aria

The Talk of Pram Town by Joanna Nadin #Book Review #PanMacmillan-Mantle #NetGalley #4*

It’s 1981. Eleven-year-old Sadie adores her beautiful and vibrant mother, Connie, whose dreams of making it big as a singer fill their tiny house in Leeds. It’s always been just the two of them. Until the unthinkable happens. Jean hasn’t seen her good-for-nothing daughter Connie since she ran away from the family home in Harlow – or Pram Town as its inhabitants affectionately call it – aged seventeen and … Continue reading The Talk of Pram Town by Joanna Nadin #Book Review #PanMacmillan-Mantle #NetGalley #4*

A Wedding on Sunflower Street – Rachel Griffiths #BookReview #SunflowerStreet5 #CosyCottageBooks #5*

Summer has come to Sunflower Street and there’s excitement in the air… Lila Edwards is enjoying her pregnancy and counting down the days until her June wedding. Lila’s fiancé, Ethan Morris, has decorated the nursery, and everything seems to be going to plan until an unexpected visitor arrives in the village. Roxie and Fletcher Walker are enjoying the summer with their two dogs and Roxie … Continue reading A Wedding on Sunflower Street – Rachel Griffiths #BookReview #SunflowerStreet5 #CosyCottageBooks #5*

The Other Daughter by Caroline Bishop #BookReview #SimonandSchusterUK #NetGalley #4.5*

‘A fresh, original, passionate and page-turning story about women’s choices and past secrets that demands to be read’ Rachel Hore, author of The Love Child You only get one life – but what if it isn’t the one you were meant to live? ‘When it finally arrived I was shocked to see it; to read the words Mum wrote about these women fighting for rights I know … Continue reading The Other Daughter by Caroline Bishop #BookReview #SimonandSchusterUK #NetGalley #4.5*

The Night We Met by Zoe Folbigg #BookReview #BlogTour #Aria #NetGalley #4*

As a man holds his wife’s frail hand, he recounts a journey like no other… Daniel and Olivia are destined to be together. At least, Daniel thinks this the night he sees Olivia across a sea of people. As he backpacks through Australia, Daniel and Liv continue to cross paths, yet never speak. Until one night, Liv joins Daniel for a drink. And that night … Continue reading The Night We Met by Zoe Folbigg #BookReview #BlogTour #Aria #NetGalley #4*

Before I Saw You by Emily Houghton #BookReview #TransworldDigital #NetGalley #4.5*

CAN YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN? Alice and Alfie are strangers. But they sleep next to each other every night. Alfie Mack has been in hospital for months recovering from an accident. A new face on the ward is about as exciting as life gets for him right now, so when someone moves into the bed next to him he’s eager … Continue reading Before I Saw You by Emily Houghton #BookReview #TransworldDigital #NetGalley #4.5*

Housewife Chronicles by Jennifer Snow #BookReview #NetGalley #4*

Her husband’s affair coming to light two weeks before his death should have been the worst thing to happen to Beth Cartwright that year. But being a widowed, single mom in a community of upper-class housewives is proving to be far more difficult. Living next door to her husband’s mistress and her former yoga instructor-Gina Thompson, has Beth wanting to pack up her teenage kids … Continue reading Housewife Chronicles by Jennifer Snow #BookReview #NetGalley #4*

Christmas Wishes on Sunflower Street by Rachel Griffiths #BookReview #SunflowerStreet4 #CosyCottageBooks #5*

This winter, enjoy an uplifting story about Christmas, friendship and village life from the author of The Cosy Cottage Café series. Christmas has arrived on Sunflower Street bringing snow, carols and fairy lights… Roxie and Fletcher are enjoying his early retirement, taking long walks with Glenda and snuggling up to share romantic evenings together. Lila and Ethan are practically living together now along with her cats … Continue reading Christmas Wishes on Sunflower Street by Rachel Griffiths #BookReview #SunflowerStreet4 #CosyCottageBooks #5*

Ghosts by Dolly Alderton #BookReview #Penguin #NetGalley #2*

Nina Dean has arrived at her early thirties as a successful food writer with loving friends and family, plus a new home and neighbourhood. When she meets Max, a beguiling romantic hero who tells her on date one that he’s going to marry her, it feels like all is going to plan. A new relationship couldn’t have come at a better time – her thirties … Continue reading Ghosts by Dolly Alderton #BookReview #Penguin #NetGalley #2*