Book Review – A Riviera Retreat by Jennifer Bohnet @jenniewriter @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Boldwood Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was a sweet read which calmed my mind. The descriptions were detailed and the women warm hearted. Amy ran a creative retreat, she chose 3 women from the competition and invited them to the retreat on a holiday. Vicky, Chelsea, and … Continue reading Book Review – A Riviera Retreat by Jennifer Bohnet @jenniewriter @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The 24-Hour Café by Libby Page @LibbyPageWrites @orionbooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Tracy Fenton and Compulsive Readers for my spot on this Blog Tour. A beautiful book which provided me shelter in its pages for a few hours just like the Café allowed weary travelers of life to rest in its warm interiors. This was about Stella's Café which was run day to day … Continue reading Book Review – The 24-Hour Café by Libby Page @LibbyPageWrites @orionbooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – My One Month Marriage by Shari Low @sharilow @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Boldwood Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. I've always thought author Shari Low is brilliant. JUST. BLOODY. BRILLIANT. I loved everything about this book. “I just need to know...which one of you slept with my husband?” 4 sisters Zoé, Yvie, Marion, and Verity. Zoe was married a month ago, … Continue reading Book Review – My One Month Marriage by Shari Low @sharilow @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – It Started With A Giggle by Kirsty Ferry @kirsty_ferry @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

A sweet cutesy story, perfect between thrillers. Single mom, Liza met an attractive man Scott on a night out and spoke about her dreams of a perfect place to open her 'arty-crafty-booky' shop. Unfortunately, that was the same shop that Scott liked for his interior design. Would a new dream start between them? My first … Continue reading Book Review – It Started With A Giggle by Kirsty Ferry @kirsty_ferry @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – All The Silent Voices by Elena Mikalsen @WF_writerEM @suzyapbooktours #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Suzanne and Suzy Approved Book Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. Elena Mikalsen is a wonderful author whose words had the power to evoke strong feelings in me. Each of them were felt keenly in my core, the one that demanded to be respected as a human. Emma had been … Continue reading Book Review – All The Silent Voices by Elena Mikalsen @WF_writerEM @suzyapbooktours #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Annie Beaton’s Year of Positive Thinking by Mink Elliott @MinkElliott @herabooks @BOTBSPublicity #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Sarah and BOTBS Publicity for my spot on this Blog Tour. Ah, life!! And it got to Annie on her 50th birthday, fired from work and husband wanting a divorce... Sheesh, not a good way to start the new decade, was it? She moved out to the country to her aunt's home … Continue reading Book Review – Annie Beaton’s Year of Positive Thinking by Mink Elliott @MinkElliott @herabooks @BOTBSPublicity #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Day That Changed Everything by Catherine Miller @katylittlelady @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. The heart is a tiny organ as big as your fist approximately, it pumps blood. I have seen it and touched it. Seen a blocked one get the new bypass vessels, gray tissue turning into pink. But that is just the physical organ, … Continue reading Book Review – The Day That Changed Everything by Catherine Miller @katylittlelady @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – Making Wishes at Bay View by Jessica Redland @JessicaRedland @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Boldwood Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. Author Jessica Redland is amazing. She not only can make me see emotions in the story, she can make me feel them too. This book was like a giant teddy bear, hugging me warmly on a cold Sunday evening. Callie worked in … Continue reading Book Review – Making Wishes at Bay View by Jessica Redland @JessicaRedland @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – My Great Ex-Scape by Portia Macintosh @PortiaMacintosh @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Boldwood Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. A sweet read, this was a typical romcom with bits of romance and comedy and lots of the main character's thoughts. Rosie won £50,000 but was dumped on national television by her boyfriend. She received a sweet note professing love from an … Continue reading Book Review – My Great Ex-Scape by Portia Macintosh @PortiaMacintosh @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Place We Call Home by Faith Hogan @gerhogan @Aria_Fiction @VickyJoss1 #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Victoria Joss and publisher Aria for my spot on this Blog Tour. Beautiful! Beautiful! Beautiful! Corrigan Mills in Ballycove wove the finest wool. Miranda and husband Paddy became the owners through a hand of fate. And now after Paddy's death and her health scare, she had to take some decisions. Her children … Continue reading Book Review – The Place We Call Home by Faith Hogan @gerhogan @Aria_Fiction @VickyJoss1 #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – No, We Can’t Be Friends by Sophie Ranald @SophieRanald @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Sophie Ranald's previous book was mostly chic-lit and vlong-centric, something which I knew nothing about. I hoped this would be more than that. And boy, was I left on my arse. This was SIMPLY BRILLIANT. Sloane was married to Myles. She not only … Continue reading Book Review – No, We Can’t Be Friends by Sophie Ranald @SophieRanald @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Daughter’s Promise by Sara Clutton @sarahmclutton @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. OMG! OMG! OMG! What a marvelously brilliant book. I don't want to write a review. I just want to bask in the warmth of the story. Secrets and deaths, lies and misconceptions of past and present, intertwined in the lives of three women … Continue reading Book Review – The Daughter’s Promise by Sara Clutton @sarahmclutton @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Missing Letters of Mrs Bright by Beth Miller @drbethmiller @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Ah, this book was a journey. It told me the story of Mrs Bright and daughter Stella along with the letters to and from her best friend Ursula (Bear), who had migrated to Australia. One day, after 29 years of marriage when letters … Continue reading Book Review – The Missing Letters of Mrs Bright by Beth Miller @drbethmiller @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – You, Me And The Movies by Fiona Collins @FionaJaneBooks @TransworldBooks @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Emma and Damp Pebbles Blog Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. A different kind of a story with a sprinkle of romance, nostalgia, happiness and sadness. Just like life. The story spanned the past and the present and made way for the possibility of a future. Arden had an affair … Continue reading Book Review – You, Me And The Movies by Fiona Collins @FionaJaneBooks @TransworldBooks @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Little Bookshop on the Seine by Rebecca Raisin @jaxandwillsmum @HarlequinBooks @HQNBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

One of the most beautiful books I have read in recent times in this genre. The book had everything which captured my heart and turned me into mush. Rebecca Raisin is a fabulous storyteller, the one who knows how to capture the spirit of the place and infuse magic in her words. Sarah a bookseller … Continue reading Book Review – The Little Bookshop on the Seine by Rebecca Raisin @jaxandwillsmum @HarlequinBooks @HQNBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Husband Material by Emily Belden @emilybelden @HQNBooks @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Justine and publisher Harlequin Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. A cute romcom story with a twist. Charlotte worked in a social media company that got people together with am algorithm. Having lost her husband 5 years ago, she recently entered the dating scene. One day her husband's ashes reached … Continue reading Book Review – Husband Material by Emily Belden @emilybelden @HQNBooks @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Good Mother by Cathryn Grant @CathrynGrant @damppebbles @DamppebblesBTs #BookReview #BlogTour #suspense

Many thanks to Emma and Damp Pebbles Blog Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. I quite liked this domestic drama with a dash of thriller. I felt like a voyeur trying to soak up the gossip in the neighborhood. 4 ladies who were kind of best friends + a newcomer + strange murder … Continue reading Book Review – The Good Mother by Cathryn Grant @CathrynGrant @damppebbles @DamppebblesBTs #BookReview #BlogTour #suspense

Book Review – The Man Across The Street by Marcie Steele @marcie_steele @BOTBSPublicity #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

This was the most fun way to start the new year. Hope Street and its residents not only made an interesting read, but they also found a special place in my heart Hannah had lived her entire life on Hope Street. Her mum had died 3 months ago which left her alone and broken hearted. … Continue reading Book Review – The Man Across The Street by Marcie Steele @marcie_steele @BOTBSPublicity #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – A Springtime to Remember by Lucy Coleman @LucyColemanAuth # @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Boldwood Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. Lucy Coleman is the author of expansive romance. Her books always have something more than romance. Emotions seep through her words, and before you know you are swept away in the power of her descriptions. This was the story of Lexie and … Continue reading Book Review – A Springtime to Remember by Lucy Coleman @LucyColemanAuth # @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – One Night On Ice by Mandy Baggot @mandybaggot @Aria_Fiction #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

A sweet romance between two quite different people but who complemented each other. Samantha, who suffered from anxiety, was a box office assistant in the Civic Center. Jimmy, a professional skater, with his own personal problems, had come to skate there. There was a spark between them. When the Civic Center was to shut, both … Continue reading Book Review – One Night On Ice by Mandy Baggot @mandybaggot @Aria_Fiction #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Who’s there by Kerena Swan @BOTBSPublicity #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Sarah and BOTBS Publicity for my spot on this Blog Tour. I wish the innocents ruled the world. But they don't and sometimes, they get entangled in things beyond their understanding. This was one such story. Arnold Eastwood had Down's Syndrome, so innocence was in every cell of his body. He loved … Continue reading Book Review – Who’s there by Kerena Swan @BOTBSPublicity #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Six Steps to Happiness by Suzie Tullett @SuzieTullett @bombshellpub @BOTBSPublicity #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Sarah and BOTBS Publicity for my spot on this Blog Tour. I love author Suzie Tullett, I loved her style of writing. There was humor interspersed with reality that had me rooting for Ronnie. There were a few things that she did which felt a bit too over the top. But having … Continue reading Book Review – Six Steps to Happiness by Suzie Tullett @SuzieTullett @bombshellpub @BOTBSPublicity #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Christmas in Little Penhaven by Angela Britnell @AngelaBritnell @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #romance

Another fabulous love story. I loved this book as the story was delightful, filled with characters who were real. They had experienced life and the pain that came along with it. Hal had left America and was in Little Penhaven to escape his past. Jane was a budding author whom Hal came to know well. … Continue reading Book Review – Christmas in Little Penhaven by Angela Britnell @AngelaBritnell @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #romance

Book Review – Hanukkah at the Great Greenwich Ice Creamery by Sharon Ibbotson @seibbotson @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #romance

This was a cute love story which was told from the man's POV Cohen was a workaholic who had come to the Greenwich Ice Creamery on an errand for his mother where he met River. It was quite an attraction between the two. But River was deaf and it was now upto to Cohen to … Continue reading Book Review – Hanukkah at the Great Greenwich Ice Creamery by Sharon Ibbotson @seibbotson @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #romance

Book Review – Bluebell’s Christmas by Marie Laval @MarieLaval1 @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #romance

This book was simply perfect. It filled me with love and happiness and all things bright and nice. Cassie owned a cleaning service. At the manor, she met a borrish Stefan. He hadbeen injured and pain made him gruff and rude. Cassue was determined to clean the exterior and bring out the sparkle to his … Continue reading Book Review – Bluebell’s Christmas by Marie Laval @MarieLaval1 @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #romance

Book Review – The Girl Who Came Home to Cornwall by Emma Burstall @HoZ_Books @VickyJoss1 #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Victoria Joss and publisher Head of Zeus for my spot on this Blog Tour. A sweet book where a beautiful visitor from Mexico shook the entire village of Tremarnock. Chabela came home to Cornwall to trace her ancestry and to heal from a broken heart. And in that process found a best … Continue reading Book Review – The Girl Who Came Home to Cornwall by Emma Burstall @HoZ_Books @VickyJoss1 #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Pushing Her Luck by B R Maycock @BRMaycock #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

There are some altruistic people in this world like Holly. Holly had a big heart, she listened to a casual advice and bought a lottery and won it. Then she proceeded to give it away to people less deserving. The financial planner did try to guide her. Soon she realized the truth and new relationships … Continue reading Book Review – Pushing Her Luck by B R Maycock @BRMaycock #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Izzy’s Christmas Star by Berni Stevens @Berni_Stevens1 @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #romance

Stars and magic was what made this story special. Izzy was clueless about rock bands and pop stars. So her meet cute with Seth the lead singer of one such band was cute and quite normal with no selfies with the star. They met continually, their connection grew. Romance bloomed with Santa's blessings. Did Santa … Continue reading Book Review – Izzy’s Christmas Star by Berni Stevens @Berni_Stevens1 @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #romance

Book Review – Five French Hens by Judy Leigh @judyleighwriter @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Boldwood Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. One of the best books in this genre that I've ever read. 73 year old Jen accepted a marriage proposal and Paris was the destination for her hen party with 4 of her best friends. And along with sightseeing and fine dining, … Continue reading Book Review – Five French Hens by Judy Leigh @judyleighwriter @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Christmas on the Isle of Skye by Kirsty Ferry @kirsty_ferry @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #romance

Many thanks to Liz and publisher Choc Lit & Ruby Fiction for giving me a digital copy of the book. A cute love story! Getting tired of waiting for Zac to proclaim his love, Ivy left the island of Skye. It took Zac quite some time and after some prodding too, to understand Ivy's love … Continue reading Book Review – Christmas on the Isle of Skye by Kirsty Ferry @kirsty_ferry @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #romance