Book Review – The Garden of Lost Memories by Ruby Hummingbird @HummingbirdRuby @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. A beautiful heart-warming story that absolutely melted my heart. In these moments of an insecure world, I needed a story just like this. It was life-affirming and endearing. A friendship between a 10-year-old Billy and 62-year-old Elsie positively wrapped their strings around my … Continue reading Book Review – The Garden of Lost Memories by Ruby Hummingbird @HummingbirdRuby @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – How Not To Be A Loser by Beth Moran @bethcmoran @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Boldwood Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. A beautiful book which encapsulated a mother's love for her child and her determination and need to prove that she was not a loser. Author Beth Moran had written a story which was both heart capturing and inspiring. A perfect way to … Continue reading Book Review – How Not To Be A Loser by Beth Moran @bethcmoran @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Sea Glass Cottage by RaeAnne Thayne @raeannethayne @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Samantha and publisher Harlequin Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. Simply beautiful. The book encapsulated me with its warmth and mystery from the very first scene until the end, bringing with it a delicious happiness at having read a beautiful story of three women, strong yet vulnerable in the secrets … Continue reading Book Review – The Sea Glass Cottage by RaeAnne Thayne @raeannethayne @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Girl I Thought I Knew Before by Kelly Heard @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Quite a different story. Years ago when Daisy was a teen she saw a girl dying in a fire, but nobody in her town believed her, including her parents. She was sent away, her best friend and budding love betrayed her. Alone, she … Continue reading Book Review – The Girl I Thought I Knew Before by Kelly Heard @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Cover Reveal – The Life We Almost Had by Amelia Henley @MsAmeliaHenley @Choconwaffles @HQstories #CoverReveal #BookBlogger #contemporary

Many thanks to Meggy and the author for considering me for this Cover Reveal. Meggy girl, have I told you how much I love and admire you? This is not a typical love story, but it’s our love story. Anna wasn’t looking for love when Adam swept her off her feet but there was no … Continue reading Cover Reveal – The Life We Almost Had by Amelia Henley @MsAmeliaHenley @Choconwaffles @HQstories #CoverReveal #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Starting Over at Acorn Cottage by Kate Forster @kateforster @HoZ_Books @Aria_Fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Vicky and publisher Aria for my spot on this Blog Tour. A super cute book which was simply perfect between my police procedurals. Having been betrayed by her boyfriend and best friend, Clara needed a change of scene. Off she went to the country after buying a ramshackle cottage in dire need … Continue reading Book Review – Starting Over at Acorn Cottage by Kate Forster @kateforster @HoZ_Books @Aria_Fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – This Won’t End Well by Camille Pagan @cnoepagan @LUAuthors @suzyapbooktours #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Suzy and Suzy Approved Book Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was supposed to be a tester of a read, just to get a taste of the author Camille Pagan and her writing. But zip...zap...zoom... I was sucked into the world of Annie, a chemist whose thoughts and emails … Continue reading Book Review – This Won’t End Well by Camille Pagan @cnoepagan @LUAuthors @suzyapbooktours #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Lilac House by Barbara Josselsohn @barbarajoss @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was a beautiful story of two broken, lost souls who found their way back to life and happiness, and hopefully to everlasting love. Anna lost her husband Greg, and with her two children Evie and Zac, she escaped to Lilac House in … Continue reading Book Review – The Lilac House by Barbara Josselsohn @barbarajoss @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – A Dog’s Hope by Casey Wilson @CaseyWilsonAuth @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. A beautiful story about a dog and his bond with his human. I loved Buddy, loved seeing the world through his eyes. A dog limping out of the bushes, a broken boy filled with anger soon found themselves as best mates. This was … Continue reading Book Review – A Dog’s Hope by Casey Wilson @CaseyWilsonAuth @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Man I Loved Before by Anna Mansell @AnnaMansell @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was one of the most different books that I have read this year. The story evoked all my emotions. There were times I wanted to scream at the main character and times when I wanted to hug her. I didn't do any … Continue reading Book Review – The Man I Loved Before by Anna Mansell @AnnaMansell @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Spotlight – Tomorrow And Yesterday by Kris Francoeur @KFAnnaBelleRose @RRBookTours1 @btwnthelinespub #BookBlogger #contemporary #BookBlitz

The air was so cold, it was hard for her to breathe. Who was she kidding? It could have been a balmy, sunny day, and she still would have felt the clogging tightness of her throat, air barely able to get through to her lungs… Delaney Adams isn’t hiding from her past. She doesn’t have … Continue reading Book Spotlight – Tomorrow And Yesterday by Kris Francoeur @KFAnnaBelleRose @RRBookTours1 @btwnthelinespub #BookBlogger #contemporary #BookBlitz

Book Review – The Magnolia Sisters by Alys Murray @writeralys @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Author Alys Murray is a genius wordsmith. Her words in the prose carried so much passion that I had tears just reading them. The way the main character Harper described her flowers made me look at them with a new eye. Harper hated … Continue reading Book Review – The Magnolia Sisters by Alys Murray @writeralys @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – A Year In The Chateau by Sarah Long @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Tracy Fenton and Compulsive Readers for my spot on this Blog Tour. A sweet book about 9 semi retired friends moving to a French Chateau in the countryside for a gap year, expecting it to be a bed of roses, but it turned out to be quite a welcome back to reality. … Continue reading Book Review – A Year In The Chateau by Sarah Long @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – A Mother’s Secret by Minna Howard @Aria_Fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Aria for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was a sweet book about two strong women whose life intersected when a pregnant Saskia came to Verity's home with a declaration that her husband was Saskia's father. And the story moved parallel with both women adjusting to a new reality especially … Continue reading Book Review – A Mother’s Secret by Minna Howard @Aria_Fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – You Let Me In by Camilla Bruce @millacream @TransworldBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

One of the most different book I'd read in my life, left completely open to interpretation. The story went thus, Cassandra, a 7-year-old novelist had disappeared. One year later her niece and nephew were given the key to her home and told to read her last manuscript in order to get her wealth. Then came … Continue reading Book Review – You Let Me In by Camilla Bruce @millacream @TransworldBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Lost At Sea by Erica Boyce @boycebabbles @sbkslandmark #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

A beautiful book, slow to start, with characters dispersed in the fishing town, hiding their deepest secrets. Until a fisherman John was lost at sea, the town and its members unraveled. The story dealt with the repercussions of losing a loved one and revealing the secrets. My first book by author Erica Boyce, the story … Continue reading Book Review – Lost At Sea by Erica Boyce @boycebabbles @sbkslandmark #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – In An Instant by Suzanne Redfearn @SuzanneRedfearn @LUAuthors #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Hush! Listen carefully! Can you hear something? Nothing? Yes, that was me while and after reading the book. This was the book where my soul stood silent in shock when I read how the survival instinct could bring out the good or the bad in us. It took a road accident where the bus fell … Continue reading Book Review – In An Instant by Suzanne Redfearn @SuzanneRedfearn @LUAuthors #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Spotlight – After All by Heidi McLaughlin @heidijovt @HEAPRMore #BookBlogger #contemporary #BookBlast

Many thanks to HEA PR for my spot on this pre-order Book Blast. Brooklyn Hewett hasn’t set foot in Cape Harbor for fifteen years—not since an accident claimed the love of her life, Austin Woods. Desperate to move forward, Brooklyn has focused on raising her daughter for the past fourteen years. But when the opportunity … Continue reading Book Spotlight – After All by Heidi McLaughlin @heidijovt @HEAPRMore #BookBlogger #contemporary #BookBlast

Book Review – New Beginnings at Wynter House by Emily Harvale #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

A cute story which continued from book 1. Since I had not read that, I was in a big conundrum about who was who and how they connected with each other. It took me 2 attempts to get into this book. Please read book 1 to understand the characters better. This series dealt with grandmother … Continue reading Book Review – New Beginnings at Wynter House by Emily Harvale #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Failure to Protect by Pamela Samuels Young @AuthorPSY @pumpupyourbook #BookReview #BlogTour #LegalThriller

Many thanks to Dorothy and Pump Up Your Book for my spot on this Blog Tour. If ever there was a book which would grab you by the throat, it is this book. If ever there was a book which would cause your soul to shiver, it is this book. If ever there was a … Continue reading Book Review – Failure to Protect by Pamela Samuels Young @AuthorPSY @pumpupyourbook #BookReview #BlogTour #LegalThriller

Book Review – New Year, New Guy by Angela Britnell @AngelaBritnell @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Happy Publication Day!! A transatlantic romance. Laura's sister organized a surprise for her fiancé, and in came Hunter to prod and provoke Laura until she capitulated and fell in love. My second book by author Angela Britnell, I loved how the author kept the story real. The attraction between the two could be felt right … Continue reading Book Review – New Year, New Guy by Angela Britnell @AngelaBritnell @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Where We Belong by Shann McPherson @HQstories #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

The book was kinda like the movie My Best Friend's Wedding, it was a rom-com where Alice Murphy wanted Nash back by pretending to be in relationship with their other best friend Harley. Ah, love was so convoluted, so were the games played. My first book by author Shann McPherson, the story had fun moments … Continue reading Book Review – Where We Belong by Shann McPherson @HQstories #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Finding Hope at Lighthouse Cove by Jessica Redland @JessicaRedland @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Another Jessica Redland, and another story filled with emotions. This had quite a few challenges for the main character Elise who really had to jump through the hoops for her HEA. Elise had it all, family and friends. Then came reality. She discovered the truth about her husband, then had to deal with her broken … Continue reading Book Review – Finding Hope at Lighthouse Cove by Jessica Redland @JessicaRedland @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – New Beginnings at Seaside Blooms by Jessica Redland @JessicaRedland @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

A beautiful book from the cover to the prose to the emotions. Jessica Redland's books make me feel all warm and gooey inside. This book had Sarah's search for The One. An old clairvoyant prediction got her searching for a man called Steven who was to be her soul mate, in spite of being attracted … Continue reading Book Review – New Beginnings at Seaside Blooms by Jessica Redland @JessicaRedland @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – A New Life For Ariana Byrne by Liz Hurley @hello_hurley @HeraBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

This book absolutely perked me up when life held me down. Down on luck stick in a loveless marriage with 3 sisters and twin children as her responsibility, Ari had almost given up when Lady Luck shone on her. She soon found herself titled with money and a sprawling estate in a village at Norfolk. … Continue reading Book Review – A New Life For Ariana Byrne by Liz Hurley @hello_hurley @HeraBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – A Hope For Emily by Kate Hewitt @katehewitt1 @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Only a mother would fight until her last breath. And this book showed me a mother's truth in a fictional tale where the mother kept her hope alive up to the last minute that her child would awaken. Emily had a degenerative neural … Continue reading Book Review – A Hope For Emily by Kate Hewitt @katehewitt1 @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Italian Villa by Daniela Sacerdoti @danielasacerdot3 @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #histfic

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Every time I read a Daniela Sacerdoti, it leaves a hollow in my chest where my heart used to be as her writing melts my heart completely. EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. Callie in Texas came to know on her 21st birthday that she was … Continue reading Book Review – The Italian Villa by Daniela Sacerdoti @danielasacerdot3 @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #histfic

Book Review – A Million Dreams by Dani Atkins @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Dani Atkins is a brilliant writer. She broke my heart into a million pieces and joined them together with hope. Every word written in this book was etched in my heart bringing with it emotions which had tears coursing down my cheeks and … Continue reading Book Review – A Million Dreams by Dani Atkins @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – You’ve Got My Number by Angela Barton @angebarton @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Happy Publication Day!! This was the cutest of all my books read this month. I loved, loved, loved the book. The writing made me feel warm and gushy, it was smooth and delish like hot chocolate. Tess was in a relationship with Blake which wasn't working anymore. Daniel bumped into her life when she looked … Continue reading Book Review – You’ve Got My Number by Angela Barton @angebarton @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Has Anyone Seen My Sex Life by Kristen Bailey @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Woah!! 😂 This was one humorous book which kept me laughing at the antics of a married couple with kids. From snogging and shagging in their 20s, it was fun to read about their jiggling and sagging body parts and life post marriage … Continue reading Book Review – Has Anyone Seen My Sex Life by Kristen Bailey @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary