Book Review – Daughters of Wild Rose Bay by Susanne O’Leary @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. A beautiful love story where an ancient love brought two friends together. It was in the Wild Rose Bay that Jasmine made a strong connection with her mother Sally. Susanne O'Leary's books always make me happy. The cover was so beautiful, it made … Continue reading Book Review – Daughters of Wild Rose Bay by Susanne O’Leary @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – Aria’s Travelling Book Shop by Rebecca Raisin @jaxandwillsmum @HQDigitalUK #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Happy Publication Day!! Having read Rosie's Travelling Tea Shop, I was so eager to get my hands on the second installment of the talented author Rebecca Raisin. Her books really make my heart smile. They are light but deep, shadowed yet joyous and always filled with hope and love. Aria loved TJ and he died … Continue reading Book Review – Aria’s Travelling Book Shop by Rebecca Raisin @jaxandwillsmum @HQDigitalUK #BookReview #BookBlogger #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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – Her Hot Ride by Heather Van Fleet @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #romance

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. This review is dedicated to my friend Sarah Hardy. All the puns are intentional and just for her. After all, she did handcuff me...... to the book!! To everyone reading the review, this was written with inuendos to be taken in a tongue … Continue reading Book Review – Her Hot Ride by Heather Van Fleet @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #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 – 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 – 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

Book Review – Christmas in Silver Springs by Brenda Novak @Brenda_Novak @HarlequinBooks @HQNBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Justine and publisher Harlequin Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. I have 5 Blog Tours of romantic books today. This is Book 5 Quite a sweet tale of romance between two saddened souls who found their safe harbor in each other. Tobias had served a prison sentence due to a … Continue reading Book Review – Christmas in Silver Springs by Brenda Novak @Brenda_Novak @HarlequinBooks @HQNBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – An Alaskan Christmas by Jennifer Snow @JenniferSnow18 @HQNBooks @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #romance

Many thanks to Justine and publisher Harlequin Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. 5 romantic books to be reviewed today. This is Book 4 For me the book was kinda perfect. Erika was a workaholic surgeon forced to take a 2 week break, hence she was in her hometown of Wild River, Alaska. … Continue reading Book Review – An Alaskan Christmas by Jennifer Snow @JenniferSnow18 @HQNBooks @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #romance

Book Review – Coming Home For Christmas by RaeAnne Thayne @raeannthayne @HarlequinBooks @HQNBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Justine and publisher Harlequin Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. I have 5 romantic books on tour today. This is BOOK 2 WOW!! SIMPLY WOW!! This book was something more than a romance. It had mystery and intrigue, pain and pathos, forgiveness and second chance love. Elizabeth was lost. She … Continue reading Book Review – Coming Home For Christmas by RaeAnne Thayne @raeannthayne @HarlequinBooks @HQNBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Cowboy Christmas Redemption by Maisey Yates @HQNBooks @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #romance

Many thanks to Justine and publisher Harlequin Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. I have 5 romantic books to review in this tour. So here goes BOOK 1 Secret love soon became real when friendship transformed to love. Caleb loved Ellie from the beginning, she married his best friend who died. Ellie wanted … Continue reading Book Review – Cowboy Christmas Redemption by Maisey Yates @HQNBooks @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #romance

Book Review – A Christmas Kiss by Eliza J. Scott @ElizaJScott1 @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #romance

Many thanks to Rachel and Rachel's Random Resources for my spot on this Blog Tour. Love at first sight - do you believe it? Do I believe it? I never did post my teens. But this book sure made me believe in the cosmic connection between the two main characters. A week before Christmas, Zander's … Continue reading Book Review – A Christmas Kiss by Eliza J. Scott @ElizaJScott1 @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #romance

Book Review – The Fortune Teller’s Secret by Kelly Heard @heardkj1 @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. A story which was quite different, a love story but not quite, a thriller with a missing child but not really, which was both in the past and in the present, this twisted my insides with the emotions. In 1990, … Continue reading Book Review – The Fortune Teller’s Secret by Kelly Heard @heardkj1 @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – Happy Christmas Eve by Jackie Ladbury @JackieLadbury @RubyFiction #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

A fun read about one sided love. Eve loved Lucien, Lucien used Eve to write his songs while holding the carrot of a singing career in front of her. Theo loved Eve, but she was obsessed only with Lucien. Only at 70% of the book, she saw the light... My first book by author Jackie … Continue reading Book Review – Happy Christmas Eve by Jackie Ladbury @JackieLadbury @RubyFiction #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Daisy’s Christmas Gift Shop by Hannah Pearl @HannahPearl_1 @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

This was one fun ride of a romance with a bit of thrill and action. Daisy had always loved Eli. But after a night of love, he moved away. He was best friends with Ben, her twin brother. But circumstances changed in a family crisis where the two had to spend time together on a … Continue reading Book Review – Daisy’s Christmas Gift Shop by Hannah Pearl @HannahPearl_1 @ChocLituk #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Christmas Secrets at Villa Limoncello by Daisy James @daisyjamesbooks @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Rachel and Rachel's Random Resources for my spot on this Blog Tour. Having not read the previous 2 books, it took me some time to understand the depths of Izzie and Lucas's love. This book was set in the winter in snowy Tuscany. Izzie was back at Villa Limoncello to organize courses … Continue reading Book Review – Christmas Secrets at Villa Limoncello by Daisy James @daisyjamesbooks @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Christmas at Silver Falls by Jenny Hale @jhaleauthor @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Christmas in October is a fun read especially when the cover is so pretty and the story engrossing. Saving White Oaks Inn was the crux of this book as it was the place where the entire Bailey clan met during … Continue reading Book Review – Christmas at Silver Falls by Jenny Hale @jhaleauthor @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Little Shop on Silver Linings Street by Emma Davies @EmDaviesAuthor @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and Sarah and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Emma Davies writes the best books with beautiful descriptions and detailed characters. The warmth always shines through her books. This book was something special. Daisy was a quiet romantic, who had the unique talent whereby she matched the … Continue reading Book Review – The Little Shop on Silver Linings Street by Emma Davies @EmDaviesAuthor @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary