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

Book Review – I’ll Be Home For Christmas by Karen Clarke @karenclarke123 @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Happy Publication Day!! Ah, another cosy read which made want to forget my thrillers and stay within the warmth of Christmas and love. And this time we have Nina, our feisty heroine, jilted by a louse of a fiancé, stuck in the crossroads of life and love, where everyone knew what she wanted, more than … Continue reading Book Review – I’ll Be Home For Christmas by Karen Clarke @karenclarke123 @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – The Garden on Sparrow Street by Tilly Tenant @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. A love lost hits my heart with a thud especially in December, and memories of the happy times causes my being to lurch. When a book has a blurb which has the residents coming together to build a garden with … Continue reading Book Review – The Garden on Sparrow Street by Tilly Tenant @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Christmas Countdown by Donna Ashcroft @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Sarah and Kim Nash and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was a fun, light read which kept the spirit of Christmas shining bright right from September. Having been hurt by her loved ones, Holly rushed to her Aunt Clara in order to get over the hurt and … Continue reading Book Review – The Christmas Countdown by Donna Ashcroft @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – Return to Glendale Hall by Victoria Walters @Vicky_Walters @HeraBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Happy Publication Day!! This book warmed my insides in a wave of rapture. Beth returned back home after 10 years with her daughter Izzy as grandma was ill. Secrets got revealed, and she decided to take action to mend her family, smoothen the rough edges, patch up with Izzy's father, and bring the village of … Continue reading Book Review – Return to Glendale Hall by Victoria Walters @Vicky_Walters @HeraBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Christmas at Frozen Falls by Kiley Dunbar @KileyDunbar @herabooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

The book was magical. It was amazing how a story set in the freezing cold land of Lapland could produce so much warmth that it brought a glow to my heart. A fun romance which showed me that everything happened at a definite time in this universe, even falling in love. And author Kiley Dunbar … Continue reading Book Review – Christmas at Frozen Falls by Kiley Dunbar @KileyDunbar @herabooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Summer Hates Christmas by Rachel Dove @WriterDove @BooksManatee @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Tracy Fenton and Compulsive Readers for my spot on this Blog Tour. Summer hated Christmas is the plain, undiluted truth. She abhorred it with all her heart. Her past was too entrenched in her, gripping her in the grinchy ways, that try as she might, she would always hate Christmas. Noel opened … Continue reading Book Review – Summer Hates Christmas by Rachel Dove @WriterDove @BooksManatee @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Bedazzled Dreamer by Deborah King @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #romance

Many thanks to Rachel and Rachel's Random Resources for my spot on this Blog Tour. Book 2 in the series and it showed me the lives of best friends Shelby and Janna. A slice of life and a romantic story all wrapped up in a pretty bow. Shelby had her own past, filled with monsters … Continue reading Book Review – Bedazzled Dreamer by Deborah King @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #romance

Book Review – One Christmas Star by Mandy Baggot @mandybaggot @aria_fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Victoria Joss and publisher Aria for my spot on this Blog Tour. A quiet slow read about two damaged souls who have been hurt by people and life. Emily was a primary school teacher and Ray was a down on his luck musician. Both met when Ray saw an injured hedgehog and … Continue reading Book Review – One Christmas Star by Mandy Baggot @mandybaggot @aria_fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Magic Under The Mistletoe by Lucy Coleman @aria_fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #romance

Many thanks to Victoria Joss and publisher Aria for my spot on this Blog Tour. I usually don't read romance, but sometimes the cover of the book just draws you in. The same happened when I looked at this cover. I was entranced, something about the lone woman against the backdrop of the snow gave … Continue reading Book Review – Magic Under The Mistletoe by Lucy Coleman @aria_fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #romance