Book Review – Summer at Firefly Beach by Jenny Hale @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #contemporary

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. When I opened the book and took my first glimpse of it, I knew I would simply fall in love with it. When Aunt Clara died, Hallie was left with a bucket list she had written as a child. She … Continue reading Book Review – Summer at Firefly Beach by Jenny Hale @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #contemporary

Book Review – Invinsible Girl by Jill Childs @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #BlogTour

Many thanks to Kim Nash and Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour This was a tough read in certain parts. A homeless woman Maddy meets Becca and her daughter Rosie who takes a shine to her, soon invites her home for Christmas dinner. Soon Maddy becomes a part of … Continue reading Book Review – Invinsible Girl by Jill Childs @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #BlogTour

Book Review – This is Me by Shari Low @aria_fiction @ShariLow #blogtour #BookReview #BookBlogger

Ah well!! There I go completing 2 years today!! Thank you Victoria Joss and Publisher Aria for my spot in the Blog Tour. I have to declare it right here, right now - Shari Low is bloody brilliant!! Her writing caused waves of emotion to course through me, sometimes they were gentle, filled with love … Continue reading Book Review – This is Me by Shari Low @aria_fiction @ShariLow #blogtour #BookReview #BookBlogger

Book Review – Her Husband’s Mistake by Sheila O’Flanagan #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

A husband's infidelity breaks a woman, but then slowly and surely, it re-joins her into a stronger version of herself, a woman she is meant to be. Roxy came back home on Rodeo Night and found her neighbor riding her husband Dave. An irony!! A marriage, which was solid with 2 kids, broke apart. She … Continue reading Book Review – Her Husband’s Mistake by Sheila O’Flanagan #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – A Perfect Cornish Summer by Phillipa Ashley #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

This was a cute heart warming book, which brought out the brightness of a mild summer of the Cornish coast. The town of Porthmellow had started the Summer Festival a few years ago to deal with financial problems with Sam at the helm, and this year was the 20th anniversary. The chef they had booked … Continue reading Book Review – A Perfect Cornish Summer by Phillipa Ashley #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – Lost Daughter by Ali Mercer @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #BlogTour

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour The book was quite different. It had all what the blurb promised and beyond that too. My first book by Ali Mercer, I went in thinking it was a thriller, but it wasn't. It was about how a moment of … Continue reading Book Review – Lost Daughter by Ali Mercer @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #BlogTour

Book Review – The Girl I Used to Know by Faith Hogan @GerHogan #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

I went blind into this book because it was written by author Faith Hogan. I don't need to read the blurb to know the women in this novel would be strong and brave, they would face life and inspire me to find the girl I used to know too. The first half of the book … Continue reading Book Review – The Girl I Used to Know by Faith Hogan @GerHogan #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – The Last Dance by Aimee Brown #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading #BlogTour

Many thanks to Victoria Joss and publisherAria for my invitation in this blog tour A cute book from beginning to the end. The story hit me, not because it was a love story but because it was a story where people in love were real. The made mistakes, they got scared, they hurt each other … Continue reading Book Review – The Last Dance by Aimee Brown #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading #BlogTour

Book Review – Not My Daughter by Kate Hewitt @Bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #BlogTour

Many thanks to Kim Nash and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour This book made me cry, my heart is all wrenched out, my emotions are so raw that even breathing feels like a friction burn. The story depicted a situation in life where everyone was right, and everything was so wrong … Continue reading Book Review – Not My Daughter by Kate Hewitt @Bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #BlogTour

Book Review – The Summer Retreat by Sheila Roberts @_Sheila_Roberts #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

This was a cute read in some parts, though it was the best buffer between my thrillers. Celeste was cheated on my her cop boyfriend, so she goes away for the summer to her sister's inn at the town on Moonlight Harbor, helping her out as a maid. There she meets 3 eligible men, and … Continue reading Book Review – The Summer Retreat by Sheila Roberts @_Sheila_Roberts #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Suddenly Single by Carol Wyer @carolewyer #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

I am stronger than I think This is the theme of the book that we are stronger than we ever think ourselves to be. This story by Carol Wyer brought out that fact in every page of the book. The main character Chloe suffered from crippling social anxiety, and every chapter showed how she slowly … Continue reading Book Review – Suddenly Single by Carol Wyer @carolewyer #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Gifts We Keep by Katie Grindeland

Happy Publication Day!! Secrets can wrap a family and bind them in silence or tear them apart where pretense of being okay would be the norm. It takes a child sometimes to see the truth by seeing the pain via her eyes. Addie was brought into this family while her mother was in hospital where … Continue reading Book Review – The Gifts We Keep by Katie Grindeland

Book Review – HER BEST Friend’s Secret by Anna Mansell @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Friendships forged in childhood especially in the teenage years are never forgotten. Even if the meeting takes place 20 years hence, the heart always recognizes the love and draws in together. The same was seen with Emily, Lolly, Amanda, and Jess who met after 20 years with secrets galore between them, yet one look at … Continue reading Book Review – HER BEST Friend’s Secret by Anna Mansell @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Secrets of Willow House by Susanne O’Leary @Bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Many thanks to Kim Nash and Bookouture for my invitation to the blog Tour I thought reading this book would be like sailing in the calm waters with some waves swaying the boat of my emotions. What I didn't know was the way I would be sucked into the story. Maeve needed a break from … Continue reading Book Review – Secrets of Willow House by Susanne O’Leary @Bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Deep Harbor by Fern Michaels #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Happy Publication Day!! I have read quite a few books by this author and I have enjoyed them all. They have tugged my heartstrings in different ways. I downloaded the book due to the cover, it made think of beauty and feelings, and of course, the blurb. The story started with a bang, CJ worked … Continue reading Book Review – Deep Harbor by Fern Michaels #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Summer of New Beginnings by Lisa Hobman #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

This was more like the summer of sweet beginnings of love and happiness. Zara is in a relationship with Josh and has been told by her boss to cycle down the NC500 in Scotland and come up with an excellent travel article about her experiences. She meets Lachlan thrice, kind of falls for him, and … Continue reading Book Review – The Summer of New Beginnings by Lisa Hobman #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – When You’re Gone by Brooke Harris @bookouture #BlogTour #BookReview #BookBlogger

Many thanks to Kim Nash and Bookouture for inviting me to the Blog Tour of this beautiful book by Brooke Harris A beautiful journey filled with family, relationships, pain, friendship, and at the core of it LOVE. Not the love shown in movies, but the kinds that connects the hearts and the souls, the kinds … Continue reading Book Review – When You’re Gone by Brooke Harris @bookouture #BlogTour #BookReview #BookBlogger

Book Review – My Summer of Love and Limoncello by Sue Roberts @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

An absolute warm feel good book which is about love and friendship along with a trip to Tuscany, Italy. Maisie leaves her cheater husband, works 2 jobs, wins a trip to Tuscany along with 1000Β£ as spending money. She takes her 2 best friends Emma and Cheryl, and the three musketeers find themselves enveloped in … Continue reading Book Review – My Summer of Love and Limoncello by Sue Roberts @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Mum Who Got Her Life Back by Fiona Gibson #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

The story was exactly what the title said. Nadia's twins left for college, her ex was busy with shooting his movies and girlfriend, now it was her time to live her life. The empty nest syndrome became her freedom where she met Jack a single father, and life started looking up for her in the … Continue reading Book Review – The Mum Who Got Her Life Back by Fiona Gibson #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Coming Home to Holly Close Farm by Julie Houston

Having heard great things about author Julie Houston and her books, I was very eager to get my hands on this one. The Blurb promised relationships, family, and secrets. The book started off well with Charlie bring thrown out by a woman who turned out to be the wife of her boyfriend. So with 5 … Continue reading Book Review – Coming Home to Holly Close Farm by Julie Houston

Book Review – Rosie’s Travelling Tea Shop by Rebecca Raisin @HQDigitalUK #Bookreview #BookBlogger #AmReading

What do you do when you find someone whose embrace you never want to leave? Right, there you go. YOU READ IT SLOWLY Rebecca Raisin's book had the same effect on me. The story was simple, oft done before, Rosie's husband has an affair, she buys her traveling tea van and wants to get out … Continue reading Book Review – Rosie’s Travelling Tea Shop by Rebecca Raisin @HQDigitalUK #Bookreview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Wildflower Heart by Grace Greene #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

This was a book of relationships and loss. Kara lost her mother and then her husband and unborn child. She had support in her father, but he was pragmatic toward her till he retired and bought a house away in the countryside. And she discovered the neglected wildflowers. There was a magic in them which … Continue reading Book Review – Wildflower Heart by Grace Greene #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – If Only I could tell you by Hannah Beckerman #BookBlogger #AmReading

It is with a heart laden with sadness and eyes soaked in tears, I write this difficult review. If you ever want to read a book which makes you cry - read this If you ever want to feel deep melancholy - read this If you ever want to feel a mother's love - read … Continue reading Book Review – If Only I could tell you by Hannah Beckerman #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Girl in the Corner by Amanda Prowse #BookBlogger #AmReading

This book made me think. I have been the girl in the corner my whole life, less-confident, insecure, fearful. The story kept me awake practically the whole night; deeper introspection has led to the conclusion that I am probably coming into my own trying to do new things, but there are still some things I … Continue reading Book Review – The Girl in the Corner by Amanda Prowse #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Christmas Wish by Tilly Tennant

I really wanted to like this book, it was part of my Christmas Reads.. I was well armed with the comfy couch, plumped up cushions, cuppa tea, and my ever faithful kindle. Esme was in a strangely addictive, abusive relationship with Warren. She discovered he was a bigamist or rather a polygamist, went to her … Continue reading Book Review – The Christmas Wish by Tilly Tennant

Book Review – The Little Christmas Teashop of Second Chances by Donna Ashcroft

My review This was a cute book of a woman finding her confidence and inner fire and going for her passion. All Lily wanted was to be a chef and all that was stopping her was her insecurity. The way she saw herself. Till she met Josh and their interactions gave her the confidence to … Continue reading Book Review – The Little Christmas Teashop of Second Chances by Donna Ashcroft

The Runaway Wife by Dee MacDonald

My review What a beautiful adventurous book on self-discovery and finding inner happiness. I loved it from start to finish!! A 66 year old woman Connie, suddenly realizes that she has been taken for granted by her husband and family and just decides to leave it all and run away. She packs her green car … Continue reading The Runaway Wife by Dee MacDonald

The Little Perfume Shop off the Champs Elysees by Rebecca Raisin

My review The story is about two people finding their way back to magic, the magic of perfume making, their love for the ingredients and their confidence. Believe in yourself and love what you do is the theme which underruns this story. Del enters a perfume making contest held by the Leclere Parfumerie and if … Continue reading The Little Perfume Shop off the Champs Elysees by Rebecca Raisin

Curves, Kisses and Chocolate Ice Cream by Sue Watson

My review We eat either to escape some emotional trauma or to fill an emotional need, and that's why it is known as comfort food. And this comfort food is almost always something delicious, something ridiculously fattening, and something which fills the mouth with bursts of flavor and hips with a bigger arse. That is … Continue reading Curves, Kisses and Chocolate Ice Cream by Sue Watson

Where the Sweet Bird Sings by Ella Joy Olsen

My review This story had such a great plot that I was excited enough to leave all work to read this. But alas and very woefully, I have to admit that this book did not hold my attention. It took me 4 days to finish reading.  I tried to like the main character, Emma, I … Continue reading Where the Sweet Bird Sings by Ella Joy Olsen