Book Review – The Summer Villa by Melissa Hill @melissahillbooks @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Justine and publisher Harlequin Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. This book was absolutely fantastic. It had the warmth of the friendship on the surface and a pot of bubbling secrets deep underneath. I loved the way author Melissa Hill lulled me to a level of comfort before pulling the … Continue reading Book Review – The Summer Villa by Melissa Hill @melissahillbooks @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Sisters by Choice Susan Mallery @SusanMallery @HarlequinBooks @HQNBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Happy Publication Day!!! Reading a Susan Mallery book after so long was like coming home to a warm hug. The story was about three women closer than most friends, sisters bound by their hearts. Sophie lost her factory in fire, so she moved home to Blackberry Island to be with her family Kristine, who was … Continue reading Book Review – Sisters by Choice Susan Mallery @SusanMallery @HarlequinBooks @HQNBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

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 – My Mother’s Silence by Lauren Westwood @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. "If it hurts when it's over, then it must have been good." A line from the book was exactly how I felt when I came to the last page. The emotions hidden in the pages told me the present with … Continue reading Book Review – My Mother’s Silence by Lauren Westwood @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – Christmas Every Day by Beth Moran @BethCMoran @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Megan and publisher Boldwood Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. This book was so cunning... I could have never ever dreamt that something with the sweetest cover would play such a game with me. And I was the one who read wicked thrillers. Do you know what it did? IT … Continue reading Book Review – Christmas Every Day by Beth Moran @BethCMoran @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Heart in the Right Place by Lisa Hill @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Tracy Fenton and Compulsive Readers for my spot on this Blog Tour. This book was so much than its blurb, it was all heart. It showed me a family and their hurdles. Their dynamics and little skirmishes were real, I could relate to most of it. The story revolved around Lottie, a … Continue reading Book Review – Heart in the Right Place by Lisa Hill @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Live a Little by Madeleine Reiss @MadeleineReiss @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Tracy Fenton and Compulsive Readers for my spot on this Blog Tour. The way to mend the distance between two sisters missing their eldest one is a road trip. Lottie and Tina were like chalk and cheese, so different in their personalities and outlook toward life they had drifted apart when Tina … Continue reading Book Review – Live a Little by Madeleine Reiss @MadeleineReiss @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – What Goes Around by Rachel Ellyn @disfunctionaldi @damppebbles #BookReview #BookBlogger #BlogTour #thriller

Many thanks to Emma and damppebbles blog tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. Voodoo and revenge make the best combination and when an author puts them together to be used against a slimy, conniving husband, she has a fan in me. Rachel Ellyn has done it!! Given me a story that had me … Continue reading Book Review – What Goes Around by Rachel Ellyn @disfunctionaldi @damppebbles #BookReview #BookBlogger #BlogTour #thriller

Book Review – The Secret to Happiness by Jessica Redland @JessicaRedland @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Boldwood Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. Jessica Redland has done it again, written a book of emotions in a superlative manner which had me smiling with a hint of tears glinting in my eyes. The emotions this book evoked showed me why I adore this author. This story … Continue reading Book Review – The Secret to Happiness by Jessica Redland @JessicaRedland @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Time of Our Lives by Abby Williams @Fionajourno @aria_fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Victoria Joss and publisher Aria for my spot on this Blog Tour. I absolutely adored the book. Lydia had lost her husband recently so she was lonely and had this extra room at home to take a lodger. Erin's fiancé had slept with her best friend and she was homeless and jobless. … Continue reading Book Review – Time of Our Lives by Abby Williams @Fionajourno @aria_fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Forever Gift by Brooke Harris @Janelle_Brooke @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Kim Nash and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. This book broke me apart, my heart felt as if it was being crushed by a giant sledgehammer. My insides felt squished as if there was nothing in me but pain and tears. Kayla, Heather's daughter was dying of cancer. … Continue reading Book Review – The Forever Gift by Brooke Harris @Janelle_Brooke @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – How to Make Time For Me by Fiona Perrin @aria_fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Victoria Joss and publisher Aria for my spot on this Blog Tour. A fun humorous read. This book made me laugh at times, smirk at some and snort at the others (all these words are credited to Empress DJ, her grasp over the vocabulary makes me green with envy). An emotive, honest … Continue reading Book Review – How to Make Time For Me by Fiona Perrin @aria_fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The McAvoy Sisters Book Of Secrets by Molly Fader @MollyOKwrites #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Many thanks to Lady Amber’s PR for my spot on this Blog Tour. I was supposed to be working today, but I snuck off and hid in a cosy corner to read this book. I couldn't help it, I just couldn't let go of my kindle. Believe me, I tried. I got multiple calls, but … Continue reading Book Review – The McAvoy Sisters Book Of Secrets by Molly Fader @MollyOKwrites #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – The Storyteller’s Secret by Sejal Badani #BlogTour #BookReview #contemporary

Many thanks to Laura and iReads Blog Tours for my spot on this Tour!! This was initially the story of the main character Jaya who, after her 3 miscarriages, ran away from home in United States to her small native village in the interiors of India. She came to the ancestral home of her forefathers … Continue reading Book Review – The Storyteller’s Secret by Sejal Badani #BlogTour #BookReview #contemporary

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