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

Everything the Heart Wants by Savannah Page

My review The story goes...  Halley was always sure, from the very beginning, that she never wanted to be a mother. In fact, she made this clear on the first date with Adam itself. But when her husband after 11 years of bliss, suddenly asks her to reconsider about having a baby, they are at … Continue reading Everything the Heart Wants by Savannah Page

A Mother like Mine by Kate Hewitt 

My review  Every daughter needs her mother at any age...  This book brings home the above adage in a beautiful way.  3 strong women; grandmother Mary, mother Laura and daughter Abby. There is an ebb and flow of emotions between all of them especially between Laura and Abby. Laura left Abby, she was driven out, … Continue reading A Mother like Mine by Kate Hewitt 

Since You’ve Been Gone by Anna Mansell 

My review  A story written beautifully in 3 parts depicting life in its entirety, with tragedy, grief, secrets, inner strength and ability to move on  Part 1 : Jan 2012 : introduction to the two main characters Ed and Rachel  Ellie and Ed Moran with newborn Oli live a happy life till Ellie dies in … Continue reading Since You’ve Been Gone by Anna Mansell 

The Last Piece Of My Heart by Paige Toon

My review The problem with giving your heart away to someone is that you never get it back. Long after you've fallen out of love with them, they still own a little piece of you.... These lines resonated so deep within me that it almost felt as if author Paige Toon is describing my story. … Continue reading The Last Piece Of My Heart by Paige Toon