20 Books of Summer, book review, Buddy Read, contemporary fiction, Favourites 2018

#BookReview – The Lido by Libby Page #buddyread #20booksofsummer #LoveTheLido #NetGalley

Goodreads blurb: "Meet Rosemary, 86, and Kate, 26: dreamers, campaigners, outdoor swimmers... Rosemary has lived in Brixton all her life, but everything she knows is changing. Only the local lido, where she swims every day, remains a constant reminder of the past and her beloved husband George. Kate has just moved and feels adrift in… Continue reading #BookReview – The Lido by Libby Page #buddyread #20booksofsummer #LoveTheLido #NetGalley

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book review, contemporary fiction, Favourites 2018, Mysteries & Thrillers, The PigeonHole

#BookReview – The Dead Ex by Jane Corry #TheDeadEx

Goodreads blurb 'I wish he'd just DIE.' "Vicki's husband David once promised to love her in sickness and in health. But after a brutal attack left her suffering with epilepsy, he ran away with his mistress. So when Vicki gets a call one day to say that he's missing, her first thought is 'good riddance'.… Continue reading #BookReview – The Dead Ex by Jane Corry #TheDeadEx

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#BookReview – The Little Brooklyn Bakery by Julie Caplin

"Take a trip to New York and the best little bakery in Brooklyn for bagels, bakes, and more than a sprinkle of romance! When Sophie Bennings arrives in New York, love is the last thing on her mind. Still reeling from a painful break up, she throws herself into her work as a food editor… Continue reading #BookReview – The Little Brooklyn Bakery by Julie Caplin

Blog Tour, book review, contemporary fiction, Uncategorized

#BlogTour #BookReview – The Girl’s Book of Priesthood by Louise Rowland @louiserowland20 @MuswellPress @annecater #RandomThingsTours

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Girl's Book of Priesthood by Louise Rowland. Before I share my review here's what the book is all about. July 2016. Margot Goodwin arrives as the new curate at St. Mark's Highbury. She's one part exhilarated, ten parts terrified. This is the most important twelve… Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview – The Girl’s Book of Priesthood by Louise Rowland @louiserowland20 @MuswellPress @annecater #RandomThingsTours

2018 NetGalley & Edelweiss Challenge, book review, contemporary fiction, Favourites 2018, Must Have

#BookReview – Days of Wonder by Keith Stuart

A story about family, love and finding magic in everyday life, Days of Wonder is the most moving novel you'll read all year. Tom, single father to Hannah, is the manager of a tiny local theatre. On the same day each year, he and its colourful cast of part-time actors have staged a fantastical production… Continue reading #BookReview – Days of Wonder by Keith Stuart

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#BookReview – The Second Child by Caroline Bond

Why do you love your child? Is it because they're a straight A student, a talented footballer? Or is it simply because they're yours? Sarah and Phil love both their children, James and Lauren. The couple have the same hopes and aspirations as any parent. But their expectations are shattered when they discover that their… Continue reading #BookReview – The Second Child by Caroline Bond

2018 Audiobook Challenge, 2018 Beat The Backlist, audiobook, Audiobook Reviews, book review, contemporary fiction, dystopian, Favourites 2018

#AudiobookReview – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel #BookBumBookClub

What was lost in the collapse: almost everything, almost everyone, but there is still such beauty. One snowy night in Toronto famous actor Arthur Leander dies on stage whilst performing the role of a lifetime. That same evening a deadly virus touches down in North America. The world will never be the same again. Twenty… Continue reading #AudiobookReview – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel #BookBumBookClub