Book Review: Pretty Is by Maggie Mitchell

Title: Pretty Is Author: Maggie Mitchell Format: Paperback, ARC – in exchange for an honest review Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US Blurb: Everyone thought we were dead. What else could they think? One summer, nearly twenty years ago, two twelve year olds were abducted and kept captive in the forest. There they …

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Book Review: Is It Just Me? by Miranda Hart

Title: Is It Just Me? Author: Miranda Hart Format: Paperback Links: Amazon UK | Amazon US | Goodreads Blurb: Well hello to you dear book browser. So, here’s the thing: it is just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination and sometimes …

Book Review: When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman

Title: When God Was a Rabbit Author: Sarah Winman Format: Book, received from World Book Night Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US Blurb: Spanning four decades, from 1968 onwards, this is the story of a fabulous but flawed family and the slew of ordinary and extraordinary incidents that shape their everyday lives. It …

Book Review: Wickham Hall Part 1: Hidden Treasures by Cathy Bramley

Title: Wickham Hall Part 1: Hidden Treasures Author: Cathy Bramley Format: eBook Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US | Twitter | Facebook Blurb: Holly Swift has just landed the job of her dreams: events co-ordinator at Wickham Hall, the beautiful manor home that sits proudly at the heart of the village where she …

Book Review: Sunshine and Spaniels (Primrose Terrace, Book #2) by Cressida McLaughlin

Title: Sunshine and Spaniels (Primrose Terrace, Book #2) Author: Cressida McLaughlin Format: eBook, NetGalley Links: Amazon UK | Goodreads | Twitter | Facebook Blurb: Cat Palmer’s dog-walking business, Pooch Promenade is taking off. It hasn’t been plain sailing but with the help of her flatmate Joe, she’s taken on some more new clients from Primrose Terrace. …

Book Review: Wellies and Westies (Primrose Terrace Series Book 1) by Cressida McLaughlin

Title: Wellies and Westies (Primrose Terrace Series, Book 1) Author: Cressida McLaughlin Publisher: Harper Blurb: Catherine ‘Cat’ Palmer realises, too late, that bringing an adorable puppy into work at the local nursery was a bad idea, especially after the ensuing chaos gets her the sack. Determined to turn a negative into a positive, Cat decides …

Book Review: George’s Grand Tour by Caroline Vermalle

Title: George’s Grand Tour Author: Caroline Vermalle Publisher: Gallic Blurb: At the age of eighty-three, retired butcher George Nicoleau is about to set off on the greatest adventure of his life. George and his neighbor Charles have long dreamt of a road trip, driving the 3,500 kilometres that make up the stages of the Tour …

Book Review: The Dead Wife’s Handbook by Hannah Beckerman

Title: The Dead Wife’s Handbook Author: Hannah Beckerman Publisher: Penguin 2015 Reading Challenge Category: A Book That Made Me Cry Blurb: The end was just the beginning… Rachel, Max and their daughter Ellie had the perfect life – until the night Rachel’s heart stopped beating. Now Max and Ellie are doing their best to adapt …

Book Review: By My Side by Alice Peterson

Title: By My Side Author: Alice Peterson Publisher: Quercus Blurb: One step can change everything… Cass Brooks loves her job, her boyfriend Sean, her life. Until, leaving home one morning, distracted and hungover, she steps into the path of a truck. When she wakes up, she can’t walk. And suddenly all her hopes and dreams, …