Book Review: A Season of Hopes and Dreams by Lynsey James @Lynsey1991 @HQDigitalUK @SarahManning123

Format: Advanced proof copy
Publication date: Today!
Links: Amazon UK | Goodreads
Blurb: It’s been a difficult year for Cleo Jones. The car accident that crushed her leg didn’t just destroy the village baker’s dreams of becoming a dancer, but crushed her confidence too. And recovering from that has been harder than healing from any number of broken bones…

But this summer is going to be different. Life is turning around for Cleo! Maybe it’s the invitation from h It’s been a difficult year for Cleo Jones. The car accident that crushed her leg didn’t just destroy the village baker’s dreams of becoming a dancer, but crushed her confidence too. And recovering from that has been harder than healing from any number of broken bones…

But this summer is going to be different. Life is turning around for Cleo! Maybe it’s the invitation from her childhood bully to their high-school reunion that’s shocked her out of a ten-year slump. Or joining Carb Counters and finally starting to shed the weight she’d piled on during her recovery – or maybe it’s catching the eye of her gorgeous personal trainer!

Whatever the answer, this is going to be a summer she never forgets… watch out world, Cleo Jones is finally fighting back!

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GUEST POST: Growing as a writer by @daisyjamesbooks (& giveaway!) @HQDigitalUK

I’m taking part in the weekend blitz for Daisy James’, ‘Sunshine After the Rain’ today and am sharing with you a guest post from Daisy, all about how to grow as a writer which I think could be super helpful to all aspiring or new writers out there – like me!

Growing as a Writer

First of all, a huge thank you for having me as a guest on your blog. It’s great to be here.

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GUEST POST: 5 things I’ve learnt since being published by A.L Michael (& giveaway!) @ALMichael_ @ElliePilcher95

I’m thrilled to be taking part in the blog tour for A.L Michael’s new book “Cocktails and Dreams” today and I have a fantastic guest post for you where Andi talks about all the things she’s learnt since being published. I also have a giveaway for you at the bottom of the post to win a cocktail making kit and a copy of the book! Ready? Let’s go…

Publisher: Canelo
Links: Amazon | Kobo
Blurb: A heart-warming novel with characters you’ll love, don’t miss this first in a new series for romance, laugh-out-loud comedy and a feel-good ending. Perfect for fans of Mhairi McFarlane and Lindsey Kelk.

I was seven years old when I realized my mother was not a great person…

Since Savvy was abandoned by her rockstar mother, she has craved a normal life. But after years of financing her boyfriend’s lacklustre career, he leaves her when he hits the bigtime.

Savvy’s friends at the burlesque club where she serves elaborate cocktails encourage her to make bold changes in her life. She soon meets handsome bartender Milo, and begins to plan a future she can be excited about.

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COVER REVEAL: The Chateau of Happily Ever Afters by Jaimie Admans

I am so, so delighted to be sharing the gorgeous cover for Jaimie Adman’s new novel, “The Chateau of Happily Ever Afters” with you today. I’ve read and reviewed a few of Jaimie’s YA novels in the past North Pole Reform School, Not Pretty Enough and Afterlife Academy and I absolutely loved them so I’m so excited to see the next stage of Jaimie’s writing career! Also.. we have exactly the same tattoo! So scroll down for some info on the book and a peek at the brand new cover…

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An Interview With Jane Fallon, (author of My Sweet Revenge)

My Sweet Revenge by Jane Fallon was my first read of 017; and what a read it was! I recently reviewed it here, if you want to check out my review but I am also thrilled to bring you a little interview with Jane today on my blog! We’re talking inspiration, dream cast members and writing advice.
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Guest Post: Snowflakes, the Lakes and Christmas Baking Fun by Lindsey Paley (& Giveaway!)

Today I’m sharing a guest post from author, Lindsey Paley, to celebrate her new book, Snowflakes and Christmas Cakes. I absolutely adore the cover of this book and I love this guest post because we’re talking about two things I love, 1) cakes and 2) the Lake District, which I visited last year! So enjoy and don’t forget to check out the book information and a giveaway at the bottom of the post.

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COVER REVEAL: April Showers and Wedding Flowers by Lindsey Paley

I have a gorgeous cover reveal for you today and I’m always so honoured to arrange these sorta things for authors because I love helping them gain as much exposure as possible and hearing people’s reactions to their covers and books. If you love chick-lit then I think you’ll love this and the cover is just absolutely beautiful. But before we get to the cover, first a little bit about the book!

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Guest Post: Top Five Places I Would Most Like to Visit and Why (& Giveaway!)

I’m not shy to a bit of wanderlust – spending hours on Pinterest lusting over the green forests, the crystal clear waters, the perfect beaches and the endless supply of ‘Places you must visit’ posts. Although chances are I’ll never actually make it to any of these places, a girl can still dream from afar right? Today I have Bella Osborne, author of A Family Holiday talking about 5 places she would most love to visit! And make sure you scroll down to the end of the post for a cheeky little giveaway!

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COVER REVEAL: Breakfast at Poldark’s by Samantha Tonge

I’m delighted to be taking part in the cover reveal for Samantha Tonge’s new book and was thrilled when she asked me to organise one for her. I know Sam has a lot of loyal fans out there so I wanted to make this big and get as many bloggers involved as possible! Sam’s Game of Scones made it onto my best books of 2015 list so I have no doubt Breakfast at Poldark’s is going to be equally as delicious! Ready for the cover? A little info about the book first…

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25 Thoughts I’ve Had As An Aspiring Writer

As you know, I’m in the process of writing my own novel. I started a series of posts called ‘Ramblings of and Unpublished Writer’ which you can find here and here which I really enjoyed writing. It helped me get my thoughts about how I was feeling about the whole process down and even share what I was happy and unhappy about with my work. I haven’t done a ‘Ramblings’ post in a while so this time, I thought I’d do something a bit different and share with you 25 thoughts I’ve had as an aspiring writer.

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