Cheap, free or easy ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

To some of us, associating Valentine’s Day with lavish gifts, romantic trips away or expensive meals just isn’t realistic or doable. Unfortunately, we’re not all in a position to be splashing that sort of money out on one day. If you are, then that’s great and I hope you find an amazing way to celebrate […]

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BOOK REVIEW: A Winter’s Wish Come True by Lynsey James (& Giveaway!)

Format: ARC, eCopy Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: Being pregnant with her ex-boyfriend’s baby is the last thing on Cleo Jones’s Christmas wish list. Scott might have been the man of her dreams once upon a time, but things change and now Cleo faces a future as a single mum… Or does she? Scott won’t […]

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Book Review: Tin Man by Sarah Winman

Format: Hardback, giveaway prize Links: Amazon UK | Goodreads Blurb: This is almost a love story. Ellis and Michael are twelve when they first become friends, and for a long time it is just the two of them, cycling the streets of Oxford, teaching themselves how to swim, discovering poetry, and dodging the fists of overbearing […]

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BOOK BOOST: Hot Shade by Tamara Lush (& Giveaway!)

Hello everyone! I do hope you’re well on this lovely Saturday and have lots of nice plans for the weekend! I’m brining you a little promo today for a book that I’m currently touring with, Hot Shade by Tamara Lush. You can follow the tour more closely on my tour’s Twitter page here but keep […]

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Cover Reveal for My BEST FRIENDS Debut, “Just The Way You Are”

So this probably won’t be the most professional cover reveal you’ve ever seen but quite frankly I don’t care because it’s not every day you can tell people that your best friend has a novel being published! “Just The Way You Are” is the debut novel by Lynsey James and today is super exciting because her, […]

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Movie Review: If I Stay (2014)

What it’s about: Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on. Genre: Drama, Romance Rating: […]

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Book Review: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Love isn’t an exact science – but no one told Don Tillman. A handsome thirty-nine-year-old geneticist, Don’s never had a second date. So he devises The Wife Project, a scientific test to find the perfect partner. Enter Rosie – ‘the world’s most incompatible woman’ – throwing Don’s safe, ordered life into chaos. Just what is this unsettling, […]

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Book Review: The Story of Us by Dani Atkins

A gripping love story from the bestselling author of Fractured. Emma Marshall can’t wait to marry her childhood sweetheart, Richard. But then a tragic accident changes everything, and introduces a stranger, Jack, into her life. Gorgeous and mysterious, Jack is like no-one Emma has met before. But Richard is the man she loves… Two different […]

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Book Review: How to Win a Guy in 10 Dates by Jane Linfoot

What it’s about: The 10 Date Challenge Day 1: Take one loaded commitment-phobe explosives expert, embarking on the impossible–a challenge to have ten dates with one woman. Day 5: Add in a fiercely independent and feisty burlesque teacher who has sworn off men. Day 10: She’s so not his type and he’s so not in […]

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Book Review: Knockout! By Emma Calin

What it’s about: Interpol cop, Anna Leyton, spirals down into a hopeless vortex of sexual and emotional passion as she fights to keep her professional cool. Who is deceiving who in this fast moving ride across continents? What motivates her art loving prize-bull of a lover Freddie La Salle? The power of love and trust […]

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Books That Made Me… Feel All Warm Inside

Today I’d like to welcome Charlene to my ‘Books That Made Me’ feature. The emotion/words I gave her were ‘Feel All Warm Inside’ so here are the books she has chosen… Books That Made Me… Feel All Warm Inside A big thank you to Jenny for asking me to join in with this post. It’s […]

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Book Review: The First Christmas Without You by Michelle Betham

What it’s about: A story of love and hope at Christmas, The First Christmas Without You is an emotional and poignant novella. A truly magical Lapland fairytale… Jessie Collins has always wanted to visit Lapland. But this Christmas, more than any other, it’s the place she feels she really needs to be as she tries […]

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Review Stop: A Jersey Affair by Georgina Troy + Giveaway!

  What it’s about: Jilted by the man she was expecting to marry, Paige Bingham, a shoe designer from Jersey, decides to enjoy her honeymoon-for-one in Sorrento. What she doesn’t expect is to meet a mysterious entrepreneur, Sebastian Fielding, when she gets to Italy. Sebastian helps soothe her faith in men and gradually the pain […]

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Book Review: How to Get a (Love) Life by Rosie Blake

What it’s about: Some people book last-minute holidays, walk barefoot in the grass or party on a week night. Not Nicola Brown. Nicola is the kind of girl who double-locks the front door, leaves the plastic covering on new furniture, sticks to a super-strict diet and definitely, absolutely Does Not Date. Her colleague Caroline – […]

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Short Story: The Girl Who’s Never Had a Valentine by Elizabeth Player

What it’s about: All Beth’s ever had on Valentine’s Day is unwanted junk mail and unpaid bills! But this year, when the post lands on her doormat, one item in particular catches her eye… Could this be Beth first ever genuine Valentine’s Day card?! The handwritten card might be a cheesy cliche….but who cares! The […]

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Movie Review: Her (2013)

What it’s about: A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that’s designed to meet his every need. Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi Rating: 15 Starring: Jaoquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Pratt Director: Spike Jonze Review: Although this film is up for 2 Oscars, I haven’t really heard much […]

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Book Review: Shannon’s Law by Emma Calin & Author Interview

What it’s about: A sexy aristocrat. A wild child inner city cop. A crime wave of passion. Could she really mix with the British royal family? Can she risk her heart and career on yet another maverick mission? Can she get justice for an innocent boy? Dare a kid from the gutter dream of being […]

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Book Review: Red Hill by Jamie McGuire

What it’s about: For Scarlet, raising two daughters alone means fighting for tomorrow is an everyday battle. Nathan, desperately clinging to a dead-end job and a loveless marriage, survives purely for his little girl, Zoe. Whilst Miranda’s biggest problem is driving her sister home from college with their boyfriends, whilst keeping her new Mini Cooper […]

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