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Book Review: An Extra Shot by Stephen Anthony Brotherton

For those of you who enjoyed Another Shot, I'm back with a review of part two of this three-part series. Blurb An Extra Shot by Stephen Anthony Brotherton continues to tell the story of Freddie and Jo-Jo. It moves backwards and forwards through time in a series of first-person flashbacks and describes how the couple fell … Continue reading Book Review: An Extra Shot by Stephen Anthony Brotherton

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Book Review: Bride Squad Runaway by Caroline Grace-Cassidy and Lisa C Carey

After a few weeks of hard reading I was very glad to start reading something more light-hearted. This book was written by two Irish authors as well - bonus! So, if you are still deciding on this year's summer read, this review will clear that problem up very lively. Blurb Bride Squad Runaway* by Caroline … Continue reading Book Review: Bride Squad Runaway by Caroline Grace-Cassidy and Lisa C Carey

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Book Review: The Peacock Room at Sammezzano Castle by Merryn Corcoran

Today I am heading back to my favourite destination in the world - Italy. Will it be as beautiful as I expect? Find out in my latest book review. Blurb The Peacock Room at Sammezzano Castle* by Merryn Corcoran is based in Tuscany, where the castle actually exists in real life. It is visited by Allergra, an … Continue reading Book Review: The Peacock Room at Sammezzano Castle by Merryn Corcoran

Book Review: Lies Behind the Ruin by Helen Matthews

If you are currently in the mindset of "all men are dogs" and "there is no such thing as the perfect man", I have a great book review for your today. Paul is the character that you are going to love to hate. Blurb Lies Behind the Ruin* by Helen Matthews introduces us to Emma … Continue reading Book Review: Lies Behind the Ruin by Helen Matthews

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Book Review: Island in the Sun by Janice Horton

Spring is underway but we aren't out of the woods yet. Dark, rainy days are still on the horizon. Many of us wish we could jet off to a Carribean island and escape it all. Good news - you can. And for very little money, too. Just the cost of a book, in fact. Blurb … Continue reading Book Review: Island in the Sun by Janice Horton

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Book Review: Reader, I Married Me by Sophie Tanner

I decided that this year I wanted to read more non-fiction books, especially those centered around mental health. So far, I published just one book review in this genre. While the intention is there, the sheer entertainment value of a fictional story can make it hard to reach for anything else. But, like they say, … Continue reading Book Review: Reader, I Married Me by Sophie Tanner

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Book Review: Sensible by Daisy Burton

Are you fed up of being sensible? Being a good girl? Well then, I have the book review for you. Just one word of caution: the crazy life is not all it's cracked up to be. Blurb Sensible by Daisy Burton brings up back to 1995 and 27-year-old Jessie Monroe. Jessie is newly separated and … Continue reading Book Review: Sensible by Daisy Burton

Book Review: Sweet Hollow Women by Holly Tierney-Bedord

This is another one of my "read in twenty-four hours" books. You know what that means - this is a pretty damn good book. Sweet Hollow Women by Holly Tierney-Bedord introduces us to fifteen-year-old Carasine Busey who is devastated but not surprised when her family drops everything in Sweet Hollow, Louisiana to follow her dad’s … Continue reading Book Review: Sweet Hollow Women by Holly Tierney-Bedord

Book Review: Picking up the Pieces by Joanne Worgan

Sometimes I reach for books that are completely dramatic. Other times I want something more heartfelt. I didn't ever think I would find a book that combines both wonderfully. That is until I picked up this book. Picking up the Pieces* by Joanne Worgan introduces us to Kate who has a six-year-old autistic son, Sam. She … Continue reading Book Review: Picking up the Pieces by Joanne Worgan

Book Review: Finding Jess by Julia Ibbotson

Many of us often speak about "finding ourselves" but somehow don't have the motivation to actually do so. If you are one of those people check out this book. It will give you the nudge that you need. Finding Jess by Julia Ibbotson focuses on a new period of Jess's life, after her husband Simon … Continue reading Book Review: Finding Jess by Julia Ibbotson