Book: 377 pages Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton (10 Jun. 2021) Synopsis: Sometimes it takes losing everything to find the person you need . . . Most people travel to Croatia for its endless sunshine, pebbly beaches and crystal clear sea. Kate goes there to disappear. She needs to escape from a life that has fallen apart in…… Continue reading The Getaway – Isabelle Broom
Book: 488 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (8th July 2021) Synopsis: Anna Wilson travels the world as a professional housesitter – stepping into other people’s lives – caring for their homes, pets and sometimes even neighbours. Living vicariously. But all Anna has ever really wanted is a home of her own – a proper one, filled…… Continue reading Home – Penny Parkes
Book: 430 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (29th April 2021) Synopsis: Fliss Brown has grown up living with her mother on the Rossi family’s Italian fruit farm. But when her mother dies, Fliss finds out she has a family of her own, and heads back to England with Nonna Rossi’s recipe for cherry and almond tart…… Continue reading A Taste of Home – Heidi Swain
Book: 448 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (21st January 2021) Synopsis: On paper, Merina Wilde has it all: a successful career writing the kind of romantic novels that make even the hardest hearts swoon, a perfect carousel of book launches and parties to keep her social life buzzing, and a childhood sweetheart who thinks she’s a…… Continue reading Coming Home to Brightwater Bay – Holly Hepburn
Book: 429 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (18th March 2021) Synopsis: The dazzling new novel from Richard & Judy book club author Catherine Isaac, The World at my Feet is a story about the transforming power of love, as one woman journeys to uncover the past and reshape her future. The secrets that bind us can also tear us apart……… Continue reading The World at My Feet – Catherine Isaac
Book: 320 pages (eBook and paperback) Publisher: Pan (eBook 28th September 2020, paperback 12th November 2020) Synopsis: On the first day of Christmas, a dating app offered me Twelve tailored chances for perfect harmony . . . Kate Turner is happily single – a bit too happily, in fact. Since returning to her hometown of Blexford, a…… Continue reading The Twelve Dates of Christmas – Jenny Bayliss
Apologies for a lack of WWW posts for the last 2 weeks – I lost my reading mojo for a bit and I had a chaotic fortnight with my youngest child off for half term and 2 birthdays to celebrate (including mine!). So, I will endeavour to do this every week from now on…. For…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 11th November 2020
Book: 517 pages (eBook and paperback) Publisher: Transworld Digital (eBook 1st October 2019, Hardback 31st October 2019, paperback 12th November 2020) Synopsis: Meg is definitely not in the Christmas mood. She’s never gone in for tinsel, baubles and mistletoe, and right now she’s still getting over an illness. Yet when she’s invited to spend the run-up to…… Continue reading The Christmas Invitation – Trisha Ashley
We are now well into the swing of “Christmas season” (or “silly season” as some may call it) and everyone is pondering what to get their loved ones, friends and secret santas this year. I always like to think I am easy to buy for – I like gin, chocolate, stationery, books etc – but,…… Continue reading Christmas gift ideas for a bookish person.
There are just 6 weekends left until Christmas. Can you believe that? Where has this year gone? Well, we know that – we’ve spent most of it sat inside, watching rolling news and washing our hands! Usually, I would be expecting the next 6 weekends to involve lots of sparkles, fizz, glitter and the obligatory…… Continue reading Christmas countdown….