‘A Miracle at Macy’s’ by Lynn Marie Hulsman – Book Review

The blurb on this book says the following:- "'Home Alone 2: Lost in New York' meets 'Marley & Me' with the romance of 'When Harry Met Sally'" Could this possibly be the Christmassy mash-up of romantic comedy sweetness with canine cuteness written just specifically for both a rom-com and dog nutter like me?!?!?? So with … Continue reading ‘A Miracle at Macy’s’ by Lynn Marie Hulsman – Book Review

‘Queenie’ by Candice Carty-Williams – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads 'Inspirational, funny and wise' - Kit de Waal, author of MY NAME IS LEON. Queenie Jenkins can't cut a break. Well, apart from one from her long term boyfriend, Tom. That's definitely just a break though. Definitely not a break up. Stuck between a boss who doesn't seem to see her, a … Continue reading ‘Queenie’ by Candice Carty-Williams – Book Review

‘The Surface Breaks’ by Louise O’Neill – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Deep beneath the sea, off the cold Irish coast, Gaia is a young mermaid who dreams of freedom from her controlling father. On her first swim to the surface, she is drawn towards a human boy. She longs to join his carefree world, but how much will she have to sacrifice? What … Continue reading ‘The Surface Breaks’ by Louise O’Neill – Book Review

‘The Ten Thousand Doors of January’ by Alix E. Harrow – eARC Book Review

Blurb from NetGalley EVERY STORY OPENS A DOOR In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored and utterly out of place. But her quiet existence is … Continue reading ‘The Ten Thousand Doors of January’ by Alix E. Harrow – eARC Book Review

‘The Starlight Watchmaker’ by Lauren James – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Wealthy students from across the galaxy come to learn at the prestigious academy where Hugo toils as a watchmaker. But he is one of the lucky ones. Many androids like him are jobless and homeless. Someone like Dorian could never understand their struggle - or so Hugo thinks when the pompous duke … Continue reading ‘The Starlight Watchmaker’ by Lauren James – Book Review

‘Lost in the Spanish Quarter’ by Heddi Goodrich – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Told with the intimacy and ferocity of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels and set in the passionate, intense, and crumbling neighborhood known as the Spanish Quarter of Naples, comes a tale of two students searching for love and belonging in the city they so desperately want to call home. Several years after leaving … Continue reading ‘Lost in the Spanish Quarter’ by Heddi Goodrich – eARC Book Review

‘The End of the Ocean’ by Maja Lunde – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads From the author of the #1 international bestseller The History of Bees, a captivating new novel about the threat of a worldwide water shortage as seen through the eyes of a father and daughter. In 2017, seventy-year-old Signe sets out on a hazardous voyage to cross an entire ocean in only a … Continue reading ‘The End of the Ocean’ by Maja Lunde – eARC Book Review

‘Chemistry’ by Weike Wang – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Three years into her graduate studies at a demanding Boston university, the unnamed narrator of this nimbly wry, concise debut finds her one-time love for chemistry is more hypothesis than reality. She's tormented by her failed research--and reminded of her delays by her peers, her advisor, and most of all by her … Continue reading ‘Chemistry’ by Weike Wang – Book Review

‘Bridget Jones’ Baby’ by Helen Fielding – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Bridget Jones, beloved Singleton and global phenomenon, is back with a bump in Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries. 8:45 P.M. Realize there have been so many times in my life when have fantasized about going to a scan with Mark or Daniel: just not both at the same time. Before motherhood, before marriage, … Continue reading ‘Bridget Jones’ Baby’ by Helen Fielding – Book Review

‘Messy, Wonderful Us’ by Catherine Isaac – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads ***THE FEEL-GOOD, UPLIFTING NOVEL EVERYONE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT IN 2019***You never know what life will throw at you. You just need to know who to turn to for help. One morning in early summer, a man and woman wait to board a flight to Italy. Allie has lived a careful, focused existence. … Continue reading ‘Messy, Wonderful Us’ by Catherine Isaac – eARC Book Review

‘The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender’ by Leslye Walton – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads To my great misfortune, I was once mistaken for an angel Pain in love is the Roux family birthright. For Ava Lavender, a girl born with the wings of a bird, it is key to her fate. Ava traces the lives and loves of the Roux women as she tries to understand … Continue reading ‘The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender’ by Leslye Walton – Book Review

‘How Do You Like Me Now?’ by Holly Bourne – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads 'Turning thirty is like playing musical chairs. The music stops, and everyone just marries whoever they happen to be sitting on.' Who the f*ck is Tori Bailey? There's no doubt that Tori is winning the game of life. A straight-talking, bestselling author, she's inspired millions of women around the world with her … Continue reading ‘How Do You Like Me Now?’ by Holly Bourne – Book Review