Month: June 2021

Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

Being Netta Wilde

An uplifting story of love, loss and second chances that celebrates friendship and human connections, Being Netta Wilde is the first book I’ve read by this author. Being Netta Wilde Netta Wilde was all the things Annette Grey isn’t. Netta Wilde was raw, unchecked and just a little bit rebellious. She loved The Clash and she loved being Netta Wilde. Annette Grey is an empty, broken woman who hardly knows her own children. Of course, it’s her own fault. She’s a bad mother. An unnatural mother. At least, that’s what her ex-husband tells her. The one thing she is good

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

Between You And Me

Between You and Me is the first book of Carol Mason’s I’ve read. Between You And Me Is her new husband really who she thinks he is? When young doctor Lauren Matheson meets Joe, an older divorced businessman, at a glittering poolside in California, it’s a chance encounter that seems life-changing for them both. Back home in London, their feelings only strengthen. But Lauren soon discovers that building a happy future with Joe is going to be an uphill struggle… She’s determined to be a good stepmother to his children, four-year-old Toby and complicated teen Grace. But under the watchful

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Midsummer Magic at Miss Moonshine’s Emporium

Isn’t the title Midsummer Magic at Miss Moonshines Emporium enough to get you interested in this book? Are you ready to meet Miss Moonshine? Life may never be the same again… It’s summer in Haven Bridge and Miss Moonshine is getting ready for a busy season. From the window of her Wonderful Emporium, at the heart of the pretty Yorkshire town, she watches and waits, weaving plans to bring happiness to all who step through her door. For Miss Moonshine is no ordinary shopkeeper. She may not have what you want, but she will always have what you need… Nine

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

Twice In A Lifetime

I haven’t read any books by this author, but I decided to read Twice In A Lifetime because I liked its premise. Amelia might have met The One. But is she twenty years too late? After her husband left her out of the blue, the only relationship 45-year-old Amelia Simpson has enjoyed recently is with Nutella and Pinot Grigio. While her 8-year-old twin boys, Jasper and Rupert, keep her busy, Amelia dreams of a life more than washing muddy rugby kits and weekly chats with best friends Sian and Jamie. Amelia needs some magic back in her life – but magic seems

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Waiting To Begin

I’ve read several of Amanda Prowse’s books and have reviewed a couple here too. She’s definitely one of my favourite authors. I’ve recommended her books to a few people and just last week, a friend thanked me again for the recommendation! Description of Waiting To Begin From the bestselling author of The Girl in the Corner comes a story that asks: what would you risk for a shot at happiness? 1984. Bessie is a confident sixteen-year-old girl with the world at her feet, dreaming of what life will bring and what she’ll bring to this life. Then everything comes crashing down. Her

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One Summer Sunrise

Shari Low is fast becoming one of my favourite authors. I read One Summer Sunrise and quickly moved on to reading One Day In Summer (backwards, but I didn’t want to miss it). Description of One Summer Sunrise As the sun rises on a hot summer’s day, four lives are about to be changed forever… Brand new from the bestselling author of What If?, What Now? and One Day In Summer. Today, Maisie McTeer decides to track down the ex who jilted her at the altar. Today, she’ll find out that revisiting the past can also rewrite her future.  After losing her husband, Harriet Bassett

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