Book Reviews

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  1. 84, Charing Cross Road, Helene Hanff: 5/5

A

  1. Accidentally in Love, Anna Premoli: 3/5
  2. The Age of Misadventure, Judy Leigh: 1/5
  3. Another Day in Winter, Shari Low: 4.5/5
  4. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Saenz: 5/5

B

  1. Badly Done, Emma Lee, Leah Marie Brown: 3/5
  2. Beatrix Potter the Complete Tales: 5/5
  3. Bertie and the Crime of Passion, Peter Lovesey: 4/5
  4. Bertie and the Seven Bodies, Peter Lovesey: 4/5
  5. Bertie and the Tin Man, Peter Lovesey: 4/5
  6. Bet Me, Jennifer Crusie: 4,5/5
  7. Between Sisters, Cathy Kelly: 3.5/5
  8. A Budding Romance – Wildflower Park Part 2, Bella Osborne: 3/5
  9. Build Me Up, Buttercup – Wildflower Park Part 1, Bella Osborne: 3/5

C

  1. The Cake Shop in the Garden, Carole Matthews: 3/5
  2. Christmas at Butterfly Cove, Sarah Bennet: 4/5
  3. Christmas at the Dancing Duck, Daisy James: 2.75/5
  4. The Christmas Café at Seashell Cove, Karen Clarke: 3.25/5
  5. A Christmas Gift, Sue Moorcroft: 3.5/5
  6. The Christmas Heirloom, Karen Witemeyer: 4/5
  7. Christmas Stitches: A Historical Romance Collection: 4/5
  8. The Christmas Wish, Tilly Tennant: 4/5
  9. Come Away With Me, Maddie Please: 3.25/5
  10. Come For Me Darling, Alexis Anne: 2.75/5
  11. Coming Home to Holly Close Farm, Julie Houston: 4.5/5
  12. Coming Home to Maple Cottage, Holly Martin: 3.75/5
  13. The Cosy Teashop in the Castle, Caroline Roberts: 2/5
  14. Cupcakes for Christmas, Kate Hewitt: 3.25/5

D

  1. A Dad Of His Own, Minna Howard: 2.75/5
  2. Dalemark-Series, Diana Wynne Jones: 4.5/5
  3. The Day is Ready For You, Alison Malee: 3.75/5
  4. Dear Santa, Nancy Naigle: 3/5
  5. [Dis]connected: 4/5
  6. Dreaming of Christmas, T.A. Williams: 4.5/5

E

  1. Emma’s Story – The Little Bookcafé, Georgia Hill: 3.75/5

F

  1. The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom: 5/5
  2. The Forgotten Secret, Kathleen McGurl: 4/5

G

  1. Girl Hearts Girl, Lucy Suttcliffe: 5/5
  2. Good Omens, Terry Pratchet & Neil Gaiman: 5/5

H

  1. Happily Ever After at the Dog & Duck, Jill Steeples: 3.5/5
  2. Happily Never After, Emma Robinson: 3.5/5
  3. The Happiness Project, Pippa James: 3/5
  4. Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality: 5/5
  5. Have a Little Faith, Mitch Albom: 5/5
  6. Her Best Match, Tammy Readen: 4/5
  7. Hope at Christmas, Nancy Naigle: 4,25/5
  8. How To Bake A New Beginning, Lucy Knott: 3/5

I

  1. I Am the Messenger, Markus Zusak: 5/5
  2. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), Mindy Kaling: 3.75/5
  3. It Started With Paris, Cathy Kelly: 4/5

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K

L

  1. Laurel Heights (Series), Kate Perry
  2. Let It Snow, John Green: 3.75/5
  3. The Letter for the King, Tonke Dragt: 5/5
  4. The Little Brooklyn Bakery, Julie Caplin: 4/5
  5. The Little Christmas Teashop of Second Chances, Donna Ashcroft: 3/5
  6. The Little Paris Patisserie, Julie Caplin: 4.25/5
  7. The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: 5/5
  8. A Little Something Different, Sandy Hall: 3/5
  9. The Little Theatre on the Seafront, Katie Ginger: 3/5
  10. The Little Village Christmas, Sue Moorcroft: 4/5
  11. The Little Wedding Island, Jaime Admans: 4/5
  12. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott: 5/5
  13. Lock, Stock & Jingle Bells, Donna Kauffman: 3.5/5
  14. Loved by You, Kate Perry: 4/5
  15. The Lucky Dress, Aimee Brown: 2.75/5

M

  1. The Man I Fell In Love With, Kate Field: 4.5/5
  2. The Man You Meet In Heaven, Debbie Viggiano: 4/5
  3. The Manifesto on How to be Awesome, Holly Bourne: 3.5/5
  4. A Miracle on Hope Street, Emma Heatherington: 4.75/5
  5. More Than This, Patrick Ness: 5/5
  6. My True Love Gave To Me, Stephanie Perkins: 2.5/5

N

  1. Naughty But Nice, Donna Kauffman: 2.75/5
  2. Never Never, Colleen Hoover & Tarryn Fisher: 2/5

O

  1. One Winter’s Day, Laura Briggs: 4/5
  2. Oopsy Daisy – Wildflower Park Part 3, Bella Osborne: 3/5

P

  1. Persuasion, Jane Austen: 5/5
  2. The Princess Saves Herself In This One, Amanda Lovelace: 5/5

Q

  1. Queen Victoria’s Children, John van der Kiste: 3.5/5

R

  1. The Railway Children, E. Nesbit: 5/5
  2. Rooting For You! – Wildflower Park Part 4, Bella Osborne: 3/5
  3. The Royal Treatment, MJ Summers: 3,75/5
  4. The Royal We, Heather Cocks: 4/5
  5. The Royal Wedding, MJ Summers: 3,5/5

S

  1. Santa’s On His Way, Lisa Jackson: 2.75/5
  2. The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne: 3/5
  3. A Season To Celebrate, Fern Michaels: 3/5
  4. Secrets of a Happy Marriage, Cathy Kelly: 3.75/5
  5. The Secrets of the Wild Wood, Tonke Dragt: 5/5
  6. A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson: 5/5
  7. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli: 4,75/5
  8. Snowflakes over Holly Cove, Lucy Coleman: 4/5
  9. Speak, Laurie Halse Andersson: 5/5
  10. The Story of Awkward, R.K. Ryals: 5/5
  11. The Summer Getaway, Tilly Tenant: 3.5/5
  12. Summerhill-series, Kate Perry: 3.75/5

T

  1. Tash’s Story – The Little Bookcafé, Georgia Hill: 3.5/5
  2. That Kind of Girl, Kate Perry: 4/5
  3. Thursday’s Children, Rumer Godden: 5/5
  4. Tintin, Hergé: 4/5
  5. Tuesdays With Morrie, Mitch Albom: 3.75/5

U

  1. Unleashed, Donna Kauffman: 2.5/5

V

  1. A Vicarage Christmas, Kate Hewitt: 4,25/5
  2. A Village Affair, Julie Houston: 3.75/5
  3. Vous Revoir, Marc Levy: 4/5

W

  1. Waker (Watcher), Maud Van Der Veen: 4.25/5
  2. War of the Witches, Maite Carranza: 5/5
  3. War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells: 2/5
  4. A Way Back Home, Alison Sherlock: 4/5
  5. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler: 5/5
  6. Wedding Bells at the Dog and Duck, Jill Steeples: 3.5/5
  7. The Wedding Gift, Lucy Kevin: 2/5
  8. The Wedding that Changed Everything, Jennifer Joyce: 4.25/5
  9. Welcome to Rosie Hopkins’ Sweet Shop of Dreams, Jenny Colgan: 3.5/5
  10. What a Girl Wants, Kate Perry: 4/5
  11. What’s Love Got To Do With It, Anna Premoli: 4.5/5
  12. Why Not Me?, Mindy Kaling: 4,5/5
  13. The Wicked and the Divine (series), Kieron Gillen: 4.5/5
  14. William and Kate – The Love Story, Robert Jobson: 3/5
  15. Winter at Cedarwood Lodge, Rebecca Raisin: 4/5
  16. Winter at the Dog & Duck, Jill Steeples: 2/5
  17. The Witch Doesn’t Burn In This One, Amanda Lovelace: 5/5

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