Book Reviews

About books

2019

  1. #No Filter, Maxine Morrey
  2. Starlight over Bluebell Castle, Sarah Bennett
  3. The Secret Cove in Croatia, Julie Caplin
  4. A Question of Us, Mary Jayne Baker
  5. Two Like Me and You, Chad Alan Gibbs
  6. The Love Solution, Ashley Croft
  7. Honeymoon for One, Frankie Collins
  8. Sunshine over Bluebell Castle, Sarah Bennett
  9. The Ingredients for Happiness, Lucy Knott
  10. Love and Other Mistakes, Jessica Kate
  11. Kiss, Jill Mansell
  12. Five Wakes and a Wedding, Karen Ross
  13. As Luck Would Have It, Zoe May
  14. Please Send Help, Allison Raskin & Gaby Dunn
  15. Hattie’s Home for Broken Hearts, Tilly Tennant
  16. A Very French Affair, Sue Roberts
  17. Dating by the Book, Mary Anne Marlowe
  18. Summer at the Little French Café, Karen Clarke
  19. The Little Giftshop on the Loch, Maggie Conway
  20. Maybe This Time, Jill Mansell
  21. A Vicarage Homecoming, Kate Hewitt
  22. Gender Queer – A Memoir, Maia Combabe
  23. Furthermore, Tahereh Mafi
  24. Red, White and Royal Blue, Casey McQuiston
  25. The Printed letter Bookshop, Katherine Reay
  26. Entangled, J.S. Scott
  27. The Time of Our Lives, Portia MacIntosh
  28. The Forgotten Secret, Kathleen McGurl
  29. The Age of Misadventure, Judy Leigh
  30. Badly Done Emma Lee, Leah Marie Brown
  31. The Happiness Project, Pippa James
  32. The Man I Fell in Love With, Kate Field
  33. Coming Home to Holly Close Farm, Julie Houston
  34. The Little Paris Patisserie, Julie Caplin111
  35. The Little Theatre on the Seafront, Katie Ginger

2018

  1. The Secrets of the Wild Wood, Tonke Dragt
  2. A Village Affair, Julie Houston
  3. Coming Home to Maple Cottage, Holly Martin
  4. The Manifesto on How to be Interesting, Holly Bourne
  5. What’s Love Got to Do With It, Anna Premoli
  6. Come Away With Me, Maddie Please
  7. Disconnected
  8. The Man You Meet in Heaven, Debbie Viggiano
  9. The Letter for the King, Tonke Dragt
  10. Dreaming of Christmas, T.A. Williams
  11. A Dad of his Own, Minna Howard
  12. The Lucky Dress, Aimee Brown
  13. Come For Me Darling, Alexis Anne
  14. The Little Brooklyn Bakery, Julie Caplin
  15. Happily Never After, Emma Robinson
  16. Waker, Maud Van Der Veen
  17. The Summer Getaway, Tilly Tennant
  18. Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom
  19. The Day is Ready, Alison Malee
  20. The witch doesn’t burn in this one, Amanda Lovelace
  21. Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertali
  22. The Little Wedding Island, Jaimie Admans
  23. Wedding Bells at the Dog & Duck, Jill Steeples
  24. The Royal We, Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan
  25. Winter at the Dog & Duck, Jill Steeples
  26. The princess saves herself in this one, Amanda Lovelace
  27. A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson
  28. Queen Victoria’s Children, Jon Van Der Kiste
  29. The Wedding that Changed Everything, Jennifer Joyce
  30. Accidentally in Love, Anna Premoli

2017

  1. Christmas at Cedarwood Lodge, Rebecca Raisin
  2. Christmas at Butterfly Cove, Sarah Bennet
  3. The Little Village Christmas, Sue Moorcroft
  4. A Vicarage Christmas, Kate Hewitt
  5. Christmas at the Dancing Duck, Daisy James
  6. Hope at Christmas, Nancy Naigle
  7. The Royal Wedding, Melanie Summers
  8. The Royal Treatment, MJ Summers
  9. Why Not Me, Mindy Kaling
  10. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Mindy Kaling
  11. The Story of Awkward, RK Ryals
  12. More Than This, Patrick Ness
  13. Loved by you, kate Perry
  14. Bet Me, Jennifer Crusie
  15. William & Kate: The Love Story, Robert Johnson
  16. The Wedding Gift, Lucy Kevin
  17. A Little Something Different, Sandy Hall
  18. Never Never, Colleen Hoover
  19. Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality
  20. That Kind of Girl, Kate Perry
  21. Her Best Match, Tamie Dearen
  22. What A Girl Wants, Kate perry
  23. Vous Revoir, Marc Levy
  24. 84 Charing Cross Road, Helene Hanff
  25. Thursday’s Children, Rumer Godden
  26. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Saenz
  27. Have A Little Faith, Mitch Albom

2016

  1. The Five People You meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom
  2. Good Omens, Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  3. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Fowler
  4. Girl Hearts Girl, Lucy Sutcliffe
  5. Speak, Laurie Hall Anderson
  6. I Am The Messenger, Markus Zusak

Mini reviews

2019

  1. Delicious romance
    1. The Cake Shop in the Garden, Carole Matthews
    2. The Cosy Teashop at the Castle, Caroline Roberts
    3. Welcome to Rosie Hopkin’s Sweet Shop of Dreams, Jenny Colgan

2018

  1. Reunited for the Holidays
    1. Snowflakes over Holly Cove, Lucy Coleman
    2. Another Day in Winter, Shari Low
    3. A Christmas Gift, Sue Moorcroft
  2. Historical Christmas Story Collection
    1. Christmas Stitches, Judith Miller
    2. The Christmas Heirloom, Karen Witemeyer
    3. My True Love Gave To Me, Stephanie Perkins
  3. Loss and Christmas
    1. A Miracle on Hope Street, Emma Heatherington
    2. Cupcakes for Christmas, Kate Hewitt
    3. The Christmas Wish, Tilly Tennant
  4. Finding Love and Treasuring Family
    1. The Christmas Café at Seashell Cove, Karen Clarke
    2. How to Bake a New Beginning, Lucy Knott
    3. Dear Santa, Nancy Naigle
  5. Modern Day Christmas Story Collections
    1. A Season to Celebrate, Fern Michaels
    2. Let It Snow, John Green
    3. Santa’s On His Way, Lisa Jackson
  6. Christmas Weddings
    1. Alison Sherlock, A Way Back Home
    2. The Little Christmas Teashop of Second Chances, Donna Ashcroft
    3. Happily Ever After at the Dog & Duck, Jill Steeples
    4. One Winter’s Day, Laura Briggs
  7. It Started with Paris & more Cathy Kelly
    1. It Started With Paris, Cathy Kelly
    2. Secrets of a Happy Marriage, Cathy Kelly
    3. Between Sisters, Cathy Kelly

Series in review

2019

  1. The Note, Zoe Folbigg
  2. The Baby Sitter’s Club, Ann M Martin
  3. Willoughby Close, Kate Hewitt
  4. The Chronicles of Dalemark, Diana Wynne Jones
  5. Wildflower Park, Bella Osborne
  6. The Complete Prince of Wales Mysteries, Peter Lovesey

2018

  1. A Hamilton Christmas, Donna Kauffman
  2. The Little Book Café, Georgia Hill
  3. Summerhill, Kate Perry
  4. Laurel Heights, Kate Perry
  5. The Wicked and the Divine, Kieran Gillen

2017

  1. War of the Witches, Maite Carranza

2016

  1. Tintin, Hergé

Reviewing the classics

2019

  1. Isolde, Irinia Odoevtseva

2017

  1. The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint Exupéry
  2. War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells
  3. The Railway Children, E. Nesbit
  4. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott

2016

  1. The Complete Tales, Beatrix Potter
  2. The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  3. Persuasion, Jane Austen
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