A Colourful Country Escape – Anita Faulkner

Published By: Little BrownPages: 368Released On: 09/06/2022 When vibrant but penniless Lexie is dumped by her posh boyfriend who is looking for a more financially suitable match, she decides to pack up her beloved orange campervan Penny in search of a new path. Stumbling upon a vacancy at a family-run paint company in the Cotswolds,Continue reading “A Colourful Country Escape – Anita Faulkner”

The People on Platform 5 – Clare Pooley

Published By: Random HousePages: 368Released On: 26/05/2022 Nobody speaks to strangers on the train. But what would happen if they did?Every day at 8:05, Iona Iverson boards the train to go to work. Every day, she sees the same people and makes assumptions about them, even giving them nicknames. But they never speak. Obviously.Then, oneContinue reading “The People on Platform 5 – Clare Pooley”

You Have a Friend in 10A – Maggie Shipstead

Published By: Random HousePages: 288Released On: 26/05/2022 A collection of sparkling award-winning stories from Maggie Shipstead, epic storyteller and astonishing chronicler of the daring and the damaged. Diving into eclectic and vivid settings, from an Olympic village to a deathbed in Paris to a Pacific atoll, and illuminating a cast of unforgettable characters, Shipstead traversesContinue reading “You Have a Friend in 10A – Maggie Shipstead”

The Wedding Season – Katy Birchall

Published By: Hodder and StoughtonPages: 400Released On: 26/05/2022 Freya Scott is getting married. Her wedding to Matthew, her long-term boyfriend, is the first of eight in her calendar this year, and as someone who prides herself on being meticulously organised, Freya is intent on making it the perfect day to remember. But when Matthew callsContinue reading “The Wedding Season – Katy Birchall”

Between the Covers – should it be left on the shelf?

As I’m sure all book lovers know, Between the Covers is a talk show aired on BBC, hosted by Sara Cox, now in its fourth series (as of May 2022). She is joined by four celebrities, and they all discuss their favourite books, along with an upcoming release or book of the moment. For anyContinue reading “Between the Covers – should it be left on the shelf?”

Summer at The French Cafe – Sue Moorcroft

Published By: AvonPages: 368Released On: 12/05/2022 Sparkling sun, strolls in the gorgeous French countryside, that first sip of cool, crisp wine – Summer is Kat’s favourite season. And this year should be no exception… As soon as Kat Jenson set foot in the idyllic French village of Kirchhoffen, she knew she’d found her home. Now she has a dreamyContinue reading “Summer at The French Cafe – Sue Moorcroft”

The Slow Lane Walkers Club – Rosa Temple

Published By: Simon and SchusterPages: 368Released On: 26/05/2022 Daniel isn’t used to living life in the slow lane. So when he finds himself unexpectedly jobless and back in his old Cornish hometown, he can’t sit still. Hazel used to be adventurous too. But now widowed and in her eighties, she barely leaves the house. When sheContinue reading “The Slow Lane Walkers Club – Rosa Temple”

Duckling – Eve Ainsworth

Published By: PenguinPages: 381Released On: 26/05/2022 Lucy’s life is small, but safe. She’s got a good routine. But all that’s about to change. When Lucy’s neighbour asks her to look after her little girl for a couple of hours – and then doesn’t come back – Lucy is suddenly responsible for someone other than herself.Continue reading “Duckling – Eve Ainsworth”

Beach House Summer – Sarah Morgan

Published By: HQPages: 416Released On: 26/05/2022 When Joanna Whitman’s famous ex-husband dies in a car accident, she doesn’t know what to feel. Their dysfunctional marriage held more painful secrets than she cares to remember. But when she discovers that the young woman with him in the crash is pregnant, Joanna feels compelled to act, knowingContinue reading “Beach House Summer – Sarah Morgan”

Wild Fires – Sophie Jai

Published By: Borough Press Pages: 320Released On: 12/05/2022 Grief is like an inside joke: you have to have been there to really get it. The only things Cassandra knows about her family are the stories she’s heard in snatches over the years: about the aunt and cousin she never got to meet, about the man from the folded-upContinue reading “Wild Fires – Sophie Jai”