A Midwinter Match – Jane Lovering

Published by: Boldwood BooksDate Published: 19/08/2021Date Read: 09/07/2021 Ruby Oldbridge needs to learn to take her own advice.  A brilliant counsellor at work in York, she is however floundering in her own life. Her romantic track record is woeful, her finances are in a pickle, and she’s back in a house-share after splitting up withContinue reading “A Midwinter Match – Jane Lovering”

Dog Tales – Penelope Rich

Published By: ArcturusPages: 96 Date Published: 01/08/2021Date Read: 10/07/2021 Dogs really are man’s best friend – and we can prove it! In this uplifting, beautifully illustrated book, readers will discover the incredible true stories of talented, brave, and daring dogs whose exploits have made them world-famous. These tales of canine courage, loyalty and intelligence willContinue reading “Dog Tales – Penelope Rich”

Must Love Books – Shauna Robinson

Published By: Sourcebooks LandmarkPages: 336Date Published: 18/01/2022Date Read: 16/07/2021 Meet Nora Hughes–the overworked, underpaid, last bookish assistant standing. At least for now. When Nora landed an editorial assistant position at Parsons Press, it was her first step towards The Dream Job. Because, honestly, is there anything dreamier than making books for a living? But afterContinue reading “Must Love Books – Shauna Robinson”

Orgy – Kaitlyn Greenidge

Published by: ScribdDate Published: 23/07/2021Date Read: 25/06/2021 Nessa knows she’s a hot mess. She’s strong and impulsive and won’t apologize for it. She moved to Brooklyn from Baltimore to study nursing—or that was the plan. Instead she used the money her mom’s church group raised for her schooling to rent her first place in Brooklyn.Continue reading “Orgy – Kaitlyn Greenidge”

Shakespeare’s Stories by Samantha Newman

Published: ArcturusPages: 128Date published: 01/08/2021Date read: 10/07/2021 This beautifully illustrated compendium brings the Bard’s timeless tales to life for a younger generation, with wit and panache. Sam Newman’s cleverly reworked text retains many of Shakespeare’s own inimitable turns of phrase, while simplifying and clarifying the language to make stories accessible to children. Khoa Le’s opulentContinue reading “Shakespeare’s Stories by Samantha Newman”

A Strange and Brilliant Light – Eli Lee

Published By: QuercusPages: 304Date Published: 22/07/2021Date Read: 12/07/2021 Lal, Janetta and Rose are living in a time of flux. Technological advance has brought huge financial rewards to those with power, but large swathes of the population are losing their jobs to artificial intelligence, or auts, as they’re called. Unemployment is high, discontent is rife andContinue reading “A Strange and Brilliant Light – Eli Lee”

The Gentleman’s Daughter The Gentleman Spy Mysteries Book 2 – Bianca M Schwarz

Published By: Central Avenue PublishingPages: 352Date Published: 06/07/2021Date Read: 29/06/2021 Sir Henry, secret agent to the crown, must marry a lady above reproach to afford his illegitimate daughter entrance into society. After narrowly escaping marriage to a highborn bigot, he takes an assignment in Brighton, leading him to an abandoned abbey full of dark whispers,Continue reading “The Gentleman’s Daughter The Gentleman Spy Mysteries Book 2 – Bianca M Schwarz”

Unearthing The Secret Garden – Marta McDowell

Published by: Timber PressPages: 320Date published: 28/09/2021 (Kindle) 28/10/2021 (Hardback)Date read: 22/06/2021 New York Times bestselling author Marta McDowell has revealed the way that plants have stirred some of our most cherished authors, including Beatrix Potter, Emily Dickinson, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. In her latest, she shares a moving account of how gardening deeply inspiredContinue reading “Unearthing The Secret Garden – Marta McDowell”

The Way Back Almanac – Melinda Salisbury

Published by: Watkins PublishingPages: 272Date Released: 10/08/2021Date Read: 21/06/2021 The traditional almanac is a month-by-month prompt to the beautiful transformations of nature that offer a magical and poetic way to celebrate the year. The Way Back Almanac is a modern twist on the conventional almanac, an accessible and truly contemporary guide back to natural rhythms,Continue reading “The Way Back Almanac – Melinda Salisbury”

For The Love of Friends – Sara Goodman Confino

Published by: Lake Union PublishingPages: 363Date Published: 01/07/2021Date Read: 15/06/2021 Lily Weiss is her mother’s worst nightmare: thirty-two and single – the horror! She’s also a talented writer but hides behind a boring job at a science foundation. To her friends, she’s reliable and selfless, which is how she winds up being a bridesmaid inContinue reading “For The Love of Friends – Sara Goodman Confino”