When We Were Young by Richard Roper #bookreview @RichardRoper @OrionBooks

I absolutely loved Something To Live For, Richard Roper’s debut novel, and his new book has been calling to me for ages from my to-be-read pile. I wish I’d answered that call earlier because it was wonderful! When We Were Young is the story of Theo and Joel. When they were young, they were inseparable, … More When We Were Young by Richard Roper #bookreview @RichardRoper @OrionBooks

Alice, Shaken and Definitely Stirred by Paula Smith #bookreview @PaulaSmith2424 @lovebooksgroup @lovebookstours

I’m sharing my thoughts today on the entertaining novel Alice, Shaken and Definitely Stirred. My thanks to Kelly at Love books Tours for the opportunity to take part in the tour and to the author who had previously sent me a copy for review. Alice Shaken and Definitely Stirred is available in paperback and ebook … More Alice, Shaken and Definitely Stirred by Paula Smith #bookreview @PaulaSmith2424 @lovebooksgroup @lovebookstours

The Idea of You by Robinne Lee #bookreview @PenguinUKBooks

The Idea of You is a book that you will be seeing everywhere this summer, not least because it’s just been announced as one of Richard & Judy’s Summer Reads selection. With the Kindle version only 99p (it still is at the time of writing), I decided to see what all the fuss is about. … More The Idea of You by Robinne Lee #bookreview @PenguinUKBooks

The Lost Storyteller by Amanda Block #bookreview @Hodder_Studio @ACBlockAuthor

I was pleased to be asked by Niamh Anderson at Hodder to participate in the publicity for The Lost Storyteller by Amanda Block. I’m delighted to share my review of this wonderful book today. The book is partly set in Edinburgh and that setting is important to the story. So I was asked to take … More The Lost Storyteller by Amanda Block #bookreview @Hodder_Studio @ACBlockAuthor

The Counterfeit Candidate by Brian Klein #bookreview @midaspr @LevelBestBooks

Mr Portobello Book Blog takes over today with his review of The Counterfeit Candidate by Brian Klein. I think you’ll agree, it’s a book he rather enjoyed! What a wonderful debut novel by Brian Klein: The Counterfeit Candidate. I have just finished reading this novel and I’m so excited by the climax to the book! … More The Counterfeit Candidate by Brian Klein #bookreview @midaspr @LevelBestBooks

Home by Penny Parkes #bookreview @CotswoldPenny @SimonSchusterUK @Team BATC

I’m been looking forward to reading this book for ages having heard Penny Parkes talk about it at a few online events and, more recently, having read so many wonderful review of it. It was worth the wait as I so enjoyed it. What’s the book about? A gripping and heartfelt story about overcoming the … More Home by Penny Parkes #bookreview @CotswoldPenny @SimonSchusterUK @Team BATC

#AuthorInTheSpotlight – Lynn Griffin – Secrets, Shame and a Shoebox – @LBGriffinAuthor @WildRosePress

I’m pleased to welcome author Lynn Griffin to the blog today as she steps into my author spotlight to tell us about her debut novel, Secrets, Shame and a Shoebox, which will be published by Wild Rose Press on 21st July. Thanks for joining me today Lynn. First of all, would you tell my blog … More #AuthorInTheSpotlight – Lynn Griffin – Secrets, Shame and a Shoebox – @LBGriffinAuthor @WildRosePress

The Country Village Summer Fete by Cathy Lake #bookreview @LakeAuthor @ZaffreBooks

As you can see from the photo above, The Country Village Summer Fete is a book which is ideal for reading in the sunshine. My photo is taken at Inveresk Lodge Garden in East Lothian, a beautiful National Trust for Scotland garden, where I spent a little while reading earlier this week. If you have … More The Country Village Summer Fete by Cathy Lake #bookreview @LakeAuthor @ZaffreBooks

#Giveaway – win a copy of Angel of Liverpool by Elizabeth Morton -@RandomTTours @LiverpoolGirl72 @panmacmillan

As part of the Random Things blogtour, I’m delighted to be able to offer you the chance to win a copy of Angel of Liverpool by Elizabeth Morton. It’s an emotional saga set in Liverpool in the aftermath of the Second World War. For your chance to win a copy, click on the entry link … More #Giveaway – win a copy of Angel of Liverpool by Elizabeth Morton -@RandomTTours @LiverpoolGirl72 @panmacmillan

Annie Stanley All At Sea by Sue Teddern #bookreview @SueTeddern @MantleBooks

Annie Stanley All At Sea is a wonderful book in which the eponymous lead character, having lost her beloved father suddenly, decides to take his ashes on a trip round all the shipping areas surrounding mainland Britain. Her father, despite living in St Alban’s, nowhere near the sea, had a fascination with Radio 4’s shipping … More Annie Stanley All At Sea by Sue Teddern #bookreview @SueTeddern @MantleBooks