When I heard Jessica Redland had a new book coming out – her first with publisher Boldwood Books - I hoped I would again be able to walk the streets of the delightful (fictional) North Yorkshire seaside town of Whitsborough Bay - and I was in luck. The Secret To Happiness features three new characters but … Continue reading ARC Review: The Secret To Happiness.
Lucy's Mitchell's debut is written straight from the heart – and it shows. I was only on page two when her story had me welling up. I had no doubt from that point on that reading Instructions For Falling In Love Again was going to be a treat. It didn't disappoint. It is funny, emotional, … Continue reading Book Review: Instructions For Falling In Love Again.
If Holly Martin’s latest book had been a cake, she would have come up with something that looks great, tastes amazing and has people hailing her the next Mary Berry – it’s that good. While I’ve long been a fan of hers, I have to say, The Summer Of Chasing Dreams feels different, it feels … Continue reading Book Review: The Summer Of Chasing Dreams.
If I was putting together a course for people wanting to write chick lit, female-led fiction or whatever you’re comfortable calling it, Mhairi McFarlane’s latest book would be required reading. Don’t You Forget About Me is an exemplar of the genre; it fizzes with energy, it’s hilariously funny and offers some swoon-worthy romance but at … Continue reading Book Review: Don’t You Forget About Me.