Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you for a children’s book. This is a fun and quick read >>>   About the Book:   Tinsel is the newest apprentice in Santa’s Workshop, but this young elf lands …

#BookReview: Sleighed by W J Scott @WendyJayneScott Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from an author who has become one of my auto-buy writers, Leigh Bardugo.   About the Book:   Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. …

#BookReview: Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo @LBardugo Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from an author who is fast becoming a favourite, Amanda Prowse.   About the Book: From the bestselling author of The Girl in the Corner comes a tale of love, loss—and one …

#BookReview: An Ordinary Life by Amanda Prowse @MrsAmandaProwse Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from debut author Martyn Ford. This is a gripping crime thriller and psychological thriller.   About the Book: One family. Two missing children. A lifetime of secrets. Ten-year-old Ethan Clarke’s …

#BookReview: Every Missing Thing by Martyn Ford @Martyn87 Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from an author new to me. Although I don’t usually go in for historical fiction, I’m so pleased I gave this one a look. A Splendid Ruin is a thoroughly …

#BookReview: A Splendid Ruin by Megan Chance @MeganSChance Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from a well-known author, who I am fairly new to. Today’s book is a bit different from my usual in that it is a non-fiction read. This is a much …

#BookReview: The Boy Between: A Mother and Son’s Journey From a World Gone Grey @MrsAmandaProwse Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from a favourite author of mine C L Taylor. I received a free ARC of this book via NetGalley and Avon Books >>>   About the Book: You come to …

#BookReview: Her Last Holiday by C L Taylor @callytaylor Read more »

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Hi everyone! Happy New Year’s Eve. Here’s wishing you all a fabulous 2021. This year, I’ve discovered 10 writers new-to-me and one re-discovered, who have moved me and stayed with me long after I’ve read their books. Today, I wanted …

2020 #Authors Who Have Stayed With Me @callytaylor @DotHutchison @LynneBarrettLee @DMPulleyAuthor @rachelcaine @michaelcarey191 @Mark__Lawrence @longshotauthor @Dwallacepeach @NaminaForna @LBardugo @stacitroilo @TerryTyler4 @sgc58 @itsmcronin Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from debut author Marianne Cronin. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. This is by far the BEST book I’ve read this year …

#BookReview: The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin @itsmcronin @susanW1F #LenniAndMargot Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from author Lucy Hounsom/Holland. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read tremendously. And this is definitely an author to …

#BookReview: SisterSong by Lucy Hounsom/Holland @silvanhistorian Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from author Sarah Hilary. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read tremendously. And this is definitely an author to …

#BookReview: Fragile by Sarah Hilary @sarah_hilary Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from debut author, Tina Baker. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read tremendously. And this is definitely an author …

#BookReview: Call me Mummy by Tina Baker @TinaBakerBooks Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you an author I admire, Kristin Hannah. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read as much as I’ve enjoyed other …

#BookReview: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you by an author new to me, Namina Forna. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read so much that I’ll …

#BookReview: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna @NaminaForna Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you by an author new to me, Diana Rosie. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read so much that I’ll …

#BookReview: Pippo and Clara by Diana Rosie Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you by an author new to me, Tony Parsons. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read so much that I’ll …

#BookReview: Your Neighbour’s Wife by Tony Parsons Read more »

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Hi everyone. Yesterday I came home from getting the flu jab and found the most wonderful surprise, which had me sitting there doing my happy dance >>> 🙂 Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the Cafe and Bookstore Author Updates …

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore Author Update Release – #Poetry Geoff Le Pard, Reviews -#Dystopian Harmony Kent, #WWII Marina Osipova Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have two book reviews for you by authors near and dear to me, Staci Troilo and Marcia Meara. I loved these reads so much. Basically, I binge read all five of Staci’s Astral Conspiracy Series books, …

#BookReview: The Astral Conspiracy Series by @StaciTroilo-and-The Emissary Book One by @MarciaMeara Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you by an author new to me, D Wallace Peach. I loved this read so much that I’ve now added her other books to my ereader and eagerly await her next …

#BookReview: Liars and Thieves by D Wallace Peach @Dwallacepeach Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you by an author I greatly admire, Terry Tyler. I’ve read both books in this series (Hope and Wasteland) and here’s my review for book one, which could easily fit both …

#BookReview: Hope by Terry Tyler @TerryTyler4 Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you by an author I greatly admire, Tana French. I received a free ARC of this book via NetGalley. About the Book: ‘One of the most compulsive psychological mysteries since Donna …

#BookReview: The Searcher by Tana French Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you by an author I greatly admire, Beem Weeks. His short fiction is great. About the Book: Jacob Radner returns to his suburban Chicago roots to bury his departed father. The …

#BookReview: The Thing About Kevin by @BeemWeeks Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you for a book I first came accross on Sally Cronin’s online Cafe and Bookstore. If you’d like to see more of her posts, you can check them out HERE. About …

#BookReview: Blackthorn by Terry Tyler @TerryTyler4 Read more »

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Hi everyone. I hope this finds you all well. Today, I have a book review for you. This is the second book by this author that I’ve read, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed both. >>> About the Book: When You’re on …

#BookReview: On the Edge of a Raindrop by Sarah Brentyn @SarahBrentyn Read more »

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        Hi everyone, the other day I received an email that lifted my spirits. For those who may not know, I’ve been suffering with an exacerbation of my asthma lately and am now on my second treatment …

http://mybook.to/FALLOUT is awarded an @IndieBrag Medallion! #Post-Apocalyptic Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have another book review for you … and–delightfully–it’s another high star rating 🙂 I’ve been blessed with the last lot of books I’ve read.  As the start of my review says, I saw this on a …

#BookReview: The Hallows by Victor Methos @VictorMethos Read more »

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Hi everyone, today I have a review for you for a book I came across in August last year on Joan Hall’s website, which I got around to reading, finally! >>> About the Book: Gina Royal is the definition of …

#BookReview: Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine @rachelcaine Read more »

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Hi everyone, I have another book review for you today. This one was an ARC from NetGalley, and I loved it … About the Book:   ‘A captivating start to what promises to be an epic post-apocalyptic fable’ Kirkus EVERYTHING THAT …

#BookReview: The Book of Koli by M R Carey @michaelcarey191 Read more »

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Hi everyone, another Tuesday and another book review for you … this one is another book I picked up after seeing it recommended on someone’s blog last year. At some point, I did start making notes on which book I …

#BookReview: No One’s Home by D M Pulley @DMPulleyAuthor Read more »

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