Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author new to me, who I discovered via NetGalley >>> About the Book: From bestselling author Hannah Beckerman comes a moving story about memory, secrets, and what it really means …

#BookReview: The Impossible Truths of Love by Hannah Beckerman @hannahbeckerman @NetGalley @AmazonPub Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author whose books I love. Diana Wallace Peach is one of my go-to writers and well worth a read >>> About the Book:  The merrow rule the sea. Slender creatures, …

#BookReview: The Ferryman and the Sea Witch by Diana Wallace Peach @Dwallacepeach Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I came across via NetGalley. Nikki May is well worth a read >>> About the Book: See me, see trouble. Ronke, Simi, Boo are three mixed-race friends living in …

#BookReview: Wahala by Nikki May @NikkiOMay @NetGalley @randomhouse Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I came across via a book review site. Lisa Wood is well worth a read >>> About the Book: When Raven agrees to go to a club with her best …

#BookReview: Dark Trio by Lisa Wood @LisaWoodAuthor @bookroar_tweets Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I came across via a NetGalley, Jeffery Deaver >>> About the Book: When a woman arrives home to her Manhattan apartment to find that her personal items have been rearranged …

#BookReview: The Midnight Lock by Jeffery Deaver @JefferyDeaver @HarperCollins Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author and friend and fellow Story Empire contributor, and whose writing I always enjoy, Joan Hall >>> About the Book:   New husband, new house, new town… and a new mystery to solve. …

#BookReview: Cold Dark Night by Joan Hall @JoanHallWrites Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I discovered via John Howell’s blog (https://johnwhowell.com/) The blurb appealed to me, along with the great review, so I gave it a go >>> About the Book: Through no fault …

#BookReview: Yellow Hair by Andrew Joyce @huckfinn76 Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I haven’t read in a while, Diane Chamberlain. The blurb appealed to me, and I’m delighted to have been accepted for a free advance review copy of this book from …

#BookReview: The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain @D_Chamberlain #LastHouseBook #SmallTownSecrets Read more »

Hi everyone! Sorry I’m not around much right now. I’ll be back visiting you all as soon as I can manage it. In the meantime, have a good week/weekend 🙂 Today, I have a book review for an author new …

#BookReview: Sugar by Bernice L McFadden @queenazsa Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author new to me, Hilary Davidson. When I saw Her Last Breath on my monthly Amazon Free Prime Reads, I jumped at the chance to read this because the blurb …

#BookReview: Her Last Breath by Hilary Davidson @hilarydavidson Read more »

Hi everyone, I had fun on the web yesterday visiting two lovely ladies: Sally Cronin with a wonderful review of The Vanished Boy, and Marcia Meara with a fun 10 Things you may not know about me. If you haven’t …

In case you missed my mischief … You can find me at Sally’s @sgc58 and Marcia’s @MarciaMeara Read more »

Hi everyone. I got up this morning to find an amazing review for The Vanished Boy shared by Sally on her awesome blog. I’m so thrilled >>> Welcome to the Cafe and Bookstore weekly news with recent reviews for authors …

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Weekly News -#Dystopian Terry Tyler, #Historical Andrew Joyce, #Suspense #Mystery Harmony Kent Read more »

Hi everyone. I’m pleased to be able to say the tablets I began a couple of weeks ago continue to help my breathing. I have my chest x-ray appointment for May 4th, and my first COVI-19 jab tomorrow … everything …

#BookReview: Just Her Poetry by Denise Finn @dlfinnauthor and Summer Magic by Marcia Meara @MarciaMeara Read more »

Hi everyone. I’m thrilled to wake up to another fab review for The Vanished Boy. This one is over at Jacquie’s place. As you’ve no doubt guessed … I’m doing my happy dance 🙂 There’s also a great review for …

#BookReview- Two nail-biting #mysteries by @Harmony_Kent and Tamara Ferguson @TammysDragonfly Read more »

Hi everyone. Today, I have two book reviews for you from a couple of authors I have met via the wonderful invention that is the world wide web. The two books are poetry from Balroop Singh and Sue Vincent and …

#BookReviews: #Poetry Magical Whispers by Balroop Singh @BalroopShado and Midnight Haiku by Sue Vincent @SCVincent Read more »

Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review from author and friend and Story Empire co-author, Joan Hall. I bought this short novella yesterday and read it in one sitting >>> About the Book:   Dream home or damned home? …

House of Sorrow: Legends of Madeira #BookReview and #NewBook from Joan Hall @JoanHallWrites Read more »

Hi everyone. Still no health updates or improvements, I’m afraid. I’m still waiting to have the chest x-ray. If there’s nothing by tomorrow, I shall have to ask my GP surgery to chase it up. Today, I have a book …

#BookReview: The Cipher (Nina Guerrera 1) by Isabella Maldonado @authorbella1 Read more »

Hi everyone. I hope this finds you all well. No health updates for me this week. We’re still waiting and seeing. Today, I have a children’s book review for you from an author I’m new to and enjoyed. Next week, …

#BookReview: Pink and Purple Bob by Crystal Napolitano @crystalnapolit2 Read more »

Hi everyone. First of all, I’d  like to apologise for not visiting as many blogs as  I would have liked lately. I’ve struggled with my breathing again and am on a course of yet more steroids. With my inhaler ramped …

#BookReview: Hadley & Grace by Suzanne Redfearn @SuzanneRedfearn Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »