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 friend and fellow SE author, Craig Boyack. I’m way behind on his books, so I’m happy to have read this far. I love the humour and characters that Craig writes  >>> …

#BookReview: Grinders by C S Boyack @Virgilante 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 »

Today, I have a book review for an author I’ve read and enjoyed previously, Karin Slaughter. When I saw False Witness on NetGalley, I jumped at the chance of a free ARC  >>> About the Book: He saw what you did … …

#BookReview: False Witness by Karin Slaughter Read more »

Hi everyone. Good news: my long awaited chest x-Ray shows my lungs are clear! Yay! 😁🎉. The issues seem to be down to an overactive immune system, which the new tablets are helping with, plus all the inhalers, lols. I …

#BookReview: P S I Love You: A Broken Legacy by D G Kaye @pokercubster Read more »

Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for an author I’ve known and loved for a long time, Jan Sikes, with her short story, Brother’s Keeper. Jan always comes up with some wonderful story premises that truly put her …

#BookReview: Brother’s Keeper by Jan Sikes @JanSikes3 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! Iam so thrilled to say I had two amazing book reviews hit the web yesterday from Mae Clair and Staci Troilo for The Vanished Boy. Most of you will probably have seen them, but if you haven’t, I’d …

 Harmony Kent’s THE VANISHED BOY #bookreviews #mystery – @stacitroilo and @MaeClair1 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.  My breathing remains troublesome, and I started an additional inhaler on top of everything else last week. Still no news on when I’ll have the chest x-ray. The waiting is hard. Today, I have a book review for …

#BookReview: Greenwich Park by Katherine Faulkner @k_faulkner 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 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 »

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 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 »

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 »