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The Maids of Biddenden by G.D. Harper | #bookreview | @harper_author @lovebookstours

This is the heart-warming and inspirational story of two remarkable women leading one joint life, challenging adversity to become the best they can be. About the author I was very intrigued by this book inspired

My Life in Books: Rachel Soo Thow

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle. I remember receiving an illustrated version as a gift and it set into motion my love for detective novels involving myths and legends.  She’s a doorstop

The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston | #bookreview #romanticfiction #halloweenread | @AshPoston @HQStories

The Dead Romantics is quirky, funny and romantic. Despite the fact that the love interest is a ghost and so a relationship is clearly impossible, you absolutely believe in the romance and hope it can

ShortBookandScribes #BookReview – Keep it in the Family by John Marrs #BlogTour

Mia and Finn buy a house that needs a lot of work doing to it and they set about it with the help of Finn’s parents. As the renovation works progress the couple find some

Three’s a Crowd by Simon Booker | #bookreview | @SimonBooker @SimonSchusterUK @TeamBATC

Harriet is an aspiring actress who is working as a barista. Tom is a would-be musicals writer who meets her at the café and is rather attracted to her. Richard is his father who is

A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske – a marvellous readalong

In order to celebrate the release of the paperback, Tor are running a read along, and anyone can join in. So for 27th and 28th October the focus is on Chapters 1 to 4, which

Good Taste – Caroline Scott | Book Review #GoodTaste #HistoricalFiction

Website | Caroline Scott on Twitter | Instagram | Goodreads | Amazon Author Page Further reviews:Longing for something more thrilling, she heads off to speak to the nation’s housewives. But when her car breaks down

The Keeper of Stories by Sally Page | #bookreview | @SallyPageBooks @0neMoreChapter_

My Thoughts Mrs B has had quite an extraordinary life and although she reveals some of her story to Janice, I’m sure there is much more we could hear. Perhaps we might hear more about

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend – 40th anniversary edition | #bookreview | @MichaelJBooks

About the Author Sue Townsend was born in Leicester in 1946. Despite not learning to read until the age of eight, leaving school at fifteen with no qualifications and having three children by the time

ShortBookandScribes #BookReviews – Small Things Like These and Foster by Claire Keegan

Foster is available now in paperback, eBook and audiobook. My thanks to the publishers for the review copy. I thought this was a lovely little read, very evocative of rural Ireland and the communities there.