Book reviews

“The Other Half of Augusta Hope” by Joanna Glen (review)

Description: Augusta Hope has never felt like she fits in. And she’s right – she doesn’t. At six, she’s memorising the dictionary. At seven, she’s correcting her teachers. At eight, she spins the globe and picks her favourite country on the sound of its name: Burundi. And now that she's an adult, Augusta has no… Continue reading “The Other Half of Augusta Hope” by Joanna Glen (review)

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“The Day We Met” by Roxie Cooper ( blog tour- review)

Description: Stephanie doesn’t believe in fate, true love or living happily ever after. She’s content enough being engaged to Matt. But then she meets Jamie, who understands her more than anyone else ever has. Jamie is happily married to his childhood sweetheart Helen and believes in everything Stephanie doesn’t. So why does he have such… Continue reading “The Day We Met” by Roxie Cooper ( blog tour- review)

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“A Pinch of Magic” by Michelle Harrison (blog tour- review)

Description: Three sisters trapped by an ancient curse. Three magical objects with the power to change their fate. Will they be enough to break the curse? Or will they lead the sisters even deeper into danger? ... My review: This was a great book with mystery and magic weaved in, and a fantastic adventure to… Continue reading “A Pinch of Magic” by Michelle Harrison (blog tour- review)

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“I Owe you one” by Sophie Kinsella (review)

Description: Fixie Farr can’t help herself. Straightening a crooked object, removing a barely-there stain, helping out a friend . . . she just has to put things right. It’s how she got her nickname, after all. So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, Fixie… Continue reading “I Owe you one” by Sophie Kinsella (review)

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“Mr Doubler Begins Again” by Seni Glaister (blog tour- review)

Description: Baked, mashed, boiled or fried, Mr Doubler knows his potatoes. But the same can’t be said for people. Since he lost his wife, he’s been on his own at Mirth Farm – and that suits Doubler just fine. Crowds are for other people; the only company he needs are his potato plants and his… Continue reading “Mr Doubler Begins Again” by Seni Glaister (blog tour- review)

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“Maybe This Time” by Jill Mansell (blog tour- review)

Description: Mimi isn't looking for love when she spends a weekend in Goosebrook, the Cotswolds village her dad has moved to. And her first encounter with Cal, who lives there too, is nothing like a scene in a romantic movie - although she can't help noticing how charismatic he is. But Cal's in no position… Continue reading “Maybe This Time” by Jill Mansell (blog tour- review)

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“Call me Alastair” by Cory Leonardo (review)

Description: Born in the back of a pet store, Alastair the African grey parrot dreams of escape, to fly off with his beloved sister, Aggie. But when Aggie is purchased by 12-year-old Fritz, and Alastair is adopted by Mrs Albertina Plopky, Alastair's hopeful vision for the future crash-lands. In-between anxiously plucking his feathers, chewing a… Continue reading “Call me Alastair” by Cory Leonardo (review)