The Third Magpie – M.S. Clements

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A loving couple Cosy cottage Idyllic garden Living life on a knife edge Together, Finn and Sophie defend their ‘Little Eden’ from the corrosive ideas and divisive society beyond their garden … Continue reading The Third Magpie – M.S. Clements

In the Dark, Soft Earth – Frank Watson

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author and Plum White Press.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Dig into this delectable journey through the dark, sensual, and ravishing poetry of Frank Watson. Ruminate the searing to the sultry as you absorb this haunting lilt … Continue reading In the Dark, Soft Earth – Frank Watson

This Soul Estranged – Candice Samuelson

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Explore the antithetical worlds of love and loss in this two fold collection of poetry that dives into the world of human emotion, only to be lost in the swelling sea. This … Continue reading This Soul Estranged – Candice Samuelson

Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Tales from the Café – Toshikazu Kawaguchi (translated by Geoffrey Trousselot)

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Picador – Pan Macmillan and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop … Continue reading Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Tales from the Café – Toshikazu Kawaguchi (translated by Geoffrey Trousselot)

Charlotte – Helen Moffett

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Bonnier Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: For fans of Longbourn, The Other Bennet Sister and Bridgerton, this beautifully told story of marriage, duty and friendship follows Charlotte's story from where Pride and Prejudice ends. Everybody believes that Charlotte Lucas has no … Continue reading Charlotte – Helen Moffett

The Heiress – Molly Greeley

*I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: As a fussy baby, Anne was prescribed laudanum to quiet her and has been given the opium-heavy syrup ever since, on account of her continuing ill health. While … Continue reading The Heiress – Molly Greeley

The Captain and the Squire – Catherine Curzon & Eleanor Harkstead

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the authors.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A sexy city boy and a country squire will set the countryside alight! Tarquin Bough is a tweedy squire with an ambitious fiancée who controls his every move. He's also the … Continue reading The Captain and the Squire – Catherine Curzon & Eleanor Harkstead

Why Mummy’s Sloshed – Gill Sims

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Number One bestselling author Gill Sims is back with her eagerly awaited fourth and final Why Mummy novel. I just wanted them to stop wittering at me, eat vegetables without complaining, … Continue reading Why Mummy’s Sloshed – Gill Sims