Category Archives: Women’s fiction

“Meredith, Alone” by Claire Alexander – Book Review

I had a fantastic time sharing in Meredith’s apartment life. She was a character that you couldn’t help but root for. This debut novel reminded me quite strongly of “Elinor Oliphant Is Completely Fine“, but that being said, Meredith Maggs … Continue reading

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“The Highland Girls At War” by Helen Yendall – Book Review

Thoroughly enjoyable as an entertaining historical story, this novel also introduced me to The Women’s Timber Corps. I had of course known about the ‘Land Girls’, but this is the first time I’ve learned about the lumberjills (as opposed to … Continue reading

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“Valley Of Secrets” by Kari Lee Harmon – Book Review

The cover was first drew me to this novel. The setting was an idyllic small Vermont town. I imagined that there would be a mystery element to this book, but it was more a straight out romance. The characters were … Continue reading

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“The Matchmaker’s Gift” by Lynda Cohen Loigman – Book Review

This is the author’s third novel and I have read all her work. I have to say that I enjoy her writing enough that if I see her name on the cover, I will get a copy. This book was … Continue reading

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“An Unfinished Story” by Boo Walker – Book Review

Claire Kite lost the love of her life in a tragic car accident. It has been three long years now that she has been grieving her husband David. A successful restaurateur, she lives for her work. At home she has … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – August 23, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheIrishBoardingHouse @Bookouture #TuesdayBookBlog @SandyTaylorAuth

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Bookouture via NetGalley and it is on my September … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – August 9, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheGodmothers @welbeckus #TuesdayBookBlog

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received directly from Welbeck Publishing and it is on my September … Continue reading

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“The Littlest Library” by Poppy Alexander – Book Review

What a lovely surprise this little novel turned out to be! Warm escapist fiction with enough literary references to satisfy anyone who appreciates the written word. Those who follow my blog will know that romance is not my usual genre … Continue reading

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“Letting In Light” by Emma Davies – Book Review

“It’s not only windows that let in the light.” If you are in the mood for a book that is comforting and hopeful then look no further. Rowan Hill was idyllic and its occupants were vividly rendered. Set in Shropshire, … Continue reading

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“The Birdcage” by Eve Chase – Book Review

“The past lives on like the wrong tense in a Word document, constantly underlined, needing to be addressed.” “When there are three half sisters and three rivaling mothers with some overlap, it’s complicated.” “We didn’t look related – mismatching dolls … Continue reading

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