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Book Review: You and Me, Always by Jill Mansell

You and Me, Always by Jill Mansell gave me intense Mama Mia vibes from the first few chapters. For me that’s not a bad thing, I mean who doesn’t love Mama Mia? I knew that Jill Mansell had done it again and this book would end up in my ‘must read again’ pile. Continue reading “Book Review: You and Me, Always by Jill Mansell”

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Book Review: A Very Accidental Love Story by Claudia Carroll

A Very Accidental Love Story by Claudia Carroll is what I would dub a grower. At first it is difficult to empathise with the ‘leading lady’, however, as the story unfolds you see that this is necessary to the plot. The journey through the novel sees not only her change, but the way in which the people around her cause the changes within her. It is a gradual and subtle adjustment that is realistic and relatable. Continue reading “Book Review: A Very Accidental Love Story by Claudia Carroll”

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Book Review: Paper Hearts & Summer Kisses by Carole Matthews

I would definitely say that romance is my favourite genre. It wasn’t always, but since having two children and reaching my thirties I’ve been able to relate a lot more to the characters in romance novels. Not only that, but it’s nice to get away from it all and delve into the delights of fluff and drama.

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My Top 3 Wintertime Reads

I don’t know about you, but I find the winter season to be one of the best times of year to cosy down with a good book. The nights are long which means that the children are more likely to be amicable when trying to get them to sleep at 7pm, and hot coco tastes so much better when curled up among the extra throws and blankets that swamp the sofa. Continue reading “My Top 3 Wintertime Reads”