Goodreads reviewer‘an absolute delight to read!… this book took me through such a wide array of emotions – I was laughing one minute and practically crying the next… A roller coaster ride of emotions and a very surprising twist… Entertaining, fun and able to make you shed a few tears, you need to get your hands on this fab book!’ It’s All About the Thrill‘All I can say is WOW.
Dear Lily: An absolutely charming, emotional novel about learning to love and taking chances #ad - Shelley’s book nook, 5 stars‘This book is wonderful. But i had to leave, Lily, I had to. Anyway, i’m here now. I thought i’d start a new tradition of letter writing – now that we’re long distance. On the plane over here, I began to cry in seat 21C. Made me laugh out loud… I am sad to say goodbye to these vibrant characters.
I will miss them. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘Loved, loved this beautiful book… I laughed, I cried. I think the magnitude of it finally hit me, after everything that happened…I haven’t even unpacked yet – the only thing I’ve taken out of my suitcase is Harville, your beloved childhood teddy.
The Shape of Us: A hilarious and emotional page turner about love, life and laughterBookouture #ad - Romantic, heartbreaking and life-affirming. Fans of eleanor oliphant is completely Fine, The Note and Jojo Moyes will be utterly charmed by this unique love story. A gorgeous read!' josie silver, author of one day in DecemberOne day in London… Daisy is rushing to work when a stranger on a bicycle almost knocks her over – and then asks for her number.
Jojo, a wife in her sixties, is trying desperately to win her beloved husband back from his mistress. Adam has recently lost his job and lies to his housemate about where he goes every day. Dylan, a teenage boy, lives with an illness which means he can’t leave his bedroom – but which hasn’t stopped him falling hopelessly in love.
These four total strangers – whose paths cross in the charming and crazy city of London – have one thing in common. I have been completely spellbound. Stardust reviews, 5 stars‘i’m so glad i took a chance and picked this up… The Shape of Us is a love story but it’s so much more… It’s a little Love Actually in all the best ways.
Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘Absolutely fabulous… Would definitely recommend. Goodreads reviewer‘a beautiful story… drew davies is an author to watch!’ sarah’s book reviews‘I was drawn into this book from the first sentence and by the end of the first page it’s safe to say that I had become addicted… I didn’t realise how quickly I was reading until the moment I looked up and was stunned to see that I was 40% through.
The Shape of Us: A hilarious and emotional page turner about love, life and laughter #ad - Ginger book geek‘wonderful… Poignant… Will stay with you long after you finish that final page. Stacy is reading, 5 stars‘beautiful… a unique and quirky look at life, love and the pursuit of happiness… A whole lot of wonderful!’ Audio Killed the Bookmark‘Brilliant… Will tug at your heartstrings.
Lucy's Last Straw: A feel good, laugh out loud romantic comedyBookouture #ad - Entertaining from beginning to end. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘you will be hard pressed to not find something both lovable and relatable in the character of Lucy Jones, who is reminiscent of Bridget Jones had the latter been on HRT. As i rubbed it away again, i was reminded of everything else I’ve put up with these twenty-five years.
Had me giggling away. Just when lucy jones thinks her marriage is about to screech to a halt over toothpaste, her husband, announces he wants to move to tumbledown clapped-out Rose Cottage, Leo, and Lucy knows she’ll be the one managing the renovations. Then along comes gorgeous builder Will, ten years younger and the only person actually listening to Lucy.
Lucy's Last Straw: A feel good, laugh out loud romantic comedy #ad - I read this in just a few hours as I simply couldn’t put it down. Thanks for one hell of a laugh debbie!’ the bookend reviews, 5 stars‘Loved this book from the very first word… It is the sort of book that I would love to be reading whilst laying on a hot beach… with so many twists and turns it keeps you hooked.
Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘My first read of Debbie Viggiano, and I can't wait to read more! . Can lucy keep it together, or will there be one last straw she might not be able to get over?A laugh-out-loud romp with an ending that will make you gasp! Perfect for fans of Tracy Bloom, Sophie Kinsella and Dawn French.
What readers are saying about lucy’s last straw:‘my favourite book this year… had me literally LAUGHING OUT LOUD… This book had me laughing, crying and rooting for Lucy on all the way.
99 Days With You: A gripping and heartbreaking page turnerBookouture #ad - But as they lose their hearts to one another against all the odds, have they found each other too late? An utterly heartbreaking yet ultimately uplifting novel about the redemptive power of love and how the end isn’t the end at all. Fans of jojo moyes, jodi picoult and Diane Chamberlain will lose their hearts to Catherine Miller’s stunning story.
Readers are absolutely loving 99 days with you:‘i was blubbering away into my tissues like the big emotional wreck that i was… it was just as much a happy story as it was a sad one… Equally heartbreaking and uplifting… Make sure you have a large box of tissues to hand!!' Stardust Book Reviews‘Will stay with me for a long time, not least because it reduced me to tears and was so uplifting…I didn't want the book to end… I shall be recommending this book to everyone I know.
99 Days With You: A gripping and heartbreaking page turner #ad - Goodreads reviewer, was the best ending that could ever have been written… Wish I could give it a lot more than 5 stars… It touched me so much, despite being a tear-jerker, 5 stars‘What an amazing book… And the ending, I want to read it over and over again. Netgalley reviewer, 5 stars‘an amazing, life-reaffirming read… so very different to any other book I’ve read in this genre and deserves all the applause and accolades that I’m sure are coming it’s way… Very well done to the writer for producing something so special.
Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘Perfect… From the cover to the final page. Crying like a baby… When those tears started, they didn’t stop. And they have one fatal thing in common…Emma lives a quiet life. But when they meet in a hospital waiting room, they are both terrified, to the sound of a ticking clock and surrounded by faded magazines, nervous and alone.
This is Me: gripping and heartwrenching novel perfect for summer readingAria #ad - Denise. The estranged daughter of denise, claire took the opposite path and devoted her life to raising her her family, the woman who put her husband before her children, sacrificing her marriage along the way. This is. With her teenage sons about to flee the nest, she realises she may have left it too late to find her own happy ever after.
This is. This is the story of two women, both alone, both cautionary tales of one of motherhood's biggest decisions. Now she faces a future alone, but first she must face the betrayals of the past. Who is more important, your partner or your children? And what happens if you make the wrong choice? Married to ray, her first and only love, Denise has never for one moment regretted putting the husband she idolised on a pedestal above everyone and everything else.
This is Me: gripping and heartwrenching novel perfect for summer reading #ad - Claire. But, he is gone, after forty years of marriage, leaving Denise to discover that their perfect marriage was fatally flawed.
The House at Hope Corner: The perfect feel good holiday romance novelBookouture #ad - I couldn’t stop until i’d finished, fab!! would definitely recommend!’ Stardust Book Reviews, and this took me just less than a day! It was full of emotion with plenty of smiles and a few tears thrown in for good measure… Fab, fab, 5 stars . But it’s not long before she realises that her creative, romantic thinking has no place in a household built on tradition and strict routine.
Pulling up her signature striped socks and throwing herself into her chores, little by little Flora blossoms as she learns to love the order and patterns of life on the land, feeding the chickens every morning and checking on the cows at night. But the more she understands about her new home, and worse, flora’s not going to run from her problems, that Ned is hiding something from her…But this time, the more she suspects it’s under threat, especially not when she was just beginning to let herself believe that Ned could really be The One.
The House at Hope Corner: The perfect feel good holiday romance novel #ad - For chicklit and romance fans alike and I loved it. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘Surpassed all my expectations! . I highly recommended this book and can't wait to get my hands on all of her books!!!!!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘Joyful and uplifting and really warms the cockles of your heart… Entirely uplifting and satisfying, with an ending that really does bring a tear to the eye along with the widest of smiles.
Absolutely loved it!’ bytheletterbookreviews, 5 stars‘This is an emotional, feel-good rollercoaster of a read. That will put a zest for life and tackling everything life throws at you back into your bones.
The Silver Ladies of Penny Lane: An absolutely hilarious feel good novelBookouture #ad - For as long as she can remember she’s put everyone else first. Dee macdonald’s books are so heart-warming. Now she wants to rediscover herself – and experience the kind of whirlwind adventure that will have the power make her smile when she’s confined to the armchair of a retirement home. With the encouragement of fun-loving and quirky Orla, Tess joins an over-the-hill dating agency and the two friends book a singles cruise around the Mediterranean.
I smiled and grinned my way through this story… This one certainly brightened my day. Grace j reviewerlady, 5 stars‘A real joy. And that’s when their adventure of a lifetime really begins…A totally uplifting, hilarious page turner about embracing the moment, heart-warming, learning to love again and the joy of second chances.
And they’ve been doing just fine ever since. But one day, while studying her tired eyes and shapeless figure in the mirror, sixty-two-year-old Tess realised that she doesn’t want her life to be just fine anymore. She wants it to be extraordinary. It will leave you with a smile on your face. Sibzzreads‘a real breath of fresh air… fun and honest… There is also great sadness and emotion in the book… The ending is happy and hopeful! I really, really loved this book!’ Loopyloulaura.
The Silver Ladies of Penny Lane: An absolutely hilarious feel good novel #ad - So when life gave them lemons and their loved ones let them down, they pooled their resources and bought a dressmakers shop on the corner of Penny Lane. I absolutely adored it and was so sad to get to the end… Brilliant!’ By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars‘Hilarious… I laughed until tears poured.
Invisible Girl: A heartbreaking page turner with an unexpected endingBookouture #ad - Don't hesitate, just read this. I will spend many days thinking about this book… so good!’ Goodreads Reviewer⭐⭐⭐⭐‘I love Jill Childs’ books and this one might be my favorite. Becca’s struggles, are nothing – after all, next to Maddy’s, Becca’s got a beautiful family and a roof over her head.
Most worrying of all, maddy is becoming increasingly attached to five-year-old Rosie…What readers are saying about Invisible Girl. Left me speechless, with tears in my eyes, and at times heartbroken. I couldn't put it down… I read it in less than 24 hours. Goodreads reviewer⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘What an amazing read.
Invisible Girl: A heartbreaking page turner with an unexpected ending #ad - Shouldn’t she?but as Becky lets Maddy into her world, she begins to grow worried. She should help Maddy and set a good example for Rosie and Alex. Rosie appears at the kitchen door. Her warm, compact body, clean and innocent, brings back in a heartbeat so many memories of the past. Held my attention from the first page to the very last page.
The storyline flowed, the characters were engaging and I could barely tear myself away from this book.
The Runaway Wife: A laugh out loud feel good novel about second chancesBookouture #ad - Fabulous!’ kat french‘once you start reading you can't stop…’ Goodreads Reviewer‘Had me laughing out loud, getting emotional and taking the main character to heart… if I could give this book more than five stars, I would. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘The Runaway Wife is uplifting and inspiring.
Novel deelights‘i love connie! like reading sunshine emerging on a grey day… Uplifting, riveting… Reminded me of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. Dawn, crooks on books‘i loved connie… she was hilarious, thought provoking, at times sad and insightful and I enjoyed every aspect of her and her travels.
Omg!… it made me howl with laughter and it made me sob my heart out… I absolutely adored every single step… had my jaw dropping!!… one of my favourite books of the year. My chestnut reading tree, 5 starsone evening in early august, while mashing the potatoes for dinner, Connie McColl decides she’s had enough…Connie is tired of solving one family crisis after another - usually involving her unruly grandchildren - while her husband Roger spends all day at his beloved golf course.
Connie is proof that you’re never too old to have an adventure! i loved the ending!!!!’ sue watson‘i was laughing out loud… totally did not see the ending coming! WOWSERS! 5 stars for me!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars‘Hilarious! I loved every page… ' Dawn at Crooks on Books‘Made me laugh and cry and laugh again, especially at the end.
The Runaway Wife: A laugh out loud feel good novel about second chances #ad - I absolutely loved the ending, 5 stars‘a funny romantic comedy… a book about love, friends, that really had me chuckling…’ Goodreads Reviewer, family and self-discovery. And she starts to wonder, will she ever be ready to return home? Or will this summer change her life forever?The Runaway Wife is an inspiring and joyously uplifting novel about being true to yourself.
Surely it must be time for her to shake off her apron and start living again?So Connie packs a bag, gets in her little green car and drives off.
Hattie's Home for Broken Hearts: A heartwarming laugh out loud romantic comedyBookouture #ad - I loved every minute of this beautiful read’ shaz’s book blogescape to the daisy-strewn windswept Dorset cliffs, to the donkey sanctuary at Sweet Briar Farm, where Hattie Rose is about to find, that in this world, the most unlikely opposites can sometimes attract …Hattie was once thrilled to call the beautiful city of Paris her home.
5 stars ‘i fell in love with the donkeys straight away, just like Hattie! They all seemed to have their own personalities and I thought that they all were so cute! But, my favourite was definitely Norbert… Overall, this was a heart-warming story that I thoroughly enjoyed. The cosiest Corner, Five stars.
Hattie's Home for Broken Hearts: A heartwarming laugh out loud romantic comedy #ad - But as she returns home she finds her parents struggling to cope with a terrible family tragedy. In a desperate search for a new start, the taciturn owner, Hattie takes a job at the donkey sanctuary nearby on Sweet Briar Farm where Jo, certainly loves her animals far more than humans. Hatties home for broken hearts is an amazing feel good book.
A donkey sanctuary was a wonderful addition to the story of Jo and a few love interests as well. Stunning. This book is perfect to read on holiday.
Coming Home to Holly Close Farm: Addictive, heart-warming and laugh-out-loud funnyAria #ad - A heart-breaking tale of wartime romance, before long, and, jealousy and betrayal slowly emerges, but with a moral at its end: true love can withstand any obstacle, Charlie dares to believe in love again too. Charlie maddison loves being an architect in London, but when she finds out her boyfriend, is actually married, Dominic, she runs back to the beautiful countryside of Westenbury and her parents.
As work gets underway, the sisters start uncovering their family's history, and the dark secrets that are hidden at the Farm. Perfect for fans of Phillipa Ashley, Katie Fforde and Jill Mansell. Julie houston's novels are heart-warming, full of joy and completely addictive. Their great-grandmother, holly close farm, mysteriously abandoned over sixty years ago, Madge – now in her early nineties – reveals she has a house, and persuades the girls to project manage its renovation.
Coming Home to Holly Close Farm: Addictive, heart-warming and laugh-out-loud funny #ad - Charlie's sister daisy, a landscape gardener, is also back home in desperate need of company and some fun.