The books I read in April

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Since John bought me a new Kindle at Christmas I have been reading a lot more than I have done for quite some time. Every month I’m going to share a couple of my favourites so that you might find inspiration for your next read. The Secrets of Meadow Farmhouse by Katie Ginger* Amelia loves her life in Paris. But with the surprise inheritance of her childhood home, she has no choice but to return to the small village of Meadowbank to restore her

The books I read in March

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Since John bought me a new Kindle at Christmas I have been reading a lot more than I have done for quite some time. Every month I’m going to share a couple of my favourites so that you might find inspiration for your next read. The Summer Seekers by Sarah Morgan* Kathleen is eighty years old. After a run-in with an intruder, her daughter wants her to move into a residential home. She’s not having any of it. What she craves – needs – is

The books I read in February

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Since John bought me a new Kindle at Christmas I have been reading a lot more than I have done for quite some time. Every month I’m going to share a couple of my favourites so that you might find inspiration for your next read. Coming Home to Brightwater Bay* by Holly Hepburn On paper, Merina Wilde has it all: a successful career writing the kind of romantic novels that make even the hardest hearts swoon, a perfect carousel of book launches and

The Books I Read In January

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Ever since I got my Kindle I haven’t been able to put it down and I’ve discovered some really wonderful books. Lately, I’ve been more used to reading children’s books but switching over to grown up books has been wonderful. Every month I’m going to share a couple of my favourites so that you might find inspiration for your next read. The Little Swiss Ski Chalet by Julie Caplin* It’s time to pack your bags and head to the breathtaking, snow-covered peaks of the

Books Perfect For Father’s Day

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  Father’s Day is just over a week away now but there’s plenty of time to order a gift online! With everything going on at the minute it’s not really possible to go our shopping for Father’s Day like we would usually. Erin can’t come out with me and pick something for her Dad but what we can do is find something online together and talk about what he might like. I know that this is going to be the case for a lot of

Pub Quiz Books Giveaway

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  One of the highlights of our week at the moment is doing an online quiz run by Laura at Tired Mummy of Two. As we can’t go out at the moment it’s really good to be able to chat to others online in a Zoom meeting and do something a bit different on a weekend. Me, John and Mum all take part and I like to think we’re a pretty good team. However, we have come 3rd every week so far and it’s quite

Book Review: An Author on Trial by Luciano Iorio

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links  Today I’m bringing you something a little bit different and this is definitely not a review for a children’s book. Instead, I’m reviewing and offering a giveaway of An Author on Trial by Luciano Iorio. In 1939, the Italian writer Giuseppe Jorio (1902 – 1995) enjoyed great success with his debut novel, La Morte di un Uomo (Death of a Man), but, soon after the war, his career was ruined when he was prosecuted, subjected to five trials in six years, and found guilty of having written an