Fiction

Sisters Behaving Badly by Maddie Please

It's my pleasure to be taking part on the blog tour today for this funny, uplifting read from Maddie Please, set in a tumble down farmhouse in rural France. Thank you to Rachel at Rachel's Random Resources for inviting me on the tour and to the publisher Boldwood Books for an advance copy of the… Continue reading Sisters Behaving Badly by Maddie Please

Fiction

Never Fall for your Fiancee by Virginia Heath

Publication Day Blitz Thank you to Rachel of Rachel's Random Resources for inviting me onto the blog tour to celebrate the publication of Never Fall for your Fiancee by Virginia Heath publishing today 9 November in e-book and paperback. About the book The trouble with lies is they have a tendency to catch a man… Continue reading Never Fall for your Fiancee by Virginia Heath

Fiction

The Wife who Got a Life by Tracy Bloom

This is a real laugh-out-loud book which really cheered up my days whilst I was reading it. About the book Cathy Collins is a mum on a mission – to change her life.When her husband drops a midlife-crisis bombshell,Cathy decides it’s time to take control.No more laundry, teenage tantrums or housework.After years of putting herself… Continue reading The Wife who Got a Life by Tracy Bloom

Fiction

Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up by Alexandra Potter

It was early February this year when I read this fabulous book. It's one of those books for which the publishing date was put back due to Covid but it's here at last and it really is a brilliantly funny book. About the Book Nell Stevens’ life is a mess.When her business goes bust and… Continue reading Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up by Alexandra Potter

Non fiction

The Gran Tour by Ben Aitken

About the Book One millennial, six coach trips, one big generation gap.When Ben Aitken learnt that his gran had enjoyed a four-night holiday including four three-course dinners, four cooked breakfasts, four games of bingo, a pair of excursions, sixteen pints of lager and luxury return coach travel, all for a hundred pounds, he thought, that's… Continue reading The Gran Tour by Ben Aitken

A brew and a chat

Something to Live For by Richard Roper (paperback launch)

#FindYourSomething I'm delighted to bring back into the limelight this wonderful, funny, heartfelt and often poignant story of Andrew and Peggy in Something to Live For by Richard Roper. Today sees the paperback publication of this brilliant book, complete with a lovely new cover. I first read this book in June of last year and… Continue reading Something to Live For by Richard Roper (paperback launch)

Fiction

The Old Girls’ Network by Judy Leigh

About the Book Is it ever too late to change…After a health scare, 77 year-old spinster Barbara goes to convalesce in the sleepy Somerset village of Winsleigh Green with her sister Pauline, who is now a widow. The sisters are like chalk and cheese – Barbara, outspoken and aloof and Pauline, good natured and homely… Continue reading The Old Girls’ Network by Judy Leigh