BATC Spring Blogger Evening 2020

As usual, we were greeted on arrival with bubbly, gorgeous themed cupcakes (courtesy of Restoration Cakes) and nibbles. There were no hugs on offer due to the current virus situation, however everyone was having a great time elbow bumping! After a quick catch up with some friendly faces, we made our way into the boardroom … Continue reading BATC Spring Blogger Evening 2020

Book Review: Living My Best Li(f)e by Claire Frost #bookclub

Title: Living my best li(f)eAuthor: Claire FrostPublisher: Simon & Schuster UKPublication Date: 23 July 2019 Contact LinksTwitter: @FabFrosty BlurbThis heart-warming and funny novel is the perfect balm for the insta-weary mind – get ready to shatter the illusion that is #LivingMyBestLife Bell never thought she’d be facing her 40th birthday single. Recently dumped by her boyfriend of … Continue reading Book Review: Living My Best Li(f)e by Claire Frost #bookclub

Book Review: Jess Castle and the Eyeballs of Death by M. B. Vincent

Title: Jess Castle and the Eyeballs of DeathAuthor: M. B. VincentPublisher: Simon & Schuster UKPublication Date: 18 October 2018 Website: jesscastlemysteries.comTwitter: @jesscastlemystBlurbJess Castle is running away. Again. This time she's running back home, like she swore she never would.Castle Kidbury, like all small towns, hums with gossip but now it's plagued with murder of the most gruesome … Continue reading Book Review: Jess Castle and the Eyeballs of Death by M. B. Vincent

Books & The City (Simon and Schuster UK) Spring Blogger Evening 2019

The annual Simon and Schuster blogger event is always a fabulous event and I was therefore delighted to jump on the train to London last Wednesday in order to attend their #SpringBloggerEvening2019.Organised by the wonderful Sara-Jade Virtue (aka SJV) and held at the S&S offices, the event is always full to the brim with books, … Continue reading Books & The City (Simon and Schuster UK) Spring Blogger Evening 2019

Book Review: Snowflakes and Cinnamon Swirls at the Winter Wonderland by Heidi Swain

Title:Snowflakes and Cinnamon Swirls at the Winter WonderlandAuthor: Heidi SwainPublisher: Simon &Schuster UKPublication Date: 1 November 2018Website: heidiswain.co.ukTwitter: @Heidi_SwainBlurbAfter calling off her engagement, Hayley, the Wynthorpe Hall housekeeper, wants nothing more than to return to her no-strings fun-loving self, avoiding any chance of future heartbreak. Little does she know, Wynbridge’s latest arrival is about to … Continue reading Book Review: Snowflakes and Cinnamon Swirls at the Winter Wonderland by Heidi Swain

Book Review: The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton by Anstey Harris

Title: The Truths and Triumphs of Grace AthertonAuthor:  Anstey HarrisPublisher: Simon & Schuster UKPublication Date: 10 January 2019Website: http://www.ansteyharris.com Twitter: @Anstey_HarrisInstagram: http://instagram.com/ansteyharrisBlurbFor fans of The Keeper of Lost Things, The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton is the story of a woman who has her heart broken, but then puts it back together again in the most uplifting and exquisite way.Between … Continue reading Book Review: The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton by Anstey Harris

Cover Reveal: Poppy’s Recipe for Life by Heidi Swain

Title: Poppy's Recipe for LifeAuthor: Heidi SwainPublisher: Simon & Schuster UKPublication date: 30 May 2019I'm thrilled today to be able to reveal the cover for Heidi Swain's fantastic upcoming novel, Poppy's Recipe for Life.  I've very much enjoyed all of Heidi's books and this one is no exception - time to get your pre-orders in!Before … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Poppy’s Recipe for Life by Heidi Swain

Book Review: Our House by Louise Candlish [audiobook] #bookclub

Title: Our HouseAuthor: Louise CandlishPublisher: Simon & Schuster UK (UK) and Berkley Publishing (US)Publication Date: 5 April 2018 (UK) or 7 August 2018 (US)Website: louisecandlish.comTwitter: @louise_candlishBlurbOn a bright morning in the London suburbs, a family moves into the house they've just bought on Trinity Avenue. Nothing strange about that. Except it's your house. And you didn't … Continue reading Book Review: Our House by Louise Candlish [audiobook] #bookclub

Book Review: The Temptation of Gracie by Santa Montefiore

Title: The Temptation of GracieAuthor: Santa MontefiorePublisher: Simon & Schuster UKPublication Date: 12 July 2018Website: http://www.santamontefiore.co.ukTwitter: @santamontefioreBlurbNever give up on your dreams, no matter how long you hold on to them...When Gracie Burton stumbles upon an advertisement for a week long cookery course in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, she cannot resist, and ploughs her life … Continue reading Book Review: The Temptation of Gracie by Santa Montefiore

Books and the City’s Spring Blogger Evening 2018

The Books and the City annual bloggers evening is always a fantastic event in which book bloggers and authors indulge in some shamelessly bookish conversation and eat the most fabulous cupcakes! It really is the highlight of my book events calendar and 2018 proved to be no exception.First up was the chance to catch up … Continue reading Books and the City’s Spring Blogger Evening 2018