Book Review: The Winter Garden by Heidi Swain

Publisher: Simon and Schuster UK Publication Date: 1st October 2020 Freya Fuller is estranged from her parents and has been following her childhood dream of becoming a gardener ever since. When an opportunity to design a winter garden opens up at a Victorian property in Nightingale Square, Freya jumps at the chance to make a fresh … Continue reading Book Review: The Winter Garden by Heidi Swain

Book Review: Messy, Wonderful Us by Catherine Isaac

Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Publication Date: 28th November 2019 (ePub), 5th March 2020 (paperback) In late 1983, a letter arrives, containing secrets so unthinkable that it is hidden away, apparently forever.  More than three decades later, it is found . . . by the last person who was ever supposed to see it. When Allie … Continue reading Book Review: Messy, Wonderful Us by Catherine Isaac

#BookReview: The World at my Feet by Catherine Isaac

  Publication Date: 18 March 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (Books & The City) The dazzling new novel from Richard & Judy book club author Catherine Isaac, The World at my Feet is a story about the transforming power of love, as one woman journeys to uncover the past and reshape her future. The secrets that bind us can … Continue reading #BookReview: The World at my Feet by Catherine Isaac

#BookReview: A Taste of Home by Heidi Swain

  Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Publication Date: 29 April 2021 Fliss Brown has grown up living with her mother on the Rossi family’s Italian fruit farm. But when her mother dies, Fliss finds out she has a family of her own, and heads back to England with Nonna Rossi’s recipe for cherry and almond tart and … Continue reading #BookReview: A Taste of Home by Heidi Swain

Book Review: The Bookshop of Second Chances by Jackie Fraser (@muninnherself) BATC#Bookclub

  Publication Date: 17 November 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Set in a charming little Scottish town, The Bookshop of Second Chances is the most uplifting story you'll read this Winter, by a hugely talented debut author.   Thea’s having a bad month. Not only has she been made redundant, she’s also discovered her husband of nearly … Continue reading Book Review: The Bookshop of Second Chances by Jackie Fraser (@muninnherself) BATC#Bookclub

Book Review: The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey

Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Publication Date: 30 May 2019 Blurb Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing. Her life is a whirl of parties and drinking, pursued by the press and staying on just the right side of scandal, all while running from the life her parents would choose for her. Lawrence Weston is a … Continue reading Book Review: The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey

Book Review: The High Moments by Sara-Ella Ozbek

Publication date: 28 May 2020 (ePub), 17 September 2020 (paperback) Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Blurb Scarlett is far from perfect. She changes herself to please others. She makes mistakes - over and over again. She repeatedly goes back to people that have hurt her. Scarlet has a tricky relationship with her mother and is desperate … Continue reading Book Review: The High Moments by Sara-Ella Ozbek

Where We Belong by Anstey Harris

Where We Belong by Anstey Harris

Publisher: Simon and Schuster UKPublication Date: 14 May 2020 Blurb One summer.One house.One family learning to love again. Cate Morris and her son, Leo, are homeless, adrift. They’ve packed up the boxes from their London home, said goodbye to friends and colleagues, and now they are on their way to ‘Hatters Museum of the Wide Wide World … Continue reading Where We Belong by Anstey Harris

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