Almost the end of July already? Sorry for my state of AWOL of late. The last month I have been exam marking which essentially means I spend every free minute marking and marking and marking GCSE papes. I've just finished that so hoping to get some reviews caught up and shared soon. Until then here are some books on my radar which I'm hoping to get my hands on soon.
We were on a Break by Lindsey Kelk
The hilarious new novel from Lindsey Kelk, author of the bestselling I Heart series
and ADAM are in love. LIV and ADAM are supposed to be getting engaged.
Until ADAM accidently suggests they take a break. And LIV starts
Friends, family and bystanders all have an opinion and
one complication leads to another as Adam and Liv try to muddle through
in this hilarious, heartwarming comedy.
Are they split up - or
are they on a break? What exactly are they allowed to get away with?
And, most importantly, what do Liv and Adam really want?
The Little Bookshop of Lonely Hearts by Annie Darling
Where happy ever after is only a page away…
A delightful new series set in a quaint old bookshop, for fans of Lucy Diamond and Jenny Colgan
Once upon a time in a crumbling London bookshop, Posy Morland spent her life lost in the pages of her favourite romantic novels.
when Bookend’s eccentric owner, Lavinia, dies and leaves the shop to
Posy, she must put down her books and join the real world. Because Posy
hasn’t just inherited an ailing business, but also the unwelcome
attentions of Lavinia’s grandson, Sebastian, AKA The Rudest Man In
Posy has a cunning plan and six months to transform
Bookends into the bookshop of her dreams – if only Sebastian would leave
her alone to get on with it. As Posy and her friends fight to save
their beloved bookshop, Posy’s drawn into a battle of wills with
Sebastian, about whom she’s started to have some rather feverish
Like her favourite romantic heroines, will she get her happy ever after too?
Mother Tongue by Julie Mayhew
Darya is a young woman
trying to recover her life after a brutal terrorist attack shakes her
rural Russian hometown, killing her young sister. Her father wants her
married off to one of his factory employees and her mother has
resurfaced as the matriarch of their family, displacing Darya and even
blaming her for Nika's death. But the attack has drawn foreigners to
their community, reporters and aid workers who open Darya's eyes to the
world. When she falls for a older man, a journalist from New York, could
he be her ticket out of her hometown, her old life and her grief?
A stunning story about finding your voice in the aftermath of tragedy, from acclaimed author Julie Mayhew.