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Books to enjoy in May! Let your reading blosson!

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Friendship. Second chances. Lots of dogs!


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The Last Bookshop in London
by Madeline Martin
"Magic of books in the Big Smoke"
Posted April 4, 2021

At the brink of Second World War there's low key chaos and preparations going on in London. Amid chaos and sandbags everywhere, two young women set foot in the Big smoke hoping for a bright future. 

They aspire to live and work hard in the Read more...


Sparks Like Stars
by Nadia Hashimi
"Of Love and Family, a beautiful story set in new and old countries"
Posted February 23, 2021

There are not many authors who write fiction set in Afghanistan, who present to us the lyrical beauty, warmth of its people, cultural richness; not by omitting but by also, telling us about the war ravaging the country, the rot settling in its foundations via its own and foreign Read more...


The Restoration of Celia Fairchild
by Marie Bostwick
"Restoring power of Friendship amidst uncertainties"
Posted February 21, 2021

The Restoration of Celia Fairchild is set partly in New York and moves to the southern city of Charleston. The protagonist is Celia Fairchild who unwillingly, after a long stint in the Big Apple, returns home to Charleston.

I love stories set in the south Read more...


Crazy Stupid Bromance
by Lyssa Kay Adams
"An easy-breezy read!"
Posted October 22, 2020

CRAZY STUPID BROMANCE is the type of story which made me think it is "Chick Lit with role reversal." Or Dude Lit! Let me tell you why I think so.

CRAZY Read more...


Joy at Work
by Marie Kondo, Scott Sonenshein
"A self-help guide to 'Tidy Up' your work life!"
Posted July 9, 2020

JOY AT WORK by Marie Kondo and Scott Sonenshein is a self-help guide to tidying up. It is backed with research, facts, experiences, and, to an extent, experiments by the authors. 

The concept of finding joy Read more...


Family for Beginners
by Sarah Morgan
"A second chance at finding love and building a family..."
Posted April 30, 2020

Ever since Sarah Morgan started writing women's fiction novels rather than her signature romance novels, the stories she comes up with are a simply satisfying reading experience. She is exploring everything between love and friendship from a family's various points of view. And not just family in Read more...


If I Never Met You
by Mhairi McFarlane
"Love in modern times"
Posted March 19, 2020

IF I NEVER MET YOU by Mhairi McFarlane is Laurie’s story, how she finds love after almost losing faith in it. Since she was 18 years old, Laurie has been in a loving relationship with Dan Price, who Read more...


Postscript
by Cecelia Ahern
"P. S. I Love Postscript"
Posted March 19, 2020

POSTSCRIPT is the sequel to the insanely popular novel P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern. The book was so popular it was made into a movie, which was pretty Read more...


A Wedding in December
by Sarah Morgan
"A lighthearted novel full of Christmas cheer by fan favorite Sarah Morgan!"
Posted September 26, 2019

A WEDDING IN DECEMBER is the story of Rosie White, getting married on Christmas Eve after a whirlwind romance with Dan Reynolds. Her parents and older sister Katie are back home in England. The White Family head to the Aspen Read more...


The Marriage Clock
by Zara Raheem
"The arranged marriage hoopla"
Posted September 14, 2019

THE MARRIAGE CLOCK is about Leila, daughter of an Indian Origin Muslim family in America. The marriage clock refers to her being off age and her parents desperate for her to find a suitable match from their community. If you keep aside the religion part of the story it Read more...


Maybe This Time
by Jill Mansell
"Love is just around the corner..."
Posted June 6, 2019

MAYBE THIS TIME is popular, bestselling British author Jill Mansell's latest book. The story, set in England, is about Mimi and the people in her life. The story starts with Mimi on her way to Goosebrooke to visit her father Dan Huish Read more...


The Bride Test
by Helen Hoang
"A fresh, cute love story"
Posted May 7, 2019

THE BRIDE TEST is Helen Hoang's second novel after her tremendous success of a debut with THE KISSING QUOTIENT. In THE BRIDE TEST we see a non-resident Vietnamese mom in search of a bride for her successful, yet Read more...


Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors
by Sonali Dev
"A delicious deconstructed Pride and Prejudice for Austen Fans of all ages!"
Posted May 2, 2019

PRIDE, PREJUDICE, AND OTHER FLAVORS is Indian-American author Sonali Dev's latest novel. It is inspired by Jane Austen's beloved novel and focuses of course on the themes of pride and prejudice. I found it to be a very good "deconstructed Read more...


One Summer in Paris
by Sarah Morgan
"A story about friendship and kindred spirits in beautiful Paris..."
Posted April 4, 2019

What a beautiful book! ONE SUMMER IN PARIS by Sarah Morgan revolves around Grace, an American, and London-born Audrey. The story starts with separate introductions of these wonderful women, who come together over their shared summers in Paris. In an effort to Read more...


The Cliff House
by RaeAnne Thayne
"A warm, beautiful story about family, friendship, and love."
Posted March 21, 2019

I've never read books by RaeAnne Thayne before, but I've heard a lot of good reviews of her work. When I spotted THE CLIFF HOUSE for review, I immediately requested a copy. The story, plot, characters, writing did not disappoint. I Read more...


The Object of Your Affections
by Falguni Kothari
"An engaging and entertaining friend drama..."
Posted March 17, 2019

THE OBJECT OF YOUR AFFECTIONS by Falguni Kothari is a story based in New York City. The main characters Paris, Naira, Neal are an interesting trio. The main themes of the story are friendship, surrogacy and co-parenting. Paris and Naira are best Read more...


A Spark of Light
by Jodi Picoult
"An urgent, topical read by a beloved author..."
Posted October 11, 2018

A SPARK OF LIGHT by Jodi Picoult is about people, their beliefs, and THE traumas that lead them on their current life paths. The story takes place during the span of a working day, a climax that's been building for a lifetime Read more...


The Christmas Sisters
by Sarah Morgan
"A Christmas novel to bring holiday cheer!"
Posted September 27, 2018

A Sarah Morgan Christmas book is always exciting to look forward to, and THE CHRISTMAS SISTERS was no exception in more than one way. The style of writing is great but the plot lines are a turn from her usual romantic, in Read more...


How to Keep a Secret
by Sarah Morgan
"A warm mix of bitter sweet family secrets"
Posted July 6, 2018

HOW TO KEEP A SECRET by Sarah Morgan is about a family, three generations of women tied to each other through blood, but more importantly by secrets. In this warm, bubbling with quiet nerves story we meet Nancy, her daughters Lauren and Jenna, and her granddaughter Mackenzie. The sisters with Read more...


On Hart's Boardwalk
by Samantha Young
"Sweet and steamy second honeymoon for this Dublin Street couple!"
Posted April 4, 2018

Nate and Olivia have been together for more than a decade, with respective careers and two young kids keeping them busy. Their life together as a couple started as friends with benefits, but soon progressed to something much deeper and loving. Now, looking back at a decade of marriage Olivia Read more...


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