Bookish Review: Beach Read by Emily Henry

Beach Read by Emily Henry Expected Publication: 19th May 2020 by Berkley Genre: Contemporary women’s fiction, Romance, Chick-lit Format: eARC He doesn’t believe in happy endings.She’s lost her faith that they exist.But could they find one together? January is a hopeless romantic who likes narrating her life as if she’s the heroine in a blockbuster movie.Augustus is a serious literary type who thinks true love … Continue reading Bookish Review: Beach Read by Emily Henry

Bookish Review: The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa Publicated: 2nd Novemeber 2017 Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Culture – Japan Format: Paperback It’s not the journey that counts, but who’s at your side. Nana, a cat, is devoted to Satoru, his owner. So when Satoru decides to go on a roadtrip one day to find him a new home, Nana is perplexed. They visit Satoru’s old friends from … Continue reading Bookish Review: The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

Bookish Review: Just Friends by Holly McCulloch

Just Friends by Holly McCulloch Expected Publication: 11th June 2020 Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Chick-lit Format: eARC It’s easy to put someone in the friend zone. But what happens if you change your mind? Bea isn’t happy. Desperate for a change, she looks to her friends for inspiration. Every single one of them is paired off, perhaps that’s what she needs too. So, she starts dating … Continue reading Bookish Review: Just Friends by Holly McCulloch

Book Review: The Other Family by Loretta Nyhan

Title: The Other Family Author: Loretta Nyhan Publication: 1st April 2020 by Lake Union Publishing Genre: Contemporary Fiction Format: eARC From the bestselling author of Digging In comes a witty and moving novel about motherhood, courage, and finding true family. With a dissolving marriage, strained finances, and her life in flux, Ally Anderson longs for normal. Her greatest concerns, though, are the health problems of her young … Continue reading Book Review: The Other Family by Loretta Nyhan

Book Review: It Sounded Better In My Head by Nina Kenwood

Title: It Sounded Better In My Head Author: Nina Kenwood Publication: 7th April 2020 by Flatiron Books Genre: Young Adult Format: eARC From debut author Nina Kenwood comes a tender, funny, and compulsively readable novel about first love and its confusions, and all of the awkwardness of teen romance. When her parents announce their impending divorce, Natalie can’t understand why no one is fighting, or … Continue reading Book Review: It Sounded Better In My Head by Nina Kenwood

Book Review: Look How Happy I’m Making You by Polly Rosenwaike

Title: Look How Happy I’m Making You Author: Polly Rosenwaike Publication: 19th March 2019 by Doubleday Books Genre: Short Stories Format: Paperback The Blurb from Goodreads: A candid, ultimately buoyant debut story collection about the realities of the “baby years,” whether you’re having one or not. The women in Polly Rosenwaike’s Look How Happy I’m Making You want to be mothers, or aren’t sure they want to … Continue reading Book Review: Look How Happy I’m Making You by Polly Rosenwaike

Book Review: If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane

Title: If I Never Met You Author: Mhairi McFarlane Publication: 24th March 2020 by William Morrow Genre: Women’s Fiction – Chick Lit Format: Audiobook The Blurb from Goodreads: If faking love is this easy… how do you know when it’s real? When her partner of over a decade suddenly ends things, Laurie is left reeling—not only because they work at the same law firm and … Continue reading Book Review: If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane

Book Review: Grown Ups by Marian Keyes

Title: Grown Ups Author: Marian Keyes Publication: 6th February 2020 by Michael Joseph Genre: Women’s Fiction – Chick Lit Format: eARC The Blurb from Goodreads: They’re a glamorous family, the Caseys. Johnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together – birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, weekends away. And they’re a happy family. … Continue reading Book Review: Grown Ups by Marian Keyes

Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Title: Normal People Author: Sally Rooney Publication: 16th April 2019 by Hogarth Press Genre: Contemporary Fiction Format: Audiobook The Blurb from Goodreads: At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He’s popular and well-adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private. But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her housekeeping job at … Continue reading Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Book Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary

Title: The Switch Author: Beth O’Leary Publication: 28th April 2020 by Hachette Australia Genre: Fiction – contemporary, romance, chick-lit Format: eARC The Blurb from Goodreads: Eileen is sick of being 79.Leena’s tired of life in her twenties.Maybe it’s time they swapped places… When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother … Continue reading Book Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary