Book review: Pug, Actually

This feature is in association with NetGalley. Pug, Actually by Matt Dunn Many thanks to both NetGalley and to HQ Digital for letting me see an advance reader’s copy of Pug, Actually. Well, what can I say? When I started to read this book and saw that it was written in the present tense, I wanted to hate it. Despite that, the story, or rather the narrative, drew me in and I was hooked. I loved this story. I love […]

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Book review: The Forgotten Gift

This feature is in association with NetGalley. The Forgotten Gift,  Kathleen McGurl Thanks to NetGalley and to HQ Digital for an advance copy of this book. The Forgotten Gift by Kathleen McGurl is a dual timeline story. While I did enjoy the two different timelines, I’m not sure that I like that they alternate. I’d much sooner have a bigger chunk set in each time, several times if necessary. But the constant flicking backwards and forwards interrupted the flow, for me. […]

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Book review: Snowflakes at the Little Christmas Tree Farm

This feature is in association with NetGalley. Snowflakes at the Little Christmas Tree Farm, Jaimie Admans Thanks to NetGalley and to HQ digital for an advance copy of Snowflakes at the Little Christmas Tree Farm by Jaimie Admans. Leah’s drunken rebound isn’t what you’d normally expect. No, Leah’s drunken rebound is a neglected little Christmas tree farm in the northern reaches of Scotland … Fast-forward four weeks and she’s arriving with excited anticipation at both her new business and her […]

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Book review: Wrapped up for Christmas

This feature is in association with NetGalley. Wrapped up for Christmas, Katlyn Duncan Thanks to NetGalley and to HQ Digital for an advance copy of Wrapped up for Christmas. I love Christmas and I loved this book. I also loved the concept and the double meaning of “wrapped up”. After a disastrous relationship, Angie has come back to her home town to lick her wounds and rebuild her life. Yet the first thing she seems to do is want to […]

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