Review: How to Bake a New Beginning by Lucy Knott

This book is not part of my challenge criteria.


Three sisters. One trip to Italy. The chance to change their lives.

Amanda has always taken the role of big sister seriously. She has her life in order; a fantastic job in a great restaurant, a wonderful house and a best friend who’s a Rockstar. But, Amanda’s beginning to realise that her life is missing one monumental piece…

Sabrina is living the high life in LA. Her Instagram is full of lavish parties, her tweets are brimming with celebrity names, but in reality she’s stuck behind a desk working for a boss who is determined to make her suffer. Is it time for her to stand up and take charge of her life?

Louisa has always been drowned out by her sister’s successes. As the university drop-out she’s always felt third best. But a chance encounter in a little Italian village may be about to change that…

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Characters I Want to go on Holiday With

This post is part of Six for Sunday, run by Steph from A Little but a Lot.

Is there anything better than a holiday? It’s so great to forget about the troubles of work and daily life, and just kick back with a good book and some great cocktails. I’ve been away by myself, but going somewhere with a group of friends is infinitely more fun.

If there was any fictional character I could bring with me on my trips, it would have to be one of these lovely people below. Once we stopped fighting about where to go, we’d have a fantastic time together.


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Tag Thursday: Book Blogger Inside Look Tag

For some reason, I thought I’d already done this book blog tag. I’m super nosy about people’s loves and lives, so a blog tag like this is definitely the one for me. I found this tag over on Thrice Read, which is run by three lovely ladies – Jenn, Caitlynn, and Eden. I’ve followed their blog since the end of last year and I love getting not just one person’s perspective on books and bookish things, but three people. So, time for my thoughts.

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Characters I’d Like to be Friends With

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesday, run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

When I read, I often find characters I could easily see myself having a pretty strong friendship with. This changes between adult-orientated books and YA reads, and I imagine it’s because I can find someone I connect with in either type. There are a couple of people I know for sure would get on swimmingly with me if we caught up over a glass of wine, a pizza, and an episode of Friends on a Friday night.


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