Review: If Only I Could Tell You by Hannah Beckerman

Challenge criteria: A book told from multiple character POVs.


Audrey’s family has fallen apart. Her two grown-up daughters, Jess and Lily, are estranged, and her two teenage granddaughters have never been allowed to meet. A secret that echoes back thirty years has splintered the family in two, but is also the one thing keeping them connected.
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Characters I’d Love to Date

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

How many of us have a bookish boyfriend or girlfriend? The character you wish you could reach into the pages, pull out, and take to Pizza Hut? I think we’ve all got that special someone in there who ignited our love of reading in a slightly different way.

As usual, Steph has only given us six slots to fill. It isn’t enough, as ever, but I’ve done my best. There are so many more I could have fit in. Have I included any of your heart throbs?


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Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver

2018 Challenge Criteria: A book from a celebrity book club


Two people. Ten chances. One unforgettable love story.

Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn’t exist anywhere but the movies. But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, she sees a man who she knows instantly is the one. Their eyes meet, there’s a moment of pure magic… and then her bus drives away.
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2018 Five Star Reads

There’s been a lot of “my least favourite reads from last year” books but I didn’t want to add to those. I don’t think that kind of negative thinking is good when you’re looking back on the year.

I feel like I’m quite late with my 5* reads post from last year. I wanted to really make sure every book I gave top marks to, was one I was still happy to endorse as such.

Luckily, I agreed with 2018 Aoife, and the majority of my 5* reviews stayed.

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Review: The Day We Met by Roxie Cooper

Challenge criteria: A book published in 2019


Stephanie and Jamie are meant to be. The problem is they’re both with other people…

Stephanie doesn’t believe in fate, true love or living happily ever after. She’s content enough being engaged to Matt. But then she meets Jamie, who understands her more than anyone else ever has.

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