Review: Four Weddings and a Festival by Annie Robertson

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.

Disclaimer: This review is part of a blog tour run by the publisher, Orion. This has in no way affected my opinion of this book, nor the outcome of this review.

Blurb:

Four months. Four weddings. One happy ending…?

Lifelong friends and rom-com fans Bea, Lizzie, Hannah and Kat have curled up with Bridget Jones, sobbed at Love, Actually and memorised the script to Notting Hill. They always joked about getting married in one summer – their own Four Weddings – and it seems like this might just be the year . . .

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Review: Bride Squad Runaway by Caroline Grace Cassidy and Lisa C. Carey

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.

Disclaimer: This review is part of a blog tour run by the publisher, Black & White Publishing. This has not affected my opinion of the book, nor the outcome of this review.

Blurb:

Ava O’Hara seems to have it all . . . She has a great job, a long-term relationship and the promise of a wedding on the horizon. But her fiancé has other plans, and Ava’s not part of them.
On the big day itself, she’s forced to flee the ruins of her best life. Ava needs help, and fast. Who knew that a trio of old friends, two roguish strangers in an ice-cream van and one handsome French man would turn out to be the best emergency bride squad ever?

A brilliantly funny, wise and warm-hearted story of love, friendship and freedom by BFFs, Caroline and Lisa.

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Books Published on June 27th

June 27th is a very important day. It is the Djiboutian Day of Independence. It is the day Tony Blair resigned as British PM. It is my birthday. To be honest, that’s the most important part of the day. I love my birthday, and it’s the one day of the year I turn into Blair Waldorf.

This year, my birthday falls on a Thursday. Thursdays are pretty big in the book world, as it’s a day quite a lot of books are published. So, this year I have the honour of sharing my birthday with not just Mary McAleese (former President of Ireland) and Jo Frost (Supernanny), but also with some really fantastic books.

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Review: Are We Nearly There Yet by Lucy Vine

Challenge criteria: Read a book during the season it’s set in

Blurb:

Alice is turning thirty and is stuck in a rut. Her friends are all coupling up and settling down, while she’s still working as a temp, trying (and failing) not to shag her terrible ex, getting thrown out of clubs, and accidentally sexting her boss…

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My Boyfriend Describes My Favourite Books

I am a huge bookworm, but this isn’t as true for some of the people I surround myself with. My boyfriend, for example, is not as avid a reader as I am. He’s suggested me several books, and I’ve given him some gentle tips too, but our reading tastes don’t exactly match up.

With that in mind, I wondered how he would see some of my favourite books from across my life. How does he do at judging a book by its cover?

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