Happy Publication Day Alison Ragsdale 📖🍾Alison is one of my must read authors! Her gorgeous books never fail to touch my heart ❤️ and her beautiful characters remain in my mind long after I have finished the story.Emotional and uplifting, I find reading these books is addictive and I always ensure I have a free day to binge read as I know once I start, I can’t put the book down!My review follows the book blurb 😊Available from Kindle UnlimitedSomeone Else’s Child.Alison RagsdaleBook 📖 blurb 🥚The first time I saw you, I knew you were meant to be ours. I took you in my arms, your little hands in tight fists, and I knew I was going to do everything in my power to be the mother you needed and deserved…When Catriona loses her baby girl at birth, it shatters her. But like a light in the darkness, Catriona is given the chance to adopt beautiful baby April, and now she cannot imagine life without her.The family’s picture-perfect home is filled every day with April’s warm giggles and joyful games. But when her daughter is just eight years old, Catriona gets the call that she has been silently dreading. April’s birth mother, Lauren, would like to meet her.Lauren breezes into their home and April just sparkles around her. Their matching turquoise eyes and chestnut hair feels like a knife to Catriona’s heart. Lauren appears to have her life back on track, with a good job and a new house in an upscale neighbourhood. Pushing to spend more and more time with April, one day Lauren says the unthinkable: April belongs with me.Who can truly give the little girl the love and family she deserves? Catriona is sure Lauren is keeping secrets. Catriona only wants what is best for her darling daughter, but does that really mean she has to let her go forever?A totally unforgettable, emotional, and beautiful novel that will break your heart into a million pieces and put it back together again. Powerful and ultimately uplifting, fans of Kate Hewitt, Jodi Picoult and Diane Chamberlain will be captivated.What readers are saying about Someone Else’s Child:⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Utterly impossible to put down. A heartbreaking story… I devoured the entire book in just one sitting… I loved this book so much, I wish I could give it five hundred stars. All I can say is WOW – read it. You won’t be disappointed.’ NetGalley reviewer⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘A real tear-jerker. I had to keep reading, such was the power of this book. So heartfelt, you will need a tissue or 2!’ NetGalley reviewer⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Oh my heart!! I knew this would be an emotional read but the tissues were needed from the beginning! The book is a heartbreaking but beautiful story…devastating … I was completely drawn in.’ Goodreads reviewer⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Wow, wow, wow. Make no mistake. There are tears. This is your official tissue alert. But there are triumphs and laughter too. I didn’t want to put this one down.’ Bookworms Anonymous⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Oh my goodness this was such an amazing book! Filled with emotional moments, I did have to keep stopping to hug my boys! At times it was heartbreaking but as always there were many uplifting parts too. I could not stop reading this story. Simply brilliant.’ NetGalley reviewer⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Emotional… Absolutely broke my heart! I could feel the pain and see the strength it took for the main character to keep going forward. Definitely read.’ Goodreads reviewerMy ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ reviewOh my goodness this was such an amazing book! Filled with emotional moments, I did have to keep stopping to hug my boys! At times it was heartbreaking but as always there were many uplifting parts too. I could not stop reading this story as I was incredibly emotionally attached to the characters and the situation was on a knife edge.Simply brilliant
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Happy Publication Day Lisa Hobman! 📖🍾Another wonderful visit to Skye, this time in the company of Caitlin.Such a fabulous feel good story, amusing, emotional and uplifting, everything that I love in a book actually!My review follows the book blurb.Wishing Under A Starlit SkyeLisa HobmanBook 📖 blurb 🌌Everyone deserves a chance of happiness – right? All NEW from bestselling author Lisa HobmanGlentorrin bakery owner, and lone parent, Caitlin Fraser, is single and finally ready to mingle.With her daughter, Grace, about to become a teenager, and her friends all settling down, Caitlin decides she deserves a shot at happiness too.Resisting the pull of dating apps, Caitlin embarks upon a series of disastrous singles events where she bumps into fellow villager, and astronomy buff, Archie Sutherland, who is nursing his own past secrets.When Grace’s best friend’s father, handsome Lyle Budge, asks Caitlin to dinner, things progress quickly and she has a taste of what their future as a family could be, much to both their daughters delight! But when Archie makes a shocking discovery, and he turns to Caitlin for help, she soon discovers Lyle isn’t the sharing type, meaning prickly ultimatums loom for everyone.Will wishing upon the stars over Glentorrin help Caitlin to figure out her way forward? Or is her hunt for romance like a once in a lifetime comet, easily missed in the blink of an eye?My ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ reviewIt’s always such a pleasure reading Lisa’s gorgeous books, it’s a perfect getaway from life escaping to Skye and spending time with her lovely characters in the beautiful community she creates.It was brilliant finding out Caitlin’s story and to see her attempt to find love.Some amusing moments and some emotional ones too, it kept me intrigued and entertained throughout.Definitely time well spent reading this glorious book and I’m already looking forward to my next visit to Skye!
2021 What a year!
2021 has been a funny old year, it certainly had its difficulties, so it would be only too easy to dwell on the negative things that we lived through, however there were many things that happened that were simply wonderful, so I am going to concentrate on those special moments! Firstly I am still completely…
My Top Ten reads in 2021
I have enjoyed a fabulous year of reading in 2021, so many fantastic books were recommended to me or discovered via Netgalley and some gifted to me by my lovely author friends. Alongside my friend Fiona we have hosted an amazing twenty publication day parties in our book group, Heidi Swain and Friends – A…
So Fiona spoke about how we ‘met’ on her blog. It was pure chance that we both responded to a post from Heidi Swain and it was at that exact moment she asked to set up the group. I put my name forward to help and well the rest was history! One of the things…
Who knew? About Fiona and Sue!
I am not sure how long I have known Sue, not quite 2 years yet. By magic we were thrown together, possibly at a low point in our lives. We immediately dove into the deep end, we created a Facebook Book Club for one of our Favourite Authors – Heidi Swain. Interestingly enough, our first…
A clear blue winters sky greets meAs I walk into my frozen gardenA spiders web glitters in the early morning sunWhite frost covering everything with sparklesCrisp, cold air fills my lungsAnd I expel it in white cloudsI throw the bread, it tumbles on spiked grassI retreat to the warm sanctuary of homeAs I snuggle with…
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