In April I read a few more books with the help of a couple of read along’s with The Secret Life of Authors – readers’ club. We read two books there which were Saving Missy and An Almost Perfect Holiday.
I of course had to read Rachael Johns’ new release Something to Talk About which I was gifted an ARC from Harlequin. I was also gifted an ARC from Debra Webb, The Darkness We Hide.
I was happy with my progress this month in reading as I also participated in the discussions for two of the books and I attended some virtual book launch tours.
Cassie Hamer – The End of Cuthbert Close
Brenda Novak – One Perfect Summer
Rachael Johns – Something to Talk About
Lisa Ireland – The Secret Life of Shirley Sullivan
What fun events they were with lots of fans and fellow authors been apart of them. We all had fun listening to the authors answer questions and tell us more about themselves and their writing. I must say I really enjoyed been apart of these virtual book launch as I got to actually go to them as most I would miss out on living in the South West of WA. I hope even when life goes back to normal we have more of these virtual tours so more fans can be involved. I was also the lucky winner of a prize from Cassie Hamer’s launch. I won A signed copy of both Cassie’s books After The Party and The End Of Cuthbert Close as well as some yummy Ferrero Rocher chocolates which I shared with my daughters.
Saving Missing by Beth Morrey
Published: 20th January 2020 by HarperCollins Publishers
Number Of Pages: 384
Seasons of Mercy by Melissa Storm
Published: 28th June 2018 by Partridge & Pear Press
Number of Pages: 254 pages
Something To Talk About by Rachael Johns
Published: 20th April 2020 by Harlequin
Number Of Pages: 368
An Almost Perfect Holiday by Lucy Diamond
Published: 31st December 2019 by Pan Macmillan
Number Of Pages: 480
The Darkness We Hide (The Undertaker’s Daughter Book 3) by Debra Webb
Published: 31st March 2020 by Mira
Number Of Pages: 352
The five books that I read this month ranged in genres from rural romance to thriller. I enjoy reading a variety of genres. What genres do you like to read? Comment below on your favourite genre.
Saving Missy this is the debut novel by Beth Morrey, this was one of the books for The Secret Life of Authors read along. I enjoyed it, although at times I did find that it did not hold me captivated. I kept reading to see what would happen, and I was glad that I did. I can definitely see the comparison to A Man Called Ove that everyone is talking about.
Season of Mercy is another great story in the sled dog series! Sofia and Hunter are great characters and you will love Wolfie. I do enjoy the Sled Dog series and I am looking forward to more from it. I do hope that Melissa brings more of the sled dogs into the stories since that is what series is about.
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Something to Talk About is a book that you are not going to want to put down. Rachael has once again fascinated her readers with a superb storyline with characters that are so real, they make you feel like you are there in the book with them. You will feel at home in this story.
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An Almost Perfect Holiday was one of the books for The Secret Life of Authors read along. It follows three women Em, Maggie and Olivia and their families. This story is told from many POV and at times I did find it to be confusing trying to remember who was who. Overall, it was a cosy, fun read that will deliver an at home escape any day, and in today’s world it is needed!
The Darkness We Hide was absolutely AMAZING! Debra Webb done it again with this nail-biting novel! The story of Rowan DuPont and Julian Addington continues with so many more twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat. This is a must-read series; you can read all books as standalones but you will miss out on so much if you do!
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