Category Archives: Contemporary

The Dating Game by Susan Buchanan


This is the second book I have read by Susan Buchanan. Susan asked me if I would like to read and review this book and as I really enjoyed The Christmas Spirit  this book was definitely on my list to read. The Dating Game also interested me as it is about meeting that right guy through using a dating agency. Read the rest of this entry


The Christmas Spirit by Susan Buchanan


New year and I thought I would try a new way of reading books, via the Kindle app. So my first book was The Christmas Spirit by Susan Buchanan. I came across Susan’s book as she promoted it on Twitter and it sounded like an interesting story.

Natalie goes to the small town of Winstanton and her aim is to work in the local bakery and help certain people before Christmas. Read the rest of this entry

A Dog for Christmas by W. Bruce Cameron


While waiting at the airport to fly home for Christmas I was browsing at the book shop and came across the delightful book A Dog for Christmas by W. Bruce Cameron (published in USA as The Dogs of Christmas). It sounded like a lovely story. Although released as a book for the Christmas period I think it can be read anytime during the year as Christmas doesn’t feature that much. Read the rest of this entry

Calling Mrs Christmas by Carole Matthews


I wanted a lovely Christmas book to curl on up the sofa and read during the Christmas season and Calling Mrs Christmas by Carole Matthews seemed perfect. I wasn’t disappointed as I loved this story. Carole created a Christmassy story full of sparkle, cheer and love.

We follow Cassie who comes up with an amazing idea,  Read the rest of this entry

The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez


I picked The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul up in my local bookshop after reading the back of this book as I thought it would be an interesting read. I definitely was right! I don’t usually read books based in war zones but this book is different and Deborah Rodriguez captures what is happening in the world of women in Kabul and the struggles with tradition meeting the modern world. Read the rest of this entry