Rachel Gilbey
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Return to the Little Cottage on the Hill by Emma Davies
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I'm not sure what I can say about this that I haven't already said about the first two books in this series. It was a such a joy to back at Joy Acres with Maddie, Seth, Tom, Clara and Trixie it felt as though i was returned home.

For despite what the
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Summer Secrets at the Apple Blossom Deli by Portia MacIntosh
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This is a lovely story about a mother and son starting over in a new place, where they know no-one and need to learn to fit in. The locals of Marram Bay initially aren't friendly as they are opposed to the deli that Lily will be running.

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After the Rain by Jo Watson
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Having read all of Jo Watson's books so far, I have always been intrigued by Stormy Rain who is one of the bigger friendship group, and has struck me as wacky! Now in After The Rain I get to know her a whole lot better and she is quirky but so so lov ...more
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Guess Who by Chris McGeorge
Guess Who
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Wow I had no idea how to work out who the murderer is or what the motive was, well until things became slightly more apparent later in the book but even then I was still getting shocks.

This has to be the ultimate in locked door claustrophobic crime
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A Grand Old Time by Judy Leigh
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This book is a lot of fun, and is one that I really enjoyed reading.

Evie who is 75 has decided that living in a care home isn't really for her, and decides to leave without telling anyone. After a stroke of luck she ends up taking a fabulous road tr
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The Oddest Little Chocolate Shop by Beth Good
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Have I mentioned recently how much I love Beth Good's Oddest Little books - I have read a variety of them now and they never fail to bring a smile to my face, and give me an hour or two of pure escapism.

And The Oddest Little Chocolate Shop is no exc
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Escape to Willow Cottage by Bella Osborne
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My only regret with this book was that I didn't read it last year as it came out. Somehow it had slipped through the gaps of my TBR but having finally read it I am delighted that I have.

It is a gripping book that starts a bit slow, building informat
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How to Bake a New Beginning by Lucy Osterfeld
" Gem ~ Bee wrote: "So pleased I've read your review Rach as I was expecting a summer read too but as it's raining today I'll delve in 😂😉"

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Confetti & Confusion by Daisy James
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What a lovely burst of sunshine this story is, after all it is set in the caribbean paradise of St. Lucia and features a great deal of delicious sounding chocolate creations.

This has all the trademarks of a Daisy James book - romance, a fabulous set
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How to Bake a New Beginning by Lucy Osterfeld
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This is an accomplished debut from an incredibly promising author, and had the book been set to a backdrop of sunshine I would be saying its a fabulous poolside / summery read.

For I was reading this during the August heatwave, and what my eagle eyes
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