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The Beachside Sweet Shop by Karen Clarke

The Beachside Sweet Shop by Karen Clarke

Continuing with my British book obsession, allow me to present the first in the Beachside Bay series by Karen Clarke. This lovely little read in an afternoon for a bit of an escape story is loaded with sweets (the candy kind), humor, laughter and a touch of redemption. Please read on for my review of Read more of this post

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Me, You and Tiramisu by Charlotte Butterfield

Me, You and Tiramisu by Charlotte Butterfield

I’m just loving my chicklit moments from a variety of British-born authors, many are first books or new to me authors, and today’s is no exception.  The debut offering from Charlotte Butterfield brings in family, childhood friends turned lovers, new love and old issues. Please read on for my review of Read more of this post

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The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

Did you ever rummage through an old steamer trunk in an antiques store, or perhaps in an old corner of the family attic? What if all of those items that you unearthed after years of neglect, came with a story? Ruth Hogan brings the feel of unearthing stories and histories, treasured items carefully collected and cataloged, that bring hope, growth and connections unexpected in this wonderful debut offering Read more of this post

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The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

If you are, like me, a fan of BBC/Masterpiece dramas that deal with the WWII era, specifically Home Fires, this is a no-brainer to add to your TBR. Debut author Jennifer Ryan brings us a story of the small English village of Chilbury, at the onset of the war.  Please read on for my review of

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