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Dating The IT Guy by Krysten Lindsay Hager

First off major apologies to Jenny and Krysten, But I recently bought a house and only got the keys last week, so everyday I literally go to work, do work on the house, come home, shower and go to bed - repeat so I haven't had a spare second to write this post up, again major apologies but you'll have to bare with me as I sort out the post properly.

Blurb: Emme is a sophomore in high school who starts dating, Brendon Agretti, the popular senior who happens to be a senator's son and well-known for his good looks. Emme feels out of her comfort zone in Brendon's world and it doesn't help that his picture perfect ex, Lauren seems determined to get back into his life along with every other girl who wants to be the future Mrs. Agretti. Emme is already conflicted due to the fact her last boyfriend cheated on her and her whole world is off kilter with her family issues. Life suddenly seems easier keeping Brendon away and relying on her crystals and horoscopes to guide her. Emme soon starts to realize she needs to focus less on the stars and more on her senses. Can Emme get over her insecurities and make her relationship work? Life sure is complicated when you're dating the it guy.

Ours Is The Winter by Laurie Ellingham

Here we are again with another awesome book to review, keep reading to see what I thought of Laurie Ellingham's new novel - Ours Is The Winter.

Blurb: Journeying across the Arctic, their pasts are about to catch up with them.
Erica, Molly and Noah are embarking on the challenge of a lifetime, driving Siberian huskies across the frozen wilderness of the Arctic. Cut off from the world and their loved ones and thrown together under gruelling conditions, it isn’t long before the cracks start to show.
Erica has it all. A loving husband, a successful career and the most adorable baby daughter. But Erica has been living a double life, and as she nears her fortieth birthday her lies threaten to come crashing down.
Molly was on her way to stardom. But when her brother died, so did her dreams of becoming an Olympic champion. Consumed by rage and grief, she has shut out everyone around her, but now she’s about to learn that comfort can come from the most unexpected places.
Noah has a darkness inside him and is hounded by nightmares from his past. Tortured, trapped and struggling to save his fractured relationship, he knows this journey is not going to help, but try telling his girlfriend that.
As their lives and lies become ever more entwined, it becomes clear that in the frozen wilds there is nowhere to hide.


This is the first book I've read by Laurie, but I'll definitely have to get my hands on One Endless Summer now. I do love when a book captures you so much you keep reading until the early hours of the morning not even realising what the time is, this book did just that, I loved every page of it.

Firstly I absolutely loved that this book is set somewhere completely different to most books these days. It's totally on my bucket list to be pulled my huskies across the snow. Each of the characters have their own issues to overcome and you find yourself realising how relatable their issues are to real life.  I don't usually like when a book jumps from different characters stories or points of view but I actually really enjoyed how you found out just a little more about each character bit by bit, you really got the know them.

I feel Laurie really captures the essence of her characters perfectly, it makes you want to keep turning page after page to find out more about them. She writes her characters and scenes so effortlessly. beautiful read.

Author bio: When I'm not running around after my two children, my husband, our Cockerpoo Rodney, or just plain running, I love nothing more than disappearing into the fictional world of my characters preferably with a large coffee and a Twix (or two) to hand.

When I am in the thick of a character crisis, I can often be seen walking around the village with my jumper on inside out and back to front, chatting (and occasionally laughing) away to myself. 

I have a first class honours degree in psychology and a background in Public Relations, both of which help in everything I do.



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The Little Wedding Island by Jaimie Admans Cover Reveal

Morning all, today we're showing off the new awesome cover for Jaimie Admans new book.

Bonnie Haskett loves love. She’s a hopeless romantic who’s always daydreaming of the day she’ll finally get married and live happily ever after. She hasn’t found Mr Right yet, but she’s sure he’s out there somewhere… For now, she consoles herself by writing about beautiful weddings for a bridal magazine, watching brides and grooms so hopelessly in love that it’s enough to melt even the harshest cynic’s heart.

Rohan Carter is love’s harshest cynic and nothing about a wedding will melt his heart, thank you very much. He writes a monthly column for a men’s magazine in which he advises men never to get married and gives advice on how to protect themselves from love.