Posted in Adult Fiction, Chick Lit, Seasonal

Day 7 – Mistletoe & Mystery by Daisy James

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Today we have this brilliant fuzzy read, I loved this brilliant feel good Christmas read from the first few pages. It can be read as a follow up from the previous books in the series or as a stand alone book.

It is a book all about the best elements of Christmas, being surrounded by fantastic people, gorgeous food and a festive snowy setting.

This book will make anyone feel Christmassy, warm and fuzzy no matter what the weather outside. A brilliant book to read in the countdown to Christmas and left me feeling all warm and fuzzy!

Book Blurb

Welcome to the Cotswolds Festive Feast cookery course…

Fresh off the successful opening of the Paradise Cookery School in St Lucia, Millie Harper is headed to the Cotswolds for Christmas!

Co-presenting Claudia Croft’s famous Festive Feast cookery course at Stonelea Manor is a dream come true for Millie…as is reuniting with gorgeous estate manager Zach Barker.

But arriving in a winter wonderland Millie learns the manor is under a mysterious threat. It’ll take a holiday miracle, but Millie is determined to save the school and get Zach under the mistletoe to finally finish what they started in the Caribbean!

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Available to purchase from Amazon


About the Author

Daisy James is a Yorkshire girl transplanted to the north east of England. She loves writing stories with strong heroines and swift-flowing plotlines. When not scribbling away in her peppermint-and-green summerhouse (garden shed), she spends her time sifting flour and sprinkling sugar and edible glitter. She loves gossiping with friends over a glass of something pink and fizzy or indulging in a spot of afternoon tea – china plates and teacups are a must.

Daisy would love to hear from readers via her Facebook page or you can follow her on Twitter @daisyjamesbooks or on Instagram @booksdaisyjames.

Posted in Adult Fiction, Seasonal

Day 6 No-one Ever Has Sex on Christmas Day by Tracy Bloom

I read this last year and laughed throughout so thought it would be a fab book to share for Day 6!
A lovely feel good read, which is perfect to curl up with in the lead up to Christmas.

I laughed whilst reading as Allison’s behaviour reminded me of parents I have encountered in the playground and I related to Katy feeling the guilt of being a working Mum and being pressured into making decisions that affect her whole family. There is a lovely variety of characters in this book that you feel you know and become invested in their journey in the lead up to the Christmas Nativity.

If you fancy a nice light hearted read to make you laugh out loud then I would definitely recommend this!

Book Blurb

Don’t you always plan the perfect Christmas?
Don’t you always think it will be the best one ever?
And doesn’t something – usually one of your loved ones – always come along and screw it up?

Katy’s been spending too much time in the office and not enough time with her family so she wants it all: snow (fake or real), the Michael Bublé Christmas album, whatever it takes.

There’s only one thing missing as far as her husband Ben is concerned: another baby to complete their family. Katy isn’t so sure…

Ben may be playing the role of Master Elf in the pre-school nativity but he is struggling to master his own family life. With romantically-challenged friends, an ex who refuses to go away and Katy’s mum’s 64-year-old toy boy thrown into the mix, Christmas looks like it could be going off the rails… Never mind family planning, can Katy and Ben even plan to make it to the end of Christmas Day?

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Available to purchase from Amazon

About the Author

Tracy started writing when her cruel, heartless husband ripped her away from her dream job shopping for rollercoasters for the UK’s leading theme parks, to live in America with a brand new baby and no mates. In a cunning plan to avoid domestic duties and people who didn’t understand her Derbyshire accent, she wrote her romantic comedy, NO-ONE EVER HAS SEX ON A TUESDAY. This debut novel went on to be successfully published internationally and became a #1 Best Seller.