Porn Money & Wannabe Mummy by @BarnardLaura #CoverReveal #ChickLit #NewRelease

❥¸.•´*¨`*•✿ COVER REVEAL ❥¸.•´*¨`*•✿  Check out the gorgeous cover for Laura Barnard’s new romantic comedy book Porn Money & Wannabe Mummy!  It’s the third instalment of The Debt & the Doormat series, but can be read as a standalone. Goodreads Genre: Chick Lit, Rom-Com SYNOPSIS What is it about turning thirty that sends rational women into a […]

AWRW Book Review 🔪 🍰 Killer Cupcakes 🔪 🍰 Lexy Baker #CozyMystery Series Book 1, by Author @LeighannDobbs

Things are going great for Lexy Baker. She’s finally opened her dream bakery, gotten rid of her cheating boyfriend and settled into her grandmother’s house with her perky dog Sprinkles at her side. But her blissful life doesn’t last long. When her ex-boyfriend is found poisoned with cupcakes from her bakery, Lexy finds herself in […]

AWRW Book Review 💋 Speaking in Tungs 💋 by Author Karla Jay @AuthorKarlaJay

In this entertaining first novel, set in rural Pennsylvania, a young San Francisco woman searches for her birth-parents and from the moment she arrives in the backwoods town of Tungston, she falls under the spell of unforgettable characters, the unexpected-but-real threat of a violent fugitive, and the unexpected-but-real charm of a local fireman-all leading her […]

Judging Covers: New Book Cover and Blurb for Author Michele Gorman’s Match Me If You Can @NottingHillPR @MicheleGormanUK

It’s interesting to see how the same book is marketed differently depending on where its fans are based. Michele Gorman’s Match Me If You Can is published by Avon (Harper Collins) in the UK and by Notting Hill Press in the US. Avon took the lead in designing the marketing package for Michele’s UK chick […]

AWRW Book Review 💋 Match Me If You Can 💋 by Author Michele Gorman #MatchMe @MicheleGormanUK @AvonBooksUK @HarperCollinsUK

   Ever thought about recycling your ex? Best friends Catherine, Rachel & Sarah are fun, smart, successful and single – just like millions of women with a low tolerance for idiocy in their dates. Mr. Right hasn’t turned up yet, and Mr Right-Now isn’t worth booking a wax appointment for. So when Catherine, London’s finest […]

❤ AWRW Book Review ❤ Afraid of Her Shadow by Author @CMScottAuthor #RomCom

Forty something, self-proclaimed cougar, Rebecca is committed only to her cats and her career. Her veteran single girl lifestyle has been peaceful and happy – that is until she started dating age-appropriate Steve, an entomology professor with a sweet smile and demeanor to match. Who knew an insect scientist could be so appealing? The problem? […]

Cover Reveal: Meet Me In Manhattan, by Author Claudia Carroll @CarrollClaudia @HelenaSheffield @AvonBooksUK

The cooler air puts me in a festive mood, and I am really excited about this Holiday romance, Meet Me In Manhattan, by Author Claudia Carroll! I cannot wait to get my hands on this book! If you can’t spend Christmas in New York, do so vicariously through Holly Johnson! 🙂   In a New […]

Cover Reveal: Mistletoe & Mayhem, by Author Catherine Ferguson! @AvonBooksUK @Catherine_ann_f @HelenaSheffield

There are 75 days left till Christmas, and as usual, Avon UK does Christmas with style! Check out this cover reveal for Author Catherine Ferguson’s cozy holiday read, Mistletoe & Mayhem! **The new novel from ebook bestseller, Catherine Ferguson. A warm and cosy festive tale you won’t be able to put down.**  Lola Plumpton can’t […]

AWRW Book Review: Renee’s Return (The Cass and Nick Series, Book 4), by Alretha Thomas @AlrethaThomas @SoulmatePublish

After finally marrying the man of her dreams and having the baby she’s always wanted, Cassandra Harte believes she has the perfect life. Could she, like Job in the Bible, have a life that’s too perfect? Cassandra feels she must have, or God wouldn’t have laid it on her husband Nick’s heart to have their […]

Cover Reveal: Make A Christmas Wish, by Author Julia Williams @JCCWilliams @AvonBooksUK @HelenaSheffield @HarperCollinsUK

Christmas is 88 days away, and it’s time to get festive with a Holiday book! Today, I would like to present you with Author Julia William’s latest novel, Make A Christmas Wish, published through Harper Collins, Avon! Have you ever wanted to go back, to make amends, or even just to thank the ones you […]

AWRW Book Review: As Good As It Gets? by Fiona Gibson @FionaGibson @AvonBooksUK

“Midlife crisis? WHAT midlife crisis?!” Charlotte Bristow is worried about her husband Will. With her 16-year-old daughter Rosie newly signed to a top modelling agency, and Will recently out of a job, things are changing in their household. As Will dusts down his old leather trousers and starts partying with their new, fun neighbours, Charlotte […]

AWRW Book Review: Behind The Scenes, by Author Sophie Childs @SophieWriteAlot @SoVainBooks

Things are never quite as they appear. Bethan Brooks works in London for the ultimate boss from Hell, trying to support her wannabe rockstar boyfriend. But are The Vampire Squirrels really ever going to make it big or is she doomed to be a secretary forever? Luckily, Bethan finds the perfect escape when going to […]

AWRW Book Review: Perfect Girl, by Author Michele Gorman @MicheleGormanUK

“Cinderella meets Falling Down in this wickedly funny tale about having it all.” Carol is perfect… at least that’s what everyone thinks. In reality she’s sinking fast – her family treats her like their personal assistant and her boyfriend is so busy with work that he’s got her single-handedly running their relationship. Not that her […]

AWRW #BookBlast: Michele Gorman’s Little Sacrifices, by Jamie Scott @MicheleGormanUK

Most of you know Michele Gorman as a chick lit author but LITTLE SACRIFICES, a historical fiction, was written by her alter-ego, Jamie Scott. This novel has just been relaunched with a beautiful new cover! How much would you risk to stand up for your beliefs? When Duncan and Sarah Powell move with their daughter, […]

AWRW Book Review: Bride Without A Groom, by Amy Lynch #BlogTour @AmyLynchAuthor @BlandAlice @TheChargeIsOn

Rebecca has chosen the most luscious, five tiered, wedding cake – as featured in Hello! Magazine. The engagement ring that she has selected is celebrity inspired. The wedding singer is on speed dial. He doesn’t usually do Michael Bolton, but as it’s for a first dance he’ll make an exception. Father Maguire is checking dates […]

AWRW Book Blast: Behind The Scenes, by Author Sophie Childs @SophieWritesAlot @SoVainBooks

Things are never quite as they appear. Bethan Brooks works in London for the ultimate boss from Hell, trying to support her wannabe rockstar boyfriend. But are The Vampire Squirrels really ever going to make it big or is she doomed to be a secretary forever? Luckily, Bethan finds the perfect escape when going to […]

AWRW Book Review: Moody Not Broody, by Author Kathryn Player #WomensFiction

Emma is a newly-wed looking forward to some blissful years with her new husband, Mike, but everyone else expects her to have children. Emma is a teacher and so, in everyone’s mind, she MUST want children. However, Emma has never wanted children and has to convince her husband, her family and her friends that she’s […]

AWRW Book Review: Shadows Of Serenity, by Marsha A. Moore

Joyce Runsey spends her life savings to open a yoga studio in an historic Victorian St Augustine house, only to discover the property is haunted. A female ghost’s abusive, and very much alive husband, still tortures her by using dark witchcraft. The disruptive energy thwarts Joyce’s ambition to create a special environment to train students […]

AWRW Book Review: I’ll Take New York, by Miranda Dickinson

“Never make a promise you can’t keep.” Have you ever given up on love? When her boyfriend lets her down for the last time, Brooklyn bookshop owner Bea James makes a decision – no more. No more men, no more heartbreak, and no more pain. Psychiatrist Jake Steinmann is making a new start too, leaving […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday: Bitter is the New Black, by Jen Lancaster

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme that I created with the aim to write mini book reviews on books I have read in the past, that left an impression on me. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they still bring you nostalgia. […]

AWRW Book Review: The Baby and The Bride, by Laura Barnard

Poppy and Jazz’s lives sound perfect on paper. Jazz has a new baby and Poppy’s getting married. But their realities are very different. Poppy must strive to keep her cool new job with crazy hours, while trying to keep Ryan happy. Before she knows it her wedding has got out of control, thanks to her […]

AWRW Book Review: Scared Scriptless, by Alison Sweeney

Maddy Carson is a mass of contradictions. She loves her job as Script Supervisor on a hit TV show, but hates “Hollywood.” Super-organized and down-to-earth, Maddy is clearly one of the best at her job, and her strict dating rule – “No Actors!” – helps her keep focused on her career. However, a budding relationship […]

AWRW Presents: Top Ten Women’s Fiction Novels, a Feature of ‘Top Ten Tuesday’, Hosted by the Broke & Bookish

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list that one of the bloggers there at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join!   If you haven’t had a chance to pick up a Women’s Fiction […]

Blogging from A to Z Challenge: From A is for Adult Fiction, to Z is for Zombie Fiction!

I may be a day, (or 24 days), late and a dollar short for the April A to Z Blogging Challenge, created by Tossing It Out, but I wanted to participate anyways. My challenge will include discussing book related things, for each letter of the alphabet. ALL AT ONCE! A is for Adult Fiction! Adult […]

Book Review: The Girls of Tonsil Lake, by Liz Flaherty

“I thought of how little some things had changed since Tonsil Lake. We still sat in the kitchen in our nightclothes, still dreamed of the perfect man -whether we’d had him and lost him, still had him, or were sort of hoping -and we still got zits.” The Girls of Tonsil Lake, by Liz Flaherty, […]

Talk Wordy To Me Wednesday: My Interview with Award-Winning Women’s Fiction Author Theresa Rizzo + Giveaway!

Recently, I had the honor of interviewing award-winning author, Theresa Rizzo. We discussed her latest book, Just Destiny, and her career as a writer. You can win a copy of Just Destiny here, via a rafflecopter giveaway that I am sponsoring! Hi Theresa, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us, what books have […]

Book Review: A Long Thaw, by Katie O’Rourke

“Looks like it’s going to be a long thaw.” Abby has always had a safety net, unlike her cousin Juliet, who has an absent father and a drunk mother who depends on her financially. Abby is her cousin’s keeper and protector. Not that Juliet can’t protect herself… Juliet is tough, in many aspects of her […]

Talk Wordy To Me Wednesday: My Interview with Contemporary Chick Lit Author Dahlia Savage

Welcome all! Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with the Author of Indiscretion, and the recently released Graduation Day. I had the pleasure to read and review Indiscretion, which you can find here.   1.) Hi Dahlia, thank you so much for agreeing to this interview. Do you recall how your interest in writing originated? […]

Book Review: A Witch Before Dying, by Heather Blake

“When there’s a witch, there’s a way…” Darcy, a witch with the power of granting wishes, is hired by Elodie Keaton to clean up her missing mother’s home. What Darcy wasn’t expecting to find was the body of Elodie’s dead mother, under a pile of rubbish. Fortunately for Elodie, Darcy does possess a certain ability […]

Book Review: Sprinkle With Murder, by Jenn McKinlay

“Cupcake? She knew as a female entrepreneur, she shouldn’t let him get away with calling her such a frivolous nickname. But darn it, it made her feel breathless the way he said it in his low voice accompanied by his slow grin. And she liked it.” Mel and Angie, co-workers and best friends, own The […]

Book Review: Charlie All Night, by Jennifer Crusie

***That moment when you realize what the title of the book means…*** Radio producer Allie has been dumped by her boyfriend, and demoted to the 10 pm – 2 am spot on the radio. When temporary DJ Charlie comes in, he awakens in her this go-getter attitude of making him famous, (and boosting her career […]

Book Review: Once Upon a Nervous Breakdown, by Patrick Sanchez

“I’m a mother, you’re a mother. We take care of people. That’s what we do.” Jennifer Costas is on the verge of a nervous breakdown. She is a single mother to her five year old son, her gay ex-husband is late on child support due to trying to get a restaurant up and running titled […]

Book Review: Red Velvet Cupcake Murder, by Joanne Fluke

All Hannah Swenson wants to do is bake and deliver red velvet cupcakes for the grand opening of a refurbished hotel. However, Hannah gets herself embroiled into yet another mystery when one of the party-goers, (the sheriff’s secretary), is either pushed/or jumps from the rooftop of the hotel. To make things even worse, Hannah’s long […]

Book Review: Cinnamon Roll Murder, by Joanne Fluke

Cinnamon Roll Murder, by Joanne Fluke is listed as a “Culinary Mystery”. However, I didn’t realize that it would be more of a cookbook than a mystery… (22 recipes in total). This didn’t make me dislike it, it just surprised me is all. Hannah Swenson busies herself by running The Cookie Jar bakery, and putting […]

Book Review: Sex, Murder, and a Double Latte, by Kyra Davis

I was hooked on this book from the surprising long, (70 page), Google preview I read online. You wouldn’t imagine my disappointment when trying to purchase the paperback, and learning that it was out of print. Fortunately, I was able to purchase this book USED for only a dollar from an independent seller on Ebay. […]