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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Everything Happens for a Reason by Katie Allen [Review]

    **Everything Happens for a Reason was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on the tour.** Summary Armed with one broken heart and a (borrowed) sausage dog, Rachel is on a mission to find out why her baby was born sleeping. Because Everything Happens for a Reason… Doesn’t it? Mum-to-be Rachel did everything right, but it all went wrong. Her son, Luke, was stillborn and she finds herself on maternity leave without a baby, trying to make sense of her loss. When a misguided well-wisher tells her that ‘everything happens for a reason’, she becomes obsessed with finding…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: The Lock In by Phoebe Luckhurst [Review]

    **The Lock In was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Michael Joseph/Penguin Random House for having me on the tour.** Summary Ellen and Alexa have survived hangovers, dodgy landlords and most of their twenties together.But can they survive this? One Saturday morning, while nursing The Hangover from Hell, a flooded kitchen leads best mates Ellen and Alexa, and hapless housemate Jack, into their attic to turn off the water supply. But when Ben – Alexa’s date from the night before – walks in, the door slams, the handle breaks and all four of them are trapped. Cue The Worst morning-after-the-night before. As the…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Happy Ever After – Financial Freedom Isn’t A Fairy Tale by The Seven Dollar Millionaire [Review]

    **This book was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to LiterallyPR for having me the tour.** Summary Did you know you can become a millionaire by saving just $7 a day and investing for 7% returns? Probably not, because financial literacy is a subject that’s overlooked by the vast majority of schools and universities, despite its importance to every single person on the planet. Written initially for a teenage daughter and then turned into a course to train migrant workers, Happy Ever After: Financial Freedom Isn’t a Fairy Tale focuses on the fundamentals of understanding money, saving, and investing, showing how the magic of compound investing…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: One Last Time by Helga Flatland [Review]

    **One Last Time was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on this tour.** Summary Anne’s life is rushing to an unexpected and untimely end. But her diagnosis of terminal cancer isn’t just a shock for her – and for her daughter Sigrid and granddaughter Mia – it shines a spotlight onto their fractured and uncomfortable relationships. On a spur-of-the moment trip to France the three generations of women reveal harboured secrets, long-held frustrations, and suppressed desires, and learn humbling and heartwarming lessons about how life should be lived when death is so close. Review One Last Time…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Embers by Josephine Greenland [Review]

    **Embers was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on the tour.** Summary Two siblings, one crime. One long-buried secret. 17-year old Ellen never wanted a holiday. What is there to do in a mining town in the northernmost corner of the country, with no one but her brother Simon – a boy with Asperger’s and obsessed with detective stories – for company? Nothing, until they stumble upon a horrifying crime scene that brings them into a generations-long conflict between the townspeople and the native Sami. When the police dismiss Simon’s findings, he decides to track down the…