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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Someone I used to know by Paige Toon [Review]

    **Someone that I used to know was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on the tour.** Summary So much can change in half a lifetime… Then At fifteen, George is the foster brother Leah never asked for. As the angry, troubled boy struggles to come to terms with his circumstances, Leah finds herself getting drawn closer to him. Theo’s wealthy family have mysteriously pulled him out of boarding school and he’s now enrolled at the local state school with Leah and George. When their worlds collide that summer, the three teenagers form a bond they believe will…

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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: 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…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: One Ordinary Day at a Time by Sarah J. Harris [Review]

    **One Ordinary Day at a Time was sent to me in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on this tour.** Summary TWO PEOPLESimon Sparks is the man you know from behind the counter at the local Prince Burger (‘hold the gherkin!’), fry shovelling, shelf stacking, hiding away from the world. And Jodie Brook is the single mum you see crossing the street with her son Zak – always chasing a dream she can’t reach. ONE LIFEWhat if life could be so much more? When Simon and Jodie’s worlds collide, it upends everything they know. But in chaos comes opportunity. And for every person…