Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Wednesday Words ~ July

This month most of my reads have had the common theme of Summer. As well as them keeping me company on my commute to London and Birmingham, I have also taken much advantage of the weather and reading under the shade of  a tree in the park.
  • You're the one that I love ~ Giovanni Fletcher ... Maddy is poised to marry her soul mate, but which one will she choose?.. both are waiting at the end of the aisle for her... Maddy met her soul mates at the age of 8, they have been inseparable since, this story explores the life, friendship, and love of Maddy and her 2  best friends Rob & Ben. I enjoyed this book, there were times when I didn't like Maddy much and it seemed a little slow in places, but overall an easy read for summer.
  • The Unfinished Symphony of You & Me ~ Lucy Robinson ... sally is an amazing singer, who only sings in secret in a wardrobe. Her parents have discouraged any form of public display and her love affair with opera has been her guilty pleasure since childhood. To appease her love of the operatic world she secures a job in the royal opera house in London as a wardrobe assistant. This see's her embark on a huge adventure when the company secures a summer in New York. Sally meets a mystery man in NY and falls in love, when tragedy strikes she finds herself back in London this time however she finds herself starting at the royal college of music honouring a promise she made. When the mystery man turns up on her doorstep clutching an I.O.U Sally has some decisions to make. ~ I loved this book, it sucked me in from the start, anywhere that transports me to New York is a win for me. Lucy Robinson writes the most beautiful funny & heart breaking characters you feel like you know. This book is gorgeous, set across operatic acts, its a must.
  • A Summer to Remember ~ Victoria Connelly ... Nina's life is a little dull, after nearly being knocked down by a speeding car, and finally telling her bullying boss to shove her job, she realises that her life needs to change. Fate finds herself being offered a job back to the Old mill house that was her only sanctuary when she was younger when she used to baby-sit the Milton boys. This time her job is to help the the Senior Milton (Dudley) write his book and generally keep the house organised. What Nina finds is that its not only Dudley that needs disciplining, there's a mad dog and grown-up handsome Milton Boys!. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, set in the country side of Norfolk, it transported me back to childhood summers in this part of the world. A gorgeous read, evoking long summer days, walks by the rivers and lashings of ginger beer!
  • Ice Creams at Carringtons ~ Alexandra Brown .... we join Georgie & Tom in the 3rd Carringtons book. Georgie is now head personal shopper at Carringtons along with writing a column in a national magazine and still madly in love with Tom. Georgie is nominated to help organise the local summer festival for Mulberry-on-Sea. She embarks on huge plans, but suddenly an amazing offer comes her way which involves a trip to New York and choices to make.... can Georgie & Tom survive and can she pull together the festival 100's of miles away?.... It was lovely being back with Georgie and her friends, another great read from Alexandra and look forward to further adventures... delicious.
  • The Beach Hut Next Door ~ Veronica Henry .... returning to Everdene Sands, we embark on a summer of secrets, love, loss, hopes and dreams for the owners of the Beach Huts and the Big Grey House on the Cliff. Veronica Henry has written another fabulous summer read. This really does evoke you into long lost summers, picnics on the beach and days that seemed endless. The perfect read for an afternoon on the beach.
As you can see, my reads have been perfect for the weather that we have been having,  I have enjoyed each one in its own right so Thankyou authors for 5 great reads.... Here's previous Wednesday Words posts..... What's been grabbing your attention this month and what reads would you recommend?

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Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Wednesday Words ~ July

This month most of my reads have had the common theme of Summer. As well as them keeping me company on my commute to London and Birmingham, I have also taken much advantage of the weather and reading under the shade of  a tree in the park.
  • You're the one that I love ~ Giovanni Fletcher ... Maddy is poised to marry her soul mate, but which one will she choose?.. both are waiting at the end of the aisle for her... Maddy met her soul mates at the age of 8, they have been inseparable since, this story explores the life, friendship, and love of Maddy and her 2  best friends Rob & Ben. I enjoyed this book, there were times when I didn't like Maddy much and it seemed a little slow in places, but overall an easy read for summer.
  • The Unfinished Symphony of You & Me ~ Lucy Robinson ... sally is an amazing singer, who only sings in secret in a wardrobe. Her parents have discouraged any form of public display and her love affair with opera has been her guilty pleasure since childhood. To appease her love of the operatic world she secures a job in the royal opera house in London as a wardrobe assistant. This see's her embark on a huge adventure when the company secures a summer in New York. Sally meets a mystery man in NY and falls in love, when tragedy strikes she finds herself back in London this time however she finds herself starting at the royal college of music honouring a promise she made. When the mystery man turns up on her doorstep clutching an I.O.U Sally has some decisions to make. ~ I loved this book, it sucked me in from the start, anywhere that transports me to New York is a win for me. Lucy Robinson writes the most beautiful funny & heart breaking characters you feel like you know. This book is gorgeous, set across operatic acts, its a must.
  • A Summer to Remember ~ Victoria Connelly ... Nina's life is a little dull, after nearly being knocked down by a speeding car, and finally telling her bullying boss to shove her job, she realises that her life needs to change. Fate finds herself being offered a job back to the Old mill house that was her only sanctuary when she was younger when she used to baby-sit the Milton boys. This time her job is to help the the Senior Milton (Dudley) write his book and generally keep the house organised. What Nina finds is that its not only Dudley that needs disciplining, there's a mad dog and grown-up handsome Milton Boys!. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, set in the country side of Norfolk, it transported me back to childhood summers in this part of the world. A gorgeous read, evoking long summer days, walks by the rivers and lashings of ginger beer!
  • Ice Creams at Carringtons ~ Alexandra Brown .... we join Georgie & Tom in the 3rd Carringtons book. Georgie is now head personal shopper at Carringtons along with writing a column in a national magazine and still madly in love with Tom. Georgie is nominated to help organise the local summer festival for Mulberry-on-Sea. She embarks on huge plans, but suddenly an amazing offer comes her way which involves a trip to New York and choices to make.... can Georgie & Tom survive and can she pull together the festival 100's of miles away?.... It was lovely being back with Georgie and her friends, another great read from Alexandra and look forward to further adventures... delicious.
  • The Beach Hut Next Door ~ Veronica Henry .... returning to Everdene Sands, we embark on a summer of secrets, love, loss, hopes and dreams for the owners of the Beach Huts and the Big Grey House on the Cliff. Veronica Henry has written another fabulous summer read. This really does evoke you into long lost summers, picnics on the beach and days that seemed endless. The perfect read for an afternoon on the beach.
As you can see, my reads have been perfect for the weather that we have been having,  I have enjoyed each one in its own right so Thankyou authors for 5 great reads.... Here's previous Wednesday Words posts..... What's been grabbing your attention this month and what reads would you recommend?

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