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The Unsinkable Greta James by Jennifer E. Smith | Book Review and Blog Blast

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The Unsinkable Greta James   by Jennifer E. Smith  Published: 1st March 2022 by Quercus Books Other works:  The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight ,  This Is What Happy Looks Like ,  The Geography of You and Me Rating: 3.5 stars I received a copy of this e-book from the publisher via NetGalley. This in no way affects my review. Synopsis: An indie musician reeling from tragedy reconnects with her estranged father on a week-long cruise in this tale of grief, fame, and love from bestselling author Jennifer E. Smith. Greta James's meteoric rise to indie stardom was hard-won. Before she graced magazine covers and sold out venues, she spent her girlhood strumming her guitar in the family garage. Her first fan was her mother, Helen, whose face shone bright in the dusty downtown bars where she got her start. But not everyone encouraged Greta to follow her dreams. While many daydream about a crowd chanting their name, her father, Conrad, sees only a precarious life ahead for his

The Visa by Lizzie O'Hagan | Book Review and Blog Blast

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The Visa   by Lizzie O'Hagan Published: 3rd March 2022 by Headline Other works:  What Are Friends For? Rating: 3.5 stars I received a copy of this e-book from the publisher via NetGalley. This in no way affects my review. Synopsis: The agreement was to get married . . . not to fall in love. In this sweeping romantic comedy, affairs are to be expected, and falling in love is betrayal... This topsy-turvy romcom is perfect for fans of Josie Silver, Beth O'Leary and Mhairi McFarlane. For a commitment-phobe who's never taken a girl on a third date, Jack finds getting married to his old friend Maya pretty easy. He's a New Zealander in need of a visa to stay in the country, and she doesn't believe in marriage anyway. Simple. Maya and Jack live in wedded, sex-less bliss, until one day Jack starts to get serious with someone else... Suddenly Maya finds herself falling into a role she never thought she'd be: a wife - and a scorned one at that - who is falling uncontrollab