Guest Review: Bored of the Rings by Rich Amooi @RichAmooi @mgriffiths163

Today I’m handing back over to Mandie who has a review of Bored of the Rings by Rich Amooi. Before we hear Mandie’s thoughts, here is what the book is about.

BOTRThe Official Book Blurb

Two-time divorcee Abby Maxwell needs another man in her life like she needs a third butt cheek. Her eccentric, free-spirited Aunt Greta wholeheartedly disagrees and dishes out unsolicited dating advice based on her five marriages. But when a jaw-dropping gorgeous architect waltzes into town to build a resort on Abby’s favorite hiking spot, she will do anything to stop him, including befriending him.

Though Abby and James are at odds property-wise, things spice up in this fast-paced romantic comedy over late night Scrabble games and hotter-than-hell Chinese food, leaving Abby to wonder if the property that really needs protecting is the one around her heart.

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#BlogTour Review & Give Away: The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen 83 1/4 Years Old @PenguinUKBooks

It is my absolute pleasure to be taking part in the blog tour for the wittily wonderful book, The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 Years Old. My thanks to Sam Deacon over at Penguin Books for inviting me to be a part of the tour and for introducing me to such a wonderful character in Hendrik. I’ll be sharing my thoughts on the book in just a moment, but first of all, here is a taster of what the book is all about.

TSDThe Official Book Blurb

The hilarious international bestselling novel that has had pensioners ditching their sticks and zimmers to follow the age-defying, youth inducing antics inside The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old . . .

‘Terrific. This geriatric Adrian Mole made me laugh’ Woman and Home

‘Funny and touching’ BBC Radio 4

Meet Hendrik Groen. An octogenarian in a care home who has no intention of doing what he’s told, or dying quietly. To that end, he creates the Old-But-Not-Dead Club and with his fellow members sets about living his final years with careless abandon. Such anarchism infuriates the care home director but pleases Eefje, the woman who makes Hendrik’s frail heart palpitate. If it’s never too late to have fun, then can it ever be too late to meet the love of your life?

‘So much more than just a comedy’ John Boyne

‘A story with a great deal of heart’ Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Project

‘Amusing and wickedly accurate. A handbook of resistance for our time.’ Sunday Express

‘Very funny’ Jeremy Paxman Financial Times

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#BlogTour: We Have Lost The Coffee by Paul Mathews – Extract @QuiteFunnyGuy @EmmaMitchellFPR

Hi all. It is my pleasure to be able to share with you an extract from We Have Lost The Coffee, the latest book in the We Have Lost series by Paul Mathews, as part of the blog tour. Before we take a look at the opening chapter, let’s see what this book is all about.

We Have Lost the Coffee CoverThe Official Book Blurb

London, 2045. Three months into the Coffee Wars and Britain’s caffeine supplies are at critical levels. Brits are drinking even more tea than usual, keeping a stiff upper lip and praying for an end to it all.

A secret government coffee stockpile promises to save the day … but then mysteriously disappears overnight.

One man is asked to unravel the missing-coffee mystery. Hs name is Pond. Howie Pond. And he’s in desperate need of a triple espresso. Meanwhile, his journalist wife, Britt, is hunting royal fugitive, Emma Windsor, on the streets of the capital.

Can Howie save the British Republic from caffeine-starved chaos? Will the runaway royal be found? And just what will desperate coffee drinkers do for their caffeine fix? Find out, in Paul Mathews’ latest comedy adventure set in the Britain of the future …

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Cover Reveal: We Have Lost The Coffee by Paul Mathews (@QuiteFunnyGuy, @EmmaMitchellFPR)

This evening, it’s my great pleasure to be taking part in the cover reveal for We Have Lost The Coffee by Paul Mathews. Before we take a look at that, let’s see what the book is all about. We’re in London, it’s 2045, and the unthinkable is about to happen…

The Official Book Blurb

London, 2045. With the Coffee Wars still raging, London’s caffeine supplies are at critical levels. A secret Government stockpile promises to save the day…but then mysteriously disappears overnight. One man is tasked with discovering the truth. His name is Pond. Howie Pond. And he’s in desperate need of a triple espresso.

Meanwhile, Howie’s journalist wife, Britt, is on the trail of a rogue royal who’s evaded the authorities for eight months.

Can Howie save the British Republic from caffeine-starved chaos? Will the rogue royal be brought to justice? And just what will desperate coffee drinkers do for their caffeine fix? Find out, in Paul Mathews’ latest comedy-thriller adventure in the Britain of the future.

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