I received this book in exchange for an honest review.
❥ The plot
Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar grades, and happy parents…sounds ideal—but Shane’s made zero friends, goes home every weekend, and romance…what’s that?
Her life has been dorm, dining hall, class, repeat. Time’s a ticking, and she needs a change—there’s nothing like moving to a new country to really mix things up. Shane signs up for a semester abroad in London. She’s going to right all her college mistakes: make friends, pursue boys, and find adventure!
Easier said than done. She is soon faced with the complicated realities of living outside her bubble, and when self-doubt sneaks in, her new life starts to fall apart.
Shane comes to find that, with the right amount of courage and determination one can conquer anything. Throw in some fate and a touch of magic—the possibilities are endless.
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I received this book in exchange for an honest review as part of a blog tour.
tw// death, grief
❥ THE PLOT
A love story about what happens after you meet, or rather, don’t meet the one.
Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn’t exist anywhere but the movies. But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, she sees a man who she knows instantly is the one. Their eyes meet, there’s a moment of pure magic…and then her bus drives away.
Certain they’re fated to find each other again, Laurie spends a year scanning every bus stop and cafe in London for him. But she doesn’t find him, not when it matters anyway. Instead they “reunite” at a Christmas party, when her best friend Sarah giddily introduces her new boyfriend to Laurie. It’s Jack, the man from the bus. It would be.
What follows for Laurie, Sarah and Jack is ten years of friendship, heartbreak, missed opportunities, roads not taken, and destinies reconsidered. One Day in December is a joyous, heartwarming and immensely moving love story to escape into and a reminder that fate takes inexplicable turns along the route to happiness.
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If you don’t know, Autumn is by far my favourite season. I adore Winter but there is something about Autumn that always makes me feel good, that makes me feel at home even. I spent my summer creating a Pinterest board for it and only seeing pictures of the rain, the orange leaves on the ground and pumpkins warmed something my chest. I know that Autumn is not officially here, but for me it is: the air is cooler, the sky is grey and I can wear jumpers again.
I am sure that many of you will understand as it is a lot of readers’ favourite season, and that’s why I decided to present you all the books I adore to read and re-read during Autumn.
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