BOOK REVIEW YOURS MINE OURS BY SINEAD MORIARTY

What’s another branch on the family tree?

Things are finally looking up for Anna. Seventeen miserable years of marriage to man-child Connor have left her drained and ready for a new start. So when they separate, she couldn’t be more thrilled to move in with James, a handsome lecturer who is everything her ex-husband is not: kind, thoughtful, and above all, reliable.

But Anna and James’s kids hate living with the loved-up couple and the new set-up. Their teenage daughters – one a studious high achiever and the other a cool rich girl unbothered by grades or exams – have nothing in common. And Anna’s wild football-mad nine-year-old son declares war on bookish James.

Nobody said step-parenting was easy; Anna and James are about to find out exactly how complicated it can be. With exes, new partners-of-exes and money all in the mix, home life is fast becoming a minefield and their new-found happiness hangs in the balance. Do they have what it takes to make their blended family work?

Firstly a big thank you to the publishers for my copy to review. I have read some of her books previously and this reminding me how great a author she is.

I loved this!

Funny,realistic ,packed with drama and mishaps .Packed with wit and warmth.

Really relatable and interesting characters . The children definitely reminded me of mine at some points .

A close examination of blended families and all what comes with them.

Published 7th July

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