A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Karen Manton

It is a pleasure to welcome Karen Manton to my blog, Mrs B’s Book Reviews for A Tea Break with Mrs B, a author interview series. To help celebrate the release of The Curlew’s Eye we sat down for a chat. Thanks Karen! What is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your new book?… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Karen Manton

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: The Farmer’s Friend by Fiona McArthur

Title: The Farmer’s Friend Author: Fiona McArthur Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The heartwarming new medical rural romance from the bestselling author of The Bush Telegraph. They’d bought a stock and feed store called, of all things, The Farmer’s Friend.Gracie could tell Jed thought it a great name. ‘Farmers stick… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Farmer’s Friend by Fiona McArthur

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · literary · new release

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Rabbits by Sophie Overett

Title: The Rabbits Author: Sophie Overett Published: July 2nd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Literary RRP: $32.99 Rating:  2 stars From the winner of the Penguin Literary Prize and the Kathleen Mitchell Award.A multigenerational family story with a dose of magical realism. It is about family secrets, art, very mild superpowers, loneliness and the strange connections we… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Rabbits by Sophie Overett

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: The Housemate by Sarah Bailey

Title: The Housemate Author: Sarah Bailey Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 464 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Three housemates. One dead, one missing and one accused of murder. Dubbed the Housemate Homicide, it’s a mystery that has baffled Australians for almost a decade. Melbourne-based journalist Olive Groves worked on the story as a junior… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Housemate by Sarah Bailey

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Complications by Danielle Steel

Title: Complications Author: Danielle Steel Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 256 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars A visit to remember . . . Life is full of complications, and for some of the guests and staff of the Louis XVI, one of Paris’s most famous luxury hotels, it was a year they’d never forget. Among the guests are… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Complications by Danielle Steel

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · blog tour · contemporary fiction · new release

#Blog Tour – The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

Title: The Wattle Island Book Club Author: Sandie Docker Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A moving and heartwarming story about taking risks and finding a new lease on life, by the bestselling author of The Banksia Bay Beach Shack. Is it ever too late to rewrite your own story? COURAGE In… Continue reading #Blog Tour – The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview · new release

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Jacquie Byron

It is a pleasure to welcome Jacquie Byron to my blog, Mrs B’s Book Reviews for A Tea Break with Mrs B, a author interview series. To help celebrate the release of Happy Hour we sat down for a chat. Thanks Jacquie! What is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your new book? Hello… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Jacquie Byron

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · historical fiction · World War I

Book Review: Ice Letters by Susan Errington

Title: Ice Letters Author: Susan Errington Published: May 2nd 2016 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Historical, War RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars A First World War novel of love, peace, violence and Antarctica Adelaide, 1916, and Dora Somerville grieves for her brother, Edgar, killed in France. In the course of an oppressively hot summer, she decides to abandon her pacifist… Continue reading Book Review: Ice Letters by Susan Errington

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview · new release

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Marion Frith

It is a pleasure to welcome Marion Frith to my blog, Mrs B’s Book Reviews for A Tea Break with Mrs B, an author interview series. To help celebrate the release of Here in the After we sat down for a chat. Thanks Marion! What is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your new… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Marion Frith

2021 Reviews · Better Reading Preview · historical fiction · World War II

Better Reading Preview: Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies

Title: Daughters of War Author: Dinah Jefferies Published: September 1st 2021 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 544 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars The first book in the sweeping new historical series from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author. France, 1944. Deep in the river valley of the Dordogne, in an old stone cottage on the edge of a beautiful village, three… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies