2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · Guest Review · Mrs R Review · mystery · thriller · Throwback Thursday

Guest Throwback Thursday Book Review: The Dry by Jane Harper

Welcome to a weekly post, Throwback Thursday. This weekly book review post is a way to share some old favourites, books that were published over a year ago and most importantly those books that have been languishing on the to be read pile for far too long! WHO REALLY KILLED THE HADLER FAMILY? It hasn’t… Continue reading Guest Throwback Thursday Book Review: The Dry by Jane Harper

2018 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · crime · fantasy · mystery · romance · United States

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Providence by Caroline Kepnes

Title: Providence Author: Caroline Kepnes Published: July 1st 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Crime, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars In 2008, 13-year-old Jon Bronson disappears on his morning walk to school. After even his parents give him up for dead, only his best friend, Chloe, remains certain that he would come back. Four years later, Jon returns with no… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Providence by Caroline Kepnes

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Letters to my Yesterday by Karyn Sepulveda

Title: Letters to my Yesterday Author: Karyn Sepulveda Published: September 1st 2018 Publisher: Ventura Press Pages: 300 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars At the age of ninety-two, Marie runs a much-loved café from the house her single mother Rose built in the 1920s. A warm and welcoming refuge for many, Marie is determined not to let a downward spiral in her… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Letters to my Yesterday by Karyn Sepulveda

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · true stories

Book Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Title: The Kiss Quotient Author: Helen Hoang Published: June 13th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 314 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there’s not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick Stella Lane thinks mathematics is the only thing that unites the universe. She… Continue reading Book Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

2018 Reviews · book bingo · children · contemporary fiction

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A funny book’ – The 13-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite blogger, Theresa Smith Writes. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries.… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2018: ‘A funny book’ – The 13-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · domestic · life lit · new release · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: Sisters and Brothers by Fiona Palmer

Title: Sisters and Brothers Author: Fiona Palmer Published: August 28th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Domestic, Life Lit RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A poignant novel of heartbreak, adoption and family secrets Emma, a nurse and busy mother of three, has always dreamed of having a sister. Michelle, at 46, wonders if it’s too late to fall in love and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Sisters and Brothers by Fiona Palmer

Q & A

Q & A with Emily Madden, Author of The Lost Pearl

It is my pleasure to welcome Emily Madden, an author I have admired since I read her debut novel, Summers with Juliette. Now it is time to host Emily on Mrs B’s Book Reviews for a Q & A session. This follows a five star review I published of Emily’s latest novel, The Lost Pearl on the blog. About the… Continue reading Q & A with Emily Madden, Author of The Lost Pearl