2017 Reviews · fiction · Guest Review · historical fiction · Mrs R Review · romance

Guest Book Review: The Tea Gardens by Fiona McIntosh

Title: The Tea Gardens Author:  Fiona McIntosh Published: October 30th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 Spirited Doctor Isla Fenwick is determined to work at the coalface of medicine in India before committing to life as a dutiful wife. With hopes of making a difference in the world, she sails to Calcutta to… Continue reading Guest Book Review: The Tea Gardens by Fiona McIntosh

2017 Reviews · Australian · chick lit · contemporary fiction · romance · rural fiction · small town

Book Review: Two Weeks ‘Til Christmas by Laura Greaves

Title: Two Weeks ‘Til Christmas  Author:  Laura Greaves Published: November 13th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Romance, Rural RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 Claire Thorne never expected to be heading home for Christmas in Bindallarah – the small country town she left behind thirteen years ago and spends every day trying to forget. But then again… Continue reading Book Review: Two Weeks ‘Til Christmas by Laura Greaves

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · psychological · thriller

Book Review: The Walls by Hollie Overton

Title: The Walls Author:  Hollie Overton Published: August 14th 2017 Publisher: Century/Penguin Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 What if you could get away with murder? Single mom Kristy Tucker works as press agent for the Texas Department of Corrections – handling everything on death row, from inmate interviews to chronicling the last moments… Continue reading Book Review: The Walls by Hollie Overton

2017 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Facing the Flame (Matilda Saga, Book #7) by Jackie French

Title: Facing the Flame (Matilda Saga, Book #7) Author:  Jackie French Published: November 20th 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars There have been fires before, but not like this. Heartbreaking and powerful, FACING THE FLAME is a story of the triumph of courage and community, and a love for the land so deep… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Facing the Flame (Matilda Saga, Book #7) by Jackie French

2017 Reviews · fantasy · fiction · Guest Review · Mrs R Review · paranormal · romance · Throwback Thursday · vampires

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Wild Things by Chloe Neill

Welcome to a new 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! Today’s Throwback Thursday book review is from… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Wild Things by Chloe Neill

2017 Reviews · Australian · dual time frame · fiction · historical fiction · romance

Book Review: The Three Miss Allens by Victoria Purman

Title: The Three Miss Allens Author:  Victoria Purman Published: October 24th 2016 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars In 1934, the three Miss Allens – Ruby, Adeline and Clara – arrive in the seaside town of Remarkable Bay for their annual summer holiday. It’s the last time they’ll spend summers as a family. Adeline is… Continue reading Book Review: The Three Miss Allens by Victoria Purman

2017 Reviews · action · Adventure · Australian · biography · non-fiction · true crime · war

Book Review: At Hell’s Gate by Mark Abernethy

Title: At Hell’s Gate Author:  Mark Abernethy Published: November 14th 2017 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Non Fiction, Biography, True Crime, War and Combat RRP: $29.99 “I deal with heavy, dangerous people. People who can bring a society undone.” The Contractor returns. Mike is a big unit. He builds houses and drives a ute. But he isn’t your typical tradie.… Continue reading Book Review: At Hell’s Gate by Mark Abernethy