2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction

Book Review: Hey Brother by Jarrah Dundler

Title: Hey Brother Author: Jarrah Dundler Published: August 1st 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Australian, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Before leaving for war in Afghanistan, Shaun Black gives his little brother Trysten a mission of his own. Keep out of trouble.  Trysten tries, but with Mum hitting the bottle harder than ever and his dad not helping,… Continue reading Book Review: Hey Brother by Jarrah Dundler

2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · Guest Review · Mrs R Review · new adult

Guest New Release Book Review: The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village by Joanna Nell

Title: The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village Author: Joanna Nell Published: September 25th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars The life of 79-year-old pensioner PEGGY SMART is as beige as the decor in her retirement village. Her week revolves around aqua aerobics and appointments with her doctor. Following a very minor traffic accident, things have turned frosty… Continue reading Guest New Release Book Review: The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village by Joanna Nell

2018 Reviews · Book Broadcast · historical fiction · supernatural

Book Broadcast: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox

Book Broadcast is a post I have created to help ease the load of the books I have for review. It is a great way to spread the word, providing recognition to an author or publisher for sending me a book to review. As my reviewing and blogging duties have stepped up a notch in… Continue reading Book Broadcast: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Britain · contemporary fiction · crime · dual time frame · gothic · historical fiction · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

Title: The Clockmaker’s Daughter Author: Kate Morton Published: September 12th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 592 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

2018 Reviews · book bingo · contemporary fiction · romance

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book written more than 10 years ago’ – Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

#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 book written more than 10 years ago’ – Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

2018 Reviews · Britain · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · suspense · thriller · Uncategorized

Book Broadcast: The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware

Book Broadcast is a post I have created to help ease the load of the books I have for review. It is a great way to spread the word, providing recognition to an author or publisher for sending me a book to review. As my reviewing and blogging duties have stepped up a notch in… Continue reading Book Broadcast: The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · historical fiction · literary · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Half Wild by Pip Smith

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! Sydney, 1938. After being hit by a car… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Half Wild by Pip Smith