2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Bay by Allie Reynolds

Title: The Bay Author: Allie Reynolds Published: June 15th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The Beach meets Point Break in the exhilarating new thriller, with a heart-stopping twist, by the bestselling author of Shiver There’s a darkness inside all of us and The Bay has a way of bringing it out. Everyone here has their… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Bay by Allie Reynolds

2022 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · war

New Release Book Review: The Secret World of Connie Starr By Robbi Neal

Title: The Secret World of Connie Starr Author: Robbi Neal Published: June 1st 2022 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 464 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars A stunning evocation of Australian life through the war to the 1950s, this novel is intimate and sweeping, immediate and dreamlike – a magical rendering of darkness and joy, and the beauty inherent… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Secret World of Connie Starr By Robbi Neal

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · modern romance · new release

New Release Book Review: Something Wilder by Christina Lauren

Title: Something Wilder Author: Christina Lauren Published: May 24th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $22.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The New York Times bestselling authors of The Unhoneymooners present a charming, laugh-out-loud novel filled with adventure, treasure, and, of course, love. Lily has never forgotten the man that got away . . . but she certainly hasn’t forgiven him either! As the daughter… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Something Wilder by Christina Lauren

2022 Reviews · crime · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Dirt Town by Hayley Scrivenor

Title: Dirt Town Author: Hayley Scrivenor Published: May 31st 2022 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars My best friend wore her name, Esther, like a queen wearing her crown at a jaunty angle. We were twelve years old when she went missing. On a sweltering Friday afternoon in Durton, best friends Ronnie and Esther leave school… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Dirt Town by Hayley Scrivenor

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: An Honest Lie by Tarryn Fisher

Title: An Honest Lie Author: Tarryn Fisher Published: May 4th 2022 Publisher: HQ Fiction – US Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars ‘I’m going to kill her. You’d better come if you want to save her.’ Lorraine — ‘Rainy’ — lives at the top of Tiger Mountain. Remote, moody, cloistered in pine trees and fog, it’s… Continue reading New Release Book Review: An Honest Lie by Tarryn Fisher

2022 Reviews · Book Stack · contemporary fiction · domestic · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: Someone Else’s Child By Kylie Orr

Title: Someone Else’s Child Author: Kylie Orr Published: June 1st 2022 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Domestic, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A gripping contemporary novel from a magnificent new talent that tackles the almost unbreakable loyalty of female friendships, the generosity of community and the lengths we will go to save a child. Ren will… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Someone Else’s Child By Kylie Orr

A Tea break with Mrs B · blog tour · Interview

#Blog Tour – A Tea Break with Mrs B: Maya Linnell

It is a pleasure to welcome Maya Linnell back 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 Paperbark Hill we sat down for a chat. Thanks Maya! Hello Maya. I greatly appreciate the time you have provided to answer a few questions. To begin, what… Continue reading #Blog Tour – A Tea Break with Mrs B: Maya Linnell

2022 Reviews · Interview

#Blog Tour – A Tea Break with Mrs B: Polly Phillips

It is a pleasure to welcome Polly Phillips 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 The Reunion we sat down for a chat. Thanks Polly! Can you give us an overview of your writing career to date? The Reunion is my second book.… Continue reading #Blog Tour – A Tea Break with Mrs B: Polly Phillips

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: 12 Weeks of June by Rania Battany

Title: 12 Weeks of June Author: Rania Battany Published: April 1st 2022 Publisher: Independent Pages: 310 Genres:  Fiction, Romance, Historical, Contemporary Rating: 4 stars One cafe. Two couples. Many secrets. 2018: All Chloe wanted was an eternal love – like that of her grandparents’. What she got was a broken heart and a rude reminder of single life in the digital age. After… Continue reading New Release Book Review: 12 Weeks of June by Rania Battany

new release · young adult

New Release Book Review: Family of Liars by E. Lockhart

Title: Family of Liars Author:  E. Lockhart Published: May 4th 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Young Adult RRP: $24.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The page-turning must-read thriller prequel to We Were Liars – #1 New York Times bestseller and TikTok sensation – takes readers back to the story of another summer, another generation, and the secrets that will haunt them for… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Family of Liars by E. Lockhart