#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: The Healer by Allison Butler

Title: The Healer Author: Allison Butler Published: August 5th 2020 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars An Englishwoman, a Scottish laird … a love that will surpass all borders. A sumptuous romance in the spirit of Diana Gabaldon and Darry Fraser. 1402, the Anglo-Scottish border. Lynelle Fenwick has been an outcast all her life.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Healer by Allison Butler

2020 Reviews · Australian · Better Reading Preview · crime · historical fiction · mystery · new release

Better Reading Preview: Death Leaves the Station by Alexander Thorpe

Title: Death Leaves the Station Author: Alexander Thorpe Published: September 29th 2020 Publisher: Fremantle Press Pages: 192 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Crime, Mystery RRP: $27.99 Rating: 3.5 stars A nameless friar turns up at Halfwell Station at the same time that Ana, the adopted daughter of the station owners, discovers a body in the desert during her midnight walk. But when Ana returns to… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: Death Leaves the Station by Alexander Thorpe

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · psychological · thriller

New Release Book Review: Hermit by S.R. White

Title: Hermit Author: S.R. White Published: August 25th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Riveting, atmospheric and unforgettably original, HERMIT is perfect for fans of acclaimed crime authors like Jane Harper, Chris Hammer, Tana French and Susie Steiner. HE DISAPPEARED FOR 15 YEARS…SHE HAS 12 HOURS TO FIND OUT WHY. Compulsive, atmospheric and stunningly accomplished, HERMIT introduces a thrilling… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Hermit by S.R. White

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Her Last Words by Kim Kelly

Title: Her Last Words Author: Kim Kelly Published: July 7th 2020 Publisher: Jazz Monkey Publications Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery Rating: 4.5 stars A murder. A missing manuscript. An undying love. Thisbe Chisholm wants to be a writer. It’s 2007, a time of digital revolution and skyrocketing property prices, but she’s an old-fashioned girl. She doesn’t even own a mobile phone.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Her Last Words by Kim Kelly

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: The McCalister Legacy by Nicole Hurley-Moore

Title: The McCalister Legacy Author: Nicole Hurley-Moore Published: August 4th 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 328 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Someone is hiding a secret-one that could change Berry’s life, and alter her tragic past.As a child, Berry McCalister’s family was torn apart by shocking violence. Eleven?years on, she returns to the small town of Harlington, determined… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The McCalister Legacy by Nicole Hurley-Moore

2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Royal by Danielle Steel

Title: Royal Author: Danielle Steel Published: August 25th 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 288 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars In this spellbinding tale from Danielle Steel, a princess is sent away to safety during World War II, where she falls in love, and is lost forever. As the war rages on in the summer of 1943, causing massive destruction and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Royal by Danielle Steel

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · challenges · historical fiction

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict

Today I am marking off my thirty third #33rd checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: A biopic telling the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist whose ground-breaking invention revolutionised modern communication. The New York Times and USA Today BestsellerHedy Lamarr possessed a stunning beauty. She also possessed a stunning mind. Could the world… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Playing Nice by JP Delaney

Title: Playing Nice Author: JP Delaney Published: July 28th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Pete Riley answers the door one morning to a parent’s worst nightmare. On his doorstep is Miles Lambert, who breaks the devastating news that Pete’s two-year-old, Theo, isn’t Pete’s real son – their babies got mixed up at… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Playing Nice by JP Delaney

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · new release · Poetry

Poetry Collection Review: Punch and Judy by Kelly Van Nelson

Title: Punch and Judy: A Poetry Collection Author: Kelly Van Nelson Published: August 1st 2020 Publisher: Making Magic Happen Press Pages: 186 Genres: Poetry RRP: $22.95 Rating: 4 stars Punch and Judy explores the tangled intensity of a toxic relationship. Kelly Van Nelson, brings her trademark gritty style to this modern poetry collection. She takes readers on the rollercoaster journey from attraction and desire of… Continue reading Poetry Collection Review: Punch and Judy by Kelly Van Nelson

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: The Farm at Peppertree Crossing by Leonie Kelsall

Title: The Farm at Peppertree Crossing Author: Leonie Kelsall Published: July 2nd 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Accustomed to looking after herself, can Roni now embrace a different life gifted to her from an unknown aunt and a community ready to help? Or will the strings attached be her downfall?’Everything you want in… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Farm at Peppertree Crossing by Leonie Kelsall