#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · rural fiction · saga · small town · women's fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Birthright by Fiona Lowe

Title: Birthright Author: Fiona Lowe Published: February 19th 2018 Publisher: HQ Fiction Pages: 512 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australia, Rural, Saga RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Australian author Fiona Lowe returns with a juicy family saga, set against the backdrop of Victoria’s high country, about unforgettable characters tangled together by a wealthy inheritance, secrets and betrayal. Is an inheritance a privilege or a right?… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Birthright by Fiona Lowe

2018 Reviews · Canada · contemporary fiction · mystery · new release · psychological · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Honey Farm by Harriet Alida Lye

Title: The Honey Farm Author: Harriet Alida Lye Published: April 16th 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Psychological, Mystery, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The bees are restless. After a long drought, Cynthia’s isolated honey farm has suffered in the heat. Soil dries into sand; honeycomb stiffens into wax. But she has a plan: offer the farm as an… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Honey Farm by Harriet Alida Lye

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Adventure · book bingo · France · historical fiction

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book set more than 100 years ago’ – Into the World by Stephanie Parkyn

#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 set more than 100 years ago’ – Into the World by Stephanie Parkyn

Q & A

Q & A with Kim Lock, Author of The Three of Us

It is my pleasure to welcome Kim Lock to Mrs B’s Book Reviews for a Q & A session. I recently discovered Kim’s writing after reading her third novel, The Three of Us. I loved this novel so much that Kim is now one of favourite Australian novelists. My Q & A with Kim follows… Continue reading Q & A with Kim Lock, Author of The Three of Us

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · a-z author challenge 2018 · Australian · contemporary fiction · novella · romance · rural fiction

Throwback Thursday Book Review: April’s Rainbow by Cathryn Hein

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! Synopsis: From the spectacular beauty of Victoria’s lush… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: April’s Rainbow by Cathryn Hein

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction

Book Review: The Three of Us by Kim Lock

Title: The Three of Us Author: Kim Lock Published: January 30th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars A life lived in the shadows. A love that should never have been hidden. In the small town of Gawler, South Australia, the tang of cut grass and eucalyptus mingles on the warm air. The neat houses perched under… Continue reading Book Review: The Three of Us by Kim Lock

2018 Reviews · Britain · historical fiction · new release · World War II

New Release Book Review: Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce

Title: Dear Mrs Bird Author: AJ Pearce Published: April 10th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Historical, World War II RRP: $24.99 Rating: 3.5 stars London, 1940. Emmeline Lake and her best friend Bunty are trying to stay cheerful despite the Luftwaffe making life thoroughly annoying for everyone. Emmy dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent and when she spots a job advertisement… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce