#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · Preview

Pre Release Book Review: Table for Eight by Tricia Stringer

A cruise – no matter how magical – can’t change your life. Can it…? Clever, charming dressmaker Ketty Clift is embarking on her final cruise from Sydney before she must make serious changes in her life. Supported by the ship’s all–powerful maitre d’ Carlos, she has a mission: transform the lives of those who join… Continue reading Pre Release Book Review: Table for Eight by Tricia Stringer

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · Book Broadcast · fantasy · fiction · history · juvenile · new release

Book Broadcast: His Name Was Walter by Emily Rodda

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: His Name Was Walter by Emily Rodda

2018 Reviews · children · Picture book

Children’s Book Review: You Can’t Let an Elephant Drive a Digger by Patricia Cleveland-Peck and Illustrated by David Tazzyman

Title: You Can’t Let an Elephant Drive a Digger Author:  Patricia Cleveland-Peck Illustrator: David Tazzyman Published: August 1st 2018 Publisher: Bloomsbury Australia Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (0-5) RRP: $14.99 Rating: 4 stars Elephants driving diggers? Gorillas on scooters? A shark in the bath? A kangaroo … on the loo? Join in with the fun as an array of improbable creatures tries to be helpful… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: You Can’t Let an Elephant Drive a Digger by Patricia Cleveland-Peck and Illustrated by David Tazzyman

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · rural fiction · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Under Southern Skies by Anne McCullagh Rennie

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! Cate Perry’s future is bright. She’s learning about… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Under Southern Skies by Anne McCullagh Rennie

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · Book Broadcast · memoir · Uncategorized

Book Broadcast: The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein

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 Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release · World War II

New Release Book Review: Whitsunday Dawn by Annie Seaton

Title: Whitsunday Dawn Author: Annie Seaton Published: July 27th 2018 Publisher: Harlequin –  Mira Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars When Olivia Sheridan arrives in the Whitsundays as spokesperson for big mining company Sheridan Corp, it should be a straightforward presentation to the town about their proposed project. But when a handsome local fisherman shows her what ecological impact the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Whitsunday Dawn by Annie Seaton

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · France · romance · rural fiction

Book Review: The Paris Wedding by Charlotte Nash

Title: The Paris Wedding Author: Charlotte Nash Published: June 27th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Ten years ago, Rachael West chose not to move to Sydney with high-school sweetheart Matthew. Instead she stayed on the family wheat farm, caring for her seriously ill mother and letting go of her dreams. Now, Matthew is marrying someone else.… Continue reading Book Review: The Paris Wedding by Charlotte Nash