2019 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · new release

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Not Bad People by Brandy Scott

Title: Not Bad People Author: Brandy Scott Published: January 29th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins – AU Pages: 464 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars Three friends, thirty years of shared secrets, one impulsive gesture .. and a terrible accident. When friendship goes bad, someone has to pay. For fans of Liane Moriarty and Robyn Harding. It’s New Year’s Eve. Three… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Not Bad People by Brandy Scott

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · biography · memoir · non-fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: A Diamond in the Dust by Frauke Bolten-Boshammer with Sue Smethurst

Title: A Diamond in the Dust Author: Frauke Bolten-Boshammer Published: November 1st 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 400 Genres:  Non Fiction, Biography, Memoir RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The powerful true story of how one woman turned outback dust into a diamond empire Within minutes of landing in Kununurra, Frauke Bolten had made up her mind to get on a plane… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: A Diamond in the Dust by Frauke Bolten-Boshammer with Sue Smethurst

2018 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · psychological · thriller

Beauty & Lace Book Review: I Invited Her In by Adele Parks

Title: I Invited Her In Author: Adele Parks Published: September 24th 2018 Publisher: Harlequin  – HQ Fiction Pages: 478 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Domestic, Psychological, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars ‘I invited her in… and she took everything.’  When Mel hears from a long-lost friend in need of help, she doesn’t hesitate to invite her to stay. Mel and Abi were best… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: I Invited Her In by Adele Parks

2018 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · crime · fiction · mystery

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

Title: The Psychology of Time Travel Author: Kate Mascarenhas Published: August 1st 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars A time travel murder mystery from a brilliantly original new voice. Perfect for readers of Naomi Alderman’s The Power and Emily St John Mandel’s Station Eleven . 1967. Four female scientists invent a… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

2018 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: August Falling by Les Zig

Title: August Falling Author: Les Zig Published: September 1st 2018 Publisher: Pantera Press Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The past. Sometimes we can’t escape it. After a bad break-up, August is trying to piece his life back together. It’s not perfect – his flat is small, he works in a call centre, he can’t finish the book he’s… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: August Falling by Les Zig

2018 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · crime · fantasy · mystery · romance · United States

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Providence by Caroline Kepnes

Title: Providence Author: Caroline Kepnes Published: July 1st 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Crime, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars In 2008, 13-year-old Jon Bronson disappears on his morning walk to school. After even his parents give him up for dead, only his best friend, Chloe, remains certain that he would come back. Four years later, Jon returns with no… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Providence by Caroline Kepnes

Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · Guest Review

Guest Book Review: When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger

Title: When Life Gives You Lululemons  Author: Lauren Weisberger Published: June 5th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Don’t get mad. Get Emily. Emily Charlton does not do the suburbs. A successful stylist and image consultant to Hollywood stars, she cut her teeth as assistant to legendary fashion editor Miranda Priestly in New York. But… Continue reading Guest Book Review: When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger