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

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Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell

Title: The Peacock Summer Author: Hannah Richell Published: June 26th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Two summers, decades apart. Two women whose lives are forever entwined. And a house that holds the secrets that could free them both. At twenty-six, Lillian feels ancient and exhausted. Her marriage to Charles Oberon has not turned out the… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell

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Beauty & Lace Book Review: April in Paris 1921 by Tessa Lunney

Title: April in Paris 1921 Author: Tessa Lunney Published: May 2st 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Meet the glamorous, witty and charming Kiki Button: socialite, private detective and spy. We all have secrets – it’s just that Kiki has more than most … For fans of Phryne Fisher and Julian Fellowes… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: April in Paris 1921 by Tessa Lunney

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

Beauty & Lace Book Review: In the Valley of Blue Gums by J.H. Fletcher

Title: In the Valley of Blue Gums Author: J.H. Fletcher Published: May 2st 2018 Publisher: Harlequin – Mira Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Journalist Thea Anderson’s adventurous life has been one of endless danger. Even her childhood, where she and her mother were forced to flee Malaya in the fish–stinking hold of a junk in the dying… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: In the Valley of Blue Gums by J.H. Fletcher