2017 Reviews · chick lit · contemporary fiction · Mrs R Review · romance · women's fiction

Guest Book Review: Christmas at the Little Wedding Shop by Jane Linfoot

Title: Christmas at the Little Wedding Shop Author:  Jane Linfoot Published: October 24th 2016 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $22.99 Rating: 4 stars ‘Just like the perfect wedding cake…beautifully crafted and wrapped in romance’ Heidi Swain, bestselling author of The Cherry Tree Café The snow is falling around Brides by the Sea,… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Christmas at the Little Wedding Shop by Jane Linfoot

2017 Reviews · dual time frame · historical fiction · Scotland · World War II

Release Day Book Review: The Good Sister by Maggie Christensen

Title: The Good Sister Author:  Maggie Christensen Published: November 23rd 2017 Publisher: Cala Publishing Pages: 264 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP:  Rating: 4.5 stars Two Isobels. A lifetime of regret. A love that spans the years In 1938, as the world hurtled towards war, twenty-year-old Isobel MacDonald fell madly in love. But fate and her own actions conspired to deny her the… Continue reading Release Day Book Review: The Good Sister by Maggie Christensen

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · psychological · suspense · thriller

Book Review: A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena

Title: A Stranger in the House Author:  Shari Lapena Published: July 31st 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Psychological, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars He looks at her, concerned. “How do you feel?” She wants to say, Terrified. Instead, she says, with a faint smile, “Glad to be home.” Karen and Tom Krupp are happy—they’ve got a… Continue reading Book Review: A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena

2017 Reviews · France · memoir · non-fiction

Book Review: Farewell my French Love by Nadine Williams

Title: Farewell My French Love Author:  Nadine Williams Published: April 24th 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 288 Genres:  Non Fiction, Memoir RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Journalist Nadine Williams is heart-broken following the untimely death of her French-born husband, Olivier. Long-time friend Jane, alarmed at Nadine’s despair, suggests a return to Europe to restore her joie de vivre: ending in Paris where… Continue reading Book Review: Farewell my French Love by Nadine Williams

2017 Reviews · Book club · contemporary fiction · Ireland · women's fiction

Book Club Review: Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill

Title: Keep You Safe Author:  Melissa Hill Published: August 21st 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars For single mum Kate O’Hara, there was no decision to make. Her daughter Rosie is one of a small percentage of Irish children with a disorder that prevents her from being vaccinated against measles. All… Continue reading Book Club Review: Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill

2017 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · crime · new adult · small town · suspense · thriller

Beauty and Lace Book Review: Little Secrets by Anna Snoekstra

Title: Little Secrets Author:  Anna Snoekstra Published: October 23rd 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Crime, Mystery, Suspense,Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars What happens when ambition trumps the truth? A town reeling in the wake of tragedy An arsonist is on the loose in Colmstock, Australia, most recently burning down the town’s courthouse and killing a… Continue reading Beauty and Lace Book Review: Little Secrets by Anna Snoekstra

2017 Reviews · chick lit · contemporary fiction · Guest Review · Mrs R Review · women's fiction

Guest Book Review: The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green

Title: The Sunshine Sisters Author:  Jane Green Published: June 27th 2017 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Ronni Sunshine left London for Hollywood to become a beautiful, charismatic star of the silver screen. But at home, she was a narcissistic, disinterested mother who alienated her three daughters.  As soon as possible, tomboy… Continue reading Guest Book Review: The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green