2018 Reviews · Australian · crime · historical fiction · mystery

Book Broadcast: Man at the Window by Robert Jeffreys

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: Man at the Window by Robert Jeffreys

2018 Reviews · a-z author challenge 2018 · Australian · contemporary fiction

Book Review: Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

Title: Bridge of Clay Author: Markus Zusak Published: October 9th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 592 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Let me tell you about our brother. The fourth Dunbar boy named Clay. Everything happened to him. We were all of us changed through him. The Dunbar boys bring each other up in a house run by their own rules.… Continue reading Book Review: Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · biography · history · memoir · non-fiction

Book Review: Kathleen O’Connor of Paris by Amanda Curtain

Title: Kathleen O’Connor of Paris Author: Amanda Curtain Published: 29th October 2018 Publisher: Fremantle Press Pages: 320 Genres:  Non Fiction, Biography, Memoir RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars What does it mean to live a life in pursuit of art? In 1906, Kathleen O’Connor left conservative Perth, where her famous father’s life had ended in tragedy. She had her sights set on a career… Continue reading Book Review: Kathleen O’Connor of Paris by Amanda Curtain

2018 Reviews · a-z author challenge 2018 · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · suspense · thriller

Book Review: Yesterday by Felicia Yap

Title: Yesterday Author: Felicia Yap Published: August 29th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Today, the police are at your door. They say that the body of your husband’s mistress has been found in the River Cam. They think your husband killed her two days ago. You can’t recall what he did… Continue reading Book Review: Yesterday by Felicia Yap

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural fiction · short stories

Book Review: Our Country Christmas by Darry Fraser, Penelope Janu, Fiona Lowe, Eva Scott and Jacquie Underdown

Title: Our Country Christmas Author: Darry Fraser, Penelope Janu, Fiona Lowe, Eva Scott and Jacquie Underdown Published: September 24th 2018 Publisher: Harlequin  – Mira AU Pages: 640 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australia, Romance, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A feel-good collection of Australian Christmas stories that will warm your heart with the magic of the holiday season. The Drover Comes Home for Christmas by… Continue reading Book Review: Our Country Christmas by Darry Fraser, Penelope Janu, Fiona Lowe, Eva Scott and Jacquie Underdown

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · biography · memoir · non-fiction · Throwback Thursday · true crime · Uncategorized

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Behind Closed Doors by Katherine X and Sue Smethurst

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! Four children by her father. Thirty years of… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Behind Closed Doors by Katherine X and Sue Smethurst

2018 Reviews · crime · mystery · new release · short stories

Christmas Book Review: A Very Murderous Christmas edited by Cecily Gayford

Title: A Very Murderous Christmas Author: Various, edited by Cecily Gayford Published: November 28th 2018 Publisher: Profile  Books – Allen & Unwin Pages: 240 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3 stars We wish you a very murderous Christmas… The Christmas season is one of comfort and joy, sparkling lights and steam rising from cups of mulled wine at frosty carol services. A… Continue reading Christmas Book Review: A Very Murderous Christmas edited by Cecily Gayford