#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Lost Summers of Driftwood by Vanessa McCausland

Title: The Lost Summers of Driftwood Author: Vanessa McCausland Published: December 16th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Is it more dangerous to forget … or to remember? Phoebe’s life has fallen apart and there’s only one place left to go. Alone and adrift after a failed marriage proposal,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Summers of Driftwood by Vanessa McCausland

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: The Christmas Tree Thief by Phillipa Nefri Clark

Title: The Christmas Tree Thief Author: Phillipa Nefri Clark Published: December 3rd 2019 Publisher: Self Published Pages: 240 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Historical, Mystery RRP: $20.00 Rating: 4 stars Meet Charlotte Dean. She’s moved to the picturesque town of Kingfisher Falls to leave behind her troubled past as a psychiatrist. Charlotte has a great view of the town from the balcony above the bookshop.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Christmas Tree Thief by Phillipa Nefri Clark

2019 Aussie male author challenge · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · literary · thriller

Book Review: Snake Island by Ben Hobson

Title: Snake Island Author: Ben Hobson Published: August 5th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 344 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Vernon and Penelope Moore never want to see their son Caleb again. Not after he hit his wife and ended up in gaol. A lifetime of careful parental love wiped out in a moment. But when retired… Continue reading Book Review: Snake Island by Ben Hobson

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · blog tour · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Josephine’s Garden by Stephanie Parkyn

Title: Josephine’s Garden Author: Stephanie Parkyn Published: December 3rd 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 480 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars France, 1794. In the aftermath of the bloody end to the French Revolution, Rose de Beauharnais stumbles from prison on the day she is to be guillotined. Within a decade, she’ll transform into the scandalous socialite who… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Josephine’s Garden by Stephanie Parkyn

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Riverstone Ridge by Mandy Magro

Title: Riverstone Ridge Author: Mandy Magro Published: October 21st 2019 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars An authentic and heartfelt story about uncovering who you truly are and where you belong from bestselling Australian author Mandy Magro. After making a mistake that felt like the end of the world… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Riverstone Ridge by Mandy Magro

2019 Reviews · anthology · humour · new release

New Release Book Review: Last Christmas by Greg Wise and Emma Thompson

Title: Last Christmas Author: Greg Wise and Emma Thompson Published: October 29th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 288 Genres: Non Fiction, Humour, Anthology RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Bill Bailey, Emilia Clarke, Olivia Colman, Caitlin Moran, Meryl Streep, Emily Watson… Actors, charity workers, singers and refugees share their memories of Christmases past and their hopes for future ones. The… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Last Christmas by Greg Wise and Emma Thompson

2019 Reviews · Giveaway · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: The Clergyman’s Wife by Molly Greeley

Title: The Clergyman’s Wife Author: Molly Greeley Published: December 3rd 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars In this Pride and Prejudice-inspired novel, not everyone has the luxury of waiting for love. Charlotte Collins knows this well . . . Charlotte Collins, nee Lucas, is the respectable wife of Hunsford’s vicar, and sees to… Continue reading New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: The Clergyman’s Wife by Molly Greeley

2019 Reviews · Book club · contemporary fiction · crime · thriller

Book Review: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

Title: Lock Every Door Author: Riley Sager Published: July 16th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The next dark twisty thriller from the New York Times bestselling author Riley Sager THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER You’ve been offered a luxury apartment, rent free. The catch: you may not live long enough to enjoy… Continue reading Book Review: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Adventure · Africa · contemporary fiction · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: Cry of the Firebird by T.M. Clark

Title: Cry of the Firebird Author: T.M. Clark Published: November 18th 2019 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars In the badlands of Africa, a resourceful doctor fights to save her patients’ lives. Australian thriller writer T.M. Clark returns with a vivid, action-packed adventure in the tradition of Wilbur Smith.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Cry of the Firebird by T.M. Clark

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: Darkness For Light by Emma Viskic

Title: Darkness for Light Author: Emma Viskic Published: December 2nd 2019 Publisher: Echo Publishing Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars After a lifetime of bad decisions troubled PI Caleb Zelic is finally making good ones. He’s in therapy, reconnecting with the Deaf community, and reconciling with his beloved wife. But he can’t escape his past.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Darkness For Light by Emma Viskic