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

New Release Book Review: Starting From Now by Fleur McDonald

Title: Starting From Now Author: Fleur McDonald Published: November 5th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars When twenty-five-year-old journalist, Zara Ellison receives her mother’s ominous text message, Call me when you can, Zara knows it’s not good news. Two weeks later, Zara has left her much-loved city life to relocate to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Starting From Now by Fleur McDonald

#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