2018 Reviews · action · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Fallen by David Baldacci

Title: The Fallen Author: David Baldacci Published: April 24th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 464 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Amos Decker, David Baldacci’s unique special agent with the gift of a remarkable memory, returns in The Fallen. BOOK 4 IN THE AMOS DECKER SERIES Small towns which have seen better times are not unusual. But the mysterious events in Baronville,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Fallen by David Baldacci

2018 Reviews · action · contemporary fiction · crime · new release · United States

Release Day Book Review: The Stakes by Ben Sanders

Title: The Stakes Author: Ben Sanders Published: January 24th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Action, Crime RRP: $29.99 Rip-offs are a dangerous game, but NYPD robbery detective Miles Keller thinks he’s found a good strategy: rip off rich New York criminals and then retire early, before word’s out about his true identity. New town, new name, no worries. Retirement… Continue reading Release Day Book Review: The Stakes by Ben Sanders

2017 Reviews · action · Adventure · Africa · Australian · fiction · historical fiction

Book Review: Congo Dawn by Katherine Scholes

Title: Congo Dawn Author:  Katherine Scholes Published: April 3rd 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 608 Genres: Fiction RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 You can’t go back and change the past. All you have left is the future. Melbourne secretary Anna Emerson’s life is turned upside down when a stranger hands her a plane ticket to the Congo. The newly independent country is in… Continue reading Book Review: Congo Dawn by Katherine Scholes

2017 Reviews · action · Adventure · children · fantasy · fiction · Guest Review · young adult

Guest Book Review: Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Wonder Woman: Warbringer Author:  Leigh Bardugo Published: August 28th 2017 Publisher: Puffin/Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Children, Young Adult, Action, Adventure RRP: $18.99 Rating: 5 The highly anticipated coming-of-age story for the world’s greatest super hero: WONDER WOMAN by the # 1 New York Times bestselling author LEIGH BARDUGO. She will become a legend but first she is Diana, Princess… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

2017 Reviews · action · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Rough Diamond by Kathryn Ledson

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! Today’s Throwback Thursday book review is my own… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Rough Diamond by Kathryn Ledson

2017 Reviews · action · Adventure · Australian · biography · non-fiction · true crime · war

Book Review: At Hell’s Gate by Mark Abernethy

Title: At Hell’s Gate Author:  Mark Abernethy Published: November 14th 2017 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Non Fiction, Biography, True Crime, War and Combat RRP: $29.99 “I deal with heavy, dangerous people. People who can bring a society undone.” The Contractor returns. Mike is a big unit. He builds houses and drives a ute. But he isn’t your typical tradie.… Continue reading Book Review: At Hell’s Gate by Mark Abernethy

2017 Reviews · action · Adventure · crime · fiction · Guest Review · Mrs R Review · mystery · Spain · thriller

Guest Book Review: Origin by Dan Brown

Title: Origin Author:  Dan Brown Published: October 3rd 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 544 Genres: Fiction, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $39.99 Rating: 5 Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Origin by Dan Brown