#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · rural fiction · saga · small town · women's fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Birthright by Fiona Lowe

Title: Birthright Author: Fiona Lowe Published: February 19th 2018 Publisher: HQ Fiction Pages: 512 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australia, Rural, Saga RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Australian author Fiona Lowe returns with a juicy family saga, set against the backdrop of Victoria’s high country, about unforgettable characters tangled together by a wealthy inheritance, secrets and betrayal. Is an inheritance a privilege or a right?… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Birthright by Fiona Lowe

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Throwback Thursday Book Review: April’s Rainbow by Cathryn Hein

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! Synopsis: From the spectacular beauty of Victoria’s lush… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: April’s Rainbow by Cathryn Hein

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Book Review: The Three of Us by Kim Lock

Title: The Three of Us Author: Kim Lock Published: January 30th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars A life lived in the shadows. A love that should never have been hidden. In the small town of Gawler, South Australia, the tang of cut grass and eucalyptus mingles on the warm air. The neat houses perched under… Continue reading Book Review: The Three of Us by Kim Lock

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New Release Book Review: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Title: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart Author: Holly Ringland Published: March 19th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars The most enchanting debut novel of 2018, this is an irresistible, deeply moving and romantic story of a young girl, daughter of an abusive father, who has to learn the hard way that… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

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#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book written by an Australian woman’ – Stars Across the Ocean by Kimberley Freeman

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite blogger, Theresa Smith Writes. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries.… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book written by an Australian woman’ – Stars Across the Ocean by Kimberley Freeman

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New Release Book Review: Mine by Susi Fox

Title: Mine Author: Susi Fox Published: April 2nd 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Psychological, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars You wake up alone after an emergency caesarean, desperate to see your child. And when you are shown the small infant in the nursery, a terrible thought takes root: this baby is not your baby. No one believes you.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Mine by Susi Fox

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New Release Book Review: Mothers’ Day by Fiona McArthur

Title: Mothers’ Day Author: Fiona McArthur Published: April 2nd 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Romance, Rural RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Burra District Hospital’s maternity unit is under threat and will close for births unless a new obstetrician can be found. Midwife Noni Frost needs a miracle. A single mum, Noni lives with her young son, Harley, and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Mothers’ Day by Fiona McArthur