#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · dual time frame · historical fiction

Book Review: The Woman in the Green Dress by Tea Cooper

Title: The Woman in the Green Dress Author: Tea Cooper Published: December 17th 2018 Publisher: HQ Fiction  – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars For readers who loved Remarkable Creatures, The Naturalist’s Daughter and The Birdman’s Wife comes The Woman in the Green Dress… 1853 Mogo Creek, NSW Della Atterton, bereft at the loss of her parents, is holed up in the place she loves best:… Continue reading Book Review: The Woman in the Green Dress by Tea Cooper

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

New Release Book Review: Losing the Plot by Elizabeth Coleman

Title: Losing the Plot Author: Elizabeth Coleman Published: April 15th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Funny, charming and captivating, with a plot within a plot, and a girl who is looking for love in all the wrong places. ‘I loved it! It’s got a kind of Bridget Jones feel and such a page turner. Great… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Losing the Plot by Elizabeth Coleman

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

New Release Book Review: Gone by Midnight by Candice Fox

Title: Gone by Midnight Author: Candice Fox Published: January 22nd 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Crimson Lake is where bad people come to disappear – and where eight-year-old boys vanish into thin air . . . On the fifth floor of the White Caps Hotel, four young friends are left alone while their… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Gone by Midnight by Candice Fox

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · biography · non-fiction · true stories

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 8: ‘Themes of Justice’ – Blood on the Rosary by Sue Smethurst and Margaret Harrod

Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains a total of 30… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 8: ‘Themes of Justice’ – Blood on the Rosary by Sue Smethurst and Margaret Harrod

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

New Release Book Review: The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean

Title: The Van Apfel Girls are Gone Author: Felicity McLean Published: March 18th 2019 Publisher: 4th Estate AU Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Part mystery, part coming of age story, The Van Apfel Girls are Gone is set in a distant suburb on the encroaching bushland, over the long hot summer of 1992. It’s the summer of the school’s Showstopper concert.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · historical fiction

New Release Book Review: Heart of the Grass Tree by Molly Murn

Title: Heart of the Grass Tree Author: Molly Murn Published: February 5th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Pearl remembers Nell’s feet stretched towards the campfires on the beach, her fourth toe curled in and nestled against the middle toe like a small prawn. They all have a curled fourth toe – Diana, Lucy,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Heart of the Grass Tree by Molly Murn

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · literary

Book Review: The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

Title: The Orchardist’s Daughter Author: Karen Viggers Published: February 1st 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Literary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A story of freedom, forgiveness and finding the strength to break free. International bestselling writer Karen Viggers returns to remote Tasmania, the setting of her most popular novel The Lightkeeper’s Wife. Sixteen-year-old Mikaela has grown up isolated and… Continue reading Book Review: The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers