#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Britain · contemporary fiction · crime · dual time frame · gothic · historical fiction · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

Title: The Clockmaker’s Daughter Author: Kate Morton Published: September 12th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 592 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · historical fiction · literary · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Half Wild by Pip Smith

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! Sydney, 1938. After being hit by a car… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Half Wild by Pip Smith

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · domestic

Book Review: Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer

Title: Before I Let You Go Author: Kelly Rimmer Published: February 27th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars THE TOP TEN BESTSELLER. Your sister needs you. But her child needs you more… Fans of Jodi Picoult will love this moving page-turner from Australia’s Kelly Rimmer As children, sisters Lexie and Annie were incredibly close. Bonded by the… Continue reading Book Review: Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

Title: Nine Perfect Strangers Author: Liane Moriarty Published: September 18th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 512 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars From the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband’s Secret and Big Little Lies. The retreat at health and wellness resort Tranquillum House promises total transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage, and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Books On Tour · children · Just Write For Kids · Picture book

Just Write For Kids – Books On Tour – Blog Tour: The Forever Kid by Elizabeth Mary Cummings and Illustrated by Cheri Hughes

Title: The Forever Kid Author: Elizabeth Mary Cummings Illustrator: Cheri Hughes Published: 1st October 2018 Publisher: Big Sky Publishing Pages: 32 Genres:  Children –  4 to 8 years RRP: $14.99 Rating: 4 stars It’s Johnny’s birthday but he is no longer here. His family still gathers and lovingly celebrates him on his birthday. By continuing Johnny’s favourite party traditions, and sharing special memories, the family… Continue reading Just Write For Kids – Books On Tour – Blog Tour: The Forever Kid by Elizabeth Mary Cummings and Illustrated by Cheri Hughes

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Dressing the Dearloves by Kelly Doust

Title: Dressing the Dearloves Author: Kelly Doust Published: August 20th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars One crumbling grand manor house, a family in decline, five generations of women, and an attic full of beautiful clothes with secrets and lies hidden in their folds. Kelly Doust, author of Precious Things, spins another warm, glamorous… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Dressing the Dearloves by Kelly Doust

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · anthology · Australian · book bingo · contemporary fiction · romance · suspense

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A collection of short stories’ – Echo Springs by Leisl Leighton, Daniel De Lorne, TJ Hamilton & Shannon Curtis.

#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 collection of short stories’ – Echo Springs by Leisl Leighton, Daniel De Lorne, TJ Hamilton & Shannon Curtis.