#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · contemporary fiction · new release · novella · romance

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 2: ‘Novella no more than 150 pages’ – A Brahminy Sunrise by Maggie Christensen

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 2: ‘Novella no more than 150 pages’ – A Brahminy Sunrise by Maggie Christensen

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Art · Australian · crime · mystery

Book Review: The Portrait of Molly Dean by Katherine Kovacic

Title: The Portrait of Molly Dean Author: Katherine Kovacic Published: March 1st 2018 Publisher: Bonnier Echo – Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Art RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars An unsolved murder comes to light after almost seventy years… In 1999, art dealer Alex Clayton stumbles across a lost portrait of Molly Dean, an artist’s muse brutally slain in Melbourne… Continue reading Book Review: The Portrait of Molly Dean by Katherine Kovacic

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

New Release Book Review: Home To Turtle Bay by Marion Lennox

Title: Home To Turtle Bay Author: Marion Lennox Published: November 19th 2018 Publisher: Harlequin  – Mira AU Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A warm and witty multi-generational romantic comedy, set in a coastal Australian farming community, from international bestselling romance author Marion Lennox. Dr Jennifer Kelly has reached the pinnacle of her career as a successful Manhattan… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Home To Turtle Bay by Marion Lennox

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · biography · memoir · non-fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: A Diamond in the Dust by Frauke Bolten-Boshammer with Sue Smethurst

Title: A Diamond in the Dust Author: Frauke Bolten-Boshammer Published: November 1st 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 400 Genres:  Non Fiction, Biography, Memoir RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The powerful true story of how one woman turned outback dust into a diamond empire Within minutes of landing in Kununurra, Frauke Bolten had made up her mind to get on a plane… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: A Diamond in the Dust by Frauke Bolten-Boshammer with Sue Smethurst

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · historical fiction · mystery · new release · United States

New Release Book Review: Half Moon Lake by Kirsten Alexander

Title: Half Moon Lake Author: Kirsten Alexander Published: January 2nd 2019 Publisher: Bantam – Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars ‘They said he was their boy. And so he was . . .’ In 1913, on a summer’s day at Half Moon Lake, Louisiana, four-year-old Sonny Davenport walks into the woods and never returns. The… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Half Moon Lake by Kirsten Alexander

#aww2019 · challenges

Australian Women Writers Challenge Sign Up Post 2019

In 2019, I will continue to support the work of Australian Women Writers Writers Challenge, now in its eighth year, through my volunteer role as the resident round up editor for the romance genre. On a personal participant level, I aim to read and submit 100 books for the challenge. Here is a snapshot of some… Continue reading Australian Women Writers Challenge Sign Up Post 2019

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · book bingo · children · contemporary fiction

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 1: ‘A book with a red cover’ – Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee

So how does it work? 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… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 1: ‘A book with a red cover’ – Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee