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

New Release Book Review: The Life She Deserves by Maggie Christensen

Title: The Life She Deserves (Granite Springs #1) Author:  Maggie Christensen Published: October 9th 2019 Publisher: Cala Publishing Pages: 278 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Two old friends. A new relationship. What could possibly go wrong? Growing up in the small Australian country town of Granite Springs, Jo and Col have been lifelong friends. Following Jo’s divorce and the death of… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Life She Deserves by Maggie Christensen

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Strangers We Know by Pip Drysdale

Title: The Strangers We Know Author: Pip Drysdale Published: December 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Imagine seeing your loving husband on a dating app. Now imagine that’s the best thing that happens to you all week … When Charlie sees a man who is the spitting image… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Strangers We Know by Pip Drysdale

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · biography · book bingo · memoir

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 25: ‘Prize Winning Book’- Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales

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 25: ‘Prize Winning Book’- Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Last Voyage of Mrs Henry Parker by Joanna Nell

Title: The Last Voyage of Mrs Henry Parker Author: Joanna Nell Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Joanna Nell’s follow-up to the bestselling THE SINGLE LADIES OF JACARANDA RETIREMENT VILLAGE is a poignant ode to love and the memories that make a well-lived life As the wife of retired ship’s… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Last Voyage of Mrs Henry Parker by Joanna Nell

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · chick lit · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: A Plan Unravelled by Lia Spencer

Title: A Plan Unravelled Author: Lia Spencer Published: July 1st 2019 Publisher: Elephant House Press Pages: 312 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $24.99 Rating:  3.5 stars Ruby was only a child when she wrote out an ambitious plan: Move to New York Get an Acting Gig Make money She achieved it all by the age of 18. Fast forward fifteen years… Continue reading Book Review: A Plan Unravelled by Lia Spencer

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · historical fiction

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 24 BONUS ROUND: ‘Book by an author with same initials as you’- Stillwater Creek by Alison Booth

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 24 BONUS ROUND: ‘Book by an author with same initials as you’- Stillwater Creek by Alison Booth

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · romance · suspense

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 24: ‘Book set in the Australian Outback’- The Roadhouse by Kerry McGinnis

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 24: ‘Book set in the Australian Outback’- The Roadhouse by Kerry McGinnis

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · children · new release · Picture book

Children’s Book Review: Top Koala by Jackie French and Illustrated by Matt Shanks

Title: Top Koala Author: Jackie French Illustrator: Matt Shanks Published: November 18th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (3+) RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars This Koala just has to be on top! I am top of every tree! Top is always best to be. And this koala is determined to be at the very top of EVERYTHING. From a mast in the… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Top Koala by Jackie French and Illustrated by Matt Shanks

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · children · Junior Fiction · new release

Children’s Book Review: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne by Katrina Nannestad

Title: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne Author: Katrina Nannestad Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 352 Genres:  Children (8+) RRP: $16.99 Rating: 4 stars Freja and her mother, Clementine, are reunited at last. Tobias and Vivi are in love. And Lucerne, their new home, is a paradise of snowy alps, sapphire lakes, white swans and delicious Swiss… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne by Katrina Nannestad

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Feminist · Literature · new release

New Release Book Review: Beauty by Bri Lee

Title: Beauty Author: Bri Lee Published: November 5th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 160 Genres: Literature & Feminist Theory RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars A powerful meditation on beauty and body image from the author of Eggshell Skull. You were either fit and trim or you weren’t working hard enough. Your body was how you conveyed wealth and status to your peers, it… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beauty by Bri Lee