#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Family Inheritance by Tricia Stringer

Title: The Family Inheritance Author: Tricia Stringer Published: October 7th 2020 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 480 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars A toxic will plays havoc in the lives of three generations of women when they discover they have been living a lie. A keenly observed story of the danger of secrets, the legacy of betrayal and the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Family Inheritance by Tricia Stringer

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · biography · history · new release · non-fiction · true stories

New Release Book Review: Searching for Charlotte by Kate Forsyth & Belinda Murrell

Title: Searching for Charlotte Author: Kate Forsyth & Belinda Murrell Published: November 1st 2020 Publisher: NLA Publishing Pages: 304 Genres:  Non Fiction, History, Biography, True Stories RRP: $34.99 Rating: 4 stars For almost 140 years, the author of Australia’s first book for children was a mystery. Known only by the descriptor ‘a Lady Long Resident in New South Wales’, she was the subject… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Searching for Charlotte by Kate Forsyth & Belinda Murrell

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home by Joanna Nell

Title: The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home Author: Joanna Nell Published: October 27th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The joyous, charming and utterly irresistible new novel from the author of mega-bestseller The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village At nearly ninety, retired nature writer Hattie Bloom prefers the company of birds to people, but when a fall lands… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home by Joanna Nell

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra

Title: The Mystery Woman Author: Belinda Alexandra Published: September 2nd 2020 Publisher: HarperCollins Books Australia Pages: 432 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars In a small town, everyone is watching … Secrets, scandal and betrayal in 1950s small town Australia: the stunning new novel from bestseller Belinda Alexandra She had thought Shipwreck Bay was simply a remote town where people were bored… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra

#aww2020 · 2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Misconception by Rebecca Freeborn

Today I am marking off my thirty seventh #37th checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: An emotionally charged novel about love, loss, and what it means to be a mother. Ali and Tom are the perfect couple. They both have successful careers and are still madly in love after ten years. But… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Misconception by Rebecca Freeborn

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Road to Ironbark by Kaye Dobbie

Title: The Road to Ironbark Author: Kaye Dobbie Published: August 5th 2020 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A daring hold-up. Passion. Revenge. A mystery that will echo through the centuries. A compelling romantic adventure, perfect for readers who love Darry Fraser. 1874,The Victorian Goldfields In the town of Ironbark, Aurora Scott faces ruin as… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Road to Ironbark by Kaye Dobbie

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#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Those Other Women by Nicola Moriarty

In a desperate bid to reduce the books that are collecting dust on my TBR shelves, I have decided to collaborate with another avid reader and fellow book reviewer, Nicole from Certified Book Addicts. The #20BACKLISTIN2020 challenge is a self paced challenge hosted by Jaylamm.Reads, Reading and Sunshine, and Cassidys.Bookshelf. The overall goal of this challenge is to read… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Those Other Women by Nicola Moriarty

#aww2020 · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural ficition

New Release Book Review: Home Sweet Home by Mandy Magro

Title: Home Sweet Home Author: Mandy Magro Published: October 28th 2020 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Set in the heart of the Australian countryside comes a gorgeous romance about the power of fate from bestselling author Mandy Magro. What happens when fate gets a little helping hand? Sienna Lewis knows firsthand about being… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Home Sweet Home by Mandy Magro

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Cartographer’s Secret by Tea Cooper

Title: The Cartographer’s Secret Author: Tea Cooper Published: October 28th 2020 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A young woman’s quest to heal a family rift entangles her in one of Australia’s greatest historical puzzles when an intricately illustrated map offers a clue to the fate of a long-lost girl. A mesmerising historical mystery… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Cartographer’s Secret by Tea Cooper

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: The Shearer’s Wife by Fleur McDonald

Title: The Shearer’s Wife Author: Fleur McDonald Published: November 3rd 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A riveting new novel of rural suspense from the bestselling Voice of the Outback.1980: Rose and Ian Kelly arrive in the small South Australian town of Barker for supplies, before driving a further couple of hundred kilometres to begin… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Shearer’s Wife by Fleur McDonald