2020 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · chick lit · contemporary fiction · romance

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters

Title: Would Like to Meet Author: Rachel Winters Published: November 26th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, RRP: $32.99 Rating:  3 stars A laugh-out-loud comedy with a strong cinematic hook. Can you fall in love like they do in the movies? Long-suffering assistant Evie Summers will lose her job unless she can convince her film agency’s… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters

#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

2019 Reviews · chick lit · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Title: Christmas Shopaholic Author: Sophie Kinsella Published: October 15th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars Number One bestseller Sophie Kinsella’s first ever Christmas novel! Celebrate Christmas with the ultimate Shopaholic! The brilliant laugh-out-loud festive novel from the Number One bestselling author. Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) adores Christmas. It’s always the same – Mum… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

2019 Reviews · Britain · chick lit · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: What Happens Now? by Sophia Money-Coutts

Title: What Happens Now? Author: Sophia Money-Coutts Published: August 8th 2019 Publisher: HQ Fiction – GB Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars After eight years together, Lil Bailey thought she’d already found ‘the one’ – that is, until he dumped her for a blonde twenty-something colleague. So she does what any self-respecting singleton would do: swipes right, puts… Continue reading New Release Book Review: What Happens Now? by Sophia Money-Coutts

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

Book Review: Laura the Explorer by Sarah Begg

Title: Laura the Explorer Author: Sarah Begg Published: January 17th 2019 Publisher: Sarah Begg Pages: 310 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary,  Chick Lit, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars At twenty-seven, Laura Baker finds herself single for the first time in her adult life, her now-gay ex-husband the only man she’s ever slept with. Moving into an apartment on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Laura’s two new… Continue reading Book Review: Laura the Explorer by Sarah Begg

2018 Reviews · Britain · chick lit · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver

Title: One Day in December Author: Josie Silver Published: October 29th 2018 Publisher: Viking – Penguin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn’t exist. After all, life isn’t a scene from the movies, is it? But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, she sees… Continue reading New Release Book Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver

2018 Reviews · Britain · chick lit · contemporary fiction · Guest Review · Mrs R Review · romance

Guest Book Review: Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe Nights by Carole Matthews

Title: Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe Nights Author: Carole Matthews Published: October 9th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Seasonal, Romance RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3 stars Fay and Danny are madly in love and it’s all Fay’s ever dreamed of. But she left everything – including the delightful cake shop she used to run – to be with Danny on his cosy canal… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe Nights by Carole Matthews

2018 Reviews · chick lit · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Life on the Leash: A Novel by Victoria Schade

Title: Life on the Leash Author: Victoria Schade Published: December 1st 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction,  Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Must Love Dogs meets My Not So Perfect Life in this hilarious romantic comedy about a dog trainer who’s a master at managing her four-legged friends . . . but not so much her love life. Cora Bellamy is a woman… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Life on the Leash: A Novel by Victoria Schade

2018 Reviews · chick lit · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Make or Break by Catherine Bennetto

Title: Make or Break Author: Catherine Bennetto Published: July 12th 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 496 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit RRP: $19.99 Rating: 5 stars Jess, a 29-year-old Londoner with a Kate Beckett fringe and a tendency for dramatics, gets taken on a surprise trip by her long-term boyfriend, Pete, to attend her best friend’s last-minute wedding in South Africa. Jess imagines… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Make or Break by Catherine Bennetto

2017 Reviews · chick lit · contemporary fiction · Guest Review · women's fiction

Guest Book Review: Faking Friends by Jane Fallon

Title: Faking Friends Author: Jane Fallon Published: January 2nd 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 488 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Women’s Fiction RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars Keep your friends close . . . and your best friend even closer. Amy thought she knew everything there was to know about her best friend Melissa. Then again, Amy also thought she was on the verge… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Faking Friends by Jane Fallon