2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · thriller

Book Review: Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

Title: Anatomy of a Scandal Author: Sarah Vaughan Published: October 1st 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller RRP: $16.99 Rating: 4 stars A high-profile marriage thrust into the spotlight. A wife, determined to keep her family safe, must face a prosecutor who believes justice has been a long time coming. A scandal that will rock Westminster. And the women… Continue reading Book Review: Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: The Summer of Everything by Michelle Montebello

Title: The Summer of Everything Author: Michelle Montebello Published: April 13th 2022 Publisher: Self Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Women’s RRP: $20.00 Rating: 4 stars For twenty years, Belle Hamilton has waited patiently for her partner Ben to propose. When he drops a spectacular bombshell on their relationship, everything she holds dear crumbles around her. With her life in tatters, she packs her… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Summer of Everything by Michelle Montebello

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Beautiful by Danielle Steel

Title: Beautiful Author: Danielle Steel Published: April 26th 2022 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Veronique Vincent is a star. At the tender age of twenty-two, she is one of the most sought-after models in fashion, gracing the covers of magazines and walking the runways of haute couture shows across the globe. Yet, despite being the consummate… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beautiful by Danielle Steel

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Mother by Jane Caro

Title: The Mother Author:  Jane Caro Published: March 1st 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars From the Walkley Award winning journalist, social commentator and author comes a gripping domestic thriller with a moral dilemma at its core. ‘A timely, tense and important story that takes you to the heart of a toxic relationship,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Mother by Jane Caro

2022 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · crime

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Those Who Perish by Emma Viskic

Title: Those Who Perish Author: Emma Viskic Published: March 1st 2022 Publisher: Bonnier Echo Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating:  4 stars An addictive new thriller from multi-award-winning author Emma Viskic. A REMOTE ISLANDAN ISOLATED COMMUNITYA KILLER PICKING THEM OFF ONE BY ONE … ‘You should be careful, Mr Zelic. Because the person who killed Peter Taylor will almost… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Those Who Perish by Emma Viskic

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · modern romance · new release

New Release Book Review: In A New York Minute by Kate Spencer

Title: In A New York Minute Author: Kate Spencer Published: March 29th 2022 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $26.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Their love story has gone viral. But it hasn’t even begun . . . Franny meets Hayes in the opposite of a meet-cute – when her dress gets caught in the subway doors on her way home and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: In A New York Minute by Kate Spencer

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Dinner with the Schnabels Library by Toni Jordan

Title: Dinner with the Schnabels Author: Toni Jordan Published: March 30th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 496 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars You can marry into them, but can you ever really be one of them? A novel about marriage, love and family. Things haven’t gone well for Simon Larsen lately. He adores his wife, Tansy, and his children, but… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Dinner with the Schnabels Library by Toni Jordan

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

Title: The Last House on the Street Author: Diane Chamberlain Published: January 25th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars 1965. A young white female student becomes involved in the fight for civil rights in North Carolina, falling in love with one of her fellow activists, a Black man, in a time and place where an interracial… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: Summer at Kangaroo Ridge by Nicole Hurley-Moore

Title: Summer at Kangaroo Ridge Author:  Nicole Hurley-Moore Published: March 1st 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Rural, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The Carrington family own the only pub in the small country town of Kangaroo Ridge. It’s been eight years since the five siblings became orphans and since twins Sebastian and Tamara stepped up to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Summer at Kangaroo Ridge by Nicole Hurley-Moore

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Remember Me by Charity Norman

Title: Remember Me Author:  Charity Norman Published: March 1st 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars They never found Leah Parata. Not a boot, not a backpack, not a turquoise beanie. After she left me that day, she vanished off the face of the earth. A close-knit community is ripped apart by disturbing… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Remember Me by Charity Norman