2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · literary

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Watch Over Me by Claire Corbett

Title: Watch Over Me Author:  Claire Corbett Published: May 1st 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 480 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Literary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars It is the present day. The foggy northern city of Port Angelsund, gateway to the last great fossil fuel reserves beneath the Arctic Ocean, is under occupation by the soldiers of Garrison. Sylvie is a… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Watch Over Me by Claire Corbett

2017 Reviews · anthology · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: A Bouquet of Love by Serenity Press

Title: A Bouquet of Love Author:  Monique Mulligan , Teena Raffa-Mulligan, Glennys Marsdon, Bree Verity , P.L. Harris, Louisa West, Barbara Gurney, Ilona Krueger , Claire Boston & Carolyn Wren . Published: April 28th 2017 Publisher: Serenity Press Pages: 296 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Short Stories, Australian, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Ten couples not looking for love find something unexpected when… Continue reading Book Review: A Bouquet of Love by Serenity Press

2017 Reviews · Adventure · contemporary fiction

Book Review: Silkworm Secrets by Lea Davey

Title: Silkworm Secrets Author: Lea Davey Published: March 4th 2017 Publisher: Valeena Press Pages: 418 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP:  Rating: 5 stars A treehouse perched high in a giant mulberry tree provides a safe place for Bobby, and gives him solace from a disintegrating home life. His best friend Ruby considers it only as a place to play, to… Continue reading Book Review: Silkworm Secrets by Lea Davey

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · supernatural

Book Review: Where She Went by B.E. Jones

Title: Where She Went Author: B.E. Jones Published: February 28th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars TV journalist Melanie Black wakes up one morning next to a man she doesn’t recognise. It’s not the first time – but he ignores her even though she’s in his bed. Yet when his wife… Continue reading Book Review: Where She Went by B.E. Jones

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural ficition · small town

Book Review: The Drifter by Anthea Hodgson

Title: The Drifter Author: Anthea Hodgson Published: September 19th 2016 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Rural, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Cate Christie is a party girl, unable to commit to anything, until she is involved in a tragic accident that changes everything. To escape her guilt and her parents’ bitter disapproval, Cate leaves Perth for… Continue reading Book Review: The Drifter by Anthea Hodgson

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · psychological · thriller · war

Book Review: My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood

Title: My Sister’s Bones Author: Nuala Ellwood Published: January 30th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Psychological, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH TO GO BACK? Kate Rafter is a successful war reporter. She’s the strong one. The one who escaped Herne Bay and the memories it holds. Her sister Sally didn’t. Instead, she… Continue reading Book Review: My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · women's fiction

Book Review: Champagne for Breakfast by Maggie Christensen

Title: Champagne for Breakfast Author: Maggie Christensen Published: April 28th 2017 Publisher: Cala Publishing Pages: 256 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $12.99 Rating: 4 stars Rosa Taylor is celebrating her fiftieth birthday with champagne. By the river. On her own. After finishing her six-year long affair with her boss, Rosa is desperate to avoid him in the workplace and determined… Continue reading Book Review: Champagne for Breakfast by Maggie Christensen