2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · small town

Book Review: Blueberry by Glenna Thomson

Title: Blueberry Author: Glenna Thomson Published: January 3rd 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Greer O’Reilly needs to start over. Her professional success belies private sadness and domestic overload. She’s torn between her career and motherhood. Her partner of twelve years has left her. And up ahead is her new home… Continue reading Book Review: Blueberry by Glenna Thomson

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · psychological · thriller

Book Review: Baby Doll by Hollie Overton

Title: Baby Doll Author: Hollie Overton Published: February 27th 2017 Publisher: Arrow Pages: Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Crime RRP: $19.99 Rating: 5 stars Held captive for eight years, Lily has grown from a teenager to an adult in a small basement prison. Her daughter Sky has been a captive her whole life. But one day their captor leaves the deadbolt… Continue reading Book Review: Baby Doll by Hollie Overton

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction

Book Review: The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty

Title: The Hypnotist’s Love Story Author: Liane Moriarty Published: October 1st 2011 Publisher: Pan MacMillan Australia Pages: 480 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $14.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Ellen O’Farrell is a professional hypnotherapist who works out of the eccentric beachfront home she inherited from her grandparents. It’s a nice life, except for her tumultuous relationship history. She’s stoic about… Continue reading Book Review: The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty

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

Book Review: Country Roads by Nicole Hurley-Moore

Title: Country Roads Author: Nicole Hurley-Moore Published: January 25 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 312 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Rural Fiction, Australian, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The compelling story of a grief-stricken man reeling from tragedy and a hard-working female farmer dealing with betrayal who may just find love and healing with each other. Rebecca Duprey is working day… Continue reading Book Review: Country Roads by Nicole Hurley-Moore

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · suspense · thriller

Book Review: Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Title: Behind Her Eyes Author: Sarah Pinborough Published: February 1st 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Australia Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction,  Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Why is everyone talking about the ending of Sarah Pinborough’s Behind Her Eyes? Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a… Continue reading Book Review: Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

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

Book Review: The Missing Pieces of Us by Fleur McDonald

Title: The Missing Pieces of Us Author: Fleur McDonald Published: March 29 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 324 Genres:  Fiction,  Contemporary, RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Sometimes you have to resolve the past before you can face the future. The moving and heart-warming new novel from Fleur McDonald. Lauren Ramsey was adopted at birth. Now a teacher, her mantra… Continue reading Book Review: The Missing Pieces of Us by Fleur McDonald

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks

Title: Two by Two Author: Nicholas Sparks Published: October 4 2016 Publisher: Sphere Pages:  416 Genres:  Fiction,  Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with an emotionally powerful story of unconditional love, its challenges, its risks and most of all, its rewards. At 32, Russell Green has it all: a… Continue reading Book Review: Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks