#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Godmothers by Monica McInerney

Title: The Godmothers Author: Monica McInerney Published: September 29th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The heartwarming new novel by Australia’s #1 bestselling author. The highly anticipated new family drama from one of Australia’s most beloved authors. Eliza Miller grew up in Australia as the only daughter of a troubled young mother, but with… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Godmothers by Monica McInerney

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New Release Book Review: The Cake Maker’s Wish by Josephine Moon

Title: The Cake Maker’s Wish Author: Josephine Moon Published: June 2nd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars When single mum Olivia uproots her young son Darcy from their life in Tasmania for a new start in the English Cotswolds, she isn’t exactly expecting a bed of roses – but nor is she prepared for… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Cake Maker’s Wish by Josephine Moon

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · women's fiction

#Book Bingo 2020 Round 10: ‘Set in a place you dream of visiting’- Lovestruck by Bronwyn Sell

Book Bingo 2020 is a collaboration challenge I am completing for the third year with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. On the second Saturday of each month, beginning on Saturday 11th January 2020, Theresa, Ashleigh and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2020 card… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2020 Round 10: ‘Set in a place you dream of visiting’- Lovestruck by Bronwyn Sell

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Museum of Forgotten Memories by Anstey Harris

Title: The Museum of Forgotten Memories Author: Anstey Harris Published: June 1st 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars From the bestselling author of The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton Hatters Museum of the Wide Wide World, a dilapidated, once-whimsical museum, offers unexpected solace to a grieving widow, and exposes secrets that will alter the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Museum of Forgotten Memories by Anstey Harris

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · psychological · thriller

New Release Book Review: Stranger in the Lake by Kimberly Belle

Title: Stranger in the Lake Author: Kimberly Belle Published: September 2nd 2020 Publisher: HQ Fiction – US Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Thriller, Psychological RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars When Charlotte married the wealthy widower Paul, it caused a ripple of gossip in their small lakeside town. They have a charmed life together, despite the cruel whispers about her humble past and his first… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Stranger in the Lake by Kimberly Belle

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#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Between Sisters by Kristin Hannah

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: Between Sisters by Kristin Hannah

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New Release Book Review: I Give My Marriage a Year by Holly Wainwright

Title: I Give My Marriage a Year Author: Holly Wainwright Published: August 25th 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 432 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Lou and Josh have been together for 14 years. They share two kids, a mortgage, careers and plenty of history. Now, after a particularly fraught Christmas, Lou is ready to ask herself: is this marriage worth hanging… Continue reading New Release Book Review: I Give My Marriage a Year by Holly Wainwright

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Betty by Tiffany McDaniel

Title: Betty Author: Tiffany McDaniel Published: August 25th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars ‘A girl comes of age against the knife.’ So begins the story of Betty Carpenter. Born in a bathtub in 1954 to a Cherokee father and white mother, Betty is the sixth of eight siblings. The world they inhabit is one of… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Betty by Tiffany McDaniel

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · psychological · thriller

New Release Book Review: Hermit by S.R. White

Title: Hermit Author: S.R. White Published: August 25th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Riveting, atmospheric and unforgettably original, HERMIT is perfect for fans of acclaimed crime authors like Jane Harper, Chris Hammer, Tana French and Susie Steiner. HE DISAPPEARED FOR 15 YEARS…SHE HAS 12 HOURS TO FIND OUT WHY. Compulsive, atmospheric and stunningly accomplished, HERMIT introduces a thrilling… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Hermit by S.R. White

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Her Last Words by Kim Kelly

Title: Her Last Words Author: Kim Kelly Published: July 7th 2020 Publisher: Jazz Monkey Publications Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery Rating: 4.5 stars A murder. A missing manuscript. An undying love. Thisbe Chisholm wants to be a writer. It’s 2007, a time of digital revolution and skyrocketing property prices, but she’s an old-fashioned girl. She doesn’t even own a mobile phone.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Her Last Words by Kim Kelly