2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: There Was Still Love by Favel Parrett

Title: There Was Still Love Author: Favel Parrett Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 224 Genres: Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars The profoundly moving new novel from the critically acclaimed and Miles Franklin shortlisted author of PAST THE SHALLOWS and WHEN THE NIGHT COMES. A tender and masterfully told story of memory, family and love. Prague, 1938: Eva flies down the street… Continue reading New Release Book Review: There Was Still Love by Favel Parrett

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · book bingo · fiction · literary

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 22: ‘Literary’- Shell by Kristina Olsson

Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains a total of 30… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 22: ‘Literary’- Shell by Kristina Olsson

#aww2019 · biography · book bingo · fiction · historical fiction

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 21 BONUS ROUND: ‘Fictional biography about a woman from history’ – The Birdman’s Wife by Melissa Ashley

Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains a total of 30… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 21 BONUS ROUND: ‘Fictional biography about a woman from history’ – The Birdman’s Wife by Melissa Ashley

2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · fiction · mystery · new release · small town

New Release Book Review: The Nancys by R.W.R. McDonald

Title: The Nancys Author: R.W.R. McDonald Published: June 3rd 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Tippy Chan is eleven and lives in a small town in a very quiet part of the world – the place her Uncle Pike escaped from the first chance he got as a teenager. Now Pike is back with his new… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Nancys by R.W.R. McDonald

2019 Aussie male author challenge · 2019 Reviews · fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson

Title: Daughter of Bad Times Author: Rohan Wilson Published: May 6th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars ‘What better pitch than helping the refugees of the world? Who doesn’t want to help refugees, right? The five Australian facilities are immigration detention centres, sure, but they’re also manufacturing plants. That means two revenue streams for one facility.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · fiction · Ireland · new release · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: Beneath The Veil by Bernadette O’Connor

Title: Beneath The Veil Author: Bernadette O’Connor Published: February 28th 2019 Publisher: Karen McDermott Pages: 378 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Nobody knows what lies Beneath the Veil. Clara grows up haunted by the dark secrets of her past: a deadly betrayal, unspoken and unspeakable. Clara is too scared to speak her truth, knowing she will be condemned and punished… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beneath The Veil by Bernadette O’Connor

2018 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · crime · fiction · mystery

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

Title: The Psychology of Time Travel Author: Kate Mascarenhas Published: August 1st 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars A time travel murder mystery from a brilliantly original new voice. Perfect for readers of Naomi Alderman’s The Power and Emily St John Mandel’s Station Eleven . 1967. Four female scientists invent a… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas