#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · Book Broadcast · fantasy · fiction · history · juvenile · new release

Book Broadcast: His Name Was Walter by Emily Rodda

Book Broadcast is a post I have created to help ease the load of the books I have for review. It is a great way to spread the word, providing recognition to an author or publisher for sending me a book to review. As my reviewing and blogging duties have stepped up a notch in… Continue reading Book Broadcast: His Name Was Walter by Emily Rodda

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · fiction · new release · young adult

New Release Book Review: Hive by A.J. Betts

Title: Hive Author: A.J. Betts Published: June 26th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Genres: Fiction, Young Adult RRP: $16.99 Pages: 272 Rating: 3.5 stars All I can tell you is what I remember, in the words that I have. Hayley tends to her bees and follows the rules in the only world she has ever known. Until she witnesses the impossible: a drip from… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Hive by A.J. Betts

2018 Reviews · crime · fantasy · fiction · Guest Review · local writer · Mrs R Review · mystery · paranormal · romance · supernatural · thriller

Guest Book Review: Justice by Georgia Tingley

Title: Justice (Angel Calling) Author: Georgia Tingley Published: March 1st 2018 Publisher: Georgeous Publishing Pages: 314 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Paranormal, Supernatural RRP: $27.50 Rating: 3 stars Independence Day, 4th July, 1976 – Thirteen-year-old Christine Conroy mysteriously vanishes from her back yard in a small country town in North Western USA. Folks think Christine has run away to Hollywood as she… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Justice by Georgia Tingley

2018 Reviews · fiction · United States · women's fiction

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

Welcome to a weekly post, Throwback Thursday. This weekly book review post is a way to share some old favourites, books that were published over a year ago and most importantly those books that have been languishing on the to be read pile for far too long! Synopsis: North Carolina, 1960. Newlywed Jane Forrester, fresh… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

2018 Reviews · a-z author challenge 2018 · crime · fiction · mystery · suspense · thriller · United States

Book Review: The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

Title: The Roanoke Girls Author:  Amy Engel Published: March 14th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Beautiful. Rich. Mysterious. The Roanoke girls seem to have it all. But there’s a dark truth about them which is never spoken. Every girl either runs away, or dies. Lane is one of the lucky ones.… Continue reading Book Review: The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

2018 Reviews · fiction · Guest Review · historical fiction

Guest Book Review: The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor

Title: Cottingley Secret Author: Hazel Gaynor Published: October 4th 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 480 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars The New York Times bestselling author turns the clock back to a time when two young girls convinced the world that fairies really did exist… Cottingley, Yorkshire, 1917: When two young cousins, Frances Griffiths and Elsie Wright, announce they… Continue reading Guest Book Review: The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · fiction · romance · rural fiction · small town

New Release Book Review: The Cowgirl by Anthea Hodgson

Title: The Cowgirl Author: Anthea Hodgson Published: February 26th 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Rural RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars ‘When you look up at that sky, tell me you don’t know the world is bigger than this farm.’ Teddy Broderick is committed to her busy life in the country – seeding, harvest, shearing, and the daily milking of… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Cowgirl by Anthea Hodgson

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · fiction · new release · small town

New Release Book Review: The Lucky Galah by Tracy Sorensen

Title: The Lucky Galah Author: Tracy Sorensen Published: February 27th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A magnificent novel about fate, Australia and what it means to be human… it just happens to be narrated by a galah called Lucky. It’s 1969 and a remote coastal town in Western Australia is poised to play a pivotal part… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lucky Galah by Tracy Sorensen

2018 Reviews · a-z author challenge 2018 · Australian · fiction · literary · Uncategorized

Book Review: Sign by Colin Dray

Title: Sign Author: Colin Dray Published: January 24th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Literary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Sometimes even the best intentions can lead you down a very dangerous road. A captivating novel full of strength, quiet courage and the struggle to overcome silence. Sam is a young boy recovering from an operation that has left him unable… Continue reading Book Review: Sign by Colin Dray

2018 Reviews · a-z author challenge 2018 · culture · fiction · historical fiction · literary · mystery

Book Review: Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

Title: Alias Grace Author:  Margaret Atwood Published: September 1st 2007 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 560 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Historical, Mystery RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars Sometimes I whisper it over to myself: Murderess. Murderess. It rustles, like a taffeta skirt along the floor.’ Grace Marks. Female fiend? Femme fatale? Or weak and unwilling victim? Around the true story of one of the most… Continue reading Book Review: Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood