#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · conservation · historical fiction · Uncategorized

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Fortune’s Son by Jennifer Scoullar

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! Can one man’s revenge become his redemption? Young… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Fortune’s Son by Jennifer Scoullar

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · literary

Book Review: The Killing of Louisa by Janet Lee

Title: The Killing of Louisa Author: Janet Lee Published: 3rd September 2018 Publisher: UQP Pages: 272 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, Literary RRP: $29.95 Rating: 4 stars To lose one husband may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like murder. In New South Wales in 1888, Louisa Collins was sentenced to hang after being tried multiple times for the alleged murders of her two… Continue reading Book Review: The Killing of Louisa by Janet Lee

2018 Reviews · a-z author challenge 2018 · Britain · historical fiction · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday Book Review: The Last Hours by Minette Walters

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! For most, the Black Death is the end.… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: The Last Hours by Minette Walters

2018 Reviews · historical fiction

Book Review: The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford

Title: The Good Doctor of Warsaw Author: Elisabeth Gifford Published: February 23rd 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin (Atlantic/Corvus) Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Set in the ghettos of wartime Warsaw, this is a sweeping, poignant and heartbreaking tale, based on the true story of one of World War II’s quiet heroes – Dr Janusz Korczak. ‘You do not leave… Continue reading Book Review: The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · conservation · environment · historical fiction · new release

Book Review: The Lost Valley by Jennifer Scoullar

Title: The Lost Valley Author: Jennifer Scoullar Published: August 27th 2018 Publisher: Pilyara Press Pages: 332 Genres: Fiction, Australian, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A Tasmanian East Of Eden A sweeping saga of ambition, betrayal and dangerous love. Tasmania, 1929: Ten-year-old-twins, Tom and Harry Abbott, are orphaned by a tragedy that shocks Hobart society. They find sanctuary with their reclusive grandmother, growing up… Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Valley by Jennifer Scoullar

2018 Reviews · Book club · historical fiction · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday Book Review: The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

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! In the year 70 CE, nine hundred Jews… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

2018 Reviews · Book Broadcast · historical fiction · supernatural

Book Broadcast: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox

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: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox