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Book Review: The Woman in the Green Dress by Tea Cooper

Title: The Woman in the Green Dress Author: Tea Cooper Published: December 17th 2018 Publisher: HQ Fiction  – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars For readers who loved Remarkable Creatures, The Naturalist’s Daughter and The Birdman’s Wife comes The Woman in the Green Dress… 1853 Mogo Creek, NSW Della Atterton, bereft at the loss of her parents, is holed up in the place she loves best:… Continue reading Book Review: The Woman in the Green Dress by Tea Cooper

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New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: The True Story of Maddie Bright by Mary-Rose MacColl

Title: The True Story of Maddie Bright Author: Mary-Rose MacColl Published: April 1st 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 504 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars The bestselling author of In Falling Snow returns with a spellbinding tale of friendship, love and loyalty ‘A thoughtful, multi-layered tale that probes the stories we tell ourselves about family and friendship, power and control. MacColl’s writing deftly… Continue reading New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: The True Story of Maddie Bright by Mary-Rose MacColl

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New Release Book Review: Heart of the Grass Tree by Molly Murn

Title: Heart of the Grass Tree Author: Molly Murn Published: February 5th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Pearl remembers Nell’s feet stretched towards the campfires on the beach, her fourth toe curled in and nestled against the middle toe like a small prawn. They all have a curled fourth toe – Diana, Lucy,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Heart of the Grass Tree by Molly Murn

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New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: The Spanish Promise by Karen Swan

Title: The Spanish Promise Author: Karen Swan Published: March 26th 2019 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary/Historical, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Charlotte, a wealth counsellor who knows from personal experience the complications that a sudden inheritance can bring, helps her clients navigate the emotional side effects of sudden wealth syndrome. When she is asked by Mateo Mendoza, heir to a… Continue reading New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: The Spanish Promise by Karen Swan

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Blog Tour Review: The French Photographer by Natasha Lester

Title: The French Photographer Author: Natasha Lester Published: March 26th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Inspired by the incredible true story of Lee Miller, Vogue model turned one of the first female war photojournalists, the new novel by the bestselling author of The Paris Seamstress Manhattan, Paris, 1942: When Jessica May’s successful modelling career is abruptly cut short,… Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The French Photographer by Natasha Lester

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Beauty & Lace Book Review: All the Tears in China by Sulari Gentill

Title: All the Tears in China Author: Sulari Gentill Published: January 21st 2019 Publisher: Pantera Press Pages: 378 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Historical, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Shanghai in 1935 is a twentieth-century Babylon, an expatriate playground where fortunes are made and lost, where East and West collide, and the stakes include life itself. Into this, Rowland Sinclair arrives from Sydney to… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: All the Tears in China by Sulari Gentill

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New Release Book Review: The Things We Cannot Say

Title: The Things We Cannot Say Author: Kelly Rimmer Published: February 26th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Historical/Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars A searing page-turner of family secrets and the legacy of war by the Top 10 bestselling Australian author of BEFORE I LET YOU GO 2019 Life changed beyond recognition for Alice when her son, Eddie, was born with autism spectrum… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Things We Cannot Say