2019 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · United States

New Release Book Review: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Title: The Giver of Stars Author: Jojo Moyes Published: October 1st 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 480 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Inspired by a remarkable true story, the unforgettable journey of five extraordinary women living in extraordinary and perilous times. Alice Wright has travelled halfway across the world to escape her stifling life in England. Handsome American businessman… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

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New Release Book Review: The Orange Grove by Kate Murdoch

Title: The Orange Grove Author: Kate Murdoch Published: October 11th 2019 Publisher: Regal House Publishing Pages: 253 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $16.95 Rating: 4.5 stars When status is survival, every choice has its consequence. Blois, 1705. The chateau of Duc Hugo d’Amboise simmers with rivalry and intrigue. Henriette d’Augustin, one of five mistresses of the duc, lives at the chateau with her daughter. When… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Orange Grove by Kate Murdoch

2019 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

Title: Tidelands Author: Philippa Gregory Published: August 20th 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different . . . Midsummer’s Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

2019 Reviews · Britain · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

Title: The Lost Ones Author: Anita Frank Published: October 21st 2019 Publisher: HQ Fiction – GB Pages: 434 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars England, 1917 Reeling from the death of her fiancé, Stella Marcham welcomes the opportunity to stay with her pregnant sister, Madeleine, at her imposing country mansion, Greyswick – but she arrives to discover a house of unease… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

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#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

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#Book Bingo 2019 Round 21: ‘Themes of Culture’- Paris Savages by Katherine Johnson

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: ‘Themes of Culture’- Paris Savages by Katherine Johnson

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · new release · World War II

New Release Book Review: Khaki Town by Judy Nunn

Title: Khaki Town Author: Judy Nunn Published: October 1st 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Judy Nunn’s new bestseller is a breathtaking historical novel set in Queensland during World War II. Khaki Town, Judy Nunn’s exciting new novel, is inspired by a true wartime story that has remained a well-kept secret for over seventy years.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Khaki Town by Judy Nunn