#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · life lit · new release

New Release Book Review: Return to Roseglen by Helene Young

Title: Return to Roseglen Author: Helene Young Published: July 2nd 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars At times like these families should be coming together, not tearing each other apart. On her remote North Queensland cattle station, Ivy Dunmore is facing the end of her days. Increasingly frail, all she holds dear is threatened not… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Return to Roseglen by Helene Young

2018 Reviews · Britain · contemporary fiction · life lit · new release

New Release Book Review: Ghosted by Rosie Walsh

Title: Ghosted Author: Rosie Walsh Published: June 12th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars If you’ve ever found yourself waiting for a call that didn’t come, Ghosted by Rosie Walsh is the book for you. Imagine you meet a man, spend seven glorious days together, and fall in love. And it’s mutual: you’ve never been so certain of anything.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Ghosted by Rosie Walsh

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · life lit · new release

New Release Book Review: The Art of Friendship by Lisa Ireland

Title: The Art of Friendship Author: Lisa Ireland Published: April 24th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars We all expect our friendships from childhood to last forever… Libby and Kit have been best friends ever since the day 11-year-old Kit bounded up to Libby’s bedroom window. They’ve seen each other through first kisses, bad break-ups… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Art of Friendship by Lisa Ireland

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · contemporary fiction · life lit · women's fiction

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book with a number in the title’ – The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite blogger, Theresa Smith Writes. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries.… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book with a number in the title’ – The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · life lit · new release

Release Day Book Review: The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth

Title: The Family Next Door Author: Sally Hepworth Published: February 27th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Do you ever really know your neighbours? The safest suburbs often hold the deepest secrets. Such is the case for Essie, a mother of two. In a moment of maternal despair she once made a terrible mistake, one she… Continue reading Release Day Book Review: The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · Greece · Guest Review · Ireland · life lit · Mrs R Review · romance · women's fiction

Double Feature Book Review: Leaving Ocean Road by Esther Campion

Title: Leaving Ocean Road Author:  Esther Campion Published: July 25th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Twenty years ago, Ellen left her beloved Ireland to make a new life in Australia. Now struggling to cope with the death of her much loved husband, Nick, Ellen finds her world turned upside down when an… Continue reading Double Feature Book Review: Leaving Ocean Road by Esther Campion

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · life lit · women's fiction

Book Review: Secrets Between Friends by Fiona Palmer

Title: Secrets Between Friends Author:  Fiona Palmer Published: September 12th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Women’s Fiction/Life Lit RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Friendship is a million little moments, but can it survive this one? Three friends embark on a luxury cruise to celebrate their ten-year reunion in this heartfelt story of how long-held secrets can catch up with even… Continue reading Book Review: Secrets Between Friends by Fiona Palmer