2017 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · literary

New Release Book Review: Bridget Crack by Rachel Leary

Title: Bridget Crack Author:  Rachel Leary Published: August 1st 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, Literary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Van Diemen’s Land, 1826. When Bridget Crack arrives in the colony, she is just grateful to be on dry land. But finding the life of an indentured domestic servant intolerable, she pushes back and is punished for her… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Bridget Crack by Rachel Leary

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · literary

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Ache by Eliza Henry-Jones

Title: Ache Author:  Eliza Henry-Jones Published: June 1st 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 256 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Literary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars A year ago, a devastating bushfire ripped Annie’s world apart – killing her grandmother, traumatising her young daughter and leaving her mother’s home in the mountains half destroyed. Annie fled back to the city, but the… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Ache by Eliza Henry-Jones

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · literary

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Watch Over Me by Claire Corbett

Title: Watch Over Me Author:  Claire Corbett Published: May 1st 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 480 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Literary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars It is the present day. The foggy northern city of Port Angelsund, gateway to the last great fossil fuel reserves beneath the Arctic Ocean, is under occupation by the soldiers of Garrison. Sylvie is a… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Watch Over Me by Claire Corbett

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · literary

Book Review: Storm and Grace by Kathryn Heyman

Title: Storm and Grace Author: Kathryn Heyman Published: February 1st 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 360 Genres: Fiction, Literary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Their love knows no limits – but the further you go, the more dangers there are. Love becomes obsession and lust becomes control. A riveting thriller in the tradition of Girl on the Train and Before I… Continue reading Book Review: Storm and Grace by Kathryn Heyman