#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release

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

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: Home Fires by Fiona Lowe

Title: Home Fires Author: Fiona Lowe Published: February 18th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia (HQ Fiction) Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars When a lethal bushfire tore through Myrtle, nestled in Victoria’s breathtaking Otway Ranges, the town’s buildings – and the lives of its residents – were left as smouldering ash. For three women in particular, the fire fractured… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Home Fires by Fiona Lowe

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · fiction · Ireland · new release · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: Beneath The Veil by Bernadette O’Connor

Title: Beneath The Veil Author: Bernadette O’Connor Published: February 28th 2019 Publisher: Karen McDermott Pages: 378 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Nobody knows what lies Beneath the Veil. Clara grows up haunted by the dark secrets of her past: a deadly betrayal, unspoken and unspeakable. Clara is too scared to speak her truth, knowing she will be condemned and punished… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beneath The Veil by Bernadette O’Connor

#aww2019 · Australian · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Stone Country by Nicole Alexander

Title: Stone Country Author: Nicole Alexander Published: March 5th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars From nineteenth-century Adelaide and the red dirt of mid-north South Australia, to the cattle stations and buffalo plains of the far north Ross Grant’s journey is one of desire, adventure and determination, to the heart of stone country and beyond.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Stone Country by Nicole Alexander

2019 Reviews · Better Reading Preview · historical fiction · new release

Better Reading Preview: The Woman from Saint Germain by J.R. Lonie

Title: The Woman from Saint Germain Author: J.R. Lonie Published: March 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars SUITE FRANCAISE MEETS THE FUGITIVE AS TWO STRANGERS GO ON THE RUN TO OUTWIT THE NAZIS IN 1941 She is a celebrated writer stranded in Paris after her French lover is killed fighting the German invasion. He is an… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: The Woman from Saint Germain by J.R. Lonie

2019 Reviews · Better Reading Preview · contemporary fiction · new release

Better Reading Preview: The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow by Matt Howard

Title: The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow Author: Matt Howard Published: March 1st 2019 Publisher: Transit Lounge Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Cast adrift by loss, Monica Sparrow is marooned in her semi in Neasden, the so-called ‘loneliest village in London’, her home stuffed with nothing she needs. Is it time for her to finally get her… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow by Matt Howard

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · rural fiction · suspense

New Release Book Review: Lawson’s Bend by Nicole Hurley-Moore

Title: Lawson’s Bend Author: Nicole Hurley-Moore Published: February 4th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 328 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Rural, Mystery, Crime, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars For a long time Lawson’s Bend had held little for Henny. Almost ten years ago she’d got out and vowed never to come back. But sometimes things change . . . In the hot summer… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Lawson’s Bend by Nicole Hurley-Moore