#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Bottlebrush Creek by Maya Linnell

Title: Bottlebrush Creek Author: Maya Linnell Published: June 2nd 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A pitch-perfect rural romance of changing relationships and family ties from the bestselling author of Wildflower Ridge. Between managing a bustling beauty salon, hectic volunteer commitments and the lion’s share of parenting two-year-old Claudia, Angie McIntyre barely… Continue reading New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Bottlebrush Creek by Maya Linnell

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Goldminer’s Sister by Alison Stuart

Title: The Goldminer’s Sister Author: Alison Stuart Published: July 8th 2020 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Gold is a fever. Will it lead her to love … or death? A suspenseful romance set on the turbulent goldfields of 1870s Australia, for readers of The Postmistress and The Woman in the Green Dress.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Goldminer’s Sister by Alison Stuart

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Confessions of a Forty Something by Alexandra Potter

Title: Confessions of a Forty Something Author: Alexandra Potter Published: April 28th 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 512 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Nell Stevens’ life is a mess. When her business goes bust and her relationship with it, Nell’s happy ever after in California falls apart and she moves back to London to start over. But a… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Confessions of a Forty Something by Alexandra Potter

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction · true crime

New Release Book Review: The Stockman’s Secret by Mandy Magro

Title: The Stockman’s Secret Author: Mandy Magro Published: May 18th 2020 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars From a leading rural romance author comes an inspiring novel about having the courage to forgive past mistakes, set in the heart of the Australian countryside. Secrets can unite, and they can divide. Will he… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Stockman’s Secret by Mandy Magro

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · children · new release · Picture book

Children’s Book Review: Alexandra Rose and her Icy-Cold Toes by Monique Mulligan

Title: Alexandra Rose and her Icy-Cold Toes Author: Monique Mulligan Illustrator: Kat Fox Published: June 11th 2020 Publisher: Serenity Press Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (3+) RRP: $26.99 Alexandra Rose has ice-cold toes and she knows the best way to warm them up. But will her family like her foot-warming, wake-up-fast idea as much as she does? Fergus the Farting Dragon and My Silly Mum author… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Alexandra Rose and her Icy-Cold Toes by Monique Mulligan

2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner

Title: The Jane Austen Society Author: Natalie Jenner Published: May 26th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB meets THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY ‘Hope can sometimes be just enough.’ It’s only a few months since the war ended but the little village of Chawton is about… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner

2020 International Male Author Challenge · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Come Again by Robert Webb

Title: Come Again Author: Robert Webb Published: April 23rd 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars The debut novel – a time-travelling story of love and adventure – from the number one bestselling author of How Not To Be a Boy and star of Peep Show. You can’t fall in love for the first time twice.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Come Again by Robert Webb

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Little White Lies by Philippa East

Title: Little White Lies Author: Philippa East Published: February 1st 2020 Publisher: HQ Fiction – GB Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars She only looked away for a second… Anne White only looked away for a second, but that’s all it took to lose sight of her young daughter. But seven years later,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Little White Lies by Philippa East

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Just an Ordinary Family by Fiona Lowe

Title: Just an Ordinary Family Author: Fiona Lowe Published: February 24th 2020 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 528 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Liane Moriarty meets Jodi Picoult in this tensely negotiated story of family ties, betrayal and sacrifice. Every family has its secrets… Alice Hunter is smarting from the raw deal life has thrown… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Just an Ordinary Family by Fiona Lowe

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Spill by Imbi Neeme

Title: The Spill Author: Imbi Neeme Published: June 2nd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Winner of the 2019 Penguin Literary Prize In 1982, a car overturns on a remote West Australian road. Nobody is hurt, but the impact is felt for decades. Nicole and Samantha Cooper both remember the summer day… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Spill by Imbi Neeme