#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · thriller · young adult

New Release Book Review: Mercy Point by Anna Snoekstra

Title: Mercy Point Author: Anna Snoekstra Published: June 18th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Young Adult, Thriller RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3.5 stars In real life, they are enemies. Emma the know-it-all, Michael the bully, Fabian the coward, Tessie the weirdo and Sam the mystery. Online they are best friends, with one big thing in common: they are all… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Mercy Point by Anna Snoekstra

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · domestic · mystery · new release · psychological · thriller

New Release Book Review: My Mother’s Secret by Sanjida Kay

Title: My Mother’s Secret Author: Sanjida Kay Published: May 23rd 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Psychological, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Your mother has a secret. Do you really want to know what it is? Stella’s mum, Emma, has always been a little strange, but now she’s behaving really oddly. Stella is convinced her mother has… Continue reading New Release Book Review: My Mother’s Secret by Sanjida Kay

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · new release · psychological · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

Title: Baby Teeth Author: Zoje Stage Published: July 16th 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars On the outside it looks like Suzette has it all. A stunning ultra-modern home, designed by her handsome Swedish husband. A beautiful, but silent, seven-year-old daughter who is fiercely intelligent. But under the shiny veneer, the cracks are… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

#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 · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · Scotland

New Release Book Review: A Room at the Manor by Julie Shackman

Title: A Room at the Manor Author: Julie Shackman Published: July 1st 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars When her Maltese love affair turns sour, Lara McDonald returns to her quiet Scottish hometown of Fairview heartbroken, yet determined – instead of looking for another PR position, she decides to follow her dream of baking.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: A Room at the Manor by Julie Shackman

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · blog tour · contemporary fiction · new release

Blog Tour Book Review: A Month of Sundays by Liz Byrski

Title: A Month of Sundays Author: Liz Byrski Published: June 26th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Pages: 352 Rating: 4 stars For over ten years, Ros, Adele, Judy and Simone have been in an online book club, but they have never met face to face. Until now… Determined to enjoy her imminent retirement, Adele invites her fellow bibliophiles to help her… Continue reading Blog Tour Book Review: A Month of Sundays by Liz Byrski

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · children · new release · Picture book

Children’s Book Review: Not So Scary Bear by Ruth Waters

Title: Not So Scary Bear Author:  Ruth Waters Published: May 1st 2018 Publisher: Windy Hollow Books Pages: 28 Genres:  Children (2+) RRP: $25.99 Rating: 4 stars Every day Scary Bear roams the forest looking for animals to scare. Every night he roared so loudly even the leaves on the trees shake. But looks can be deceiving. What is Scary Bear’s secret? Not So Scary… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Not So Scary Bear by Ruth Waters