2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Secrets of Strangers by Charity Norman

Title: The Secrets of Strangers Author: Charity Norman Published: March 3rd 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Five strangers, one cafe – and the day that everything changed. A regular weekday morning veers drastically off-course for a group of strangers whose paths cross in a London cafe – their lives never to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Secrets of Strangers by Charity Norman

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior

Today I am marking off my ninth #9 checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: Meet Ellie. She’s perfectly happy living her quiet life with her husband, Clive. Happy to wander the Exmoor countryside and write the occasional poem that nobody will read; happy to dream of all the things she hasn’t yet… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior

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

New Release Book Review: The Bass Rock by Evie Wyld

Title: The Bass Rock Author: Evie Wyld Published: February 4th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The lives of three women weave together across four centuries in the dazzling new book from Evie Wyld, winner of the Miles Franklin Award. Surging out of the sea, the Bass Rock has for centuries watched… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Bass Rock by Evie Wyld

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

Children’s Book Review: Frankie Pants & Mr Fox by Helen Lear

Title: Frankie Pants & Mr Fox Author: Helen Lear Illustrator: Katya Swan Published: March 1st 2020 Publisher: Little Steps Pages: 28 Genres:  Children (3+) RRP: $14.99 By day Frankie is just a lazy cat, but by night he is transformed into Frankie Pants!    How will this modern-day hero save the neighbourhood from the dastardly devious Mr Fox? Review: Calling… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Frankie Pants & Mr Fox by Helen Lear

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

New Release Book Review: Fifty-Fifty by Steve Cavanagh

Title: Fifty-Fifty Author: Steve Cavanagh Published: February 25th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Two sisters on trial for murder. Both accuse each other.Who do YOU believe?The new novel from the bestselling author of THIRTEEN and TWISTED, Steve Cavanagh. Two sisters on trial for murder. They accuse each other. Who… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Fifty-Fifty by Steve Cavanagh

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · rural fiction · small town

New Release Book Review: Last Bridge Before Home by Lily Malone

Title: Last Bridge Before Home Author: Lily Malone Published: December 16th 2019 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars With her trademark fresh and funny tone, Lily Malone returns with a captivating new romance set in the heart of the Australian outback. For Jaydah Tully, the country town of Chalk Hill has… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Last Bridge Before Home by Lily Malone

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Lost Love Song by Minnie Darke

Title: The Lost Love Song Author: Minnie Darke Published: March 3rd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars The Lost Love Song is a bewitching novel about love, second chances and the power of music, from the author of the critically acclaimed, bestselling Star-crossed . . . This is the story of a love song . . .… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Love Song by Minnie Darke