2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · Guest Review · Mrs R Review · new release

Guest New Release Book Review: The Christmas Lights by Karen Swan

Title: The Christmas Lights Author: Karen Swan Published: October 30th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars December 2018, and free-spirited influencers Bo Loxley and her partner Zac are living a life of wanderlust, travelling the globe and sharing their adventures with their millions of fans. Booked to spend Christmas in the Norwegian fjords, they set up home… Continue reading Guest New Release Book Review: The Christmas Lights by Karen Swan

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · United States

New Release Book Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

Title: The Dream Daughter Author: Diane Chamberlain Published: October 9th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $24.99 Rating: 3.5 stars When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970 and there seems to be little that can be done. But her brother-in-law, a physicist, tells her that perhaps… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

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New Release Book Review: The Children’s House by Alice Nelson

Title: The Children’s House Author: Alice Nelson Published: October 1st 2018 Publisher: Vintage – Penguin Books Australia Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A love song to the idea of families in all their mysteries and complexities, their different configurations and the hope that creates them. Marina and her husband, Jacob, were each born on a kibbutz in Israel. They meet… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Children’s House by Alice Nelson

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · United States

New Release Book Review: Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

Title: Every Breath Author: Nicholas Sparks Published: October 16th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars From the number one bestselling author of The Notebook and Two by Two comes an unforgettable tale of enduring love . . . Hope Anderson is at a crossroads. After six years with her boyfriend, she is no longer sure what she wants, and when her father… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

2018 Reviews · Book Broadcast · contemporary fiction · new release · psychological · suspense · thriller

Book Broadcast: Under My Skin by Lisa Unger

Book Broadcast is a post I have created to help ease the load of the books I have for review. It is a great way to spread the word, providing recognition to an author or publisher for sending me a book to review. As my reviewing and blogging duties have stepped up a notch in… Continue reading Book Broadcast: Under My Skin by Lisa Unger

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New Release Book Review: Cedar Valley by Holly Throsby

Title: Cedar Valley Author: Holly Throsby Published: September 26th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 350 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars On the first day of summer in 1993, two strangers arrive in the town of Cedar Valley.  One is a calm looking man in a brown suit. He makes his way down the main street and walks directly to Cedar… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Cedar Valley by Holly Throsby

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · United States

New Release Book Review: A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

Title: A Spark of Light Author: Jodi Picoult Published: October 2nd 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5/4 stars When Vonita opened the doors of the Center that morning, she had no idea that it would be for the last time.  Wren has missed school to come to the Center, the sole surviving women’s reproductive… Continue reading New Release Book Review: A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult