#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Letters to my Yesterday by Karyn Sepulveda

Title: Letters to my Yesterday Author: Karyn Sepulveda Published: September 1st 2018 Publisher: Ventura Press Pages: 300 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars At the age of ninety-two, Marie runs a much-loved café from the house her single mother Rose built in the 1920s. A warm and welcoming refuge for many, Marie is determined not to let a downward spiral in her… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Letters to my Yesterday by Karyn Sepulveda

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · true stories

Book Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Title: The Kiss Quotient Author: Helen Hoang Published: June 13th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 314 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there’s not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick Stella Lane thinks mathematics is the only thing that unites the universe. She… Continue reading Book Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · domestic · life lit · new release · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: Sisters and Brothers by Fiona Palmer

Title: Sisters and Brothers Author: Fiona Palmer Published: August 28th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Domestic, Life Lit RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A poignant novel of heartbreak, adoption and family secrets Emma, a nurse and busy mother of three, has always dreamed of having a sister. Michelle, at 46, wonders if it’s too late to fall in love and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Sisters and Brothers by Fiona Palmer

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · United States

New Release Book Review: The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle

Title: The Dinner List Author: Rebecca Serle Published: August 29th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars If you could invite anyone at all to a fantasy dinner party, who would be on your list? ‘We’ve been waiting for an hour.’ That’s what Audrey says. She states it with a little bit of an edge, her… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle

2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: The Artisan Heart by Dean Mayes

Title: The Artisan Heart Author: Dean Mayes Published: September 1st 2018 Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Romance RRP: $31.99 Rating: 4 stars Hayden Luschcombe is a brilliant paediatrician living in Adelaide with his wife Bernadette, an ambitious event planner. His life consists of soul-wrenching days at the hospital and tedious evenings attending the lavish parties organized by Bernadette. When… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Artisan Heart by Dean Mayes

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release · romance · saga

New Release Book Review: The Lost Pearl by Emily Madden

Title: The Lost Pearl Author: Emily Madden Published: August 20th 2018 Publisher: Harlequin –  Mira Pages: 480 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Honolulu, Hawaii 1941 On the evening of her sixteenth birthday party, Catherine McGarrie wants nothing more than for the night to be over, even though the opulence of the ballroom befits the daughter of a US Navy Rear Admiral.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Pearl by Emily Madden

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · psychological · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale

Title: The Sunday Girl Author: Pip Drysdale Published: August 23rd 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The Girl on the Train meets Before I Go to Sleep with a dash of Bridget Jones in this chilling tale of love gone horribly wrong … Some love affairs change you forever. Someone comes into your orbit and swivels you… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale