#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: The Five Year Plan by Jodi Gibson

Title: The Five Year Plan Author: Jodi Gibson Published: September 7th 2021 Publisher: Brio Books Pages: 296 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars At 33, DEMI Moretti’s five-year plan is on track. She’s moved in with her boyfriend Wil, and is waiting patiently for her father to retire so she can take over the running of the family café. But… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Five Year Plan by Jodi Gibson

2021 Reviews · biography · new release · non-fiction · true stories · World War II

New Release Book Review: The Keeper of Miracles by Phillip Maisel

Title: The Keeper of Miracles Author: Phillip Maisel Published: July 27th 2021 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 224 Genres:  Second World War, Humanities, The HolocaustBiography & True Stories, Autobiography: historical, political & military RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The memoir of a Holocaust survivor keeping alive the stories of his generation. For more than 30 years, Phillip Maisel has worked selflessly to record the harrowing… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Keeper of Miracles by Phillip Maisel

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty

Title: Apples Never Fall Author: Liane Moriarty Published: September 14th 2021 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 496 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars From the outside, the Delaneys appear to be an enviably contented family. Even after all these years, former tennis coaches Joy and Stan are still winning tournaments, and now that they’ve sold the family business they have all the time… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · Book Stack Insiders · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Unusual Abduction of Avery Conifer by Ilsa Evans

Title: The Unusual Abduction of Avery Conifer Author: Ilsa Evans Published: September 1st 2021 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 480 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Two women abduct and hide out with their four-year-old granddaughter Avery, who they suspect is being harmed. They both love Avery … shame they can’t stand each other. A wise and witty novel… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Unusual Abduction of Avery Conifer by Ilsa Evans

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: The Farmer’s Friend by Fiona McArthur

Title: The Farmer’s Friend Author: Fiona McArthur Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The heartwarming new medical rural romance from the bestselling author of The Bush Telegraph. They’d bought a stock and feed store called, of all things, The Farmer’s Friend.Gracie could tell Jed thought it a great name. ‘Farmers stick… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Farmer’s Friend by Fiona McArthur

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · literary · new release

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Rabbits by Sophie Overett

Title: The Rabbits Author: Sophie Overett Published: July 2nd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Literary RRP: $32.99 Rating:  2 stars From the winner of the Penguin Literary Prize and the Kathleen Mitchell Award.A multigenerational family story with a dose of magical realism. It is about family secrets, art, very mild superpowers, loneliness and the strange connections we… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Rabbits by Sophie Overett

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: The Housemate by Sarah Bailey

Title: The Housemate Author: Sarah Bailey Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 464 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Three housemates. One dead, one missing and one accused of murder. Dubbed the Housemate Homicide, it’s a mystery that has baffled Australians for almost a decade. Melbourne-based journalist Olive Groves worked on the story as a junior… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Housemate by Sarah Bailey

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Complications by Danielle Steel

Title: Complications Author: Danielle Steel Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 256 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars A visit to remember . . . Life is full of complications, and for some of the guests and staff of the Louis XVI, one of Paris’s most famous luxury hotels, it was a year they’d never forget. Among the guests are… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Complications by Danielle Steel

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · blog tour · contemporary fiction · new release

#Blog Tour – The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

Title: The Wattle Island Book Club Author: Sandie Docker Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A moving and heartwarming story about taking risks and finding a new lease on life, by the bestselling author of The Banksia Bay Beach Shack. Is it ever too late to rewrite your own story? COURAGE In… Continue reading #Blog Tour – The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview · new release

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Jacquie Byron

It is a pleasure to welcome Jacquie Byron to my blog, Mrs B’s Book Reviews for A Tea Break with Mrs B, a author interview series. To help celebrate the release of Happy Hour we sat down for a chat. Thanks Jacquie! What is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your new book? Hello… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Jacquie Byron