2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: The Summer of Everything by Michelle Montebello

Title: The Summer of Everything Author: Michelle Montebello Published: April 13th 2022 Publisher: Self Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Women’s RRP: $20.00 Rating: 4 stars For twenty years, Belle Hamilton has waited patiently for her partner Ben to propose. When he drops a spectacular bombshell on their relationship, everything she holds dear crumbles around her. With her life in tatters, she packs her… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Summer of Everything by Michelle Montebello

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Beautiful by Danielle Steel

Title: Beautiful Author: Danielle Steel Published: April 26th 2022 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Veronique Vincent is a star. At the tender age of twenty-two, she is one of the most sought-after models in fashion, gracing the covers of magazines and walking the runways of haute couture shows across the globe. Yet, despite being the consummate… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beautiful by Danielle Steel

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: Summer at Kangaroo Ridge by Nicole Hurley-Moore

Title: Summer at Kangaroo Ridge Author:  Nicole Hurley-Moore Published: March 1st 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Rural, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The Carrington family own the only pub in the small country town of Kangaroo Ridge. It’s been eight years since the five siblings became orphans and since twins Sebastian and Tamara stepped up to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Summer at Kangaroo Ridge by Nicole Hurley-Moore

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: Confess by Colleen Hoover

Title: Confess Author: Colleen Hoover Published: December 1st 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $19.99 Rating: 5 stars From the bestselling author of It Ends With Us, a novel about risking everything for love – and finding your heart somewhere between the truth and lies. Auburn Reed has her entire life mapped out. Her goals are in sight… Continue reading Book Review: Confess by Colleen Hoover

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance · rural fiction

Book Review: Magpie’s Bend by Maya Linnell

Title: Magpie’s Bend Author: Maya Linnell Published: June 1st 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A pitch-perfect rural romance of community and family from the bestselling author of Bottlebrush Creek. ‘A ripping good read…Maya’s deep understanding of living in country Australia and down-to-earth good humour gives her story great authenticity…We can’t wait for the… Continue reading Book Review: Magpie’s Bend by Maya Linnell

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · modern romance · romance

Book Review: Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

Title: Reminders of Him Author: Colleen Hoover Published: January 18th 2022 Publisher: Amazon Publishing Pages: 335 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Modern Romance RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A troubled young mother yearns for a shot at redemption in this heartbreaking yet hopeful story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover. After serving five years in prison for a tragic mistake, Kenna Rowan returns to… Continue reading Book Review: Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction · small town

New Release Book Review: Clouds on the Horizon by Penelope Janu

Title: Clouds on the Horizon Author: Penelope Janu Published: January 5th 2022 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 415 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Will a misunderstanding and past trauma stand in the way of profound attraction? Immovable determination meets irresistible charm in this delightful rural romance from an award-winning and much-loved author – for readers of Rachael Johns, Karly… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Clouds on the Horizon by Penelope Janu

2021 Reviews · historical fiction · New Zealand · romance · Vietnam War

New Release Book Review: Loving Summer by Carole Brungar

Title: Loving Summer (Return to Nam #4) Author: Carole Brungar Published: September 2nd 2021 Publisher: Leanne Lovegrove Pages: 388 Genres:  Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance Rating: 4.5 stars Scott and Summer’s unforgettable love story will bring joy to your heart and tears to your eyes. It’s Christmas in the killing fields of Vietnam, and when Corporal Scott Taylor calls his men together… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Loving Summer by Carole Brungar

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · Holiday · Ireland · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Baby It’s Cold Outside by Emily Bell

Title: Baby It’s Cold Outside Author: Emily Bell Published: November 25th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3 stars Ten years ago Norah and Andrew promised to meet on Christmas Eve if they’re still single. Now the time has come, but will Andrew be waiting there for her? Norah Jones is known for two things, sharing… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Baby It’s Cold Outside by Emily Bell

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · Holiday · romance

New Release Book Review: Flora’s Travelling Christmas Shop by Rebecca Raisin

Title: Flora’s Travelling Christmas Shop Author: Rebecca Raisin Published: December 1st 2021 Publisher: HQ Fiction – GB Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Holiday RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars ’Tis the season for mulled wine, mince pies, and magic under the mistletoe…Flora loves Christmas more than anything else in the world, so she’s gutted when her Scrooge-alike boss fires her from… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Flora’s Travelling Christmas Shop by Rebecca Raisin