2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural ficition

Book Review: Summer Harvest by Georgina Penney

Title: Summer Harvest Author:  Georgina Penney Published: February 1st 2016 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars English dog trainer Beth Poole is having trouble getting her life back together after beating a life-threatening illness and divorcing her husband. When her Aussie-soap-obsessed grandma sends her to Australia to recover, it seems… Continue reading Book Review: Summer Harvest by Georgina Penney

2017 Reviews · Book club · Britain · chick lit · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

Title: My Not So Perfect Life Author:  Sophie Kinsella Published: January 30th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia Pages: 438 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Chick Lit RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars Katie Brenner has the perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed. Ok, so the real truth is that she rents a tiny room with no… Continue reading Book Review: My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural ficition

Book Review: Dear Banjo by Sasha Wasley

Title: Dear Banjo Author:  Sasha Wasley Published: May 29th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia Pages: 381 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars They were best friends who were never meant to fall in love – but for one of them, it was already way too late. Willow ‘Banjo’ Paterson and Tom Forrest were raised on neighboring cattle… Continue reading Book Review: Dear Banjo by Sasha Wasley

2017 Reviews · anthology · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: A Bouquet of Love by Serenity Press

Title: A Bouquet of Love Author:  Monique Mulligan , Teena Raffa-Mulligan, Glennys Marsdon, Bree Verity , P.L. Harris, Louisa West, Barbara Gurney, Ilona Krueger , Claire Boston & Carolyn Wren . Published: April 28th 2017 Publisher: Serenity Press Pages: 296 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Short Stories, Australian, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Ten couples not looking for love find something unexpected when… Continue reading Book Review: A Bouquet of Love by Serenity Press

2017 Reviews · Australian · romance

Book Review: The Shack by the Bay by Lea Davey

Title: The Shack by the Bay Author: Lea Davey Published: July 30th 2016 Publisher: Valeena Press Pages: 418 Genres:  Fiction, Romance, Australian RRP:  Rating: 4 stars An isolated fishing shack on a beautiful bay in the Whitsundays provides Luke with a retreat where he can find peace and solitude. However, the discovery of family war relics, and a developing relationship with… Continue reading Book Review: The Shack by the Bay by Lea Davey

2017 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · romance

Book Review: Daughter of the Murray by Darry Fraser

Title: Daughter of the Murray Author: Darry Fraser Published: December 12th 2016 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, Romance, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars 1890s, River Murray, Northern Victoria Georgina Calthorpe is unhappy living with her indifferent foster family the MacHenry’s in their crumbling house on the banks of the River Murray. Unlike the rest of the… Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of the Murray by Darry Fraser

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural ficition · small town

Book Review: The Drifter by Anthea Hodgson

Title: The Drifter Author: Anthea Hodgson Published: September 19th 2016 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Rural, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Cate Christie is a party girl, unable to commit to anything, until she is involved in a tragic accident that changes everything. To escape her guilt and her parents’ bitter disapproval, Cate leaves Perth for… Continue reading Book Review: The Drifter by Anthea Hodgson