2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · modern romance · romance

Book Review: Layla by Colleen Hoover

Title: Layla Author: Colleen Hoover Published: December 8th 2020 Publisher: Amazon Publishing Pages: 303 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Modern Romance RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller. From #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover comes a novel that explores life after tragedy and the enduring spirit of love. When Leeds meets Layla, he’s convinced he’ll spend the rest of his life with… Continue reading Book Review: Layla by Colleen Hoover

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

New Release Book Review: Her Outback Home by Leanne Lovegrove

Title: Her Outback Home Author: Leanne Lovegrove Published: September 16th 2022 Publisher: Leanne Lovegrove Pages: 297 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Rating: 4 stars How far would you go to save your family home? Hannah Wallace is totally committed to save Boondaburra Bush Resort at Carnarvon Gorge, except the resort is struggling. She’s also cared for her father and brother, since their mother left 18… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Her Outback Home by Leanne Lovegrove

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · Tandem Collective Readalong

New Release Book Review: Here for the Right Reasons by Jodi McAlister

Title: Here for the Right Reasons Author: Jodi McAlister Published: July 6th 2022 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3.5 stars A hilarious and heart-warming romantic comedy that examines how the unlikeliest of loves can bloom in – well, the most likely of places. Perfect for fans of The Hating Game and The Spanish Love Deception. When Cece James… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Here for the Right Reasons by Jodi McAlister

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Title: The Love Hypothesis Author: Ali Hazelwood Published: October 12th 2021 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3.5 stars An irresistibly pitch-perfect romcom from a new and exciting voice. Already a tiktok sensation, everyone will soon know the name Ali Hazelwood. ‘Contemporary romance’s unicorn: the elusive marriage of deeply brainy and delightfully escapist.’ Christina Lauren, New York Times bestselling… Continue reading Book Review: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

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

Book Review: The Vet From Snowy River by Stella Quinn

Title: The Vet from Snowy River Author: Stella Quinn Published: June 6th 2021 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Small Town RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A hot vet. A rebellious teenager. And meddling but well-meaning townsfolk. Vera gets more than she bargains for when she runs off to a new life in the country … A fresh and… Continue reading Book Review: The Vet From Snowy River by Stella Quinn

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance · rural fiction · Virtual Tour

#Blog Tour – While You Were in the Country by Eva Scott

Title: While You Were in the Country Author: Eva Scott Published: August 3rd 2022 Publisher: HQ Fiction AU Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars He’s finally met The One … and she’s dating his brother. Ant Murphy has spent his life picking up after his AFL star brother. So when he gets a phone call telling him that… Continue reading #Blog Tour – While You Were in the Country by Eva Scott

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

New Release Book Review: The Vet’s Country Holiday by Lily Malone

Title: The Vet’s Country Holiday Author: Lily Malone Published: March 30th 2022 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars One irrepressible city girl plus a by-the-numbers accountant = a tricky equation… For city vet Isabella Passmore, the opportunity to pet-sit in the country knocks at the perfect time. Bring on that fresh air! But… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Vet’s Country Holiday by Lily Malone

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: A Town Like Clarence by Stella Quinn

Title: A Town Like Clarence Author: Stella Quinn Published: July 6th 2022 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 448 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars When Kirsty Fox goes on the run to escape a crash-and-burn at work, she finds a family she didn’t know she needed… A witty and warm rural romance perfect for readers of Rachael Johns and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: A Town Like Clarence by Stella Quinn

2022 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · modern romance · romance

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Title: Book Lovers Author: Emily Henry Published: May 3rd 2022 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $22.99 Rating:  4 stars Set over one sizzling August, BOOK LOVERS is the new chemistry-filled ‘rivals to lovers’ romcom from New York Times #1 bestseller Emily Henry Nora is a cut-throat literary agent at the top of her game. Her whole life is… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Book Lovers by Emily Henry

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: 12 Weeks of June by Rania Battany

Title: 12 Weeks of June Author: Rania Battany Published: April 1st 2022 Publisher: Independent Pages: 310 Genres:  Fiction, Romance, Historical, Contemporary Rating: 4 stars One cafe. Two couples. Many secrets. 2018: All Chloe wanted was an eternal love – like that of her grandparents’. What she got was a broken heart and a rude reminder of single life in the digital age. After… Continue reading New Release Book Review: 12 Weeks of June by Rania Battany