#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · small town · women's fiction

Book Review: The Life She Wants by Maggie Christensen

Title: The Life She Wants (Granite Springs #3) Author:  Maggie Christensen Published: March 9th 2020 Publisher: Cala Publishing Pages: 266 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance She’s a strait-laced, inhibited career woman. He’s an aging hippie who acts without thinking. What could they possibly have in common? Fran Reilly has hidden a secret sorrow for the past thirty years. But turning… Continue reading Book Review: The Life She Wants by Maggie Christensen

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Bottlebrush Creek by Maya Linnell

Title: Bottlebrush Creek Author: Maya Linnell Published: June 2nd 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A pitch-perfect rural romance of changing relationships and family ties from the bestselling author of Wildflower Ridge. Between managing a bustling beauty salon, hectic volunteer commitments and the lion’s share of parenting two-year-old Claudia, Angie McIntyre barely… Continue reading New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Bottlebrush Creek by Maya Linnell

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction · true crime

New Release Book Review: The Stockman’s Secret by Mandy Magro

Title: The Stockman’s Secret Author: Mandy Magro Published: May 18th 2020 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars From a leading rural romance author comes an inspiring novel about having the courage to forgive past mistakes, set in the heart of the Australian countryside. Secrets can unite, and they can divide. Will he… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Stockman’s Secret by Mandy Magro

#aww2020 · 2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Midwife on the Orient Express by Fiona McArthur

Today I am marking off my twenty third #23rd checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: A Christmas Miracle Midwife Kelsie Summers dreamed of her holiday on Europe’s most luxurious train. On departure she can’t believe her ill-timing when she sees Dr Lucas Larimar on that platform in Venice. Lucas hates surprises. Offering… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Midwife on the Orient Express by Fiona McArthur

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · romance · Speculative fiction

New Release Book Review: Jane in Love by Rachel Givney

Title: Jane in Love Author: Rachel Givney Published: February 4th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Jane Austen time-travels to the future and falls in love. But will she choose happiness in the present, or her career as a writer in the past? At age twenty-eight, Jane Austen should be seeking… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Jane in Love by Rachel Givney

2020 Reviews · blog tour · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

#Blog Tour – The Minute I Saw You by Paige Toon

Title: The Minute I Saw You Author: Paige Toon Published: May 19th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The brand-new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author. An emotional and heartwarming love story from the Sunday Times bestseller When Hannah meets Sonny, she’s irresistibly drawn to him: he’s sexy and confident, but only in town… Continue reading #Blog Tour – The Minute I Saw You by Paige Toon

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: Fool Me Once by Karly Lane

Title: Fool Me Once Author: Karly Lane Published: April 28th 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Rural, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Farmer Georgie Henderson manages a cattle property in the New England region of New South Wales, but her dream has always been to buy back her family farm, Tamban. When an unlikely meeting with… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Fool Me Once by Karly Lane

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · small town

Book Review: Summer at Urchin’s Bluff by Eliza Bennetts

Title: Summer at Urchin’s Bluff Author: Eliza Bennetts Published: June 20th 2019 Publisher: Eliza Bennetts Pages: 334 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Rating: 4 stars Emma Stapleton’s husband was a good guy. At least, that’s what she’d thought before he dumped their fourteen-year marriage down the toilet. She and her twelve-year-old son are left reeling, and a holiday to… Continue reading Book Review: Summer at Urchin’s Bluff by Eliza Bennetts

2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: The Wedding Dress by Danielle Steel

Title: The Wedding Dress Author: Danielle Steel Published: April 28th 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars The Deveraux family were among the most important members of 1920s San Francisco society, and the wedding of their daughter, Eleanor, to wealthy banker Alexander Allen would be the highlight of the 1929 social calendar. The wedding, held… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Wedding Dress by Danielle Steel

#20BacklistIn2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance · women's fiction

#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Cora’s Heart by Rachael Herron

In a desperate bid to reduce the books that are collecting dust on my TBR shelves, I have decided to collaborate with another avid reader and fellow book reviewer, Nicole from Certified Book Addicts. The #20BACKLISTIN2020 challenge is a self paced challenge hosted by Jaylamm.Reads, Reading and Sunshine, and Cassidys.Bookshelf. The overall goal of this challenge is to read… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Cora’s Heart by Rachael Herron