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New Release Book Review: The Life She Finds by Maggie Christensen

Title: The Life She Finds (Granite Springs #4) Author:  Maggie Christensen Published: June 9th 2020 Publisher: Cala Publishing Pages: 271 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $25.00 When Lyn Hudson takes early retirement, her plan is to fulfil a lifelong dream to travel the world. But news of her father’s death forces her back to Granite Springs; the town she fled… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Life She Finds by Maggie Christensen

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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

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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

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New Release Book Review: Last Bridge Before Home by Lily Malone

Title: Last Bridge Before Home Author: Lily Malone Published: December 16th 2019 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars With her trademark fresh and funny tone, Lily Malone returns with a captivating new romance set in the heart of the Australian outback. For Jaydah Tully, the country town of Chalk Hill has… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Last Bridge Before Home by Lily Malone

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New Release Book Review: The Boundary Fence by Alissa Callen

Title: The Boundary Fence Author: Alissa Callen Published: January 20th 2020 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A warm-hearted and touching story about recovering after trauma, love and community. A new Woodlea rural romance by bestselling Australian author Alissa Callen. Healing doesn’t just take time, it takes courage… The… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Boundary Fence by Alissa Callen

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New Release Book Review: The Life She Chooses by Maggie Christensen

Title: The Life She Chooses (Granite Springs #2) Author:  Maggie Christensen Published: December 9th 2019 Publisher: Cala Publishing Pages: 270 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Two families. Two troubled pasts. Can they find a future together? Following the loss of her husband and the devastating accusations surrounding his death, Kay Jackson has experienced the icy chill of alienation from the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Life She Chooses by Maggie Christensen

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#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Simmering Season by Jenn J. McLeod

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… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Simmering Season by Jenn J. McLeod

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New Release Book Review: House of Wishes by Jenn J. McLeod

Title: House of Wishes Author: Jenn J. McLeod Published: October 19th 2019 Publisher: Wild Myrtle Press Pages: 324 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Three wishes, three mothers, three generations. A story about the choices we make, the connections that matter, the secrets we keep, and the power of a wish. Dandelion House, 1974 Two teenage girls—strangers—make a pact… Continue reading New Release Book Review: House of Wishes by Jenn J. McLeod

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New Release Book Review: The Memories We Hide by Jodi Gibson

Title: The Memories We Hide Author: Jodi Gibson Published: August 20th 2019 Publisher: Self Published Pages: 242 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars Can you trust your memories? Laura Murphy has always been intent on leaving the past behind her, however, when she returns home to care for her dying mother, she finds painful memories begin to resurface. Ten… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Memories We Hide by Jodi Gibson

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New Release Book Review: The Nancys by R.W.R. McDonald

Title: The Nancys Author: R.W.R. McDonald Published: June 3rd 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Tippy Chan is eleven and lives in a small town in a very quiet part of the world – the place her Uncle Pike escaped from the first chance he got as a teenager. Now Pike is back with his new… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Nancys by R.W.R. McDonald