#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · non-fiction · true crime

Book Review: The Lost Girls by Ava Benny-Morrison

Title: The Lost Girls Author: Ava Benny-Morrison Published: May 2nd 2019 Publisher: ABC Books – AU Pages: 304 Genres:  Non Fiction, True Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The chilling true story of the heinous murder of Karlie Pearce-Stevenson and daughter Khandalyce and how the case was cracked. A YOUNG WOMAN KEEN TO SEE THE WORLD. A LOVING FAMILY DESPERATE FOR ANSWERS. A… Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Girls by Ava Benny-Morrison

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · crime · non-fiction · true crime · Uncategorized

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

Today I am marking off my thirty first #31st checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: Updated edition: With introduction by Gillian Flynn, a compelling true crime account of the Golden State Killer – the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorised California for over a decade – from Michelle McNamara, the gifted… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · true crime

Book Review: Death on the Derwent Sue Neill-Fraser’s story by Robin Bowles

Title: Death on the Derwent: Sue Neill-Fraser’s story Author: Robin Bowles Published: February 19th 2019 Publisher: Scribe Pages: 384 Genres: Non Fiction, True Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Don’t fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail. When Bob Chappell disappeared from his yacht, moored in the Derwent Estuary near the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s marina,… Continue reading Book Review: Death on the Derwent Sue Neill-Fraser’s story by Robin Bowles

#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

2020 Reviews · Book Blast · non-fiction · true crime

#Book Bingo 2020 Round 6: ‘Themes of Inequality’- Bowraville by Dan Box

Book Bingo 2020 is a collaboration challenge I am completing for the third year with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. On the second Saturday of each month, beginning on Saturday 11th January 2020, Theresa, Ashleigh and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2020 card… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2020 Round 6: ‘Themes of Inequality’- Bowraville by Dan Box

#aww2020 · 2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · Australian · crime · non-fiction · true crime

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Missing William Tyrrell by Caroline Overington

Today I am marking off my fifteenth #15 checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: One minute a little boy is playing outside his foster nana’s house, the next minute, he’s gone. How can a three year old child simply disappear? On Friday 12 September 2014, William Tyrrell – a playful three-year-old boy… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Missing William Tyrrell by Caroline Overington

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · history · new release · non-fiction · true crime

New Release Book Review: The Killing Streets by Tanya Bretherton

Title: The Killing Streets Author: Tanya Bretherton Published: February 25th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Non Fiction, Historical, True Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars From the acclaimed author of THE SUITCASE BABY and THE SUICIDE BRIDE, the story of a series of horrific murders that began in 1930s Sydney – and a killer who remained at large for over two decades. In… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Killing Streets by Tanya Bretherton

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · new release · non-fiction · true crime

New Release Book Review: The Suicide Bride by Tanya Bretherton

Title: The Suicide Bride Author: Tanya Bretherton Published: April 23rd 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Non Fiction, Historical, True Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars From the author of the acclaimed THE SUITCASE BABY – shortlisted for the Ned Kelly and Nib awards – comes the chilling story of a charlatan, a murder-suicide, and a family tree so twisted that it… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Suicide Bride by Tanya Bretherton

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · biography · memoir · non-fiction · Throwback Thursday · true crime · Uncategorized

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Behind Closed Doors by Katherine X and Sue Smethurst

Welcome to a weekly post, Throwback Thursday. This weekly book review post is a way to share some old favourites, books that were published over a year ago and most importantly those books that have been languishing on the to be read pile for far too long! Four children by her father. Thirty years of… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Behind Closed Doors by Katherine X and Sue Smethurst

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · history · non-fiction · true crime

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A non-fiction book’ – The Suitcase Baby by Tanya Bretherton

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite blogger, Theresa Smith Writes. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries.… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2018: ‘A non-fiction book’ – The Suitcase Baby by Tanya Bretherton