Mrs R Review · Throwback Thursday · Uncategorized

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Charming by Elliott James

Welcome to a new 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! Today’s Throwback Thursday book review is courtesy… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Charming by Elliott James

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Behind the Pen: Amanda Barrett – Mrs B’s Book Reviews — Theresa Smith Writes

Welcome back to Behind the Pen. Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to one of my favourite book reviewers, Amanda Barrett from Mrs B’s Book Reviews. Given the focus of her writing, this edition of Behind the Pen promises to be very bookish indeed! When and why did you start your […] via Behind… Continue reading Behind the Pen: Amanda Barrett – Mrs B’s Book Reviews — Theresa Smith Writes

2017 Reviews · Australian · Uncategorized

Book Review: Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey

Title: Jasper Jones Author:  Craig Silvey Published: March 31st 2009 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 397 Genres:  Fiction, Australian RRP: $23.99 Rating: 4 stars Late on a hot summer night in 1965, Charlie Bucktin, a precocious and bookish boy of thirteen, is startled by an urgent knock on the window of his sleep-out. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in the regional… Continue reading Book Review: Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey

2017 Reviews · blog tour · Uncategorized

Blog Tour & Book Review: The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker #blogtour #4MK @jdbarker

Good Morning! It is my pleasure to welcome you to my stop on the official The Fourth Monkey blog tour. I wish to send my sincere thanks to the author J.D. Barker and Maxine Groves of Booklover Catlady Publicity for providing Mrs B’s Book Reviews with the fantastic opportunity to participate in this very exciting blog… Continue reading Blog Tour & Book Review: The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker #blogtour #4MK @jdbarker

2017 Reviews · historical fiction · Italy · translation · Uncategorized

Book Review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Title: My Brilliant Friend Author: Elena Ferrante Published:  26 March 2015 Publisher: Text Publishing Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction,  Historical, Cultural  –  Italty, Translation RRP: $22.99 Rating: 3 stars A modern masterpiece from one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante’s inimitable style lends itself perfectly to… Continue reading Book Review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante