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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

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 6/2/17

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Book Date .This meme is a great opportunity for book bloggers to showcase their ‘book-ish’ habits for the week. It is a good forum to share books read in the past week, current reads and upcoming reads. It is also a fantastic way to… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 6/2/17

2016 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · suspense · Uncategorized

Book Review: Sunset Shadows by Bronwyn Parry

Title: Sunset Shadows Author: Bronwyn Parry Published: August 9th  2016 Publisher: Hachette  Australia Pages: 350 Genres: Fiction, Romance, Suspense, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars ‘Dammit, Tess, he doesn’t seem worth protecting.’ ‘I’m not protecting him, sarge,’ she said. She dropped her gaze, biting her lip, and for the first time in his experience she spoke in a small voice. ‘I’m… Continue reading Book Review: Sunset Shadows by Bronwyn Parry