2017 Reviews · chick lit · dual time frame · Guest Review · romance · women's fiction

Guest Book Review: The Hourglass by Tracy Rees

Title: The Hourglass Author:  Tracy Rees Published: May 4th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia for Quercus Pages: 544 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, Romance, Chick Lit, Women’s Fiction RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars 2014. Sensible Nora has always taken success for granted, until suddenly her life begins to fall apart. Troubled by anxiety and nightmares, she finds herself drawn to the sweeping beaches of Tenby,… Continue reading Guest Book Review: The Hourglass by Tracy Rees

2017 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · romance · women's fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Secrets of the Tulip Sisters

Title: Secrets of the Tulip Sisters Author:  Susan Mallery Published: July 10th 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $22.49 Rating: 3.5 stars A wonderful story full of romance, forgiveness and the unavoidable ties that bind, SECRETS OF THE TULIP SISTERS is Susan Mallery at her very best. Kelly Murphy’s life as a tulip farmer is pretty… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Secrets of the Tulip Sisters

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · life lit · romance · women's fiction

Release Day Book Review: Beautiful Messy Love by Tess Woods

Title: Beautiful Messy Love Author:  Tess Woods Published: July 24th 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars When football star Nick Harding hobbles into the Black Salt Cafe the morning after the night before, he is served by Anna, a waitress with haunted-looking eyes and no interest in footballers famous… Continue reading Release Day Book Review: Beautiful Messy Love by Tess Woods

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · women's fiction

Book Review: Everyday Lies by Louise Guy

Title: Everyday Lies Author:  Louise Guy Published: May 1st 2017 Publisher: Go Direct Publishing Pages: 340 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $21.99 Rating: 5 stars For Emma and Lucie, the art of lying appears all too easy . . . Emma Wilson has it all. Beauty, wealth, a loving and successful husband. But appearances can be deceptive. Bored and… Continue reading Book Review: Everyday Lies by Louise Guy

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · women's fiction

Book Review: Champagne for Breakfast by Maggie Christensen

Title: Champagne for Breakfast Author: Maggie Christensen Published: April 28th 2017 Publisher: Cala Publishing Pages: 256 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $12.99 Rating: 4 stars Rosa Taylor is celebrating her fiftieth birthday with champagne. By the river. On her own. After finishing her six-year long affair with her boss, Rosa is desperate to avoid him in the workplace and determined… Continue reading Book Review: Champagne for Breakfast by Maggie Christensen

2017 Reviews · Australian · Bookstr · contemporary fiction · women's fiction

Book Review: The Missing Pieces of Us by Fleur McDonald

Title: The Missing Pieces of Us Author: Fleur McDonald Published: March 29 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 324 Genres:  Fiction,  Contemporary, RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Sometimes you have to resolve the past before you can face the future. The moving and heart-warming new novel from Fleur McDonald. Lauren Ramsey was adopted at birth. Now a teacher, her mantra… Continue reading Book Review: The Missing Pieces of Us by Fleur McDonald

2016 Reviews · contemporary fiction · Ireland · women's fiction

Book Review: Secrets of a Happy Marriage by Cathy Kelly

Title: Secrets of a Happy Marriage Author: Cathy Kelly Published: October 25th  2016 Publisher: Orion Publishing Co Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Women, Ireland RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars The wonderful and heart-warming new novel full of secrets, lies and family ties from Sunday Times bestselling author, Cathy Kelly. Bess is hoping to show everyone just how happy her recent marriage is,… Continue reading Book Review: Secrets of a Happy Marriage by Cathy Kelly