#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · rural fiction · saga · small town · women's fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Birthright by Fiona Lowe

Title: Birthright Author: Fiona Lowe Published: February 19th 2018 Publisher: HQ Fiction Pages: 512 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australia, Rural, Saga RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Australian author Fiona Lowe returns with a juicy family saga, set against the backdrop of Victoria’s high country, about unforgettable characters tangled together by a wealthy inheritance, secrets and betrayal. Is an inheritance a privilege or a right?… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Birthright by Fiona Lowe

2018 Reviews · fiction · United States · women's fiction

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

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! Synopsis: North Carolina, 1960. Newlywed Jane Forrester, fresh… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · culture · Italy · new release · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: Women in Sunlight by Frances Mayes

Title: Women in Sunlight Author: Frances Mayes Published: April 2nd 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Culture, Italy, Women’s Fiction RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The new novel from the bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun tells the story of four American women who become unexpected friends when they move to a beautiful villa in Tuscany. She watches from her terrazza as… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Women in Sunlight by Frances Mayes

2017 Reviews · chick lit · contemporary fiction · Guest Review · women's fiction

Guest Book Review: Faking Friends by Jane Fallon

Title: Faking Friends Author: Jane Fallon Published: January 2nd 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 488 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Women’s Fiction RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars Keep your friends close . . . and your best friend even closer. Amy thought she knew everything there was to know about her best friend Melissa. Then again, Amy also thought she was on the verge… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Faking Friends by Jane Fallon

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · contemporary fiction · life lit · women's fiction

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book with a number in the title’ – The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty

#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 book with a number in the title’ – The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: Fall From Grace by Danielle Steel

Title: Fall From Grace Author: Danielle Steel Published: January 30th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars You find strength when you’re at your weakest . . . When Sydney’s husband dies, she is dealt another devastating blow. He never changed his will and she is forced to leave the beautiful home they shared. On a flight… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Fall From Grace by Danielle Steel

2018 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · women's fiction

Beauty & Lace Book Review: That Girl by Kate Kerrigan

Title: That Girl Author: Kate Kerrigan Published: January 1st 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars You can escape a place. But you can’t escape yourself. Hanna flees the scene of a terrible crime in her native Sligo. If she can just vanish, re-invent herself under a new name, perhaps the police won’t catch… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: That Girl by Kate Kerrigan