#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · domestic · life lit · new release · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: Sisters and Brothers by Fiona Palmer

Title: Sisters and Brothers Author: Fiona Palmer Published: August 28th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Domestic, Life Lit RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A poignant novel of heartbreak, adoption and family secrets Emma, a nurse and busy mother of three, has always dreamed of having a sister. Michelle, at 46, wonders if it’s too late to fall in love and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Sisters and Brothers by Fiona Palmer

2018 Reviews · Book Broadcast · contemporary fiction · Italy · romance · Uncategorized · women's fiction

Book Broadcast: The Rome Affair by Karen Swan

Book Broadcast is a post I have created to help ease the load of the books I have for review. It is a great way to spread the word, providing recognition to an author or publisher for sending me a book to review. As my reviewing and blogging duties have stepped up a notch in… Continue reading Book Broadcast: The Rome Affair by Karen Swan

#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