2017 Reviews · Book club · women's fiction

Double Feature Book Club Review: The Duchess and The Apartment by Danielle Steel

For our book club this month both we were tasked with the opportunity to select our own Danielle Steel novel to report back to the group. Mrs B chose a very new Danielle Steel release, The Duchess, attracted to the stunning cover and historical based storyline.  Mrs R also selected a recent release, published last… Continue reading Double Feature Book Club Review: The Duchess and The Apartment by Danielle Steel

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

Guest Book Review: Orange Blossom Days by Patricia Scanlan

Title: Orange Blossom Days Author:  Patrica Scanlan Published: March 1st 2017 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Pages: 592 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars In a beautiful southern Spanish town, where the sea sparkles and orange blossoms scent the air, the gates of a brand new apartment complex, La Joya deAndalucía, glide open to welcome the new owners. Anna… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Orange Blossom Days by Patricia Scanlan

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

Book Review: Daughter of Mine by Fiona Lowe

Title: Daughter of Mine Author:  Fiona Lowe Published: February 20th 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 512 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars When your world falls apart the only person you can depend on is your sister. The three Chirnwell sisters are descended from the privileged squattocracy in Victoria’s Western District — but could a long-held secret… Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of Mine by Fiona Lowe

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

Book Review: Finding Hannah by Fiona McCallum

Title: Finding Hannah Author:  Fiona McCallum Published: March 20th 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A tender story of one woman’s journey through grief, and learning to live life again. Hannah Ainsley has the perfect life — an adoring husband, a close relationship with her parents, a wonderful job, and amazing friends. Best… Continue reading Book Review: Finding Hannah by Fiona McCallum

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

Guest Book Review: The Queen of Wishful Thinking by Milly Johnson

Title: The Queen of Wishful Thinking Author:  Milly Johnson Published: May 4th 2017 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Pages: 496 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars When Lewis Harley has a health scare in his early forties, he takes it as a wake-up call. So he and his wife Charlotte leave behind life in the fast lane… Continue reading Guest Book Review: The Queen of Wishful Thinking by Milly Johnson

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

Guest Book Review: The Forever House by Veronica Henry

Title: The Forever House Author:  Veronica Henry Published: May 18th 2017 Publisher: Orion Books/ Hachette Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Women’s Fiction RRP: $24.99 Rating: 5 stars Would you know your forever house if you found it? Hunter’s Moon is the ultimate ‘forever’ house. Nestled by a river in the Peasebrook valley, it has been the Willoughbys’ home for… Continue reading Guest Book Review: The Forever House by Veronica Henry

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

Guest Book Review: The Little Teashop of Lost and Found by Trisha Ashley

Title: The Little Teashop of Lost and Found Author:  Tricia Ashley Published: June 29th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars Alice Rose is a foundling, discovered on the Yorkshire moors above Haworth as a baby. Adopted but then later rejected again by a horrid step-mother, Alice struggles… Continue reading Guest Book Review: The Little Teashop of Lost and Found by Trisha Ashley