2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · Greece · Guest Review · Ireland · life lit · Mrs R Review · romance · women's fiction

Double Feature Book Review: Leaving Ocean Road by Esther Campion

Title: Leaving Ocean Road Author:  Esther Campion Published: July 25th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Twenty years ago, Ellen left her beloved Ireland to make a new life in Australia. Now struggling to cope with the death of her much loved husband, Nick, Ellen finds her world turned upside down when an… Continue reading Double Feature Book Review: Leaving Ocean Road by Esther Campion

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

Book Review: Secrets Between Friends by Fiona Palmer

Title: Secrets Between Friends Author:  Fiona Palmer Published: September 12th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Women’s Fiction/Life Lit RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Friendship is a million little moments, but can it survive this one? Three friends embark on a luxury cruise to celebrate their ten-year reunion in this heartfelt story of how long-held secrets can catch up with even… Continue reading Book Review: Secrets Between Friends by Fiona Palmer

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

Double Feature Book Review: The Greatest Gift by Rachael Johns

Title: The Greatest Gift Author:  Rachael Johns Published: October 23rd 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 448 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Women’s Fiction/Life Lit RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Mother: female parent of a child Mum: the woman who nurtures, raises and loves a child Radio host Harper Drummond lives for her career. Every day she meets fascinating people doing extraordinary things, but… Continue reading Double Feature Book Review: The Greatest Gift by Rachael Johns

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

Guest Book Review: Miracle on 5th Avenue by Sarah Morgan

Title: Miracle on 5th Avenue Author:  Sarah Morgan Published: November 29th 2016 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Chick Lit, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $15.99 Rating: 5 It will take a Christmas miracle for two very different souls to find each other in this perfectly festive fairy tale of New York!  Hopeless romantic Eva Jordan loves everything about Christmas. She… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Miracle on 5th Avenue by Sarah Morgan

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

Book Review: Fortunate Friends by Louise Guy

Title: Fortunate Friends  Author:  Louise Guy Published: November 21st 2017 Publisher: Go Direct Publishing Pages: 324 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $23.90 Rating: 4.5 stars Three women in their thirties. Different backgrounds, different beliefs, different aspirations; same good fortune.  For Shauna, celebrations surrounding an unexpected windfall are short-lived. Facing a lawsuit, her mother’s unpredictable behaviour, and the sudden appearance of a long-lost relative,… Continue reading Book Review: Fortunate Friends by Louise Guy

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

Guest Book Review: Christmas at the Little Wedding Shop by Jane Linfoot

Title: Christmas at the Little Wedding Shop Author:  Jane Linfoot Published: October 24th 2016 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $22.99 Rating: 4 stars ‘Just like the perfect wedding cake…beautifully crafted and wrapped in romance’ Heidi Swain, bestselling author of The Cherry Tree Café The snow is falling around Brides by the Sea,… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Christmas at the Little Wedding Shop by Jane Linfoot

2017 Reviews · Book club · contemporary fiction · Ireland · women's fiction

Book Club Review: Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill

Title: Keep You Safe Author:  Melissa Hill Published: August 21st 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Women’s Fiction RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars For single mum Kate O’Hara, there was no decision to make. Her daughter Rosie is one of a small percentage of Irish children with a disorder that prevents her from being vaccinated against measles. All… Continue reading Book Club Review: Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill