#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · small town · women's fiction

Book Review: The Life She Wants by Maggie Christensen

Title: The Life She Wants (Granite Springs #3) Author:  Maggie Christensen Published: March 9th 2020 Publisher: Cala Publishing Pages: 266 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance She’s a strait-laced, inhibited career woman. He’s an aging hippie who acts without thinking. What could they possibly have in common? Fran Reilly has hidden a secret sorrow for the past thirty years. But turning… Continue reading Book Review: The Life She Wants by Maggie Christensen

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#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Cora’s Heart by Rachael Herron

In a desperate bid to reduce the books that are collecting dust on my TBR shelves, I have decided to collaborate with another avid reader and fellow book reviewer, Nicole from Certified Book Addicts. The #20BACKLISTIN2020 challenge is a self paced challenge hosted by Jaylamm.Reads, Reading and Sunshine, and Cassidys.Bookshelf. The overall goal of this challenge is to read… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Cora’s Heart by Rachael Herron

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: The End of Cuthbert Close by Cassie Hamer

Title: The End of Cuthbert Close Author: Cassie Hamer Published: March 23rd 2020 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 464 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Women RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars You can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your neighbours. (Trad. proverb, origin: Australian suburbia) Food stylist Cara, corporate lawyer Alex and stay-at-home mum Beth couldn’t be more different. If… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The End of Cuthbert Close by Cassie Hamer

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · small town · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: The Life She Chooses by Maggie Christensen

Title: The Life She Chooses (Granite Springs #2) Author:  Maggie Christensen Published: December 9th 2019 Publisher: Cala Publishing Pages: 270 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Two families. Two troubled pasts. Can they find a future together? Following the loss of her husband and the devastating accusations surrounding his death, Kay Jackson has experienced the icy chill of alienation from the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Life She Chooses by Maggie Christensen

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New Release Book Review: The Sunrise Girl by Lisa Wolstenholme

Title: The Sunrise Girl Author: Lisa Wolstenholme Published: December 12th 2019 Publisher: Making Magic Happen Press Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $26.99 Ever since Joe Morris died, Lucy wakes up at sunrise, cocooned in guilt and barely existing. Two years on, and frustrated by Lucy’s hum-drum existence, best friend Em drags her out on a birthday celebration, catapulting Lucy back… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Sunrise Girl by Lisa Wolstenholme

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#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: What We Find by Robyn Carr

In a desperate bid to reduce the books that are collecting dust on my TBR shelves, I have decided to collaborate with another avid reader and fellow book reviewer, Nicole from Certified Book Addicts. The #20BACKLISTIN2020 challenge is a self paced challenge hosted by Jaylamm.Reads, Reading and Sunshine, and Cassidys.Bookshelf. The overall goal of this challenge is to read… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: What We Find by Robyn Carr

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: Moral Compass by Danielle Steel

Title: Moral Compass Author: Danielle Steel Published: January 14th 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars Saint Ambrose Prep has been the school of choice for the sons of the great and the good for over a hundred years. Now, for the first time, Saint Ambrose has just enrolled its first female students. While many of… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Moral Compass by Danielle Steel

2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: A Wedding in December by Sarah Morgan

Title: A Wedding in December Author: Sarah Morgan Published: October 21st 2019 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3 stars This funny, charming and heartwarming new Christmas novel is USA TODAY bestselling author Sarah Morgan at her festive best! In the snowy perfection of Aspen, the White family gathers for youngest daughter Rosie’s… Continue reading New Release Book Review: A Wedding in December by Sarah Morgan

2019 Reviews · book bingo · contemporary fiction · women's fiction

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 23 BONUS ROUND: ‘Book set in an exotic location’- Come Away With Me by Karma Brown

Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains a total of 30… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 23 BONUS ROUND: ‘Book set in an exotic location’- Come Away With Me by Karma Brown

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New Release Book Review: The Memories We Hide by Jodi Gibson

Title: The Memories We Hide Author: Jodi Gibson Published: August 20th 2019 Publisher: Self Published Pages: 242 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Women’s Fiction RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars Can you trust your memories? Laura Murphy has always been intent on leaving the past behind her, however, when she returns home to care for her dying mother, she finds painful memories begin to resurface. Ten… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Memories We Hide by Jodi Gibson