#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release

Book Review: After Goodbye by Teena Raffa

Title: After Goodbye Author:  Teena Raffa Published: March 8th 2020 Publisher: Daisy Lane Publishing Pages: 350 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary She can choose to stay mired in yesterday’s regrets – or do what she can to create a brighter tomorrow for them all. It’s the 1980s but feminism has passed Stella by and her sole focus is being the best… Continue reading Book Review: After Goodbye by Teena Raffa

#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

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · domestic · new release · psychological

New Release Book Review: The Safe Place by Anna Downes

Title: The Safe Place Author: Anna Downes Published: June 30th 2020 Publisher: Affirm Press Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Psychological RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars For struggling actress Emily Proudman, life in London is not working out as planned – in fact, it’s falling apart. So when she is offered a live-in job working for a wealthy family on… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Safe Place by Anna Downes

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Swap by Robyn Harding

Title: The Swap Author: Robyn Harding Published: July 8th 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Low Morrison is not your average teen. You could blame her hippie parents or her dreary, isolated island hometown. Whatever the reason, Low just doesn’t fit in – and neither does newcomer Freya, an ethereal… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Swap by Robyn Harding

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#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: The Postmistress by Alison Stuart

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: The Postmistress by Alison Stuart

2020 Reviews · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Patient by Jasper DeWitt

Title: The Patient Author: Jasper DeWitt Published: July 8th 2020 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 224 Genres:  Fiction, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $27.99 Rating: 3 stars The Silent Patient by way of Stephen King: Parker, a young, overconfident psychiatrist new to his job at a mental asylum, miscalculates catastrophically when he undertakes curing a mysterious and profoundly dangerous patient. In a… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Patient by Jasper DeWitt

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · thriller

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

Today I am marking off my twenty sixth #26th checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: From Pop Sugar Reading Challenge 2019 Prompt: The twisting new thriller from international sensation Ruth Ware, author of Sunday Times bestsellers In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10 The twisting new thriller from international sensation Ruth Ware, author… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

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#FridayFreebie: The Bluffs – Kyle Perry — Reading, Writing and Riesling

The Bluffs Kyle Perry Michael Joseph Penguin Random House ISBN: 9781760895679 RRP $32.99 Description: At the bottom of the world, there is an island. It is a land of rugged wilderness, of ice and snow and blistering heat … They say extinct tigers still roam there. They say other things roam, too. When a […]

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2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Bluffs by Kyle Perry

Title: The Bluffs Author: Kyle Perry Published: July 2nd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars I won’t walk alone by the mountain trees, or the hungry man will come for me . . . ‘Tense, atmospheric and unsettling, this book will stay with you long after you turn the last page, and long… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Bluffs by Kyle Perry

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · true crime

Book Review: Death on the Derwent Sue Neill-Fraser’s story by Robin Bowles

Title: Death on the Derwent: Sue Neill-Fraser’s story Author: Robin Bowles Published: February 19th 2019 Publisher: Scribe Pages: 384 Genres: Non Fiction, True Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Don’t fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail. When Bob Chappell disappeared from his yacht, moored in the Derwent Estuary near the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s marina,… Continue reading Book Review: Death on the Derwent Sue Neill-Fraser’s story by Robin Bowles