2018 Reviews · historical fiction

Book Review: The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford

Title: The Good Doctor of Warsaw Author: Elisabeth Gifford Published: February 23rd 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin (Atlantic/Corvus) Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Set in the ghettos of wartime Warsaw, this is a sweeping, poignant and heartbreaking tale, based on the true story of one of World War II’s quiet heroes – Dr Janusz Korczak. ‘You do not leave… Continue reading Book Review: The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Children’s House by Alice Nelson

Title: The Children’s House Author: Alice Nelson Published: October 1st 2018 Publisher: Vintage – Penguin Books Australia Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A love song to the idea of families in all their mysteries and complexities, their different configurations and the hope that creates them. Marina and her husband, Jacob, were each born on a kibbutz in Israel. They meet… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Children’s House by Alice Nelson

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · anthology · Australian · contemporary fiction · Pre release · romance · short stories

Pre Release Book Review: Destination Romance by Serenity Press

Title: Destination Romance Authors:  Carolyn Wren, Tanya Kean, Jean Jenkins, Renee Conoulty, Lisa Wolstenholme, Melanie Page, Mel A. Rowe, Michelle Beesley, Michelle Rule and Monique Mulligan Published: November 22nd 2018 Publisher: Serenity Press Pages: 328 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Short Stories, Australian, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars I want to see something of the world.’ Ten travellers with escape on the mind get… Continue reading Pre Release Book Review: Destination Romance by Serenity Press

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · United States

New Release Book Review: Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

Title: Every Breath Author: Nicholas Sparks Published: October 16th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars From the number one bestselling author of The Notebook and Two by Two comes an unforgettable tale of enduring love . . . Hope Anderson is at a crossroads. After six years with her boyfriend, she is no longer sure what she wants, and when her father… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

2018 Reviews · children · Picture book

Children’s Book Review: Ruby’s Worry by Tom Percival

Title: Ruby’s Worry Author:  Tom Percival Illustrator:  Tom Percival Published: August 1st 2018 Publisher: Bloomsbury Australia Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (0-5) RRP: $14.99 Rating: 4 stars Ruby loves being Ruby. Until, one day, she finds a worry. At first it’s not such a big worry, and that’s all right, but then it starts to grow. It gets bigger and bigger every day… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Ruby’s Worry by Tom Percival

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · a-z author challenge 2018 · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic

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! Caleb Zelic, profoundly deaf since early childhood, has… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic

2018 Reviews · Book Broadcast · contemporary fiction · new release · psychological · suspense · thriller

Book Broadcast: Under My Skin by Lisa Unger

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: Under My Skin by Lisa Unger