2017 Reviews · Australian · biography · memoir

Book Review: Love Your Sister: How Far Would You Go For Someone You Love? by Connie and Samuel Johnson

Title: Love Your Sister: How Far Would You Go For Someone You Love? Author:  Connie and Samuel Johnson Published: October 28th 2014 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres:  Non–Fiction, Biography, Memoir RRP: $19.99 A searingly honest memoir of family, cancer, love … and unicycles by the founders of the LOVE YOUR SISTER charity, Connie and Samuel Johnson, that will inspire and… Continue reading Book Review: Love Your Sister: How Far Would You Go For Someone You Love? by Connie and Samuel Johnson

2017 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction

Book Review: Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar

Title: Salt Creek Author:  Lucy Treloar   Published: August 1st 2015 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Some things collapse slow, and cannot always be rebuilt, and even if a thing can be remade it will never be as it was. Salt Creek, 1855, lies at the far reaches of the remote, beautiful and inhospitable… Continue reading Book Review: Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural ficition · small town

Book Review: Talk of the Town by Rachael Johns

Title: Talk of the Town Author:  Rachael Johns Published: April 24th 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Lawson Cooper-Jones has two priorities in life – his son, Ned, and the survival of the dairy farm that has been in his family for generations. Despite the best efforts of the town matchmakers and the… Continue reading Book Review: Talk of the Town by Rachael Johns

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 · Australian · contemporary fiction

Book Review: The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright

Title: The Mummy Bloggers Author:  Holly Wainwright Published: September 1st 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Sometimes life behind the screen is not as rosy as it seems…  Meet three Mummy Bloggers – each of them followed, idolised, imitated, taunted and trolled online. Elle Campbell is a glossy, lycra-clad mum with washboard abs, a… Continue reading Book Review: The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright

2017 Reviews · Australian · crime · non-fiction · true crime

Book Review: Getting Away With Murder by Duncan McNab

Title: Getting Away With Murder Author:  Duncan McNab Published: January 30th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Random House Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres:  Non Fiction,  True Crime RRP: $34.99 Sydney’s shame: Up to 80 men murdered, 30 cases remain unsolved. From 1977 to the end of 1986, Duncan McNab was a member of the NSW Police Force. Most of his service was in criminal… Continue reading Book Review: Getting Away With Murder by Duncan McNab

2017 Reviews · Australian · culture · fiction · literary

Book Review: The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose

Title: The Museum of Modern Love Author:  Heather Rose Published: September 1st 2016 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 296 Genres:  Fiction,  Literary RRP: $27.99 Rating: 5 stars A mesmerising literary novel about a lost man in search of connection – a meditation on love, art and commitment, set against the backdrop of one of the greatest art events in modern history, Marina Abramovic’s… Continue reading Book Review: The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose