#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason

Title: Sorrow and Bliss Author: Meg Mason Published: September 2nd 2020 Publisher: 4th Estate – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Spiky, sharp, intriguingly dark and tender, full of pathos, fury and wit, Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason is a dazzling, distinctive novel from a boldly talented writer. For fans of Sally Rooney, Taffy Brodesser-Akner and Fleabag. ‘A triumph. A… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason

#aww2020 · 2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · Australian · Book club · contemporary fiction · crime

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Sheerwater by Leah Swann

Today I am marking off my twenty first #21st checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: Emotional, powerful, unforgettable. From a stunning new literary talent, you won’t be able to put down this novel about a mother’s love for her children – it will break your heart. Ava and her two young sons,… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Sheerwater by Leah Swann

2019 Aussie male author challenge · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction

Book Review: Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

Title: Boy Swallows Universe Author: Trent Dalton Published: June 18th 2018 Publisher: 4th Estate AU -Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 480 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 2.5/3 stars Brisbane, 1983: A lost father, a mute brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious crim for a babysitter. It’s not as if Eli’s life isn’t… Continue reading Book Review: Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton