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New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: The True Story of Maddie Bright by Mary-Rose MacColl

Title: The True Story of Maddie Bright Author: Mary-Rose MacColl Published: April 1st 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 504 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars The bestselling author of In Falling Snow returns with a spellbinding tale of friendship, love and loyalty ‘A thoughtful, multi-layered tale that probes the stories we tell ourselves about family and friendship, power and control. MacColl’s writing deftly… Continue reading New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: The True Story of Maddie Bright by Mary-Rose MacColl

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Losing the Plot by Elizabeth Coleman

Title: Losing the Plot Author: Elizabeth Coleman Published: April 15th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Funny, charming and captivating, with a plot within a plot, and a girl who is looking for love in all the wrong places. ‘I loved it! It’s got a kind of Bridget Jones feel and such a page turner. Great… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Losing the Plot by Elizabeth Coleman

2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Hunter by Jack Heath

Title: Hunter Author: Jack Heath Published: March 4th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 424 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Timothy Blake returns, with an insatiable appetite, in the thrillingly addictive sequel to Hangman. Timothy Blake, ex-consultant for the FBI, now works in body-disposal for a local crime lord. One night he stumbles across a body he wasn’t… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Hunter by Jack Heath

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · literary

Book Review: The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

Title: The Orchardist’s Daughter Author: Karen Viggers Published: February 1st 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Literary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A story of freedom, forgiveness and finding the strength to break free. International bestselling writer Karen Viggers returns to remote Tasmania, the setting of her most popular novel The Lightkeeper’s Wife. Sixteen-year-old Mikaela has grown up isolated and… Continue reading Book Review: The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Small Blessings by Emily Brewin

Title: Small Blessings Author: Emily Brewin Published: February 1st 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 248 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Through the unlikeliest of friendships comes a second chance. Rosie Larson doesn’t trust people – and with good reason. Her violent ex-boyfriend, Joel, is out of jail and she’s determined he won’t find her or their eleven-year-old son. For Isobel… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Small Blessings by Emily Brewin