#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: Something Like This by Karly Lane

Title: Something Like This Author: Karly Lane Published: December 1st 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Rural, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A spellbinding new rural romance from the bestselling author of the Callahans of Stringybark Creek trilogy and Fool Me Once. Jason Weaver just wants to be left alone. It was a tough transition from his army days to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Something Like This by Karly Lane

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction

Book Review: The Morbids by Ewa Ramsey

Title: The Morbids Author: Ewa Ramsey Published: September 1st 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Heart-wrenching, heartwarming and ultimately uplifting–a story about the power of a little kindnessA story of friendship, love and what it means to truly live when, sometimes, it may seem easier not to. Caitlin is convinced she’s going to die. Two… Continue reading Book Review: The Morbids by Ewa Ramsey

2020 Reviews · dual time frame · fiction · historical fiction · mystery

Book Review: The Last Train by Sue Lawrence

Title: The Last Train Author: Sue Lawrence Published: January 24th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars At 7 p.m. on 28 December 1879, a violent storm batters the newly built rail bridge across the River Tay, close to the city of Dundee. Ann Craig is waiting for her husband, the owner of a large… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Train by Sue Lawrence

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

New Release Book Review: The Girl from Widow Hills by Megan Miranda

Title: The Girl From Widow Hills Author: Megan Miranda Published: August 18th 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The new novel from Reese’s Book Club Hello Sunshine August 2019 pick, Megan Miranda. Everyone knows the story of the girl from Widow Hills. When Arden Mayes was six years old, she was swept away… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Girl from Widow Hills by Megan Miranda

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

New Release Book Review: The Shearer’s Wife by Fleur McDonald

Title: The Shearer’s Wife Author: Fleur McDonald Published: November 3rd 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A riveting new novel of rural suspense from the bestselling Voice of the Outback.1980: Rose and Ian Kelly arrive in the small South Australian town of Barker for supplies, before driving a further couple of hundred kilometres to begin… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Shearer’s Wife by Fleur McDonald

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Honeybee by Craig Silvey

Title: Honeybee Author: Craig Silvey Published: September 29th 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars The highly anticipated new novel by the bestselling author of Jasper Jones. ‘Find out who you are, and live that life.’ Late in the night, fourteen-year-old Sam Watson steps onto a quiet overpass, climbs over the rail and looks down at the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Honeybee by Craig Silvey

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult

Title: The Book of Two Ways Author: Jodi Picoult Published: September 23rd 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Spark of Light returns with a thought-provoking and otherworldly new novel about the fates that we choose for ourselves and what happens when we have the chance to choose again.Dawn Edelstein knows… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult

2020 International Male Author Challenge · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction

Book Review: Good Dogs Don’t Make It to the South Pole by Hans Olav-Thyvold

Title: Good Dogs Don’t Make It to the South Pole Author: Hans Olav-Thyvold Published: February 4th 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The wisest, funniest, and most inspiring book on ageing and friendship written by a dog you’ll ever read.The best thing you can aspire to in this world is company. Whether it’s for pleasure… Continue reading Book Review: Good Dogs Don’t Make It to the South Pole by Hans Olav-Thyvold

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

New Release Book Review: The McCalister Legacy by Nicole Hurley-Moore

Title: The McCalister Legacy Author: Nicole Hurley-Moore Published: August 4th 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 328 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Someone is hiding a secret-one that could change Berry’s life, and alter her tragic past.As a child, Berry McCalister’s family was torn apart by shocking violence. Eleven?years on, she returns to the small town of Harlington, determined… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The McCalister Legacy by Nicole Hurley-Moore

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

New Release Book Review: The Farm at Peppertree Crossing by Leonie Kelsall

Title: The Farm at Peppertree Crossing Author: Leonie Kelsall Published: July 2nd 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Accustomed to looking after herself, can Roni now embrace a different life gifted to her from an unknown aunt and a community ready to help? Or will the strings attached be her downfall?’Everything you want in… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Farm at Peppertree Crossing by Leonie Kelsall