new release · young adult

New Release Book Review: Family of Liars by E. Lockhart

Title: Family of Liars Author:  E. Lockhart Published: May 4th 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Young Adult RRP: $24.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The page-turning must-read thriller prequel to We Were Liars – #1 New York Times bestseller and TikTok sensation – takes readers back to the story of another summer, another generation, and the secrets that will haunt them for… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Family of Liars by E. Lockhart

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · rural fiction · suspense

New Release Book Review: Rising Dust by Fleur McDonald

Title: Rising Dust Author:  Fleur McDonald Published: March 29th 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 376 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Rural, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Detective Dave Burrows returns in another breathtaking tale of rural suspense. After the family’s devastating tragedy, Detective Dave Burrows is crystal clear that his wife, Mel, is no longer interested in their marriage. Before Dave… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Rising Dust by Fleur McDonald

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Mother by Jane Caro

Title: The Mother Author:  Jane Caro Published: March 1st 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars From the Walkley Award winning journalist, social commentator and author comes a gripping domestic thriller with a moral dilemma at its core. ‘A timely, tense and important story that takes you to the heart of a toxic relationship,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Mother by Jane Caro

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: Summer at Kangaroo Ridge by Nicole Hurley-Moore

Title: Summer at Kangaroo Ridge Author:  Nicole Hurley-Moore Published: March 1st 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Rural, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The Carrington family own the only pub in the small country town of Kangaroo Ridge. It’s been eight years since the five siblings became orphans and since twins Sebastian and Tamara stepped up to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Summer at Kangaroo Ridge by Nicole Hurley-Moore

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Remember Me by Charity Norman

Title: Remember Me Author:  Charity Norman Published: March 1st 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars They never found Leah Parata. Not a boot, not a backpack, not a turquoise beanie. After she left me that day, she vanished off the face of the earth. A close-knit community is ripped apart by disturbing… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Remember Me by Charity Norman

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Nicole Hurley-Moore

Hello Nicole. It is my pleasure to welcome you to my blog, Mrs B’s Book Reviews. I greatly appreciate the time you have provided to answer a few questions. To begin, what is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your new book? Hello and thanks so much for inviting me. So,… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Nicole Hurley-Moore

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · new release

New Release Book Review: The Cane by Maryrose Cuskelly

Title: The Cane Author:  Maryrose Cuskelly Published: February 1st 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Nail-biting, atmospheric, and unputdownable, the brilliant new thriller for fans of Wimmera and The Dry. ONE MISSING GIRL. NO SUSPECTS. A TOWN ABOUT TO IGNITE. Quala, a North Queensland sugar town, the 1970s. Barbara McClymont walks the cane fields searching… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Cane by Maryrose Cuskelly

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense

New Release Book Review: Deception Creek by Fleur McDonald

Title: Deception Creek Author:  Fleur McDonald Published: November 2nd 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 376 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Rural, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A returned criminal, a cult-like family and cybercrime all clash against the backdrop of the Flinders Ranges in this thrilling new rural suspense novel from the best-selling Voice of the Outback. ‘If you’re looking for a… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Deception Creek by Fleur McDonald

2021 Reviews · crime · mystery · new release

Book Review: Just Murdered by Katherine Kovacic

Title: Just Murdered Author: Katherine Kovacic Published: August 3rd 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Introducing the fabulous Ms Peregrine Fisher, niece of the famous Phryne Fisher, as seen on 7plus and Acorn tv’A splendid read, with an authentic 60s flavour. I recommend it unreservedly.’ – Kerry Greenwood Peregrine Fisher is unexpectedly summoned to… Continue reading Book Review: Just Murdered by Katherine Kovacic

2022 Reviews · Book club · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult

Title: Wish You Were Here Author: Jodi Picoult Published: November 25th 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars In the breathtaking beauty of the Galapagos Islands, Diana will learn who she really is, and the person she wants to become, in Jodi’s deeply moving novel about the resilience of the human spirit. Diana O’Toole is perfectly… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult