#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Sixty Summers by Amanda Hampson

Title: Sixty Summers Author: Amanda Hampson Published: May 1st 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Life is too short for compromise … When Maggie, Fran and Rose met in their youth, they had dreams and ambitions. Forty years later, the three friends are turning sixty, each of them restless and disenchanted with their lives. Fran… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Sixty Summers by Amanda Hampson

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · France · new release

New Release Book Review: The Yellow Villa by Amanda Hampson

Title: The Yellow Villa Author: Amanda Hampson Published: April 30th 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 256 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Mia and Ben, an Australian couple in their early thirties, have relinquished one dream and embraced another, selling their Sydney flat and purchasing an old yellow house in the picturesque village of Cordes-sur-Ciel in South-West France. They soon meet… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Yellow Villa by Amanda Hampson

2017 Reviews · historical fiction

Book Review: The French Perfumer by Amanda Hampson

Title: The French Perfumer Author:  Amanda Hampson Published: February 27th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia Pages: 221 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars ‘Shorthand typist required by English speaker in the South of France. Live-in, full board plus salary commensurate with experience.’ Iris Turner, an unworldly young Englishwoman, arrives in the French Riviera to take… Continue reading Book Review: The French Perfumer by Amanda Hampson