#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Godmothers by Monica McInerney

Title: The Godmothers Author: Monica McInerney Published: September 29th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The heartwarming new novel by Australia’s #1 bestselling author. The highly anticipated new family drama from one of Australia’s most beloved authors. Eliza Miller grew up in Australia as the only daughter of a troubled young mother, but with… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Godmothers by Monica McInerney

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · non-fiction · true crime

Book Review: The Lost Girls by Ava Benny-Morrison

Title: The Lost Girls Author: Ava Benny-Morrison Published: May 2nd 2019 Publisher: ABC Books – AU Pages: 304 Genres:  Non Fiction, True Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The chilling true story of the heinous murder of Karlie Pearce-Stevenson and daughter Khandalyce and how the case was cracked. A YOUNG WOMAN KEEN TO SEE THE WORLD. A LOVING FAMILY DESPERATE FOR ANSWERS. A… Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Girls by Ava Benny-Morrison

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Silk House by Kayte Nunn

Title: The Silk House Author: Kayte Nunn Published: June 30th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Weaving. Healing. Haunting. The Top-Ten bestselling story of a mysterious boarding school sheltering a centuries-old secret… Australian history teacher Thea Rust arrives at an exclusive boarding school in the British countryside only to find that she is to look after the first… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Silk House by Kayte Nunn

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Cake Maker’s Wish by Josephine Moon

Title: The Cake Maker’s Wish Author: Josephine Moon Published: June 2nd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars When single mum Olivia uproots her young son Darcy from their life in Tasmania for a new start in the English Cotswolds, she isn’t exactly expecting a bed of roses – but nor is she prepared for… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Cake Maker’s Wish by Josephine Moon

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · women's fiction

#Book Bingo 2020 Round 10: ‘Set in a place you dream of visiting’- Lovestruck by Bronwyn Sell

Book Bingo 2020 is a collaboration challenge I am completing for the third year with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. On the second Saturday of each month, beginning on Saturday 11th January 2020, Theresa, Ashleigh and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2020 card… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2020 Round 10: ‘Set in a place you dream of visiting’- Lovestruck by Bronwyn Sell

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: I Give My Marriage a Year by Holly Wainwright

Title: I Give My Marriage a Year Author: Holly Wainwright Published: August 25th 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 432 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Lou and Josh have been together for 14 years. They share two kids, a mortgage, careers and plenty of history. Now, after a particularly fraught Christmas, Lou is ready to ask herself: is this marriage worth hanging… Continue reading New Release Book Review: I Give My Marriage a Year by Holly Wainwright

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: The Healer by Allison Butler

Title: The Healer Author: Allison Butler Published: August 5th 2020 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars An Englishwoman, a Scottish laird … a love that will surpass all borders. A sumptuous romance in the spirit of Diana Gabaldon and Darry Fraser. 1402, the Anglo-Scottish border. Lynelle Fenwick has been an outcast all her life.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Healer by Allison Butler

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Her Last Words by Kim Kelly

Title: Her Last Words Author: Kim Kelly Published: July 7th 2020 Publisher: Jazz Monkey Publications Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery Rating: 4.5 stars A murder. A missing manuscript. An undying love. Thisbe Chisholm wants to be a writer. It’s 2007, a time of digital revolution and skyrocketing property prices, but she’s an old-fashioned girl. She doesn’t even own a mobile phone.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Her Last Words by Kim Kelly

#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