A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Penelope Janu

It is a pleasure to welcome Penelope Janu back to my blog, Mrs B’s Book Reviews for A Tea Break with Mrs B, a author interview series. To help celebrate the release of Clouds on the Horizon we sat down for a chat. Thanks Penelope! Hello Penelope. It is my pleasure to welcome you back to my blog, Mrs B’s Book… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Penelope Janu

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · France · historical fiction · new release · World War II

New Release Book Review: The Riviera House by Natasha Lester

Title: The Riviera House Author: Natasha Lester Published: September 1st 2021 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 464 Genres: Fiction, Historical/Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars From the New York Times bestselling author comes this extraordinary masterpiece of historical fiction that will have you wiping tears from your face. Paris, 1939When Nazis occupy the city, Eliane Dufort is heartbroken – her lover flees for England and her family to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Riviera House by Natasha Lester

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Happy Hour by Jacquie Byron

Title: Happy Hour Author: Jacquie Byron Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Gin in one hand, paintbrush in the other, Franny Calderwood has turned her back on the world. Having lost her husband, Frank, she lives a life of decadent seclusion with her two dogs, Whisky and Soda and a stuffed cat. Then the Salernos move… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Happy Hour by Jacquie Byron

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · Holiday · romance

New Release Book Review: Flora’s Travelling Christmas Shop by Rebecca Raisin

Title: Flora’s Travelling Christmas Shop Author: Rebecca Raisin Published: December 1st 2021 Publisher: HQ Fiction – GB Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Holiday RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars ’Tis the season for mulled wine, mince pies, and magic under the mistletoe…Flora loves Christmas more than anything else in the world, so she’s gutted when her Scrooge-alike boss fires her from… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Flora’s Travelling Christmas Shop by Rebecca Raisin

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

New Release Book Review: Once Burnt, Twice Shy by Karly Lane

Title: Once Burnt, Twice Shy Author: Karly Lane Published: November 30th 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 360 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Recently divorced mother-of-two Samantha Murphy agrees to house-sit for her parents for a few weeks-but when the house involves several hundred acres of farming and livestock, it’s a little more involved than the usual job. Sam… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Once Burnt, Twice Shy by Karly Lane

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · World War I

New Release Book Review: The Fossil Hunter by Tea Cooper

Title: The Fossil Hunter Author: Tea Cooper Published: October 27th 2021 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, World War I RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars A fossil discovered at London’s Natural History Museum leads one woman back in time to nineteenth century Australia and a world of scientific discovery and dark secrets in this compelling historical mystery. The… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Fossil Hunter by Tea Cooper

2021 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Cold Coast by Robyn Mundy

Title: Cold Coast Author: Robyn Mundy Published: October 27th 2021 Publisher: Ultimo Press Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Inspired by the story of Svalbard’s first female trapper, Cold Coast is a gripping portrayal of survival within the stark beauty and perilous wilderness of the high Arctic In 1932, Wanny Woldstad, a young widow, travels to Svalbard, daring to enter the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Cold Coast by Robyn Mundy

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

New Release Book Review: A Good Life by Leanne Lovegrove

Title: A Good Life Author: Leanne Lovegrove Published: October 15th 2021 Publisher: Leanne Lovegrove Pages: 311 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Rating: 4 stars Greta Johnson made a dreadful mistake. A two million dollar mistake. Unemployed and afraid she flees to her eccentric old aunt, a noted artist living in a ramshackle cottage in secluded rural hinterland. Life has never seemed more… Continue reading New Release Book Review: A Good Life by Leanne Lovegrove

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Mandy Magro

It is a pleasure to warmly welcome Mandy Magro back to my blog, Mrs B’s Book Reviews for A Tea Break with Mrs B, an author interview series. To help celebrate the release of Road to Rosalee we sat down for a chat. Thanks Mandy! Hello Mandy. It is my pleasure to welcome you back to my blog, Mrs B’s Book… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Mandy Magro

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance

New Release Book Review: Summer of Serenity by Nicola Marsh

Title: Summer of Serenity Author: Nicola Marsh Published: September 29th 2021 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Opposites clash in the addictive new small-town romance from USA Today bestselling Australian author Nicola Marsh. A slick city boy with a mission. A free-spirited country girl with a cause. Fireworks are guaranteed… Upstanding principal Jy Atherton dreads the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Summer of Serenity by Nicola Marsh