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

New Release Book Review: The Wattle Seed Inn by Léonie Kelsall

Title: The Wattle Seed Inn Author:  Léonie Kelsall Published: July 2nd 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Three aching hearts, a ramshackle country pub and a tangled web of secrets. PR executive Gabrielle Moreau knows she has an easy life, but when her business partner claims she lacks career passion she takes ownership… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Wattle Seed Inn by Léonie Kelsall

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The French Gift by Kirsty Manning

Title: The French Gift Author: Kirsty Manning Published: March 30th 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 328 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars A forgotten manuscript threatens to unravel the past … Fresnes Prison, 1940: Margot Bisset, a former maid from the Riviera, finds herself in a prison cell with writer and French Resistance fighter, Josephine Murant. Together, they are transferred… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The French Gift by Kirsty Manning

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Christine Wells

It is a pleasure to welcome Christine Wells 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 Sisters of the Resistance we sat down for a chat. Thanks Christine! What is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Christine Wells

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · Book Stack Insiders · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Other Side of Beautiful by Kim Lock

Title: The Other Side of Beautiful Author: Kim Lock Published: July 7th 2021 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Lost & Found meets The Rosie Project in a stunning break-out novel where a vulnerable misfit is forced to re-engage with the world, despite her best efforts. Meet Mercy Blain, whose house has just burnt down. Unfortunately for… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Other Side of Beautiful by Kim Lock

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · Better Reading Preview · contemporary fiction

Better Reading Preview: When Things Are Alive They Hum by Hannah Bent

Title: When Things are Alive They Hum Author: Hannah Bent Published: July 28th 2021 Publisher: Ultimo Press Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars My hum… will be in everything, the wind, the sea, the sand, the air, in you. ​A beautiful, moving, wondrous celebration of life in the vein of The Signature of All Things and My Sister’s Keeper. ​Marlowe and Harper… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: When Things Are Alive They Hum by Hannah Bent

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · new release · thriller

#Blog Tour – Catch Us the Foxes by Nicola West

Title: Catch Us the Foxes Author: Nicola West Published: July 7th 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Some secrets you try to hide. Others you don’t dare let out … Twin Peaks meets The Dry in a deliciously dark and twisted tale that unravels a small Australian country town Ambitious young journalist Marlowe ‘Lo’ Robertson would do… Continue reading #Blog Tour – Catch Us the Foxes by Nicola West

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Ella Carey

It is a pleasure to welcome Ella Carey 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 The Lost Girl of Berlin we sat down for a chat. Thanks Ella! What is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Ella Carey

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

New Release Book Review: Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney

Title: Secrets My Father Kept Author: Rachel Givney Published: June 1st 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Set in Poland on the eve of the Second World War, Secrets My Father Kept is the gripping story of a young woman determined to uncover the truth behind her mother’s disappearance and the dark secret from her father’s… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney

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

New Release Book Review: Small Acts of Defiance by Michelle Wright

Title: Small Acts of Defiance Author: Michelle Wright Published: June 1st 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars May, 1940: After a bitter tragedy, young Australian woman Lucie and her French mother Yvonne are forced to leave home and seek help from the only family they have left-Lucie’s uncle, Gerard. As the Second World War engulfs… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Small Acts of Defiance by Michelle Wright

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Leonie Kelsall

It is a pleasure to welcome Leonie Kelsall 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 The Wattle Seed Inn we sat down for a chat. Thanks Leonie! What is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your new… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Leonie Kelsall