#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural ficition

New Release Book Review: The Football Whisperer by Mel A. Rowe

Title: The Football Whisperer Author: Mel A. Rowe Published: October 23rd 2018 Publisher: Mel A. Rowe Pages: 284 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australia, Rural, Romance RRP: $3.66 (ebook) Rating: 4 stars “When life makes you play a whole new game…” Before 90,000 screaming spectators, professional AFL footballer, Brendan Ward, is injured.  Devastated and desperate to recover, Ward’s family forces him to front the fabled racetrack’s horse-whisperer, or face… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Football Whisperer by Mel A. Rowe

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · book bingo · contemporary fiction · short stories

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book with non-human characters’ – Only the Animals by Ceridwen Dovey

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite blogger, Theresa Smith Writes. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries.… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book with non-human characters’ – Only the Animals by Ceridwen Dovey

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Throwback Thursday Book Review: The Little Bookshop on the Seine by Rebecca Raisin

Welcome to a weekly post, Throwback Thursday. This weekly book review post is a way to share some old favourites, books that were published over a year ago and most importantly those books that have been languishing on the to be read pile for far too long! Sarah Smith has been offered the opportunity to… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: The Little Bookshop on the Seine by Rebecca Raisin

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New Release Book Review: The Children’s House by Alice Nelson

Title: The Children’s House Author: Alice Nelson Published: October 1st 2018 Publisher: Vintage – Penguin Books Australia Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A love song to the idea of families in all their mysteries and complexities, their different configurations and the hope that creates them. Marina and her husband, Jacob, were each born on a kibbutz in Israel. They meet… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Children’s House by Alice Nelson

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · anthology · Australian · contemporary fiction · Pre release · romance · short stories

Pre Release Book Review: Destination Romance by Serenity Press

Title: Destination Romance Authors:  Carolyn Wren, Tanya Kean, Jean Jenkins, Renee Conoulty, Lisa Wolstenholme, Melanie Page, Mel A. Rowe, Michelle Beesley, Michelle Rule and Monique Mulligan Published: November 22nd 2018 Publisher: Serenity Press Pages: 328 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Short Stories, Australian, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars I want to see something of the world.’ Ten travellers with escape on the mind get… Continue reading Pre Release Book Review: Destination Romance by Serenity Press

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Throwback Thursday Book Review: Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic

Welcome to a weekly post, Throwback Thursday. This weekly book review post is a way to share some old favourites, books that were published over a year ago and most importantly those books that have been languishing on the to be read pile for far too long! Caleb Zelic, profoundly deaf since early childhood, has… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic

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New Release Book Review: Cedar Valley by Holly Throsby

Title: Cedar Valley Author: Holly Throsby Published: September 26th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 350 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars On the first day of summer in 1993, two strangers arrive in the town of Cedar Valley.  One is a calm looking man in a brown suit. He makes his way down the main street and walks directly to Cedar… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Cedar Valley by Holly Throsby