#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Letters to my Yesterday by Karyn Sepulveda

Title: Letters to my Yesterday Author: Karyn Sepulveda Published: September 1st 2018 Publisher: Ventura Press Pages: 300 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars At the age of ninety-two, Marie runs a much-loved café from the house her single mother Rose built in the 1920s. A warm and welcoming refuge for many, Marie is determined not to let a downward spiral in her… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Letters to my Yesterday by Karyn Sepulveda

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · domestic · life lit · new release · women's fiction

New Release Book Review: Sisters and Brothers by Fiona Palmer

Title: Sisters and Brothers Author: Fiona Palmer Published: August 28th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Domestic, Life Lit RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A poignant novel of heartbreak, adoption and family secrets Emma, a nurse and busy mother of three, has always dreamed of having a sister. Michelle, at 46, wonders if it’s too late to fall in love and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Sisters and Brothers by Fiona Palmer

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

Throwback Thursday Book Review: The Dangers of Truffle Hunting by Sunni Overend

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! Is life too short to play it safe?… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: The Dangers of Truffle Hunting by Sunni Overend

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · Ireland · mystery

Book Review: The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

Title: The Ruin Author: Dervla McTiernan Published: February 19th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Galway 1993: Young Garda Cormac Reilly is called to a scene he will never forget. Two silent, neglected children – fifteen-year-old Maude and five-year-old Jack – are waiting for him at a crumbling country house. Upstairs, their… Continue reading Book Review: The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · blog tour · Books On Tour · children · Just Write For Kids · Picture book

Just Write For Kids – Books On Tour – Blog Tour: Reece Give Me Some Peace! By Sonia Bestulic and Illustrated by Nancy Bevington

Title: Reece Give Me Some Peace! Author: Sonia Bestulic Illustrator: Nancy Bevington Published: August 2018 Publisher: Big Sky Publishing Pages: 32 Genres:  Children –  0 to 8 years RRP: $14.99 Rating: 4 stars A fun-loving book about the wonderful world of music and of noisy play! Reece is a very cheeky, curious young boy who loves making NOISE. Today he’s making music. There… Continue reading Just Write For Kids – Books On Tour – Blog Tour: Reece Give Me Some Peace! By Sonia Bestulic and Illustrated by Nancy Bevington

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · history · non-fiction · true crime

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A non-fiction book’ – The Suitcase Baby by Tanya Bretherton

#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 non-fiction book’ – The Suitcase Baby by Tanya Bretherton

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release · romance · saga

New Release Book Review: The Lost Pearl by Emily Madden

Title: The Lost Pearl Author: Emily Madden Published: August 20th 2018 Publisher: Harlequin –  Mira Pages: 480 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Honolulu, Hawaii 1941 On the evening of her sixteenth birthday party, Catherine McGarrie wants nothing more than for the night to be over, even though the opulence of the ballroom befits the daughter of a US Navy Rear Admiral.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Pearl by Emily Madden