#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · children · Junior Fiction · new release

Children’s Book Review: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne by Katrina Nannestad

Title: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne Author: Katrina Nannestad Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 352 Genres:  Children (8+) RRP: $16.99 Rating: 4 stars Freja and her mother, Clementine, are reunited at last. Tobias and Vivi are in love. And Lucerne, their new home, is a paradise of snowy alps, sapphire lakes, white swans and delicious Swiss… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne by Katrina Nannestad

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Feminist · Literature · new release

New Release Book Review: Beauty by Bri Lee

Title: Beauty Author: Bri Lee Published: November 5th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 160 Genres: Literature & Feminist Theory RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars A powerful meditation on beauty and body image from the author of Eggshell Skull. You were either fit and trim or you weren’t working hard enough. Your body was how you conveyed wealth and status to your peers, it… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beauty by Bri Lee

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · gothic · new release

New Release Book Review: The House of Brides by Jane Cockram

Title: The House of Brides Author: Jane Cockram Published: October 21st 2019 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Miranda has had a rough few years. Her successful career as a social media influencer has come crashing down after the controversial flop of her fertility app. Humiliated, she moves reluctantly back home to her judgemental… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The House of Brides by Jane Cockram

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Breeding Season by Amanda Niehaus

Title: The Breeding Season Author: Amanda Niehaus Published: September 3rd 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars The rains come to Brisbane just as Elise and Dan descend into grief. Elise, a scientist, believes that isolation and punishing fieldwork will heal her pain. Her husband Dan, a writer, questions the truths of his life, and looks… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Breeding Season by Amanda Niehaus

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · France · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Orange Grove by Kate Murdoch

Title: The Orange Grove Author: Kate Murdoch Published: October 11th 2019 Publisher: Regal House Publishing Pages: 253 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $16.95 Rating: 4.5 stars When status is survival, every choice has its consequence. Blois, 1705. The chateau of Duc Hugo d’Amboise simmers with rivalry and intrigue. Henriette d’Augustin, one of five mistresses of the duc, lives at the chateau with her daughter. When… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Orange Grove by Kate Murdoch

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · contemporary fiction

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 23: ‘Themes of Inequality’- Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko

Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains a total of 30… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 23: ‘Themes of Inequality’- Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: Long Way Home by Nicola Marsh

Title: Long Way Home Author: Nicola Marsh Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars From USA Today bestselling Australian author Nicola Marsh comes a warm and winsome rural romance about second chances and belonging. A prodigal daughter returns to Brockenridge… Eleven years ago Ruby Aston left Brockenridge – and its small-town gossip… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Long Way Home by Nicola Marsh