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

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Rabbits by Sophie Overett

Title: The Rabbits Author: Sophie Overett Published: July 2nd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Literary RRP: $32.99 Rating:  2 stars From the winner of the Penguin Literary Prize and the Kathleen Mitchell Award.A multigenerational family story with a dose of magical realism. It is about family secrets, art, very mild superpowers, loneliness and the strange connections we… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Rabbits by Sophie Overett

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Eye of a Rook by Josephine Taylor

Title: Eye of a Rook Author: Josephine Taylor Published: February 2nd 2021 Publisher: Fremantle Press Pages: 216 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating:  4 stars In 1860s London, Arthur sees his wife, Emily, suddenly struck down by a pain for which she can find no words, forced to endure harmful treatments and reliant on him for guidance. Meanwhile, in contemporary Perth, Alice,… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Eye of a Rook by Josephine Taylor

2021 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · historical fiction · new release

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Dark Tides by Philippa Gregory

Title: Dark Tides Author: Philippa Gregory Published: November 24th 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 496 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating:  3 stars #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory’s new historical novel tracks the rise of the Tidelands family in London, Venice, and New England. Midsummers Eve, 1670. A wealthy man waits outside a poor London warehouse to meet with Alinor, the… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Dark Tides by Philippa Gregory

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · historical fiction · new release

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Wreck by Meg Keneally

Title: The Wreck Author: Meg Keneally Published: September 1st 2020 Publisher: Echo Publishing Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating:  4 stars In 1820 Sarah McCaffrey, fleeing arrest for her part in a failed rebellion, thinks she has escaped when she finds herself aboard the Serpent, bound from London to the colony of New South Wales. But when the mercurial captain’s… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Wreck by Meg Keneally

2020 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · chick lit · contemporary fiction · romance

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters

Title: Would Like to Meet Author: Rachel Winters Published: November 26th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, RRP: $32.99 Rating:  3 stars A laugh-out-loud comedy with a strong cinematic hook. Can you fall in love like they do in the movies? Long-suffering assistant Evie Summers will lose her job unless she can convince her film agency’s… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters

2019 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · Britain · contemporary fiction · horror · new release · supernatural · suspense · thriller

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Secret of Cold Hill by Peter James

Title: The Secret of Cold Hill Author: Peter James Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating:  4 stars The Secret of Cold Hill by Peter James is the spine-chilling follow-up to The House on Cold Hill. Now a smash-hit stage play. Cold Hill House has been razed to the ground by fire, replaced with… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Secret of Cold Hill by Peter James

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · domestic

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Day the Lies Began by Kylie Kaden

Title: The Day the Lies Began Author: Kylie Kaden Published: August 19th 2019 Publisher: Pantera Press Pages: 392 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating:  4 stars “It seemed simple at first – folding one lie over the next. She had become expert at feathering over the cracks to ensure her life appeared the same. But inside, it didn’t feel fixed.” It happened… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Day the Lies Began by Kylie Kaden

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · young adult

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Rogue by A.J. Betts

Title: Rogue Author: A.J. Betts Published: June 25th 2019 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Young Adult RRP: $16.99 Rating:  3 stars There was no going back; there was no choice, anymore. I’d chosen out and this was it: hot-cold, dry-wet, bright-dark and lonely. Hayley has gone rogue. She’s left everything she’s ever known – her friends, her bees, her whole world… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Rogue by A.J. Betts

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · mystery · psychological · suspense · thriller

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Ex by Nicola Moriarty

Title: The Ex Author: Nicola Moriarty Published: June 17th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins –  AU Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Psychological, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating:  5 stars Girl meets boy. They fall in love. There’s just one problem… She wants him back. She wants you gone. Luke is The One. After everything she’s been through, Georgia knows she deserves someone… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Ex by Nicola Moriarty

2019 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · psychological · suspense · thriller

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Favourite Daughter by Kaira Rouda

Title: The Favourite Daughter Author: Kaira Rouda Published: April 15th 2019 Publisher: HQ Fiction Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Psychological, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The perfect home. The perfect family. The perfect lie. Jane Harris lives in a sparkling home in an oceanfront gated community in Orange County. It’s a place that seems too beautiful to be touched by… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Favourite Daughter by Kaira Rouda