2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · thriller

Book Review: Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

Title: Anatomy of a Scandal Author: Sarah Vaughan Published: October 1st 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller RRP: $16.99 Rating: 4 stars A high-profile marriage thrust into the spotlight. A wife, determined to keep her family safe, must face a prosecutor who believes justice has been a long time coming. A scandal that will rock Westminster. And the women… Continue reading Book Review: Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

2022 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · crime

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Those Who Perish by Emma Viskic

Title: Those Who Perish Author: Emma Viskic Published: March 1st 2022 Publisher: Bonnier Echo Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating:  4 stars An addictive new thriller from multi-award-winning author Emma Viskic. A REMOTE ISLANDAN ISOLATED COMMUNITYA KILLER PICKING THEM OFF ONE BY ONE … ‘You should be careful, Mr Zelic. Because the person who killed Peter Taylor will almost… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Those Who Perish by Emma Viskic

2022 Reviews · blog tour · contemporary fiction · new release

#Blog Tour – The No-Show by Beth O’Leary

Title: The No-Show Author: Beth O’Leary Published: April 5th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The funny, heart-breaking and uplifting new novel from the bestselling author of The Flatshare Three women. Three dates. One missing man… 8.52 a.m. Siobhan is looking forward to her breakfast date with Joseph. She was surprised when he suggested it – she normally… Continue reading #Blog Tour – The No-Show by Beth O’Leary

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction

Book Review: The Hush by Sara Foster

Title: The Hush Author: Sara Foster Published: October 27th 2021 Publisher: Harper Collins – AU Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars ‘The novel everyone will be talking about’ Natasha Lester Everything can change in a heartbeat … The pulse-pounding new thriller from the bestselling author of You Don’t Know Me Lainey’s friend Ellis is missing. And she’s not the only one.… Continue reading Book Review: The Hush by Sara Foster

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: Confess by Colleen Hoover

Title: Confess Author: Colleen Hoover Published: December 1st 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $19.99 Rating: 5 stars From the bestselling author of It Ends With Us, a novel about risking everything for love – and finding your heart somewhere between the truth and lies. Auburn Reed has her entire life mapped out. Her goals are in sight… Continue reading Book Review: Confess by Colleen Hoover

2022 Reviews · non-fiction · true crime

Book Review: Stalking Claremont by Bret Christian

Title: Stalking Claremont Author: Bret Christian Published: January 20th 2021 Publisher: ABC Books – AU Pages: 400 Genres:  Non Fiction, True Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars One young woman missing, two found murdered — the gripping true story of Australia’s longest-running homicide investigation ** Winner of the Ned Kelly Award for True Crime** In the early hours of January 27, 1996,… Continue reading Book Review: Stalking Claremont by Bret Christian

2022 Reviews · Book club · contemporary fiction

Book Review: Lucky by Marissa Stapley

Title: Lucky Author: Marissa Stapley Published: December 14th 2021 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 256 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER‘A wild and deeply satisfying rollercoaster ride . . . the most fun I’ve had reading a book in quite a while’ – Taylor Jenkins Reid What if you had the winning lottery ticket… Continue reading Book Review: Lucky by Marissa Stapley

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · modern romance · romance

Book Review: Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

Title: Reminders of Him Author: Colleen Hoover Published: January 18th 2022 Publisher: Amazon Publishing Pages: 335 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Modern Romance RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A troubled young mother yearns for a shot at redemption in this heartbreaking yet hopeful story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover. After serving five years in prison for a tragic mistake, Kenna Rowan returns to… Continue reading Book Review: Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery

Book Review: The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth

Title: The Younger Wife Author: Sally Hepworth Published: October 26th 2021 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The moment she laid eyes on Heather Wisher, Tully knew this woman was going to destroy their lives. Tully and Rachel are murderous when they discover their father has a new girlfriend. The fact that Heather is half… Continue reading Book Review: The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · suspense · thriller · TikTok

Book Review: Verity by Colleen Hoover

Title: Verity Author: Colleen Hoover Published: January 25th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $22.99 Rating: 5 stars The word-of-mouth hit psychological suspense with an unforgettable twist, from the author of TikTok sensation It Ends With Us A thriller guaranteed to keep you up all night, with a twist that will leave you reeling . . . The TikTok… Continue reading Book Review: Verity by Colleen Hoover