#20BacklistIn2020 · 2020 Reviews · historical fiction · World War II

#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

In a desperate bid to reduce the books that are collecting dust on my TBR shelves, I have decided to collaborate with another avid reader and fellow book reviewer, Nicole from Certified Book Addicts. The #20BACKLISTIN2020 challenge is a self paced challenge hosted by Jaylamm.Reads, Reading and Sunshine, and Cassidys.Bookshelf. The overall goal of this challenge is to read… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · suspense · thriller

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Then She Vanishes by Claire Douglas

Today I am marking off my fourth #4 checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Local Girl Missing and Do Not Disturb – an unputdownable story about a woman who snaps, and what her crime will stir up . . . That summer, the three girls had the world at their feet.… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Then She Vanishes by Claire Douglas

#20BacklistIn2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance · women's fiction

#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: What We Find by Robyn Carr

In a desperate bid to reduce the books that are collecting dust on my TBR shelves, I have decided to collaborate with another avid reader and fellow book reviewer, Nicole from Certified Book Addicts. The #20BACKLISTIN2020 challenge is a self paced challenge hosted by Jaylamm.Reads, Reading and Sunshine, and Cassidys.Bookshelf. The overall goal of this challenge is to read… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: What We Find by Robyn Carr

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · biography · Feminist · non-fiction

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch

Today I am marking off my third #3 checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: ARIA Award-winning singer and actress Clare Bowditch confronts her inner critic in this no-holds-barred memoir. This is the story I promised myself, aged twenty-one, that I would one day be brave enough – and well enough – to… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch

2020 Reviews · Book club · historical fiction · World War II

Book Club Book Thoughts on: Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris

Title: Cilka’s Journey Author: Heather Morris Published: October 1st 2019 Publisher: Echo Publishing Pages: 488 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Her beauty saved her life – and condemned her. In 1942 Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from… Continue reading Book Club Book Thoughts on: Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris

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

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · Germany · historical fiction

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The German House by Annette Hess

Today I am marking off my second checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: Set against the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963, Annette Hess’s international bestseller is a harrowing yet ultimately uplifting coming-of-age story about a young female translator-caught between societal and familial expectations and her unique ability to speak truth to power-as… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The German House by Annette Hess