2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · modern romance · new release

New Release Book Review: Something Wilder by Christina Lauren

Title: Something Wilder Author: Christina Lauren Published: May 24th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $22.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The New York Times bestselling authors of The Unhoneymooners present a charming, laugh-out-loud novel filled with adventure, treasure, and, of course, love. Lily has never forgotten the man that got away . . . but she certainly hasn’t forgiven him either! As the daughter… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Something Wilder by Christina Lauren

2022 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · World War II

New Release Book Review: The German Wife by Kelly Rimmer

Title: The German Wife Author: Kelly Rimmer Published: April 27th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 464 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Inspired by real events, the New York Times bestselling author of The Warsaw Orphan returns with an unputdownable novel of a community torn apart when a former Nazi family moves into town to work on NASA’s space program Berlin, 1934. Sofie Rhodes is the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The German Wife by Kelly Rimmer

2022 Reviews · crime · mystery

New Release Book Review: Her Perfect Twin by Sarah Bonner

Title: Her Perfect Twin Author: Sarah Bonner Published: January 25th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars When Megan discovers photographs of her estranged identical twin sister on her husband’s phone, she wants answers. Leah already has everything Megan has ever wanted. Fame, fortune, freedom to do what she wants. And when Megan confronts Leah,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Her Perfect Twin by Sarah Bonner

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Dinner with the Schnabels Library by Toni Jordan

Title: Dinner with the Schnabels Author: Toni Jordan Published: March 30th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 496 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars You can marry into them, but can you ever really be one of them? A novel about marriage, love and family. Things haven’t gone well for Simon Larsen lately. He adores his wife, Tansy, and his children, but… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Dinner with the Schnabels Library by Toni Jordan

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

Title: The Last House on the Street Author: Diane Chamberlain Published: January 25th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars 1965. A young white female student becomes involved in the fight for civil rights in North Carolina, falling in love with one of her fellow activists, a Black man, in a time and place where an interracial… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

2022 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · World War II

New Release Book Review: The Little Wartime Library by Kate Thompson

Title: The Little Wartime Library Author: Kate Thompson Published: February 22nd 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 496 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A gripping and heart-wrenching novel set in London in World War Two, following the two women who run a secret underground library London, 1944. Clara Button is no ordinary librarian. While the world remains at war, in East… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Little Wartime Library by Kate Thompson

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 · 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 · non-fiction · true crime

Book Review: The Husband Poisoner by Tanya Bretherton

Title: The Husband Poisoner Author: Tanya Bretherton Published: February 23rd 2021 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Non Fiction, Historical, True Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars **Shortlisted for the 2021 Ned Kelly Award for True Crime**Shocking real-life stories of murderous women who used rat poison to rid themselves of husbands and other inconvenient family members. For readers of compelling history and true crime,… Continue reading Book Review: The Husband Poisoner by Tanya Bretherton

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Trivia Night by Ali Lowe

Title: The Trivia Night Author: Ali Lowe Published: February 22nd 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The events at a school fundraiser night get quickly out of hand, and the fallout leads to devastating results for a group of four couples . . . Question: How long does it take to tear someone’s… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Trivia Night by Ali Lowe