#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Silk House by Kayte Nunn

Title: The Silk House Author: Kayte Nunn Published: June 30th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Weaving. Healing. Haunting. The Top-Ten bestselling story of a mysterious boarding school sheltering a centuries-old secret… Australian history teacher Thea Rust arrives at an exclusive boarding school in the British countryside only to find that she is to look after the first… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Silk House by Kayte Nunn

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Betty by Tiffany McDaniel

Title: Betty Author: Tiffany McDaniel Published: August 25th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars ‘A girl comes of age against the knife.’ So begins the story of Betty Carpenter. Born in a bathtub in 1954 to a Cherokee father and white mother, Betty is the sixth of eight siblings. The world they inhabit is one of… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Betty by Tiffany McDaniel

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · psychological · thriller

New Release Book Review: Hermit by S.R. White

Title: Hermit Author: S.R. White Published: August 25th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Riveting, atmospheric and unforgettably original, HERMIT is perfect for fans of acclaimed crime authors like Jane Harper, Chris Hammer, Tana French and Susie Steiner. HE DISAPPEARED FOR 15 YEARS…SHE HAS 12 HOURS TO FIND OUT WHY. Compulsive, atmospheric and stunningly accomplished, HERMIT introduces a thrilling… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Hermit by S.R. White

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

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict

Today I am marking off my thirty third #33rd checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: A biopic telling the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist whose ground-breaking invention revolutionised modern communication. The New York Times and USA Today BestsellerHedy Lamarr possessed a stunning beauty. She also possessed a stunning mind. Could the world… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Playing Nice by JP Delaney

Title: Playing Nice Author: JP Delaney Published: July 28th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Pete Riley answers the door one morning to a parent’s worst nightmare. On his doorstep is Miles Lambert, who breaks the devastating news that Pete’s two-year-old, Theo, isn’t Pete’s real son – their babies got mixed up at… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Playing Nice by JP Delaney

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · fiction

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Today I am marking off my thirty second #32nd checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: Dialogue’s super lead for 2020. From the author of the New York Times bestseller THE MOTHERS, a powerful new novel about the parallel lives of estranged twin sisters who choose to live in two very different worlds – one black and one white.… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Tiny Pieces of Us by Nicky Pellegrino

Title: Tiny Pieces of Us Author: Nicky Pellegrino Published: June 30th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars My heart is less than one per cent of my body, it weighs hardly anything; it’s only a tiny piece of me, yet it’s the part everyone finds most interesting. . . Vivi Palmer knows… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Tiny Pieces of Us by Nicky Pellegrino

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Tiny White Lies by Fiona Palmer

Title: Tiny White Lies Author: Fiona Palmer Published: July 28th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Two families escape the rat race to holiday at a remote coastal retreat, but what lies are they telling themselves and each other? The new family drama by beloved Australian storyteller Fiona Palmer Ashley has recently lost… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Tiny White Lies by Fiona Palmer

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton

Title: The Last Wife Author: Karen Hamilton Published: June 20th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars THE BRILLIANT NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL DRAMA FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND Two women. A dying wish. And a web of lies that will bring their world crashing down. Nina and Marie were best friends-until… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton

2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner

Title: The Jane Austen Society Author: Natalie Jenner Published: May 26th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB meets THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY ‘Hope can sometimes be just enough.’ It’s only a few months since the war ended but the little village of Chawton is about… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner