2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction

Book Review: A Beggar’s Kingdom by Paullina Simons

Title: A Beggar’s Kingdom Author: Paullina Simons Published: July 22nd 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins AU Pages: 656 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Review: A Beggar’s Kingdom is the second novel in a groundbreaking three part series, penned by Paullina Simons. It is the story of a love like no other, devotion, survival, pain and heartbreak. It covers… Continue reading Book Review: A Beggar’s Kingdom by Paullina Simons

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · crime · detective · historical fiction · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: Dead Man Switch by Tara Moss

Title: Dead Man Switch Author: Tara Moss Published: October 21st 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins – AU Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Historical, Mystery, Detective RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars She’s a woman in a man’s world … Sydney, 1946. Billie Walker is living life on her own terms. World War II has left her bereaved, her photojournalist husband missing and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Dead Man Switch by Tara Moss

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Lost Summers of Driftwood by Vanessa McCausland

Title: The Lost Summers of Driftwood Author: Vanessa McCausland Published: December 16th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Is it more dangerous to forget … or to remember? Phoebe’s life has fallen apart and there’s only one place left to go. Alone and adrift after a failed marriage proposal,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Summers of Driftwood by Vanessa McCausland

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · children · new release · Picture book

Children’s Book Review: Top Koala by Jackie French and Illustrated by Matt Shanks

Title: Top Koala Author: Jackie French Illustrator: Matt Shanks Published: November 18th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (3+) RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars This Koala just has to be on top! I am top of every tree! Top is always best to be. And this koala is determined to be at the very top of EVERYTHING. From a mast in the… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Top Koala by Jackie French and Illustrated by Matt Shanks

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · children · Junior Fiction · new release

Children’s Book Review: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne by Katrina Nannestad

Title: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne Author: Katrina Nannestad Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 352 Genres:  Children (8+) RRP: $16.99 Rating: 4 stars Freja and her mother, Clementine, are reunited at last. Tobias and Vivi are in love. And Lucerne, their new home, is a paradise of snowy alps, sapphire lakes, white swans and delicious Swiss… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne by Katrina Nannestad

2019 Reviews · Britain · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

Title: The Lost Ones Author: Anita Frank Published: October 21st 2019 Publisher: HQ Fiction – GB Pages: 434 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars England, 1917 Reeling from the death of her fiancé, Stella Marcham welcomes the opportunity to stay with her pregnant sister, Madeleine, at her imposing country mansion, Greyswick – but she arrives to discover a house of unease… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · blog tour · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

#Blog Tour – Book Review: One Summer in Santorini by Sandy Barker

Title: One Summer in Santorini Author: Sandy Barker Published: June 24th 2019 Publisher: Avon Books Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Rating: 4 stars There was something in the air that night. . . Sarah has had enough of men. It’s time to rekindle her first true love – travel – so she books a sailing trip around the Greek islands with a… Continue reading #Blog Tour – Book Review: One Summer in Santorini by Sandy Barker