2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Other Half of Augusta Hope by Joanna Glen

Title: The Other Half of Augusta Hope Author: Joanna Glen Published: July 1st 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins – GB Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Augusta Hope has never felt like she fits in. At six, she’s memorising the dictionary. At seven, she’s correcting her teachers. At eight, she spins the globe and picks her favourite country on the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Other Half of Augusta Hope by Joanna Glen

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

New Release Book Review: Love and Other Battles by Tess Woods

Title: Love and Other Battles Author: Tess Woods Published: June 17th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins – AU Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Three generations of women. Three heartbreaking choices. One unforgettable story. 1969: Free-spirited hippie Jess James has no intention of falling for a soldier … but perhaps some things are not in our power to stop.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Love and Other Battles by Tess Woods

2019 Reviews · historical fiction

Book Review: The Huntress by Kate Quinn

Title: The Huntress Author: Kate Quinn Published: February 18th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 560 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars On the icy edge of Soviet Russia, bold and reckless Nina Markova joins the infamous Night Witches – an all-female bomber regiment – wreaking havoc on Hitler’s eastern front. But when she is downed behind enemy lines and thrown… Continue reading Book Review: The Huntress by Kate Quinn

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · Ireland · mystery · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan

Title: The Scholar Author: Dervla McTiernan Published: February 18th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins AU Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars From the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller The Ruin comes a compulsive new crime thriller featuring DS Cormac Reilly. Being brilliant has never been this dangerous … When Dr Emma Sweeney stumbles across the victim of a hit and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · children · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: Tilly Maguire and the Royal Wedding Mess by Emma Grey

Title: Tilly Maguire and the Royal Wedding Mess Author: Emma Grey Published: December 17th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins AU Pages: 304 Genres:  Children (12+) RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3.5 stars ROYAL WEDDING; ROYAL MESS! WHAT HAS 18-YEAR-OLD PR INTERN TILLY MAGUIRE LANDED HERSELF IN? Aspiring writer, 18-year-old Tilly Maguire, is a totally reformed ex-superfan of British boyband singer, Reuben Vaughan. Yeah, she was going to… Continue reading Book Review: Tilly Maguire and the Royal Wedding Mess by Emma Grey

Tea with Mrs B

Tea with Mrs B: Gabrielle Tozer

Welcome to Tea with Mrs B, an author interview series. Here to share a pot of tea and to chat about her brand new book, Melody Trumpet, is Gabrielle Tozer.  Gabrielle Tozer is an award-winning and internationally published author and freelance writer based in Sydney, Australia. She has published five books, including the young adult novels Remind… Continue reading Tea with Mrs B: Gabrielle Tozer

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

New Release Book Review: Home Fires by Fiona Lowe

Title: Home Fires Author: Fiona Lowe Published: February 18th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia (HQ Fiction) Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars When a lethal bushfire tore through Myrtle, nestled in Victoria’s breathtaking Otway Ranges, the town’s buildings – and the lives of its residents – were left as smouldering ash. For three women in particular, the fire fractured… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Home Fires by Fiona Lowe