2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · Giveaway · new release

New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Ruthless Women by Melanie Blake

Title: Ruthless Women Author: Melanie Blake Published: March 3rd 2021 Publisher: Head of Zeus – GB Pages: 464 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $24.99 Rating: 3 stars AMBITION CAN BE DEADLY On a beautiful private island off the coast of the UK, the cast and crew of glamorous TV show Falcon Bay are at breaking point. Ratings are falling, and their new boss is inventing ever more… Continue reading New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Ruthless Women by Melanie Blake

2020 Reviews · Britain · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Sea Gate by Jane Johnson

Title: The Sea Gate Author: Jane Johnson Published: September 2nd 2020 Publisher: Head of Zeus – GB Pages: 448 Genres:  Fiction, General RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars One house, two women, a lifetime of secrets… Following the death of her mother, Becky begins the sad task of sorting through her empty flat. Starting with the letters piling up on the doormat, she finds… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Sea Gate by Jane Johnson

#20BacklistIn2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · suspense · thriller

#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: The Boy at the Door by Alex Dahl

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 Boy at the Door by Alex Dahl

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · China · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Boy with Blue Trousers by Carol Jones

Title: The Boy with Blue Trousers Author: Carol Jones Published: June 17th 2019 Publisher: Head of Zeus –  GB Pages: 432 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars On the goldfields of 19th-century Australia, two very different girls are trying to escape their past. 1856, China. In the mulberry groves of the Pearl River Delta, eighteen-year-old Little Cat carries a terrible… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Boy with Blue Trousers by Carol Jones

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · culture · dual time frame · historical fiction

Book Review: The Concubine’s Child by Carol Jones

Title: The Concubine’s Child Author: Carol Jones Published: April 23rd 2018 Publisher: Head of Zeus Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $27.99 Rating: 5 stars An evocative, multi-generational tale of a family haunted by the death of a young concubine in 1930s Malaysia. In 1930s Malaya a sixteen-year-old girl, dreaming of marriage to her sweetheart, is sold as a concubine to a rich old… Continue reading Book Review: The Concubine’s Child by Carol Jones

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance

Book Review: A Place To Remember by Jenn J. McLeod

Title: A Place To Remember Author: Jenn J. McLeod Published: March 19th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia (Head of Zeus  –  GB) Pages: 452 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars A multi-generational contemporary romantic saga set in a cattle ranch in Central Queensland, Australia. A man loses five years of his life. Two women are desperate for him to… Continue reading Book Review: A Place To Remember by Jenn J. McLeod