#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Beautiful Mother by Katherine Scholes

Title: The Beautiful Mother Author: Katherine Scholes Published: March 31st 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 480 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars The breathtaking new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The Rain Queen and Congo Dawn. ‘You are her mother at this moment. The future is another time.’ In a remote corner of Tanzania, Essie Lawrence lives with her… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Beautiful Mother by Katherine Scholes

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · rural fiction · suspense

New Release Book Review: Croc Country by Kerry McGinnis

Title: Croc Country Author: Kerry McGinnis Published: July 2nd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The new outback mystery from the bestselling author of The Roadhouse. Why would the police come back looking for a dead man? Young widow Tilly is making a new life for herself, keeping house for the rangers at the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Croc Country by Kerry McGinnis

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

New Release Book Review: The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter

Title: The Silent Wife Author: Karin Slaughter Published: July 8th 2020 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 496 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars From the No.1 bestselling author comes a gripping new crime thriller featuring WILL TRENT and SARA LINTON. ‘Simply one of the best thriller writers working today’ Gillian Flynn He watches. A woman runs… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter

2020 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · new release · saga

New Release Book Review: Stars Over the Southern Ocean by J.H. Fletcher

Title: Stars Over the Southern Ocean Author: J.H. Fletcher Published: June 15th 2020 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A sweeping Australian saga of one woman’s impossible choice between family and freedom. With her home and freedom on the line, will her family force her to leave it all behind? 1937… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Stars Over the Southern Ocean by J.H. Fletcher

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

Book Review: After Goodbye by Teena Raffa

Title: After Goodbye Author:  Teena Raffa Published: March 8th 2020 Publisher: Daisy Lane Publishing Pages: 350 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary She can choose to stay mired in yesterday’s regrets – or do what she can to create a brighter tomorrow for them all. It’s the 1980s but feminism has passed Stella by and her sole focus is being the best… Continue reading Book Review: After Goodbye by Teena Raffa

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · small town · women's fiction

Book Review: The Life She Wants by Maggie Christensen

Title: The Life She Wants (Granite Springs #3) Author:  Maggie Christensen Published: March 9th 2020 Publisher: Cala Publishing Pages: 266 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance She’s a strait-laced, inhibited career woman. He’s an aging hippie who acts without thinking. What could they possibly have in common? Fran Reilly has hidden a secret sorrow for the past thirty years. But turning… Continue reading Book Review: The Life She Wants by Maggie Christensen

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · domestic · new release · psychological

New Release Book Review: The Safe Place by Anna Downes

Title: The Safe Place Author: Anna Downes Published: June 30th 2020 Publisher: Affirm Press Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Psychological RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars For struggling actress Emily Proudman, life in London is not working out as planned – in fact, it’s falling apart. So when she is offered a live-in job working for a wealthy family on… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Safe Place by Anna Downes

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Swap by Robyn Harding

Title: The Swap Author: Robyn Harding Published: July 8th 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Low Morrison is not your average teen. You could blame her hippie parents or her dreary, isolated island hometown. Whatever the reason, Low just doesn’t fit in – and neither does newcomer Freya, an ethereal… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Swap by Robyn Harding

2020 Reviews · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Patient by Jasper DeWitt

Title: The Patient Author: Jasper DeWitt Published: July 8th 2020 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 224 Genres:  Fiction, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $27.99 Rating: 3 stars The Silent Patient by way of Stephen King: Parker, a young, overconfident psychiatrist new to his job at a mental asylum, miscalculates catastrophically when he undertakes curing a mysterious and profoundly dangerous patient. In a… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Patient by Jasper DeWitt

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

New Release Book Review: The Bluffs by Kyle Perry

Title: The Bluffs Author: Kyle Perry Published: July 2nd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars I won’t walk alone by the mountain trees, or the hungry man will come for me . . . ‘Tense, atmospheric and unsettling, this book will stay with you long after you turn the last page, and long… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Bluffs by Kyle Perry