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New Release Book Review: Gravity is the Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty

Title: Gravity is the Thing Author: Jaclyn Moriarty Published: March 26th 2019 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 480 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars ‘Astonishingly wonderful and magical and moving and uplifting and DIFFERENT.’ Marian Keyes Abigail Sorensen has spent her life trying to unwrap the events of 1990. It was the year she started receiving random chapters from a self-help book called The… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Gravity is the Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · Giveaway · historical fiction

New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: The True Story of Maddie Bright by Mary-Rose MacColl

Title: The True Story of Maddie Bright Author: Mary-Rose MacColl Published: April 1st 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 504 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars The bestselling author of In Falling Snow returns with a spellbinding tale of friendship, love and loyalty ‘A thoughtful, multi-layered tale that probes the stories we tell ourselves about family and friendship, power and control. MacColl’s writing deftly… Continue reading New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: The True Story of Maddie Bright by Mary-Rose MacColl

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

New Release Book Review: Losing the Plot by Elizabeth Coleman

Title: Losing the Plot Author: Elizabeth Coleman Published: April 15th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Funny, charming and captivating, with a plot within a plot, and a girl who is looking for love in all the wrong places. ‘I loved it! It’s got a kind of Bridget Jones feel and such a page turner. Great… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Losing the Plot by Elizabeth Coleman

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

New Release Book Review: Gone by Midnight by Candice Fox

Title: Gone by Midnight Author: Candice Fox Published: January 22nd 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Crimson Lake is where bad people come to disappear – and where eight-year-old boys vanish into thin air . . . On the fifth floor of the White Caps Hotel, four young friends are left alone while their… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Gone by Midnight by Candice Fox

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · life lit

New Release Book Review: The Gift of Life by Josephine Moon

Title: The Gift of Life Author: Josephine Moon Published: April 2nd 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars You’ve been given the gift of life, now go live it. Gabby McPhee is the owner of The Tin Man, a chic new cafe and coffee roasting house in Melbourne. The struggles of her recent heart transplant… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Gift of Life by Josephine Moon

2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Hunter by Jack Heath

Title: Hunter Author: Jack Heath Published: March 4th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 424 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Timothy Blake returns, with an insatiable appetite, in the thrillingly addictive sequel to Hangman. Timothy Blake, ex-consultant for the FBI, now works in body-disposal for a local crime lord. One night he stumbles across a body he wasn’t… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Hunter by Jack Heath

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New Release Book Review: The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean

Title: The Van Apfel Girls are Gone Author: Felicity McLean Published: March 18th 2019 Publisher: 4th Estate AU Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Part mystery, part coming of age story, The Van Apfel Girls are Gone is set in a distant suburb on the encroaching bushland, over the long hot summer of 1992. It’s the summer of the school’s Showstopper concert.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean