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

New Release Book Review: Cross My Heart by Pamela Cook

Title: Cross My Heart Author: Pamela Cook Published: September 26th 2019 Publisher: Wildwords Publishing Pages: 342 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars When a promise kept means a life is broken … Tessa De Santis’s child-free marriage in inner-city Sydney is ordered and comfortable, and she likes it that way. When tragedy strikes and her childhood friend Skye Whittaker dies, Tess… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Cross My Heart by Pamela Cook

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · historical fiction · new release · World War II

New Release Book Review: Khaki Town by Judy Nunn

Title: Khaki Town Author: Judy Nunn Published: October 1st 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Judy Nunn’s new bestseller is a breathtaking historical novel set in Queensland during World War II. Khaki Town, Judy Nunn’s exciting new novel, is inspired by a true wartime story that has remained a well-kept secret for over seventy years.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Khaki Town by Judy Nunn

2019 Reviews · children · Junior Fiction · new release

Children’s Book Review: The Treehouse Joke Book by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton

Title: The Treehouse Joke Book Author: Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 304 Genres:  Children (Junior Fiction) RRP: $12.99 Rating: 4 stars Andy and Terry live in the world’s craziest treehouse. They like making books and telling jokes. And now they’ve made the world’s funniest jokebook! From bears to birds, penguins to pirates and skeletons to… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: The Treehouse Joke Book by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Meet Me in Venice by Barbara Hannay

Title: Meet Me in Venice Author: Barbara Hannay Published: August 6th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The new romantic drama by multi-award-winning author Barbara Hannay. A year after her husband Leo’s death, widow Daisy invites her three adult children to join her for a holiday in beautiful Venice. It will be wonderful, her… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Meet Me in Venice by Barbara Hannay

2019 Aussie male author challenge · 2019 Reviews · France · historical fiction · new release · World War II

New Release Book Review: The Heart of the Ritz by Luke Devenish

Title: The Heart of the Ritz Author: Luke Devenish Published: September 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Four women join forces, with conviction, courage … and style France, April 1940. Orphan Polly Hartford has been sent  across oceans to her Aunt Marjorie, known only from letters. When Marjorie dies in suspicious circumstances, Polly is… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Heart of the Ritz by Luke Devenish

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

New Release Book Review: Wearing Paper Dresses by Anne Brinsden

Title: Wearing Paper Dresses Author: Anne Brinsden Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars You can talk about living in the Mallee. And you can talk about a Mallee tree. And you can talk about the Mallee itself: a land and a place full of red sand and short stubby trees. Silent… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Wearing Paper Dresses by Anne Brinsden

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Heart of the Cross by Emily Madden

Title: Heart of the Cross Author: Emily Madden Published: August 19th 2019 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars From Ireland to Kings Cross, a legacy of loss and hope echoes across the generations … Tinahely, Ireland, 1959 Rosie Hart is content leaving her home behind to follow her new husband to Australia. But she soon… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Heart of the Cross by Emily Madden