#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Godmothers by Monica McInerney

Title: The Godmothers Author: Monica McInerney Published: September 29th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The heartwarming new novel by Australia’s #1 bestselling author. The highly anticipated new family drama from one of Australia’s most beloved authors. Eliza Miller grew up in Australia as the only daughter of a troubled young mother, but with… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Godmothers by Monica McInerney

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Cake Maker’s Wish by Josephine Moon

Title: The Cake Maker’s Wish Author: Josephine Moon Published: June 2nd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars When single mum Olivia uproots her young son Darcy from their life in Tasmania for a new start in the English Cotswolds, she isn’t exactly expecting a bed of roses – but nor is she prepared for… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Cake Maker’s Wish by Josephine Moon

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

Title: The Night Swim Author: Megan Goldin Published: August 4th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Ever since her true-crime podcast became an overnight sensation and set an innocent man free, Rachel Krall has become a household name – and the last hope for people seeking justice. But she’s used to being… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · blog tour · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

#Blog Tour – The Bush Telegraph by Fiona McArthur

Title: The Bush Telegraph Author: Fiona McArthur Published: September 1st 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The heartwarming new medical rural romance from the bestselling author of The Desert Midwife. ‘Small towns and gossip go together like trees and birds.’ It’s been more than ten years since Maddy Locke left Spinifex, the small outback… Continue reading #Blog Tour – The Bush Telegraph by Fiona McArthur

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

New Release Book Review: Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell

Title: Invisible Girl Author: Lisa Jewell Published: August 4th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THEN SHE WAS GONE, an engrossing twisty tale of betrayal and redemption. NOW AVAILABLE: from the #1 bestselling author of THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS and THEN SHE WAS GONE… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Last Migration by Charlotte McConaghy

Title: The Last Migration Author: Charlotte McConaghy Published: August 4th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars For readers of Station Eleven and Everything I Never Told You, a debut novel set on the brink of catastrophe, as a young woman chases the world’s last birds – and her own final chance for redemption.A dark past.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Last Migration by Charlotte McConaghy

Australian · Better Reading Preview · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · suspense · thriller

Better Reading Preview: Either Side of Midnight by Benjamin Stevenson

Title: Either Side of Midnight Author: Benjamin Stevenson Published: September 1st 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars An electrifying thriller from an exciting new voice in crime fiction: One million viewers witness a popular TV presenter commit suicide live on air – so why is his twin brother… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: Either Side of Midnight by Benjamin Stevenson

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

#Blog Tour – The Sister’s Gift by Barbara Hannay

Title: The Sister’s Gift Author: Barbara Hannay Published: August 4th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The heartwarming new family drama by the bestselling author of Meet Me in Venice. Two sisters, one baby and the best of intentions… As a vibrant young woman with a lifetime of possibilities ahead of her,… Continue reading #Blog Tour – The Sister’s Gift by Barbara Hannay

2020 Reviews · Britain · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · thriller

New Release Book Review: Liar by Lesley Pearse

Title: Liar Author: Lesley Pearse Published: July 2nd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Crime, Thriller, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The thrilling new novel from the 10-million-copy, No. 1 bestselling author Amelia White dreams of being a reporter. The closest she’s come is selling advertising in the local paper – until the fateful day she… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Liar by Lesley Pearse

2020 Reviews · book bingo · contemporary fiction · Political

#Book Bingo 2020 Round 8: ‘Themes of Politics and Power’- Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

Book Bingo 2020 is a collaboration challenge I am completing for the third year with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. On the second Saturday of each month, beginning on Saturday 11th January 2020, Theresa, Ashleigh and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2020 card… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2020 Round 8: ‘Themes of Politics and Power’- Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld