2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Push by Ashley Audrain

Title: The Push Author: Ashley Audrain Published: 5th January 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars What happens when your experience of motherhood is nothing at all what you hoped for, but everything you always feared? ‘The women in this family, we’re different . . .’ Blythe Connor doesn’t want history to repeat… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Push by Ashley Audrain

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

Book Review: The End of Her by Shari Lapena

Title: The End of Her Author: Shari Lapena Published: July 21st 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars It starts with a shocking accusation . . .Stephanie and Patrick are recently married, with new-born twins. While Stephanie struggles with the disorienting effects of sleep deprivation, there’s one thing she knows for certain – she… Continue reading Book Review: The End of Her by Shari Lapena

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New Release Book Review: Love is Blind by William Boyd

Title: Love is Blind Author: William Boyd Published: 1st October 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars A sweeping tale of love, revenge and music from one of Britain’s best-loved novelists When Brodie Moncur, a young Scottish musician, is offered a job in Paris, he seizes the chance to flee Edinburgh and his tyrannical clergyman… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Love is Blind by William Boyd

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

New Release Book Review: The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea

Title: The Suicide House Author: Charlie Donlea Published: August 4th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars From the bestselling author of The Girl Who Was Taken and Don’t Believe It comes a riveting twister of a thriller featuring enigmatic cold case expert Rory Moore and famed profiler Lane Phillips. ‘On the other side of that wall are… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea

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New Release Book Review: The Champagne War by Fiona McIntosh

Title: The Champagne War Author: Fiona McIntosh Published: November 3rd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars From the killing fields of Ypres to the sun-kissed vineyards of rural France, The Champagne War is a heart-stopping adventure about the true power of love and hope to light the way during war. The heart-stopping new blockbuster by… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Champagne War by Fiona McIntosh

2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Orphan of Good Hope by Roxane Dhand

Title: The Orphan of Good Hope Author: Roxane Dhand Published: September 1st 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Transport yourself from the canals of Amsterdam, across the waves, to the rough-and-tumble frontier town at the Cape of Good Hope. From the author of the bestselling The Pearler’s Wife, a riveting novel of seventeenth-century romance and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Orphan of Good Hope by Roxane Dhand

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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

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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

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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