2019 Reviews · blog tour · historical fiction · new release

Blog Tour – New Release Book Review: Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati

Title: Where the Light Enters Author: Sara Donati Published: September 17th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 672 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars In this spellbinding historical epic, Sara Donati (bestselling author of the Wilderness series) combines romance and mystery to tell the story of two pioneering women in nineteenth-century Manhattan. The sequel to The Gilded Hour. Obstetrician Dr Sophie Savard returns… Continue reading Blog Tour – New Release Book Review: Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati

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

New Release Book Review: The Inn by James Patterson & Candice Fox

Title: The Inn Author: James Patterson & Candice Fox Published: August 6th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars An ex-detective is starting over in a small town, but his past won’t let him go in this captivating new stand alone from the world’s bestselling thriller writer. James Patterson’s strongest team since the Women’s… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Inn by James Patterson & Candice Fox

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Blue Rose by Kate Forsyth

Title: The Blue Rose Author: Kate Forsyth Published: July 16th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Moving between Imperial China and France during the ‘Terror’ of the French Revolution and inspired by the true story of the quest for a blood-red rose. Viviane de Faitaud has grown up alone at the Chateau de Belisama-sur-le-Lac… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Blue Rose by Kate Forsyth

2019 Reviews · historical fiction · World War I

New Release Book Review: Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly

Title: Lost Roses Author: Martha Hall Kelly Published: April 2nd 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The runaway international bestseller Lilac Girls introduced the real-life heroine Caroline Ferriday. Now Lost Roses, set a generation earlier and also inspired by true events, features Caroline’s mother, Eliza, and follows three equally indomitable women from St Petersburg to Paris under the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly

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

New Release Book Review: The Desert Midwife by Fiona McArthur

Title: The Desert Midwife Author: Fiona McArthur Published: July 16th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The heart-warming new romantic drama from the bestselling author of Mothers’ Day. What if the love of your life forgot who you were? When outback midwife Ava May meets Zac on a flight to Alice Springs, they tumble into… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Desert Midwife by Fiona McArthur

2019 Reviews · biography · book bingo · non-fiction

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 17: ‘Written by an Australian Man’- A Scandal in Bohemia by Gideon Haigh

Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains a total of 30… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 17: ‘Written by an Australian Man’- A Scandal in Bohemia by Gideon Haigh

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

New Release Book Review: Four Respectable Ladies Seek the Meaning of Wife by Barbara Toner

Title: Four Respectable Ladies Seek the Meaning of Wife Author: Barbara Toner Published: April 2nd 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars A hilarious and heart-warming novel about the true meaning of ‘for better or worse’ – both in marriage and in friendship. ‘Marriage isn’t always a bed of roses. And there are many ways to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Four Respectable Ladies Seek the Meaning of Wife by Barbara Toner