2021 Reviews · Book club · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Title: Malibu Rising Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Published: June 1st 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars A lifetime holding it together.One party will bring it crashing down. Malibu: August, 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas:… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · World War II

New Release Book Review: Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney

Title: Secrets My Father Kept Author: Rachel Givney Published: June 1st 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Set in Poland on the eve of the Second World War, Secrets My Father Kept is the gripping story of a young woman determined to uncover the truth behind her mother’s disappearance and the dark secret from her father’s… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

#Blog Tour – The Eighth Wonder by Tania Farrelly

Title: The Eighth Wonder Author: Tania Farrelly Published: July 2nd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars The Suffragette meets The Greatest Showman in this story ofpassion and courage, as a young feminist fights against the rules of society to find her place in the world. New York, 1897. The richest city in the world. Beautiful, young and… Continue reading #Blog Tour – The Eighth Wonder by Tania Farrelly

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview

#Blog Tour – A Tea Break with Mrs B: Kerry McGinnis

It is a pleasure to welcome Kerry McGinnis to my blog, Mrs B’s Book Reviews for A Tea Break with Mrs B, an author interview series. To help celebrate the release of The Missing Girl we sat down for a chat. Thanks Kerry! What is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your new book?… Continue reading #Blog Tour – A Tea Break with Mrs B: Kerry McGinnis

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: Mirror Man by Fiona McIntosh

Title: Mirror Man Author: Fiona McIntosh Published: June 1st 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars On the streets of England, a hunter is on the loose. The highly anticipated new crime thriller in the DCI Jack Hawksworth series. ‘There is a connection, Jack. Find it, or you’ll never find him.’… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Mirror Man by Fiona McIntosh

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New Release Book Review: The Jam Queens by Josephine Moon

Title: The Jam Queens Author: Josephine Moon Published: April 13th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars The heartwarming new family drama from the bestselling author of The Cake Maker’s Wish Award-winning jam maker Aggie is determined to take her Barossa Valley cafe to new heights. She has put the pain of unsuccessful IVF treatments and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Jam Queens by Josephine Moon

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · suspense · thriller

Book Review: One by One by Ruth Ware

Title: One by One Author: Ruth Ware Published: September 15th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Snow is falling in the exclusive alpine ski resort of Saint Antoine, as the shareholders and directors of Snoop, the hottest new music app, gather for a make or break corporate retreat to decide… Continue reading Book Review: One by One by Ruth Ware

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New Release Book Review: The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin

Title: The Girl Remains Author: Katherine Firkin Published: May 4th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars On the evening of September 22, 1998, three teenage girls venture out for a night of mischief in the coastal town of Blairgowrie. But only two return . . . For over twenty years the disappearance… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent

Title: The Summer Job Author: Lizzy Dent Published: April 13th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Birdy just got her dream job.The problem is, it’s not hers. Warning: this is not your typical rom com. Have you ever imagined running away from your life? Well Birdy Finch didn’t just imagine it. She did… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent

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New Release Book Review: Like Mother by Cassandra Austin

Title: Like Mother Author: Cassandra Austin Published: March 30th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Secrets, lies and crying babies, everyone has a breaking point. It’s 1969 and mankind has leapt up to the moon, but a young mother in small-town Australia can’t get past the kitchen door. Louise Ashland ­is exhausted – her husband,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Like Mother by Cassandra Austin