2021 Reviews · Book club · contemporary fiction · crime · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell

Title: The Night She Disappeared Author: Lisa Jewell Published: July 20th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 480 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars From the global number one bestselling author of The Family Upstairs: a missing woman, an abandoned mansion, family trauma, and deep buried secrets. It can only be Lisa Jewell! NOW AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER: the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell

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

New Release Book Review: The Farmer’s Friend by Fiona McArthur

Title: The Farmer’s Friend Author: Fiona McArthur Published: August 31st 2021 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 Bush Telegraph. They’d bought a stock and feed store called, of all things, The Farmer’s Friend.Gracie could tell Jed thought it a great name. ‘Farmers stick… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Farmer’s Friend by Fiona McArthur

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

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Rabbits by Sophie Overett

Title: The Rabbits Author: Sophie Overett Published: July 2nd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Literary RRP: $32.99 Rating:  2 stars From the winner of the Penguin Literary Prize and the Kathleen Mitchell Award.A multigenerational family story with a dose of magical realism. It is about family secrets, art, very mild superpowers, loneliness and the strange connections we… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Rabbits by Sophie Overett

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · blog tour · contemporary fiction · new release

#Blog Tour – The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

Title: The Wattle Island Book Club Author: Sandie Docker Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A moving and heartwarming story about taking risks and finding a new lease on life, by the bestselling author of The Banksia Bay Beach Shack. Is it ever too late to rewrite your own story? COURAGE In… Continue reading #Blog Tour – The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · historical fiction · World War I

Book Review: Ice Letters by Susan Errington

Title: Ice Letters Author: Susan Errington Published: May 2nd 2016 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Historical, War RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars A First World War novel of love, peace, violence and Antarctica Adelaide, 1916, and Dora Somerville grieves for her brother, Edgar, killed in France. In the course of an oppressively hot summer, she decides to abandon her pacifist… Continue reading Book Review: Ice Letters by Susan Errington

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · Better Reading Preview · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

Better Reading Preview: Cutters End by Margaret Hickey

Title: Cutters End Author: Margaret Hickey Published: August 17th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars A scintillating crime thriller, set in the South Australian outback town of Cutters End. A mysterious death on New Year’s Eve 1989 leads to a shocking murder investigation 32 years later . . . ‘Past… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: Cutters End by Margaret Hickey

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · new release · Read along · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy

Title: Once There Were Wolves Author: Charlotte McConaghy Published: August 3rd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars From the author of the international bestseller Migrations comes a pulse-pounding new novel set in the wild Scottish Highlands Inti Flynn arrives in Scotland with her twin sister, Aggie, to lead a team tasked with… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · romance

New Release Book Review: Someone I Used To Know by Paige Toon

Title: Someone I Used To Know Author: Paige Toon Published: June 16th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The heart-melting new romance by one of the world’s bestselling authors. So much can change in half a lifetime…Then At fifteen, George is the foster brother Leah never asked for. As the angry, troubled boy… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Someone I Used To Know by Paige Toon

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New Release Book Review: The Missing Girl by Kerry McGinnis

Title: The Missing Girl Author: Kerry McGinnis Published: July 2nd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars A highly evocative family mystery of secrets and betrayal from the bestselling author of Croc Country. The darkest secrets are buried the deepest. Meg Morrissey has just lost her job, and her partner to an overseas assignment,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Missing Girl by Kerry McGinnis

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