2019 Reviews · historical fiction

Book Review: At the Wolf’s Table by Rosella Postorino

Title: At the Wolf’s Table Author: Rosella Postorino Published: February 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars They called it the Wolfsschanze, the Wolf’s Lair. ‘Wolf’ was his nickname. As hapless as Little Red Riding Hood, I had ended up in his belly . . .  Germany, 1943: Twenty-six-year-old Rosa Sauer’s parents are gone and… Continue reading Book Review: At the Wolf’s Table by Rosella Postorino

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

New Release Book Review: While You Were Reading by Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus

Title: While You Were Reading Author: Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus Published: July 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $24.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Words are messy. Love is messier. A hilarious, insightful new novel from the creators of Books on the Rail Meet Beatrix Babbage – 29-year-old dog-earer of books and accidental destroyer of weddings. After ruining… Continue reading New Release Book Review: While You Were Reading by Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus

2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: Those People by Louise Candlish

Title: Those People Author: Louise Candlish Published: July 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars MEET THE NEIGHBOURS YOU’LL LOVE TO HATE Until Darren and Jodie move in, Lowland Way is a suburban paradise. Beautiful homes. Friendly neighbours. Kids playing out in the street. But Darren and Jodie don’t follow the rules and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Those People by Louise Candlish

2019 Reviews · historical fiction · World War II

Book Review: The Girl They Left Behind by Roxanne Veletzos

Title: The Girl They Left Behind Author: Roxanne Veletzos Published: December 1st 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Inspired by the author’s true family story of survival during the Second World War, Natalia’s story is an unforgettable portrait of the triumph of the human spirit. ‘In anguish and despair we release this child into… Continue reading Book Review: The Girl They Left Behind by Roxanne Veletzos

2019 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Daughter’s Tale by Armando Lucas Correa

Title: The Daughter’s Tale Author: Armando Lucas Correa Published: June 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Based on the true story of the Nazi massacre of a French village in 1944, an unforgettable tale of love and redemption from the bestselling author of The German Girl.  New York City, 2015: Elise Duval, eighty years old,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Daughter’s Tale by Armando Lucas Correa

2019 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · crime

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 12: ‘Crime’ – 55 by James Delargy

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 12: ‘Crime’ – 55 by James Delargy