2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · dual time frame · historical fiction

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Today I am marking off my thirtieth #30th checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Swap by Robyn Harding

Title: The Swap Author: Robyn Harding Published: July 8th 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Low Morrison is not your average teen. You could blame her hippie parents or her dreary, isolated island hometown. Whatever the reason, Low just doesn’t fit in – and neither does newcomer Freya, an ethereal… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Swap by Robyn Harding

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

New Release Book Review: Please See Us by Caitlin Mullen

Title: Please See Us Author: Cailtin Mullen Published: April 1st 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars In this sophisticated, suspenseful debut reminiscent of Laura Lippman and Chloe Benjamin, two young women become unlikely friends during one fateful summer in Atlantic City as mysterious disappearances hit dangerously close to home. Summer… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Please See Us by Caitlin Mullen

2019 Reviews · historical fiction · World War I

Book Review: The Poppy Wife by Caroline Scott

Title: The Poppy Wife Author: Caroline Scott Published: November 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Pages: 512 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Until she knows her husband’s fate, she cannot decide her own… An epic debut novel of forbidden love, loss, and the shattered hearts left behind in the wake of World War I 1921. Families are desperately… Continue reading Book Review: The Poppy Wife by Caroline Scott

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: Where the Truth Lies by Karina Kilmore

Title: Where the Truth Lies Author: Karina Kilmore Published: March 1st 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars She was slipping away. The further she fell, the closer the clouds seemed to come. Wispy transparent slipstreams of white. Cirrus. Pain smashed her head. Floating … When investigative journalist Chrissie… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Where the Truth Lies by Karina Kilmore

#20BacklistIn2020 · #aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery

#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Second Sight by Aoife Clifford

In a desperate bid to reduce the books that are collecting dust on my TBR shelves, I have decided to collaborate with another avid reader and fellow book reviewer, Nicole from Certified Book Addicts. The #20BACKLISTIN2020 challenge is a self paced challenge hosted by Jaylamm.Reads, Reading and Sunshine, and Cassidys.Bookshelf. The overall goal of this challenge is to read… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Second Sight by Aoife Clifford

2020 Reviews · fantasy · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman

Title: The World That We Knew Author: Alice Hoffman Published: October 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars In Berlin, at the time when the world changed, Hanni Kohn knows she must send her twelve-year-old daughter away to save her from the Nazi regime. She finds her way to a… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman

#20BacklistIn2020 · #aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · rural fiction · small town

#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Simmering Season by Jenn J. McLeod

In a desperate bid to reduce the books that are collecting dust on my TBR shelves, I have decided to collaborate with another avid reader and fellow book reviewer, Nicole from Certified Book Addicts. The #20BACKLISTIN2020 challenge is a self paced challenge hosted by Jaylamm.Reads, Reading and Sunshine, and Cassidys.Bookshelf. The overall goal of this challenge is to… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Simmering Season by Jenn J. McLeod

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

New Release Book Review: The Strangers We Know by Pip Drysdale

Title: The Strangers We Know Author: Pip Drysdale Published: December 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Imagine seeing your loving husband on a dating app. Now imagine that’s the best thing that happens to you all week … When Charlie sees a man who is the spitting image… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Strangers We Know by Pip Drysdale