#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: You Don’t Know Me by Sara Foster

Title: You Don’t Know Me Author: Sara Foster Published: November 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars He’s hiding a dark secret … But so is she A stunning new thriller about the burden of shame from blockbuster author Sara Foster Lizzie Burdett was eighteen when she vanished, and Noah Carruso has never forgotten… Continue reading New Release Book Review: You Don’t Know Me by Sara Foster

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · book bingo · fiction · literary

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 22: ‘Literary’- Shell by Kristina Olsson

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 22: ‘Literary’- Shell by Kristina Olsson

2019 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

Title: Tidelands Author: Philippa Gregory Published: August 20th 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different . . . Midsummer’s Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery

Book Review: Under the Midnight Sky by Anna Romer

Title: Under the Midnight Sky Author: Anna Romer Published: May 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 432 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Chilling secrets buried deep in wild bushland drive this thrilling new novel from bestseller Anna Romer When an injured teenager goes missing at a remote bushland campground, local journalist Abby Bardot is determined to expose the area’s dark history.… Continue reading Book Review: Under the Midnight Sky by Anna Romer

2019 Aussie male author challenge · 2019 Reviews · France · historical fiction · new release · World War II

New Release Book Review: The Heart of the Ritz by Luke Devenish

Title: The Heart of the Ritz Author: Luke Devenish Published: September 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Four women join forces, with conviction, courage … and style France, April 1940. Orphan Polly Hartford has been sent  across oceans to her Aunt Marjorie, known only from letters. When Marjorie dies in suspicious circumstances, Polly is… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Heart of the Ritz by Luke Devenish

2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · Political · thriller

New Release Book Review: State of Fear by Tim Ayliffe

Title: State of Fear Author: Tim Ayliffe Published: August 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Catching the world’s most wanted terrorist was supposed to be someone else’s job… John Bailey has a history of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The former war correspondent has been kidnapped and tortured –… Continue reading New Release Book Review: State of Fear by Tim Ayliffe

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