#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · historical fiction

New Release Book Review: Heart of the Grass Tree by Molly Murn

Title: Heart of the Grass Tree Author: Molly Murn Published: February 5th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary/Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Pearl remembers Nell’s feet stretched towards the campfires on the beach, her fourth toe curled in and nestled against the middle toe like a small prawn. They all have a curled fourth toe – Diana, Lucy,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Heart of the Grass Tree by Molly Murn

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Children’s House by Alice Nelson

Title: The Children’s House Author: Alice Nelson Published: October 1st 2018 Publisher: Vintage – Penguin Books Australia Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A love song to the idea of families in all their mysteries and complexities, their different configurations and the hope that creates them. Marina and her husband, Jacob, were each born on a kibbutz in Israel. They meet… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Children’s House by Alice Nelson

2017 Reviews · blog tour · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth

Title: Beauty in Thorns Author:  Kate Forsyth Published: July 3rd 2017 Publisher: Vintage Australia via Penguin Random House Australia Pages: 464 Genres:  Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars The Pre-Raphaelites were determined to liberate art and love from the shackles of convention. Ned Burne-Jones had never had a painting lesson and his family wanted him to be a parson. Only young Georgie… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth