Q & A with Alli Sinclair, Author of Burning Fields

Q & A with Alli Sinclair, Author of Burning Fields

It is my pleasure to welcome Alli Sinclair, an author I have admired since I read her debut novel, Luna Tango, in 2014. Now it is time to host Alli on Mrs B’s Book Reviews for a Q & A session. This follows a five star review I published last week of Alli’s latest novel, Burning Fields on […]

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Beauty & Lace Book Review: A Country Mile by Mandy Magro

Beauty & Lace Book Review: A Country Mile by Mandy Magro

Title: A Country Mile Author: Mandy Magro Published: April 23rd 2018 Publisher: Harlequin – Mira Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Contemporary, Romance, Rural RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Secrets. Everyone has at least one… When Sophie Copinni’s love life turns sour, a trip to her hometown in Far North Queensland is the perfect time for her to take stock of her future. There, […]

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Book Review: Force of Nature by Jane Harper

Book Review: Force of Nature by Jane Harper

Title: Force of Nature Author: Jane Harper Published: September 26th 2017 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Lost, Cold, Desperate … Danger Runs Deep Five women reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking along the muddy track. Only four come out the other side. The hike through the rugged Giralang Ranges is meant to take […]

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Children’s Book Review: Along Came A Different by Tom McLaughlin

Children’s Book Review: Along Came A Different by Tom McLaughlin

Title: Along Came A Different Author:  Tom McLaughlin Published: May 1st 2018 Publisher: Bloomsbury Australia Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (0-5) RRP: $21.99 Rating: 4 stars Reds love being red. Yellows love being yellow. And Blues love being blue. The problem is that they just don’t like each other. But one day, along comes a different colour who likes Reds, Yellows and Blues, and suddenly everything starts […]

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Throwback Thursday Book Review: Breaking the Drought by Lisa Ireland

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Breaking the Drought by Lisa Ireland

Welcome to a weekly post, Throwback Thursday. This weekly book review post is a way to share some old favourites, books that were published over a year ago and most importantly those books that have been languishing on the to be read pile for far too long! Synopsis: When a smooth–talking, sophisticated city girl comes […]

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New Release Book Review: The Liar’s Girl by Catherine Ryan Howard

New Release Book Review: The Liar’s Girl by Catherine Ryan Howard

Title: The Liar’s Girl Author: Catherine Ryan Howard Published: April 24th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The disturbing discovery of a young woman’s body; the chilling emergence of a copy-cat killer; Alison Smith must return to the horrors of her past, and finds herself in the grip of a […]

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New Release Book Review: Burning Fields by Alli Sinclair

New Release Book Review: Burning Fields by Alli Sinclair

Title: Burning Fields Author: Alli Sinclair Published: May 21st 2018 Publisher: Harlequin Mira Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Historical, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Romeo and Juliet set in Queensland’s sugar cane fields in 1948, as the daughter of an Anglo-Australian family falls for an Italian immigrant against the wishes of her family. 1948. The world is struggling to regain a sense […]

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New Release Book Review: The Juliet Code by Christine Wells

New Release Book Review: The Juliet Code by Christine Wells

Title: The Juliet Code Author: Christine Wells Published: April 30th 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars It’s 1947 and the war is over, but Juliet Barnard is still tormented by secrets. She was a British agent and wireless operator in occupied Paris until her mission went critically wrong. Juliet was caught by the Germans, imprisoned […]

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Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Last of the Bonegilla Girls by Victoria Purman

Beauty & Lace Book Review: The Last of the Bonegilla Girls by Victoria Purman

Title: The Last of the Bonegilla Girls Author: Victoria Purman Published: April 24th 2018 Publisher: HQ Fiction Pages: 432 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Can the Bonegilla girls defeat their past? Or will it come to claim them? 1954: When sixteen–year–old Hungarian Elizabeta arrives in Australia with her family, she is hoping to escape the hopelessness of life as […]

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#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book everyone is talking about’ – The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book everyone is talking about’ – The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite blogger, Theresa Smith Writes. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. […]

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