Throwback Thursday Book Review: Black Diamonds by Kim Kelly

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Black Diamonds by Kim Kelly

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: It is 1914 and Lithgow is booming. […]

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New Release Book Review: Bluebottle by Belinda Castles

New Release Book Review: Bluebottle by Belinda Castles

Title: Bluebottle Author: Belinda Castles Published: May 23rd 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 256 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars On a sweltering day in a cliff-top beach shack, Jack and Lou Bright grow suspicious about the behaviour of their charismatic, unpredictable father, Charlie. A girl they know has disappeared, and as the day unfolds, Jack’s eruptions of panic, Lou’s […]

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Book Review: A Place To Remember by Jenn J

Book Review: A Place To Remember by Jenn J. McLeod

Title: A Place To Remember Author: Jenn J. McLeod Published: March 19th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia (Head of Zeus  –  GB) Pages: 452 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars A multi-generational contemporary romantic saga set in a cattle ranch in Central Queensland, Australia. A man loses five years of his life. Two women are desperate for him to […]

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Children’s Book Review: The Butterfly Dance by Suzanne Barton

Children’s Book Review: The Butterfly Dance by Suzanne Barton

Title: The Butterfly Dance Author:  Suzanne Barton Published: May 1st 2018 Publisher: Bloomsbury Australia Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (0-5) RRP: $14.99 Rating: 4 stars Caterpillars Dotty and Stripe do everything together. They play, they eat leaves and do all sorts of caterpiller-y things, and then one day, after spinning themselves into snuggly cocoons, they wake up as beautiful butterflies! But soon they realise that, […]

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Children’s Book Review: The World’s Worst Children 3 by David Walliams and illustrated by Tony Ross

Children’s Book Review: The World’s Worst Children 3 by David Walliams and illustrated by Tony Ross

Title: The World’s Worst Children 3 Author:  David Walliams Illustrator: Tony Ross Published: May 29th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 288 Genres:  Children (7+) RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! Illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by artist genius, Tony Ross, these stories will appal and delight […]

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Book Review: If I Die Before I Wake by Emily Koch

Book Review: If I Die Before I Wake by Emily Koch

Title: If I Die Before I Wake Author: Emily Koch Published: January 2nd 2018 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars   HOW DO YOU SOLVE YOUR OWN MURDER? Everyone believes Alex is in a coma, unlikely to ever wake up. As his family debate withdrawing life support, and his friends talk […]

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New Release Book Review: Perfect Match by D.B

New Release Book Review: Perfect Match by D.B. Thorne

Title: Perfect Match Author: D.B. Thorne Published: April 24th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Psychological, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Perfect Match is a dark psychological thriller about a serial killer hunting women through dating apps. It’s clever, brilliantly plotted and completely unputdownable. When Solomon’s sister is found drugged and in a coma after an online date, Solomon […]

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#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book written by someone over 60’ – Sanctuary by Judy Nunn

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book written by someone over 60’ – Sanctuary by Judy Nunn

#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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New Release Book Review: The Cast by Danielle Steel

New Release Book Review: The Cast by Danielle Steel

Title: The Cast Author: Danielle Steel Published: May 29th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars Kait Whittier has built her magazine column into a hugely respected read followed by fans across the country. She loves her work and adores her grown children, treasuring the time they spend together. But after two marriages, she prefers to avoid […]

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Throwback Thursday Book Review: Ghost Girls by Cath Ferla

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Ghost Girls by Cath Ferla

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: Winter in Sydney. The city is brimming […]

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