The Burning Chambers

AUTHOR: KATE MOSSE • SERIES: THE BURNING CHAMBERS (Book 1) • GENRE: HISTORICAL FICTION• PAGES: 586 NOTE- I requested a review copy of The Burning Chambers from the amazing people at Pan Macmillan Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis Bringing sixteenth-century … Continue reading The Burning Chambers

The Honey Farm

AUTHOR: Harriet Alida Lye • GENRE: Thriller • PAGES: 328 NOTE- I was given a review copy of The Honey Farm from the amazing people at Penguin Random House Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis After a long drought, Cynthia’s isolated … Continue reading The Honey Farm

The Lies They Tell

AUTHOR: GILLIAN FRENCH • GENRE: YA Thriller • PAGES: 295 NOTE- I requested a review copy of The Lies They Tell from the amazing people at Harper Collins Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis Everyone in Tenney's Harbor knows about the … Continue reading The Lies They Tell

To Kill a Kingdom

AUTHOR: ALEXANDRA CHRISTO • GENRE: YA Fantasy • PAGES: 358 NOTE- I requested a review copy of To Kill A Kingdom from the amazing people at Allen&Unwin Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most … Continue reading To Kill a Kingdom

Mothers Day

AUTHOR: FIONA MCARTHUR • GENRE: ROMANCE • PAGES: 329 NOTE- I received a copy of Mothers' Day from the good people at Penguin Random House Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. MOTHERS’ DAY by Fiona McArthur is published by Penguin Random House Australia and … Continue reading Mothers Day

Fiona McArthur

Recently I had the opportunity of asking Fiona McArthur a few questions in the lead up to her latest release Mothers' Day. Many thanks to Fiona for taking time out to answer my questions and it was lovely to met you in person at my local library. MOTHERS’ DAY by Fiona McArthur is published by Penguin Random … Continue reading Fiona McArthur

Let Me Lie

AUTHOR: CLARE MACKINTOSH • GENRE: THRILLER • PAGES: 390 NOTE- I was sent a review copy of Let Me Lie from the brilliant people at Hachette Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis The police say it was suicide. Anna says it … Continue reading Let Me Lie

Reign The Earth

AUTHOR: A. C. GAUGHEN • SERIES: THE ELEMENTAE (BOOK 1) • CATEGORY: FANTASY • PAGES: 432 NOTE- I was sent a review copy of Reign The Earth from the brilliant people at Bloomsbury Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis Shalia is … Continue reading Reign The Earth

The Song Rising

AUTHOR: SAMANTHA SHANNON • CATEGORY: DYSTOPIA / YA • SERIES: THE BONE SEASON (BOOK 3) • PAGES: 363 NOTE- I was sent a review copy of The Song Rising from the brilliant people at Bloomsbury Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis … Continue reading The Song Rising

The Cowgirl

AUTHOR: ANTHEA HODGSON • CATEGORY: AUSTRALIAN RURAL FICTION  • PAGES: 358 NOTE- I was sent a review copy of The Cowgirl from the brilliant people at Penguin Random House in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis Teddy Broderick is committed to her busy … Continue reading The Cowgirl

The Family Next Door

AUTHOR: SALLY HEPWORTH • CATEGORY: CONTEMPORARY FICTION  • PAGES: 330 NOTE- I given a review copy of The Family Next Door from the brilliant people at Pan Macmillan Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis Do you ever really know your neighbours? … Continue reading The Family Next Door

The Belles

AUTHOR: DHONIELLE CLAYTON • CATEGORY: YOUNG ADULT / FANTASY  • PAGES: 440 NOTE- I requested a review copy of The Belles from the brilliant people at Hachette in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis In the opulent world of Orleans, the people are … Continue reading The Belles

The Wren Hunt

AUTHOR: MARY WATSON • CATEGORY: YOUNG ADULT / FANTASY  • PAGES: 399 NOTE- I requested a review copy of The Wren Hunt from the brilliant people at Bloombury Publishing in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis Every year on St Stephen's Day, Wren … Continue reading The Wren Hunt

The Toymakers

AUTHOR: ROBERT DINSDALE • CATEGORY: CONTEMPORARY FICTION • PAGES: 468 NOTE- I requested a review copy of The Toymakers from the brilliant people at Penguin Random House Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here.   Synopsis Do you remember when you believed in … Continue reading The Toymakers

Tammy Robinson

Recently I had the opportunity of asking New Zealand author Tammy Robinson a few questions in the lead up to her latest release Differently Normal. Many thanks to Tammy for taking time out to answer my questions. A big thank you to Hachette Australia for sending me a review copy. Differently Normal has just been released and … Continue reading Tammy Robinson

Differently Normal

AUTHOR: TAMMY ROBINSON • CATEGORY: YOUNG ADULT / CONTEMPORARY FICTION  • PAGES: 344 NOTE- I requested a copy of Differently Normal from the good people at Hachette Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. I was also lucky enough to ask Tammy Robinson a few … Continue reading Differently Normal

Dyschronia

AUTHOR: JENNIFER MILLS • CATEGORY: CONTEMPORARY FICTION • PAGES: 357 NOTE- I requested a review copy of Dyschronia from the brilliant people at Pan Macmillan Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis An electrifying novel about an oracle. A small town. And … Continue reading Dyschronia

On A Beautiful Day

AUTHOR: LUCY DIAMOND • CATEGORY: CONTEMPORARY FICTION • PAGES: 488 NOTE- I requested a review copy of On A Beautiful Day from the brilliant people at Pan Macmillan Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy you can find it here. Synopsis In Lucy Diamond's On a Beautiful Day, four … Continue reading On A Beautiful Day

White Gum Creek

AUTHOR: NICOLE HURLEY-MOORE • CATEGORY: AUSTRALIAN RURAL FICTION • PAGES: 290 NOTE- I requested a review copy of White Gum Creek from the good people at Allen & Unwin in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. Synopsis Nick Langtree has lived reclusively on his farm, … Continue reading White Gum Creek

Everless

AUTHOR: SARA HOLLAND • SERIES: EVERLESS BOOK 1 • CATEGORY: YA DYSTOPIA • PAGES: 352 NOTE- I received my copy of Everless from the great people at Hachette in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. Synopsis Time is a prison. She is the key. Packed … Continue reading Everless

Norma

AUTHOR: SOFI OKSANEN • CATEGORY: MYSTERY • PAGES: 306 NOTE- I received my copy of Norma from the good people at Allen & Unwin in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. Synopsis When Anita Naakka jumps in front of an oncoming train, her daughter, Norma, … Continue reading Norma

Suddenly One Summer

AUTHOR: FLEUR McDONALD • CATEGORY: AUSTRALIAN RURAL FICTION / DRAMA • PAGES: 352 NOTE- I received my copy of Suddenly One Summer from the good people at Allen & Unwin in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. Synopsis When Brianna Donahue was three years old, … Continue reading Suddenly One Summer

One More Song

AUTHOR: NICKI EDWARDS • CATEGORY: AUSTRALIAN RURAL FICTION / ROMANCE • PAGES: 394 NOTE- I received my copy of One More Song from the good people at Pan Macmillan Australia in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. Synopsis Can a city boy and a country … Continue reading One More Song

Nicki Edwards

Recently I had the opportunity of asking Australian author Nicki Edwards a few questions in the lead up to the release of her latest novel One More Song. Thank you so much for taking the time Nicki it is very much appreciated. A big thank you to Pan Macmillan for sending me a review copy … Continue reading Nicki Edwards

Six Ways To Sunday

AUTHOR: KARLY LANE • CATEGORY: AUSTRALIAN RURAL FICTION / ROMANCE • PAGES: 469 NOTE- I received my copy of Six Ways to Sunday from the great people at Allen & Unwin in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. Also this title is currently has 73% … Continue reading Six Ways To Sunday

The Start of Me and You

AUTHOR: EMERY LORD • CATEGORY: YOUNG ADULT • PAGES: 416 NOTE- I received my copy of The Start of Me and You from the lovely people at Bloomsbury Publishing. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. Synopsis Can you plan happiness? It's been a year since Paige's first boyfriend died in … Continue reading The Start of Me and You

A Song For Ella Grey

AUTHOR: DAVID ALMOND • CATEGORY: YA / MYTHOLOGY • PAGES: 276 Synopsis I knew them both... knew how they lived and how they died. Claire is Ella Grey's best friend. She's there when the whirlwind arrives on the scene: catapulted into a North East landscape of gutted shipyards; of high arched bridges and ancient collapsed … Continue reading A Song For Ella Grey

Her Fearful Symmetry

AUTHOR: AUDREY NIFFENEGGER • CATEGORY: PARANORMAL • PAGES: 485 Synopsis When Elspeth Noblin dies she leaves her beautiful flat overlooking Highgate Cemetery to her twin nieces, Julia and Valentina Poole, on the condition that their mother is never allowed to cross the threshold. But until the solicitor's letter falls through the door of their suburban … Continue reading Her Fearful Symmetry

Home Before Sundown

AUTHOR: BARBARA HANNAY • CATEGORY: ROMANCE / AUSTRALIAN FICTION • PAGES: 320 Synopsis For Bella Fairburn, a girl from the bush, her new life in Europe is a dream come true. But news of her beloved father's heart attack brings Bella rushing back to Australia along with her aunt Liz, an acclaimed musician who's been … Continue reading Home Before Sundown

Nineteen Letters

AUTHOR: JODI PERRY • CATEGORY: ROMANCE • PAGES: 381 Synopsis What would you do if the love of your life had no memory of you? The 19th of January, 1996 . . . I'll never forget it. It was the day we met. I was seven and she was six. It was the day she … Continue reading Nineteen Letters

Sour Heart

AUTHOR: JENNY ZHANG • CATEGORY: CONTEMPORARY FICTION • PAGES: 301 NOTE- I received my copy of Sour Heart from the good people at Bloomsbury Publishing in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. Synopsis Centred on a community of immigrants who have traded their endangered lives … Continue reading Sour Heart

Weightless

AUTHOR: SARAH BANNAN • CATEGORY: YA • PAGES: 345 Synopsis Before Carolyn Lessing arrived, nothing much had ever happened in Adamsville, Alabama. Each week, at dinner tables and in the high school assembly, everyone would pray for the football team to win. Each year, the Adams High hotlist would be updated, and girls would rise … Continue reading Weightless

Sense & Sensibility

AUTHOR: JOANNE TROLLOPE • CATEGORY: ROMANCE • PAGES: 362 Synopsis When sisters Elinor and Marianne lose their father and their beloved home, Norland Park, all in a matter of weeks, the shock impacts them in very different ways. As young architect student Elinor holds the family together, Marianne resists the change they must endure with … Continue reading Sense & Sensibility

The Secret Keeper

AUTHOR: KATE MORTON • CATEGORY: WOMENS FICTION • PAGES: 582 Synopsis 1961: On a sweltering summer's day, while her family picnics by the stream on their Suffolk farm, sixteen-year-old Laurel hides out in her childhood tree house dreaming of a boy called Billy, a move to London, and the bright future she can't wait to … Continue reading The Secret Keeper

Indigo Storm

AUTHOR: FLEUR McDONALD • CATEGORY: ROMANCE / WOMEN'S FICTION • PAGES: 344 Overview When Ashleigh decides to flee her controlling husband, Dominic, she knows he'll hunt her down. The only way to escape is to disappear and reinvent herself. Changing her name to Eliza and driving by night, she is drawn to the tiny rural … Continue reading Indigo Storm

Secret Sisters

AUTHOR: JOY CALLAWAY • CATEGORY: HISTORICAL FICTION • PAGES: 337 NOTE- I received my copy of Secret Sisters from the good people at Harper (an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers) in exchange for my honest review. If you wish to see my review policy please click here. Overview Illinois, 1881: Whitsitt College sophomore Beth Carrington … Continue reading Secret Sisters

Nine Perfect Strangers

AUTHOR: LIANE MORIARTY • GENRE: CONTEMPORARY FICTION • PAGES: 512 • RRP: $32.99 • RELEASE DATE: 18th September 2018• PUBLISHER: PAN MACMILLAN Synopsis The ten-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises healing and transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage and absorb the blissful meditative ambience … Continue reading Nine Perfect Strangers

The Honourable Thief

AUTHOR: MEAGHAN WILSON ANASTASIOS • GENRE: ACTION • PAGES: 440 • RRP: $32.99 • RELEASE DATE: 31st July 2018 • PUBLISHER: PAN MACMILLAN AUSTRALIA Synopsis Istanbul, Turkey 1955 Benedict Hitchens, once a world-renowned archaeologist, is now a discredited - but still rather charming - shell of his former self. Once full of optimism and adventure, … Continue reading The Honourable Thief

Starry Eyes

AUTHOR: JENN BENNETT • GENRE: YA/NA CONTEMPORARY • PAGES: 417 • RRP: $17.99 • RELEASE DATE: 1 July 2018 • PUBLISHER: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Synopsis Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best-friends-turned-worst-enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. It doesn’t hurt that their families are the modern-day version of … Continue reading Starry Eyes