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Gone Girl
I have no idea how to review this book without inadvertently revealing something that will spoil it for a reader, so it may be the shortest review I h...more
Jun 04, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
The Fault in Our Stars

I was thrilled to finally get my hands on a copy of The Fault in Our Stars. A bestseller in it's year of release of 2012, it has received accolades fr...more
Jan 23, 2013
Jan 15, 2013
Dark Horse

Having read After the Darkness last year I thought I knew what to expect from Honey Brown and while I was rewarded with a compelling story of psycholo...more
Apr 23, 2013
Jan 28, 2013
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

Few booklovers could resist this charming and quirky tale of a bookseller on a small island in the north east of America. A.J. Fikry is the surly and...more
May 2014
Apr 22, 2014
Paper Chains

I was charmed by Nicola Moriarty's debut novel, Free-Falling and I have been looking forward to the release of Paper Chains. This wonderful contempora...more
Jan 29, 2013
Dec 13, 2012
Shotgun Lovesongs

Set in rural Wisconsin, Shotgun Lovesongs tells the story of four men, and one woman, renegotiating the meaning of friendship, love and home.

Five char...more
Mar 06, 2014
Nov 25, 2013
Safe Harbour

From the first pages of her fifth novel, Safe Harbour, award-winning Australian author Helene Young draws the reader into an exciting tale of action,...more
Mar 23, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
Eleanor and Park

I really enjoyed Rainbow Rowell's debut novel, Attachments last year so I eagerly requested Eleanor and Park for review, particularly given the promis...more
Feb 17, 2013
Oct 15, 2012
The Lost Girls

Wendy James has been described as "A master of suburban suspense" {The Age} after the publication of Where Have You Been? and The Mistake. The Lost Gi...more
Feb 24, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman #1)

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is a witty and charming romantic comedy featuring a socially awkward, briliant Genetics professor, Don Tilman and...more
Oct 07, 2013
Feb 05, 2013
The House of Memories

Heartfelt and poignant, The House of Memories explores the overwhelming nature of grief in the wake of tragedy. In pain and anger, Ella O'Hanlon blame...more
Sep 26, 2012
Aug 21, 2012
The Secret of Magic

In the Secret of Magic, the authenticity of historical fact blends seamlessly with fiction to explore the tragic murder of a young man and a woman's d...more
Jan 21, 2014
Dec 23, 2013
Present Darkness (Detective Emmanuel Cooper, #4)

Present Darkness is the fourth superb instalment in Malla Nunn's Detective Emmanuel Cooper series. This unique crime series, set during the 1950's in...more
Jun 07, 2014
Mar 19, 2014
The Curl Up & Dye

The first novel in a new series by Sharon Sala, The Curl Up and Dye introduces the residents of Blessings, Georgia,

LilyAnn Bronte was once the envy o...more
Feb 25, 2014
Aug 01, 2013
Midwinter Blood

I have to admit I slogged my way through three quarters of this book and considered abandoning it several times. I didn't for several reasons, one bei...more
Jun 06, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
Through the Cracks

"Within the space of one week Adam grew strong enough to stop him. Somewhere in those seven days a tipping point had been reached....
'Don't touch me.'
Apr 22, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
The Returned

I first learned about The Returned when I attended the Harlequin Summit in February and I have been waiting impatiently for its release ever since. Ja...more
Aug 31, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
Be Safe I Love You: A Novel

Be Safe I Love You is a moving story of a young female soldier's homecoming after service in Iraq. Lauren Clay enlisted in the army after her high sch...more
Mar 28, 2014
Jan 30, 2014
Lingerie for Felons

Lingerie for Felons is a funny, engaging romantic comedy with a social conscience by Australian author, Ros Baxter.

Lola's parents have always told her...more
Mar 03, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
Safe with Me

Told from the perspectives of Hannah, Olivia and Maddie, Amy Hatvany's Safe with Me is an emotive story of tragedy, grief, friendship, secrets and sec...more
Feb 28, 2014
Nov 05, 2013
All Fall Down

"The day had stretched endlessly before me - weepy daughter, angry husband, piles of laundry, messy bedroom, a blog post to write, and probably dozens...more
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
Rocking Horse Hill

Rocking Horse Hill is Cathryn Hein's fourth novel, blending heartfelt romance with impassioned drama in rural Australia.

Emily Wallace-Jones has led a...more
Apr 23, 2014
Mar 11, 2014
Iron Junction

A contemporary rural fiction novel, Iron Junction is Charlotte Nash's engaging second book, loosely linked to her 2013 debut, Ryders Ridge.

Fleeing a...more
Mar 18, 2014
Jan 06, 2014
Tony Hogan Bought Me an Ice-Cream Float Before He Stole My Ma: A Novel

Janie Ryan narrates 'Tony Hogan Bought Me an Ice-Cream Float Before He Stole My Ma' from the moment of her birth, greeted by curse laden screaming, bo...more
Jan 20, 2014
Dec 07, 2013
The Girl in the Yellow Vest

The third book in a loosely linked series, The Girl in the Yellow Vest is another engaging Australian contemporary romance by talented Aussie author,...more
Jan 05, 2014
Oct 26, 2013
The One Plus One

The One Plus One is a heartfelt and engaging story from JoJo Moyes. Jess is a single mother, working two jobs to support her daughter and step-son on...more
Feb 19, 2014
Dec 23, 2013
The Underside of Joy
The Underside of Joy is a touching story of happiness and sorrow, motherhood and family. After fleeing her broken marriage, Ella stumbles upon her sou...more
Jan 27, 2012
Oct 19, 2011
Lost and Found

Three months after her dad became A Dead Thing, Millie Bird's mother takes her to a department store and asks her to wait for her. Clutching her backp...more
Jun 25, 2014
Mar 23, 2014
Better Homes and Hauntings

I've enjoyed Molly Harper's sense of fun and humour in her Jane Jameson series and Naked Werewolf series so I leapt at the opportunity to read this ne...more
Jul 22, 2014
Jul 18, 2014
Reservoir Dad

In 2008, Clint Greagen resigned from his job as a youth worker to care for his first born child. Nine years later Clint is a stay at home dad of four...more
Jul 09, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
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