Book Review: The Family Secret

The Family Secret Author: Fiona Palmer Published: 2016 Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia My Rating: 4.5/5 I wasn’t expecting to enjoy The Family Secret as much as I did. Although I know you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, I must admit I did. And the cover did nothing for me. In fact, I … Read more

Book Review: Her Mother’s Secret

Her Mother’s Secret Author: Natasha Lester Published: 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia My Rating: 5/5 “From England to the Manhattan of the 1920s and 1940’s, be swept away by the story of a brave young woman chasing a dream in the face of society’s disapproval.” Natasha Lester has firmly stamped her mark on the historical fiction genre … Read more

Book Review: Crazy Busy Guilty

  Crazy Busy Guilty Author: Lauren Sams Published: 2017 Publisher: Nero, Swartz Publishing My Rating: 4/5 “There’s life Before Baby and life After Baby. Any idiot knows that. I knew that. Except I didn’t know what life After Baby would really be like…” Crazy Busy Guilty is the second novel from editor and freelance writer turned novelist, … Read more

Book Review: The Dangers of Truffle Hunting

The Dangers of Truffle Hunting Author: Sunni Overend Published: 2016 Publisher: Harper Collins My Rating: 5/5 Is life too short to play it safe? Kit Gossard’s life is neatly mapped out. A secure photographic Job. A partner ready to commit. A wedding in the family vineyard for her mother to preside over. So why the apprehension? Why … Read more

Book Review: The Hating Game

The Hating Game Author: Sally Thorne Published: 2016 Publisher: HarperCollins My Rating: 4.5/5 Quick-witted, fast-paced, and entertaining are three words I’d use to describe The Hating Game, the first novel for Canberra based author Sally Thorne. From the very first chapter Thorne manages to capture the reader drawing you directly into the world of Lucy Hutton and her office … Read more