Review: The Better Son

The Better Son by Katherine Johnson Ventura Press 2016 Large format paperback 273 pages Fiction

In 2002, after being away for much of his life, Kip returns alone to his family’s farm in Mole Creek, Tasmania. His mother is dead, his father – suffering from dementia – living in a nursing home, and his […]

Review: Time Will Tell

Time Will Tell by Fiona McCallum The Button Jar #2 Mira 2014 Large Format Paperback 395 pages Fiction; Chick-lit

Emily Oliphant is finally on a fulfilling path. She’s left her abusive husband, John; she’s living in a lovely old house and just been given an amazing offer to buy it from the owners, two […]

Review & Giveaway: Shelf Life

Shelf Life by Christina George The Publicist #2 Christina George 2013 Galley (print) 274 pages Romance; Chick-lit

Shelf Life continues the story of New York publicist, Kate Mitchell, picking up not long after the end of book one. More unhinged authors, more terrible titles, and more time with the sexiest editor in the country, […]

Review: The Publicist

The Publicist by Christina George The Publicist #1 Christina George 2012 ARC (galley) 226 pages Chick-lit; Romance

Kate Mitchell has worked as a publicist at Morris & Dean Publishing (MD) in New York City for seven years now; she’s nowhere near the bottom rung of the ladder in her department, but she’s not getting […]

Review: The Drake Equation

The Drake Equation by Heather Walsh Heather Walsh 2012 E-book 257 pages Fiction

At twenty-six, Emily Crossley considers herself pretty lucky to have a well-paying job with a small non-profit environmental action organisation called GeoForce. She’s passionate about the cause in a deeply personal way, is organised and resourceful, and has been practically running […]

Review: Outback Dreams

Outback Dreams by Rachael Johns Bunyip Bay #1 Harlequin Mira 2013 Large Format Paperback 347 pages Romance

Faith Forrester and Daniel Montgomery have been best friends for ever. Their family’s farms at Bunyip Bay in Western Australia were next to each other, and until the day Monty’s parents sold theirs and moved to Perth, […]

Review: Bet Me

Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie St Martin’s Paperbacks 2004 Mass Market Paperback 391 pages Romance; Chick-lit

This is going to be a pretty short review I think, because it’s been nearly two months since I read this and it’s not as fresh in my head as it once was. But it deserves a review, […]

Review: Sweet Nothings

Sweet Nothings by Janis Thomas Berkley 2013 Trade Paperback 386 pages Fiction; Chick-lit; Romance

Ruby McMillan’s pleasant life comes to a stinging halt one Saturday morning when her husband Walter announces that he’s leaving her. Ruby is stunned, humiliated and outraged. Not only does Walter abruptly tell her he’s unhappy when she thought they […]