Review: THE DESERT NURSE by Pamela Hart

July 26, 2018 | THE DESERT NURSE by Pamela Hart is published by Hachette. RRPTrade $29.99, ebook$9.99, audio $44.99. Available now.

THE DESERT NURSE is an epic tale set in wartime Egypt. Readers of Hart’s previous three wartime historical novels will really enjoy the links between the books. (The Soldier's Wife, The War Bride, A Letter From Italy) Don’t feel you have to read those first, though. This book will stand on i...

Review: BLUEBOTTLE by Belinda Castles

July 18, 2018 | Bluebottle by Belinda Castles is published by Allen and Unwin. RRP $29.99, available now.

    When I first started to read Bluebottle, by Belinda Castles, the first thing that struck me was the strong sense of place. Set in the northern beaches suburbs of Sydney, the novel begins, There was a house on a honeycomb cliff above the Pacific, perched over a beach in air a...

Review: The Love That I Have by James Moloney

June 7, 2018 | The Love That I Have by James Moloney is published by Harper Collins. RRP $27.99

When I received book mail this week, I opened my parcel to discover a copy of THE LOVE THAT I HAVE by James Moloney inside. It’s always such a thrill to receive a book, and I cracked it open in an excited rush, intending to read the first few pages and then move on to other work. But this nove...

Review: P is For Pearl by Eliza Henry-Jones

April 19, 2018 | P is for Pearl is published by Harper Collins and is available now. RRP $19.99

From the talented author of the celebrated novels In the Quiet and Ache comes a poignant and moving book that explores the stories we tell ourselves about our families, and what it means to belong. A random but violent accident at the café where Gwendolyn Pearson works after school trigg...

Review: The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainright

September 25, 2017 | The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainright is published by Allen and Unwin. RRP $29.99, available now.

You don’t have to be a blogger or a mum to enjoy THE MUMMY BLOGGERS by Holly Wainright. Anyone with access to social media will get a kick out of this for-our-times novel (and let’s face it, you are here, reading my review on the magical internet, so you’re going to relate and you’re goi...

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