To Become a Whale... Book Description: To Become a Whale tells the story of 13-year-old Sam Keogh, whose mother has died. Sam has to learn how to live with his silent, hitherto absent father, who decides to make a man out of his son by taking him to work at Tangalooma, then the largest whaling … Continue reading New Release Book Review: To Become a Whale by Ben Hobson
Month: Jun 2017
New Release Book Review: Hello, Goodbye by Emily Brewin
Hello, Goodbye... Book Description: It's 1968 and free-thinking country girl May Callaghan's world is turned upside down when she finds out she's pregnant to her boyfriend Sam, who is awaiting draft orders. A profoundly moving story of love during a time of great social change, with an ending that will leave you cheering. May Callaghan … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Hello, Goodbye by Emily Brewin
New Release Book Review: A Reluctant Warrior by Kelly Brooke Nicholls
A Reluctant Warrior... Book Description: A gripping novel that gives readers a rare glimpse into Colombia’s notorious drug wars, told by someone who knows the landscape intimately. When Luzma’s brother Jair unwittingly uncovers the plan by Colombia’s most notorious drug cartel to smuggle an unprecedented cocaine shipment into the US, it puts their family in … Continue reading New Release Book Review: A Reluctant Warrior by Kelly Brooke Nicholls
New Release Book Review: Forgotten by Nicole Trope
Forgotten... Book Description: In a single day, a simple mistake will have life-altering consequences for everyone involved. A moment of distraction, an unlocked car and a missing baby. How on earth could this happen? All Malia needed was a single litre of milk and now she’s surrounded by police and Zach has disappeared. Detective Ali … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Forgotten by Nicole Trope
New Release Book Review: The Paris Wedding by Charlotte Nash
The Paris Wedding... Book Description: Ten years ago, Rachael West chose not to move to Sydney with high-school sweetheart Matthew. Instead she stayed on the family wheat farm, caring for her seriously ill mother and letting go of her dreams. Now, Matthew is marrying someone else. And Rachael is invited to the wedding, a lavish … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Paris Wedding by Charlotte Nash
Book Review: The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett
The Versions of Us... Book Description: What if you had said yes? The moments that change everything... One Day meets Sliding Doors in this outstanding debut that is causing a buzz across the publishing world Some moments can change your life for ever. Have you ever wondered, what if...? A man is walking down a … Continue reading Book Review: The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett
Book Review: Lemongrass Bay by Theresa Smith
Humbled and thrilled at this wonderfully thoughtful review of Lemongrass Bay. There’s no greater satisfaction as an author than to know that a reader completely ‘gets’ your story. The desired connections made and everything lining up. For me, with each novel I’ve written, all I’ve really wanted in the end is to know that my story has brought entertainment and enjoyment to those reading it. Thank you Mrs B for letting me know, in such an eloquent way, that I achieved this. Your thoughts are much appreciated and have completely made my day!
Title: Lemongrass BayAuthor: Theresa Smith
Published: May 14th 2017
Genres: Fiction, Australian, Contemporary
RRP: $5.99 (ebook)
When lightning strikes…
Emma-Louise and Rosie have been friends for life, their bond unshakeable. Both women are on the verge of a new life, a second chance at love and happiness, but the past is about to catch up with each of them.
A story of passion, resentment, secrets, and lies.
A freak lightning strike on the beach of Lemongrass Bay, a tiny back of beyond coastal town nestled between Queensland and the Northern Territory, has far reaching implications for victim Ethan Black and those close to him. Written by Australian author Theresa Smith, Lemongrass Bay is a powerful yarn, weaving together a story of friendship, love, loyalty and secrets.
Lemongrass Bay begins with a dramatic opening piece. Ethan Black, a local resident, is…
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3 in 1 Book Reviews: The Seven Sisters Series by Lucinda Riley
The Seven Sisters is a series of huge, sweeping, epic tales of love and loss based on the legends of the Seven Sisters star constellation. Combining Historical fiction with the present day and set in far flung exotic locations, there are seven books planned for the series, with three already released and the fourth coming in November … Continue reading 3 in 1 Book Reviews: The Seven Sisters Series by Lucinda Riley
Historical Fiction by Australian Women Writers: What’s being read, who read it, and what they’re saying
Every month, in my capacity as Editor for Historical Fiction over at the Australian Women Writers Challenge, I 'round up' all of the reviews that have been linked in our review database and write up an editorial featuring many of the titles with extracts from the linked reviews to accompany. I take a look at … Continue reading Historical Fiction by Australian Women Writers: What’s being read, who read it, and what they’re saying
Book Review: Leave Me by Gayle Forman
Leave Me... Book Description: International bestselling author Gayle Forman's trademark humour and insight abound in this masterful adult debut, showing us that sometimes you have to leave home in order to find it again. For every woman who has ever fantasised about driving past her exit on the highway instead of going home to make … Continue reading Book Review: Leave Me by Gayle Forman