Book Review: One Night on the Island by Josie Silver

About the Book: When Cleo's editor requests that she marry herself on a remote island for her dating column, she envisions skinny-dipping in the crystalline waters and revelling in the blissful quiet. But when she arrives at Otter Lodge, Mack, a grumpy, yet undeniably handsome American, insists that her cosy cottage is actually his. With … Continue reading Book Review: One Night on the Island by Josie Silver

Book Review: 2 Sisters Detective Agency by James Patterson and Candice Fox

About the Book: Two sisters go into the family business they didn’t know they had - catching killers. Attorney Rhonda Bird returns home to LA to bury her estranged father, and discovers that he left her two final surprises. The first is a private detective agency. The second is a teenage half-sister named Baby. When … Continue reading Book Review: 2 Sisters Detective Agency by James Patterson and Candice Fox

The Silence of the Girls and The Women of Troy by Pat Barker

The Silence of the Girls: The greatest war story in literature, retold by our greatest living storyteller on war - in the voice of the forgotten woman who lived through it. Queen Briseis has been stolen from her conquered homeland and given as a concubine to a foreign warrior. The warrior is Achilles: famed hero, … Continue reading The Silence of the Girls and The Women of Troy by Pat Barker

Blog Tour Book Review: The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

About the Book: A moving and heart-warming story about taking risks and finding a new lease on life, by the bestselling author of The Banksia Bay Beach Shack. Is it ever too late to rewrite your own story? COURAGE In 1950, teenager Anne flees Wattle Island for the big city, where she learns that establishing … Continue reading Blog Tour Book Review: The Wattle Island Book Club by Sandie Docker

Book Review: The Echo Chamber by John Boyne

About the Book: From the author of The Heart's Invisible Furies and powered with Boyne's characteristic humour and razor-sharp observation, The Echo Chamber is a satiric helter skelter, a dizzying downward spiral of action and consequence, poised somewhere between farce, absurdity and oblivion. What a thing of wonder a mobile phone is. Six ounces of … Continue reading Book Review: The Echo Chamber by John Boyne

Book Review: Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy

About the Book: From the author of the international bestseller Migrations comes a pulse-pounding new novel set in the wild Scottish Highlands. Inti Flynn arrives in Scotland with her twin sister, Aggie, to lead a team tasked with reintroducing fourteen grey wolves into the remote Highlands. She hopes to heal not only the dying landscape, … Continue reading Book Review: Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy