Pandemic by Jackie French

Title: Pandemic Author: Jackie French Illustrator: Bruce Whatley Published:  November 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Historical fiction Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Pandemic from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The war carried the Spanish flu across the world. Faces grew masks. Shops …

Wombat by Philip Bunting

Title: Wombat Author & Illustrator: Philip Bunting Published:  November 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $17.99 I received a copy of Wombat from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A rhythmic, read-aloud (and rather silly) burrow into the unseen world of the wombat. It's …

Dog by Shaun Tan

Title:  Dog Author & Illustrator: Shaun Tan Published: November 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Children's Picturebook Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Dog from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A beautifully poetic and gorgeously illustrated reflection on the relationship between …

Trust by Chris Hammer (Blog Tour)

Title: Trust (Martin Scarsden #3) Author: Chris Hammer Published: October 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Crime-Mystery Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $32.99 I received a copy of Trust from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. She breathes deeply, trying to quell the rising sense of panic. A detective …

The Survivors by Jane Harper Review

Title: The Survivors Author: Jane Harper Published: September 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Readership: Adult Genre: Suspense Rating: ★★★★★   I received a copy of The Survivors from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Kieran Elliott's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. …

Riverstone Ridge Review

Title: Riverstone Ridge  Author: Mandy Magro Published: October 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins (Mira) Readership: Adult Genre: Romance Rating: ★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of Riverstone Ridge from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. An authentic and heartfelt story about uncovering who you truly are and where …

Heart of the Cross Review

Title: Heart of the Cross Author: Emily Madden Published: August 2019 Publisher: Mira Readership: Adult Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of Heart of the Cross from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From Ireland to Kings Cross, a legacy of loss and …

Mr Right Now Review

Title: Mr. Right Now (The Callahans of Stringybark Creek #2) Author: Karly Lane Published: May 2019 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of Mr. Right Now  from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Romantic and exciting, the story …

The Orchardist’s Daughter Review

Title: The Orchardist's Daughter Author: Karen Viggers Published: February 2019 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of The Orchardist's Daughter unsolicited from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Sixteen-year-old Mikaela has grown up isolated and homeschooled on …