Australian Author · Chick Lit · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2019

Cross My Heart by Pamela Cook. (2019).

Cross My Heart by Pamela Cook. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** Tessa is living a married and child-free life in Sydney when she receives the news that her childhood friend Skye has died. It's time for Tessa to honour her promise to become foster-mother to Skye's 10 year old daughter, Grace. To reduce Grace's… Continue reading Cross My Heart by Pamela Cook. (2019).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Chick Lit · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2019

One Summer Between Friends by Trish Morey. (2019).

One Summer Between Friends by Trish Morey. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance reading copy of this novel; due to be published 16 December 2019** With a failed marriage and her career dreams in tatters, Sarah returns home to Lord Howe Island to help… Continue reading One Summer Between Friends by Trish Morey. (2019).

Chick Lit · Humour · Read-Reviewed-2019

So Lucky by Dawn O’Porter. (2019).

So Lucky by Dawn O'Porter. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Is anyone's life as perfect as it looks? Beth shows that women really can have it all; Ruby lives life by her own rules; Lauren is living the dream. But. Beth hasn't had sex in a year. Ruby feels like she's failing. Lauren's happiness… Continue reading So Lucky by Dawn O’Porter. (2019).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Read-Reviewed-2019

The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Club by Sophie Green. (2019).

The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Club by Sophie Green. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** It's 1982 in Australia. Housewife Theresa takes up swimming at sunrise to get fit and have a few minutes to herself. Marie, a widower, swims from the same beach as it's her one constant in her new life without her… Continue reading The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Club by Sophie Green. (2019).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance

While You Were Reading by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus. (2019).

While You Were Reading by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Beatrix is 29 years old and has just done a runner to Melbourne for a fresh start after accidentally ruining her best friend's wedding. But life is still stagnant with a dead-end job and a non-existent love life. Her… Continue reading While You Were Reading by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus. (2019).

Chick Lit · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2019

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman. (2019).

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Nina is a young woman who has her life exactly as she wants it: a job in a bookstore, an excellent trivia team and a cat named Phil. If she sometimes thinks there is more to life, she just shrugs… Continue reading The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman. (2019).

Chick Lit · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance

If You Could Go Anywhere by Paige Toon. (2019).

If You Could Go Anywhere by Paige Toon. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Angie has always wanted to travel but at 27 she's never left her mining hometown of Coober Pedy in Australia. She discovers the world through stories from other travellers. When her grandmother passes away leaving Angie with no family, it's time… Continue reading If You Could Go Anywhere by Paige Toon. (2019).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2019

After The Party by Cassie Hamer. (2019).

After The Party by Cassie Hamer. (2019). **4.5 stars** Lisa has a lovely life, a gorgeous husband and two beautiful girls (although she would like another child too...). Lisa invites 32 kindy kids for her daughter's birthday; it's compete chaos and at the end of the day there is one child left, Ellie. Ellie has… Continue reading After The Party by Cassie Hamer. (2019).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance

Star Crossed by Minnie Darke. (2019).

Star Crossed by Minnie Darke. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** When Justine (Sagittarius, aspiring journalist and sceptic) bumps into old friend Nick (Aquarius, struggling actor and true believer), it could be by chance or maybe it's written in the stars... Justine works at a magazine which includes a horoscope column that Nick uses to… Continue reading Star Crossed by Minnie Darke. (2019).

Chick Lit · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2019

How to Keep a Secret by Sarah Morgan. (2018).

How to Keep a Secret by Sarah Morgan. (2018). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Nancy knows she hasn't been the best mother, but can she tell her daughters why? Lauren and Jenna are very close sisters and as children decided to keep a devastating secret from their mother, but is it time to tell her?… Continue reading How to Keep a Secret by Sarah Morgan. (2018).