Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama

In the Blink of an Eye by Jesse Blackadder. (2020).

In the Blink of an Eye by Jesse Blackadder. (2020). (First published as Sixty Seconds in 2017). **4 out of 5 stars** Finn and Bridget, with their sons Jarrah and Toby, have moved from Hobart to subtropical Australia. They still feel like foreigners and are adjusting when one morning, tragedy strikes. In the devastating aftermath,… Continue reading In the Blink of an Eye by Jesse Blackadder. (2020).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2021

Infinite Splendours by Sofie Laguna. (2020).

Infinite Splendours by Sofie Laguna. (2020). **2 out of 5 stars** Lawrence is a bright, caring, curious boy with a gift for painting. He lives with his mother and younger brother with a promising future ahead. But when he is 10, an experience of betrayal takes it all away and Lawrence is left to deal… Continue reading Infinite Splendours by Sofie Laguna. (2020).

Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2021

Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane. (2021).

Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Eve, Justin, Susie and Ed have been friends since they were 18. Now in their thirties, the four are still as close as ever, Thursday night pub quiz is still sacred, and Eve is still secretly in love with Ed. Maybe she should have… Continue reading Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2021

You Need To Know by Nicola Moriarty. (2021).

You Need To Know by Nicola Moriarty. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Jill, her three sons, their wives and children are driving on Christmas Eve. But something sinister is simmering behind their happy smiles. Mimi is struggling with her new twins, but wine helps. Andrea is questioning how happy her marriage is. Darren is… Continue reading You Need To Know by Nicola Moriarty. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2021

Love Objects by Emily Maguire. (2021).

Love Objects by Emily Maguire. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Nic is in her early 40s, a trivia buff, amateur nail artist and feeder of stray cats. She's also the owner of 10 years' worth of newspapers, several shops' worth of clothes and a massive pen collection. The person she's closest to is her… Continue reading Love Objects by Emily Maguire. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama

The Truth About Her by Jacqueline Maley. (2021).

The Truth About Her by Jacqueline Maley. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Journalist and single mother Suzy gets a phone call one morning and learns that the subject of one of her investigative exposés, 28 year old wellness blogger Tracey, has killed herself. Suzy is horrified but copes in the only way she knows… Continue reading The Truth About Her by Jacqueline Maley. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2021

Her Last Words by Kim Kelly. (2020).

Her Last Words by Kim Kelly. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** A murder. A missing manuscript. An undying love... It's 2007. Thisbe wants to be a writer. She doesn't long for fame, only to tell of the stories written on her heart. While her best friends, Penny and Jane, and her darling boyfriend John… Continue reading Her Last Words by Kim Kelly. (2020).

Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2021

The World at My Feet by Catherine Isaac. (2021).

The World at My Feet by Catherine Isaac. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** 1990. Harriet is a journalist and her job takes her to dangerous places where she asks questions. But when she is sent to Romania, to the state orphanages the world has just learnt about, she is forced to rethink her most… Continue reading The World at My Feet by Catherine Isaac. (2021).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2021

Spring Clean for the Peach Queen by Sasha Wasley. (2021).

Spring Clean for the Peach Queen by Sasha Wasley. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** One tanked career, one badly timed glamour shoot and one dead boyfriend later, 30 year old Lottie is returning home after leaving at age 18, the reigning Peach Queen. Back in her orchard hometown, she embarks on a radical declutter… Continue reading Spring Clean for the Peach Queen by Sasha Wasley. (2021).

Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2021

Girl A by Abigail Dean. (2021).

Girl A by Abigail Dean. (2021). **3 out of 5 stars** Lex doesn't want to think about her family, and growing up in her parents' House of Horrors; she was Girl A, the girl who escaped. When her mother dies in prison and leaves Lex and her siblings the family home, she can't run from… Continue reading Girl A by Abigail Dean. (2021).