Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2023

The Gifted Son by Genevieve Gannon. (2023).

The Gifted Son by Genevieve Gannon. (2023). **4 out of 5 stars** With two bright children, a beautiful home and a husband she's always depended on, Lillian considers herself blessed. Until on her son Jamie's final day of high school, he fails to come home. Hospitalised by a coward's punch, Jamie is a victim of… Continue reading The Gifted Son by Genevieve Gannon. (2023).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2023

The One and Only Dolly Jamieson by Lisa Ireland. (2023).

The One and Only Dolly Jamieson by Lisa Ireland. (2023). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Dolly Jamieson is not homeless, she's merely between permanent abodes. The 78-year-old spends her days keeping warm at the library. It's certainly a far cry from the 1960s when she was an international star on Broadway. So how did she… Continue reading The One and Only Dolly Jamieson by Lisa Ireland. (2023).

Advance Readers Copy · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2023

The Garnett Girls by Georgina Moore. (2023).

The Garnett Girls by Georgina Moore. (2023). **2 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to HarperCollins Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; published 1 February 2023** Margo and Richard's love affair was the stuff legends are made of - forbidden, passionate, all-encompassing. But ultimately doomed. When Richard walked out,… Continue reading The Garnett Girls by Georgina Moore. (2023).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2023

The Angry Women’s Choir by Meg Bignell. (2022).

The Angry Women's Choir by Meg Bignell. (2022). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Freycinet has built the perfect existence; with beautiful children, a successful husband and a well-ordered schedule, it's a life so full she simply doesn't fit. When she is accidentally thrown into the generous bosom of the West Moonah Women's Choir, she finds… Continue reading The Angry Women’s Choir by Meg Bignell. (2022).

Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2023 · Romance

Reminders Of Him by Colleen Hoover. (2022).

Reminders Of Him by Colleen Hoover. (2022). **4.5 out of 5 stars** After serving 5 years in prison for a tragic mistake, Kenna returns to the town where it all went wrong, hoping to reunite with her 4-year-old daughter. But everyone in her daughter's life is determined to shut Kenna out. The only person who… Continue reading Reminders Of Him by Colleen Hoover. (2022).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2023

The Library at Wagtail Ridge by Janet Gover. (2022).

The Library at Wagtail Ridge by Janet Gover. (2022). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review; published 30 November 2022** When Lou inherits a cottage and a mobile truck library from the birth mother she never knew,… Continue reading The Library at Wagtail Ridge by Janet Gover. (2022).

Advance Readers Copy · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2022

The Book Haters’ Book Club by Gretchen Anthony. (2022).

The Book Haters' Book Club by Gretchen Anthony. (2022). **3 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review; published 10 October 2022** All it takes is the right book to turn a book hater into a book lover -… Continue reading The Book Haters’ Book Club by Gretchen Anthony. (2022).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2022

Keeping Up Appearances by Tricia Stringer. (2022).

Keeping Up Appearances by Tricia Stringer. (2022). **3 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review; published 5 October 2022** Privacy is hard to maintain in the small town of Badara, which single mum Paige discovers when she arrives… Continue reading Keeping Up Appearances by Tricia Stringer. (2022).

Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2022

The Strangers by Katherena Vermette. (2021).

The Strangers by Katherena Vermette. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Cedar has nearly forgotten what her family looks like. Phoenix has nearly forgotten how freedom feels. And Elsie has nearly given up hope. After time in foster homes, Cedar goes to live with her estranged father, and while struggling with being separated from her… Continue reading The Strangers by Katherena Vermette. (2021).

Advance Readers Copy · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Romance

The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston. (2022).

The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston. (2022). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to HarperCollins Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review; published 12 August 2022** Florence is a ghost-writer with one big problem. She's supposed to be finished a new novel for a famous… Continue reading The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston. (2022).