Australian Author · Chick Lit · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

Just One Wish by Rachael Johns. (2019).

Just One Wish by Rachael Johns. (2019). **5 out of 5 stars** It's the eve of Alice's 80th birthday and she wonders if she has sacrificed too much in her life as a scientist, activist and mother. Alice's daughter Sappho is the opposite of Alice, having married young and embraced life as a homemaker. But… Continue reading Just One Wish by Rachael Johns. (2019).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Lost Summers of Driftwood by Vanessa McCausland. (2020).

The Lost Summers of Driftwood by Vanessa McCausland. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Phoebe's life has fallen apart and there's only one place left to go. Alone and adrift after a failed marriage proposal, she flees Sydney to her family's abandoned holiday cottage. On the slow-moving river Phoebe is confronted with the legacy of… Continue reading The Lost Summers of Driftwood by Vanessa McCausland. (2020).

Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

The River Home by Hannah Richell. (2020).

The River Home by Hannah Richell. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** Margot didn't want to go home. She had spent all her adult life trying not to look behind. But a text from her sister Lucy brought her back to Somerset. 'I need you.' As Margot, Lucy and their eldest sister, Eve, reunite in… Continue reading The River Home by Hannah Richell. (2020).

Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

Grown Ups by Marian Keyes. (2020).

Grown Ups by Marian Keyes. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** They're a glamorous family, the Caseys. Johnny, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together. And they're a happy family. Johnny's wife, Jessie - who has the most money - insists on… Continue reading Grown Ups by Marian Keyes. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Extraordinary Hope of Dawn Brightside. (2020).

The Extraordinary Hope of Dawn Brightside. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; due to be published 18 May 2020** When Dawn is offered a bed at St Jude's Hostel for the Homeless, it means so much more than just… Continue reading The Extraordinary Hope of Dawn Brightside. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

The End of Cuthbert Close by Cassie Hamer. (2020).

The End of Cuthbert Close by Cassie Hamer. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; published 23 March 2020** You can choose your friends, but can't choose your neighbors. Food stylist Cara, corporate lawyer Alex and stay-at-home mum Beth couldn't… Continue reading The End of Cuthbert Close by Cassie Hamer. (2020).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Mothers by Genevieve Gannon. (2020).

The Mothers by Genevieve Gannon. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** What if the baby you gave birth to belonged to someone else? Grace and Dan are in their forties and have been on the IVF treadmill for some time - 6 attempts with no baby and their hope is dying. Priya and Nick are… Continue reading The Mothers by Genevieve Gannon. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2020

Just My Luck by Adele Parks. (2020).

Just My Luck by Adele Parks. (2020). **2.5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; due to be published 20 April 2020** It's the stuff dreams are made of – a lottery win so big, it changes everything. For 15 years, Lexi… Continue reading Just My Luck by Adele Parks. (2020).

Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense

The Dilemma by B. A. Paris. (2020).

The Dilemma by B. A. Paris. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** It's Livia's 40th birthday and she is having the party of her lifetime to make up for the wedding she never had. Everyone she loves will be there except her daughter Marnie who's studying abroad. But although Liv loves Marnie she's secretly glad… Continue reading The Dilemma by B. A. Paris. (2020).

Contemporary/Literary · Fantasy · Read-Reviewed-2020

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson. (2019).

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Lillian and Madison were roommates and inseparable friends at boarding school until Lillian had to leave due to a scandal. They've barely spoken since until now when Madison offers Lillian a job. The job is to be nanny to Madison's twin stepkids.… Continue reading Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson. (2019).