Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2022

The Herd by Emily Edwards. (2022).

The Herd by Emily Edwards. (2022). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Elizabeth and Bryony are polar opposites but their friendship has always worked. They are best friends and godmothers to each other's daughters - because they trust that the safety of their children is top priority for both women. Little do they know that they… Continue reading The Herd by Emily Edwards. (2022).

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

The Tricky Art of Forgiveness by Meredith Jaffé. (2022).

The Tricky Art of Forgiveness by Meredith Jaffé. (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 2 March 2022** Diana is in the midst of planning the Big Party - her husband Will's 60th birthday and… Continue reading The Tricky Art of Forgiveness by Meredith Jaffé. (2022).

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

A Family of Strangers by Fiona Lowe. (2022).

A Family of Strangers by Fiona Lowe. (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 2 March 2022** Addy is desperately trying to get a promotion so singing in Rookery Cove's choir isn't great timing but… Continue reading A Family of Strangers by Fiona Lowe. (2022).

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

Em & Me by Beth Morrey. (2022).

Em & Me by Beth Morrey. (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 2 February 2022** For too long - since the death of her mother at 13, and the birth of her daughter Em… Continue reading Em & Me by Beth Morrey. (2022).

Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2022

Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult. (2021).

Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Diana is on track with her life plan to be married by 30, kids by 35, live in NYC suburbs and have a successful career. She's confident her surgical resident boyfriend Finn will propose on their upcoming Galápagos getaway. But Covid throws… Continue reading Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Romance

Fancy Meeting You Here by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus. (2021).

Fancy Meeting You Here by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Evie is 30, a wannabe screenwriter who manages a London cinema bar and makes a podcast with her best friend Ben. She's also obsessed with Hugo, an influential and swoon-worthy bestselling writer. When Evie's not hooking up with her… Continue reading Fancy Meeting You Here by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus. (2021).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Romance · Suspense

Clouds on the Horizon by Penelope Janu. (2022).

Clouds on the Horizon by Penelope Janu. (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 5 January 2022** When Phoebe finds Sinn, a naval officer and meteorologist, frozen half to death in the middle of a… Continue reading Clouds on the Horizon by Penelope Janu. (2022).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2022

The Beautiful Words by Vanessa McCausland. (2021).

The Beautiful Words by Vanessa McCausland. (2021). **4 out of stars** Sylvie is a lover of words and a collector of stories but she has no words for that night at the lighthouse. What happened to cleave her apart from her best friend Kase? Sylvie misses their connection so when Kase invites her to the… Continue reading The Beautiful Words by Vanessa McCausland. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Romance

The Lost Letters of Playfair Street by Michelle Montebello. (2020).

The Lost Letters of Playfair Street by Michelle Montebello. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** 1929. On the night of her engagement to banker Floyd, Charlotte meets enigmatic Sydney Harbour Bridge engineer Alex. Their attraction instant, when they meet again they begin to play a game of daring clues and secret meeting places. But with… Continue reading The Lost Letters of Playfair Street by Michelle Montebello. (2020).

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

Someone I Used To Know by Paige Toon. (2021).

Someone I Used To Know by Paige Toon. (2021). **5 out of 5 stars** Then. At 15, George is the foster brother Leah never asked for. As the angry, troubled boy struggles, Leah finds herself drawn to him. Wealthy Theo has joined them at state school after leaving boarding school. When their worlds collide, the… Continue reading Someone I Used To Know by Paige Toon. (2021).