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).

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

Maggie’s Going Nowhere by Rose Hartley. (2020).

Maggie's Going Nowhere by Rose Hartley. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Maggie's life is a hot mess. In one day she's dumped by her boyfriend, disinherited by her mum and kicked out of the 3 year degree it's so far taken her 10 years to do. And that was before she found out she… Continue reading Maggie’s Going Nowhere by Rose Hartley. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Chick Lit · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Romance

The Lawson Sisters by Janet Gover. (2020).

The Lawson Sisters by Janet Gover. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel; published 20 January 2020** For many years Liz has been running her family's historic horse stud in memory of her father. But a devastating loss puts her dreams at… Continue reading The Lawson Sisters by Janet Gover. (2020).

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

The Model Wife by Tricia Stringer. (2019).

The Model Wife by Tricia Stringer. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Natalie's life is full, some might say too full. She teaches, runs a farm, has 3 grown daughters who haven't quite got a handle on things, has a reserved husband and a demanding mother-in-law. She is the person everyone depends on. But when… Continue reading The Model Wife by Tricia Stringer. (2019).