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

The Godmothers by Monica McInerney. (2020).

The Godmothers by Monica McInerney. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Eliza grew up in Australia as the only daughter of a troubled young mother but with the constant support of her two godmothers, Olivia and Maxie. She always felt loved and secure until a tragic event occurred just before she turned 18. 13 years… Continue reading The Godmothers by Monica McInerney. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

All We Dream by Pamela Cook. (2021).

All We Dream by Pamela Cook. (2021). (A revised and retitled edition of Essie's Way, published 2013). **4.5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to the author for getting in contact and sending me a free copy of this novel, I am very appreciative** When successful Sydney lawyer Miranda searches for something old to go… Continue reading All We Dream by Pamela Cook. (2021).

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

The Good Teacher by Petronella McGovern. (2020).

The Good Teacher by Petronella McGovern. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Every evening, Allison watches her husband's new house, desperate to find answers. Every morning, she puts on a brave face to teach kindergarten. She's a good teacher, everyone says so - this stalking is just a tiny crack in her usual self-control. A… Continue reading The Good Teacher by Petronella McGovern. (2020).

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

The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult. (2020).

The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult. (2020). **3 out of 5 stars** Dawn knows everything there is to know about dying. As a death doula she specialises in helping her clients make peace with the end of their lives. But she is forced to confront her own mortality when a plane trip goes… Continue reading The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult. (2020).

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

An Unusual Boy by Fiona Higgins. (2020).

An Unusual Boy by Fiona Higgins. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** An extraordinary boy. The mother who loves him. The fight of their lives. Julia is a busy mother of three, with a husband often away for work, an ever-present mother-in-law, a career, and a house that needs doing up. Her only son, Jackson,… Continue reading An Unusual Boy by Fiona Higgins. (2020).

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

Bottlebrush Creek by Maya Linnell. (2020).

Bottlebrush Creek by Maya Linnell. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Between managing a bustling beauty salon, hectic volunteer commitments and the lion's share of parenting her 2 year old, Claudia, Angie barely has time to turn around. She also feels her relationship with fly-in, fly-out boyfriend Rob is slipping away. When Rob faces retrenchment,… Continue reading Bottlebrush Creek by Maya Linnell. (2020).

Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth. (2020).

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Fern works at her local library and has dinner with her twin sister, Rose, three nights a week. She avoids crowds, bright lights and loud noises. Fern has a carefully structured life and disrupting her routine can be...dangerous. When Rose discovers she cannot… Continue reading The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth. (2020).

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

Flying the Nest by Rachael Johns. (2020).

Flying the Nest by Rachael Johns. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** The first time Ashling realises her marriage is on the rocks is when her husband Adrian suggests they try nest parenting; the children stay in the family home while the parents alternate weeks. All Ash wants is her family back together. An offer… Continue reading Flying the Nest by Rachael Johns. (2020).

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

Tiny White Lies by Fiona Palmer. (2020).

Tiny White Lies by Fiona Palmer. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** For three weeks, two families escape the rat race in a remote coastal camp with no phone reception...Ashley has recently lost her husband and her daughter Emily is being bullied online. Her best friend Nikki is hiding a huge secret and why is… Continue reading Tiny White Lies by Fiona Palmer. (2020).

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

The Girl She Was by Rebecca Freeborn. (2020).

The Girl She Was by Rebecca Freeborn. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Layla was just like any other teenager in her small town: she studied hard, went out with her friends and worked at the local cafe after school. But when her attractive and married boss turned his attention on her, everything changed. 20… Continue reading The Girl She Was by Rebecca Freeborn. (2020).