Book Review: Paper Daisies

Title: Paper Daisies Author: Australian Author Kim Kelly Genre(s): Historical Fiction / Romance As the year 1900 comes to an end, Berylda Jones reluctantly leaves her life and friends at university in Sydney for Bathurst where she finds her sister Greta’s situation is far worse than she ever imagined. Facing an uncertain future of her own thanks …

Book Review: The Secret Years

Title: The Secret Years Author: Australian Author Barbara Hannay Genre(s): Historical Fiction / Romance Lucy Hunter has just returned to Townsville from Afghanistan. She expects her fiancé to pick her up from the airport, but finds her mother has arrived instead. After a turbulent homecoming, and with time on leave, Lucy decides …

Book Review: The Thorn Birds

The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough is an Australian classic. I have always wanted to read it, but at 743 pages it appeared daunting. I saw this copy at the library (hence the less than perfect cover image below – the Goodreads entry for this copy doesn’t have an image …

Book Review: Paralyzed – Vagabond Circus #2

Last week I posted a review of Sarah Noffke’s Suspended, Book One of the Vagabond Circus series. Today I will be writing about the second book, Paralyzed, released last week. Paralyzed opens directly on from the ending of Suspended. Titus is lost without his best friend, unsure how to keep …

Book Review: Hold On To Me

Hold on to Me by Victoria Purman is the fourth book in the Boys of Summer series. I didn’t know this before I purchased the book and was pleasantly surprised to find myself back in Middle Point. On to the review: Stella Ryan has rebuilt her life in the sleepy coastal …