REVIEW: Make or Break by Catherine Bennetto

In brief: Jess is a bit of a stress head with a penchant for wild thoughts. So when her boyfriend takes her on a spur of the moment trip to Cape Town, she immediately thinking wedding bells. But that is totally the wrong end of the stick… The good: Hilarious in parts. The not-so-good: Sad... Continue Reading →

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REVIEW: The Summer of Secrets by Barbara Hannay

In brief: When Chloe find out her boyfriend is not the man she thought, she leaves Sydney for the small Queensland town of Burralea. Working on a small town newspaper with ex-foreign correspondent Finn turns out to be a lot more interesting than she first thought… The good: A delightful book of mystery, friendship and... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott

In brief: Kit used to be friends with Diane until Diane's confession ripped them apart. Now so close to the top of her profession, the last thing Kit needs is Diane to reappear in her life… The good: It's bold, raw, honest and utterly addictive. The not-so-good: Some of the reactions of the characters aren't... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Ghosted by Rosie Walsh

In brief: Sarah and Eddie meet in a small village and immediately go on to have the best week of their lives. But then Eddie doesn't call. Or text. Or email. Why is he ghosting Sarah? She's determined to find out. The good: A really interesting setup and big, big feels in this novel. The... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

In brief: Stella Lane is great at algorithms and her work, but thanks to her Asperger's, she sucks in the dating department. So the most logical thing to do is make a lesson plan and hire an escort to teach her. The good: Fun, sexy and sweet with great leading characters. The not-so-good: Umm…really can't... Continue Reading →

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