REVIEW: The Bench by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex & illustrated by Christian Robinson

Published: 18th June 2021 Publisher: Puffin (imprint of Penguin Random House) Pages: 40 Format: Hardback Picture book (courtesy of Penguin Random House) RRP: $24.99 3.5/5 Stars This is your benchWhere you'll witness great joy.From here you will restSee the growth of our boy. In The Bench, Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, touchingly captures the evolving and … Continue reading REVIEW: The Bench by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex & illustrated by Christian Robinson

REVIEW: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Published: 13th June 2017 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 391 (paperback)/ 12 hours and 10 minutes (audiobook) Format: Audiobook (via Scribd & narrated by Alma Cuervo and Julia Whelan RRP: $19.99 AUD (paperback)/audiobook listened to with monthly subscription 5/5 Stars Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth … Continue reading REVIEW: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

REVIEW: She’s Too Pretty To Burn by Wendy Heard

Published: 30th March 2021  Publisher: Henry Holt & Company (print)/Dreamscape Media (audiobook) Pages: 336 pages or 8 hours and 25 mins Format: Audiobook (purchased via Audible) narrated by Frankie Corzo, Bailley Carr & Stephen Dexter RRP: $32.99 AUD (Hardback)/ $14.99 AUD Audiobook with audible subscription 4/5 Stars An electric romance set against a rebel art scene sparks lethal … Continue reading REVIEW: She’s Too Pretty To Burn by Wendy Heard

REVIEW: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

Published: 5th May 2020 Publisher: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers (Print)/ Faber & Faber Audio (Audiobook) Pages: 354 pages (hardback)/ 8 hours and 23 minutes (audiobook) Format: Hardback (purchased) and audiobook (via scribd and narrated by Logan Rozas) RRP: $17.75 (paperback) 5/5 Stars  From Stonewall and Lambda Award-winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory … Continue reading REVIEW: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

REVIEW: Promised Land by Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris, Illustrated by Christine Luiten & Bo Moore

  Published: 14th February 2017 Publisher: Self Published via Kickstarter campaign Pages: 37 Format: Hardcover Picture book (Borrowed from a friend) RRP: $30 (Hardback)/ $9.99 (ebook) 5/5 Stars When a young Prince and a farm boy meet in the forest, a growing friendship between them blossoms into love. However, when the Queen re-marries, her sinister … Continue reading REVIEW: Promised Land by Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris, Illustrated by Christine Luiten & Bo Moore

LONG LOST REVIEWS: Lethal In Love: Episode 3 by Michelle Somers

Long lost Reviews (LLR) is a  monthly featured hosted by Ally @ Ally's Appraisals where bloggers are encouraged to tackle their review backlog with book reviews that have been sitting there for a long time. Reviews can range from in-depth analyses to one sentence statements with no pressure applied. To learn more and see participating … Continue reading LONG LOST REVIEWS: Lethal In Love: Episode 3 by Michelle Somers

REVIEW: Kissing Scars by Jim Shomos

Published: 30th April 2021 Publisher: Self-Published Pages: 124 Format: ebook 5/5 Stars A romantic comedy novella inspired by a true story     Kissing Scars by Jim Shomos is a romantic novella that is honest, raw and simply heartbreaking. Shomos has created another remarkable and bittersweet story that leaves you suspended right alongside  it's main players Sanaya and … Continue reading REVIEW: Kissing Scars by Jim Shomos

REVIEW: ‘You Should See Me In A Crown’ by Leah Johnson

Published: 2nd June 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: 336 Format: Audible Audiobook (purchased) RRP: $33.99 AUD (Hardcover); $23.58AUD (pre-order for paperback) 5/5 Stars  Liz Lighty has always believed she’s too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed Midwestern town. But it’s okay - Liz has a plan that will get her out of … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘You Should See Me In A Crown’ by Leah Johnson

LLR REVIEW: Selection by Keira Cass (Selection book One)

Long lost Reviews (LLR) is a  monthly featured hosted by Ally @ Ally's Appraisals where bloggers are encouraged to tackle their review backlog with book reviews that have been sitting there for a long time. Reviews can range from in-depth analyses to one sentence statements with no pressure applied. To learn more and see participating … Continue reading LLR REVIEW: Selection by Keira Cass (Selection book One)