BOOK REVIEW-BLOG TOUR: Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati

Publication Date: 17th September 2019
Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia
Format: Paperback
Pages: 672
Genre: Historical Fiction, Family Saga


Obstetrician Dr. Sophie Savard returns home to the achingly familiar rhythms of Manhattan in the early spring of 1884 to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. With the help of Dr. Anna Savard, her dearest friend, cousin, and fellow physician she plans to continue her work aiding the disadvantaged women

BOOK REVIEW: Finding Eliza by Heather Whitford Roche


Everything Knill thought he knew was false. Now he must search for where he belongs...

1921. Central Victoria.

Knill McMillan’s life is perfectly ordinary: a country upbringing, caring parents, cousins who are his best mates. He is a young man with the world before him.

But he’s always had the sense he doesn’t quite fit in, doesn’t quite belong. And then one night he is brutally beaten. As he lies bleeding on the ground his attacker calls him something that he is unable to get out of his

READ AN EXCERPT/BLOG TOUR: Farewell My Life by Cynthia Sally Haggard

Publication Date: April 7, 2019
eBook & Paperback; 586 pages
Genre: Historical Fiction


Angelina led a life which required her to fib. When Angelina, the black sheep of the Pagano family, meets the mysterious Mr. Russell, she has no idea that she has seen him before…in another country. And so begins Farewell My Life, a novel in three parts, which spins an operatic tale of dangerous love and loss.

The Lost Mother, the first part of this novel, slices

CAN'T-WAIT WEDNESDAY: I Can't Wait for The Poppy Wife by Caroline Scott

Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we're excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they're books that have yet to be released. Find out more here.

READ AN EXCERPT/BLOG TOUR: With Kisses from Cécile by Jan Agnello & Anne Armistead

Publication Date: September 12, 2019
Storyology Design and Publication
eBook and Paperback
Genre: Historical Fiction


A heartbroken Maggie travels to Paris to visit the grave of her great-grandmother’s French pen pal Cécile and uncovers 100-year-old secrets that give her courage to rebuild her own life.


Maggie Ruth Mitchell’s failed attempt at reconciliation with her unfaithful husband has left

SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION: From A Gentleman in Moscow to The Jacobite's Wife

It's the first Saturday of the month which means it's time to play Six Degrees of Separation. This meme is hosted by Kate of Books Are My Favourite and Best. The aim is to link six books to each other from the starting point.

Today's starting point is A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. I've not read this book, although I do want to, hopefully before the TV series is released.

The plot involves an aristocrat who is arrested by the Bolsheviks and confined to a hotel. His luxury suite is exchanged for a small attic room with a tiny window. This immediately brought to mind Robyn Cadwallader's The Anchoress where the female