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Book Review: The Rearranged Life of Oona Lockhart by Margarita Montimore

The Rearranged Life of Oona Lockhart Margarita Montimore Hachette RRP: $34.99 This is a topsy-turvy life story told with humour and skill; I enjoyed nearly every moment reading it. There’s no denying that this book borrows heavily from Audrey Niffenegger’s “A Time Traveller’s Wife” which was a big hit a …

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Book Review: Blood & Sugar by Laura Shepard-Robinson

Blood & Sugar Laura Shepard-Robinson Macmillan  RRP: $34.99 This book was obviously well researched! 18th century England dock life and the sugar trade has never been as fascinating! This novel straddles, very successfully, two classes of the time – the very rich and the very poor. Our ‘hero’ is tasked …

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Book Review: Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky

Imaginary Friend Stephen Chbosky Hachette RRP: $37.99 This book kept me on the knife edge for sooooooo long and I’m not sure if that’s good or bad. Honestly, about halfway through it started ‘wrapping up’ and I was left holding the book (which is HUGE) and wondering ‘How is this …

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Book Review: A Madness of Sunshine by Nalini Singh

A Madness of Sunshine Nalini Singh Hachette RRP: $34.99 I’ve often seen Singh’s name on best-sellers lists and heard her discussed and interviewed on the radio. In internationally successful author living in New Zealand is quite a rarity. I was thrilled when the Eldernet Gazette review books arrived to discover …

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