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The Journey Home by K’Anne Meinel: Book Review

The Journey Home by K’Anne Meinel is a story about valuing each moment of your life, love for one’s family, community and nature. It is also a story about embracing

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Spring Flowering by Farah Mendlesohn: Book Review

Spring Flowering by Farah Mendlesohn takes place in an English Regency-era setting that owes more to Jane Austen, with its parson’s daughters and everyday family dynamics, than to Georgette Heyer’s

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The Schuyler House by Cade Haddock Strong: Book Review

The Schuyler House by Cade Haddock Strong is a story about learning valuable life lessons from painful circumstances, opening one’s heart to love and making positive changes in one’s life.

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The Secret Pond by Gerri Hill: Audiobook Review

The Secret Pond by Gerri Hill is a story about overcoming grief. It is also a story of self-discovery, acceptance, renewal and what makes a family. After the loss of

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Party Wall by Cheyenne Blue: Book Review

Party Wall by Cheyenne Blue is an opposites attract romance set in a small town in Australia. Freya owns a new age shop and teaches yoga in Grasstree Flat, helping

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The Review by Annette Mori: Book Review

The Review by Annette Mori is a suspenseful romance about life giving you a second chance at love. Silver Lining, a lesbian writer, has been drifting in a haze of

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Heartsong by Lynn Ames: Book Review

Heartsong by Lynn Ames is a contemporary romance that might just make you believe in love at first sight, even in the midst of grief. Danica Warren is stepping back

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Hidden Truths by Jae: Audiobook Review

Hidden Truths by Jae takes place 17 years after Backwards to Oregon ends. In our opinion (Brooklyn, Tara and Sheena), you don’t need to read Backwards to Oregon to read

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In the Distance There is Light by Harper Bliss: Audiobook Review

In the Distance There is Light by Harper Bliss is an age gap romance with a little more taboo than usual. If you can get past the premise, however, you

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The Fall by Robin Alexander: Audiobook Review

The Fall by Robin Alexander is an audio book produced by Dog Ear Audio and it is utterly charming. Narrated by  Lisa Cordileone – easily one of my favourite narrators for

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