Spring is in the air, and we are stacking our TBR piles high with so many fantastic new books coming out this month!
There are sweet festive romances to read whist curled up on a warm summers afternoon, because it’s never too early to get into the Christmas spirit!
There are rich and captivating fantasy stories to snuggle up with on a lazy Sunday morning, or thrilling new romantic suspense series to read late into the night as we set our clocks back for Daylight Savings.
Get into the AFL spirit with a new Women of W.A.R title, or turn back the clocks to a historical romance set in the 19th century.
There are so many phenomenal books to talk about this month, but we’ve gathered the top books we are OBSESSED with this month…
Our Country Christmas by Darry Fraser, Penelope Janu, Fiona Lowe, Jacquie Underdown and Eva Scott
A feel-good collection of Australian Christmas stories that will warm your heart with the magic of the holiday season
‘A really enjoyable and joyful book full of Christmas romances.’ – Goodreads review
‘This is a wonderful collection’ – Goodreads review
Tinsel in a Tangle by Ainslie Paton
A Christmas story that packs a punch…
It’s Shelby Yule’s job to make sure the office Christmas party was a success. That means no dodgy Kris Kringle presents, no one gets too sloshed, and there are definitely no dance floor injuries. Never did she think she’d have to worry about the shy new guy, her inappropriate crush, starting a fight.
‘Cute and warm Christmas story’ – Goodreads review
‘a quick, funny and festive story’ – Goodreads review
‘Festive read with a homely, cosy feeling to it’ – Goodreads review
Heart of a Bluestocking by Renee Dahlia
When an uncommon lawyer meets an unusual doctor, their story must be extraordinary…
Both Ravi and Claire are used to being outsiders and alone. But as they work together to save their respective families from disaster, it becomes clear that these two misfits might just fit together perfectly
‘Well written, and I enjoyed having [a] well-educated female characters that were doctors’ – Goodreads review
‘The story of racism and women struggles in the 19th century’ – Goodreads review
A Whole New Ball Game by Lauren K. Mckellar
Women of W.A.R. book 4: Football has always been her favourite hobby, but can she dream big enough to make give it a permanent professional role?
‘very well written and features some really terrific characters’ – Goodreads review
‘I love the fact that there is a series of books about women playing professional Aussie rules football’ – Goodreads review
Consumed by J.R. Ward
Anne Ashburn is a woman consumed…
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the popular Black Dagger Brotherhood series comes a brand-new novel about arson investigator, Ann Ashburn, who is consumed by her troubled past, her family’s scorched legacy, and her current case: chasing a deadly killer.
‘…this book completely rocked my world.’ – Goodreads review
‘Anne Ashburn certainly is the epitome of a strong heroine. Fearless, confident and smart’ – Goodreads review
Shadow and Ice by Gena Showalter
Gena Showalter, the New York Times bestselling author who brought you the Lords of the Underworld, introduces a scorching new paranormal romance series…Gods of War
‘Dying!!! It was so great I finished in One Sitting!!!’ – Goodreads review
‘I’m sorry but Gena wins everything with that cover. It’s so mesmerizing! Look at that guy’s eyes! The way he’s looking right at you. I LOVE IT!!!!’ – Goodreads review
Archangel’s Prophecy by Nalini Singh
Return to New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh’s darkly passionate Guild Hunter world, where human-turned-angel Elena Deveraux, consort to Archangel Raphael, is thrust center stage into an eons-old prophecy….
‘Buckle up this book is an emotional rollercoaster ride of epic proportions.’ – Goodreads review
‘There aren’t enough stars for this book. I LOVED it!’ – Goodreads review
‘Another fabulous, action-packed, sexy installment in the Guild Hunter series!’ – Goodreads review
Love in Catalina Cove by Brenda Jackson
In her brand–new series, Brenda Jackson welcomes you to Catalina Cove, where even the biggest heartbreaks can be healed…
In the wake of a devastating teen pregnancy that left her childless and heartbroken, Vashti Alcindor left Catalina Cove, Louisiana, with no plans to return. Now, over a decade later, Vashti reluctantly finds herself back in her hometown after inheriting her aunt’s B and B. Her homecoming gets off to a rocky start when the handsome new sheriff, Sawyer Grisham, pulls her over for speeding, and things go downhill from there.
‘Love in Catalina Cove was a thrilling read that kept me at the edge of my seat and I highly recommend it to those who love their romances with a dash of suspense! ‘ – Goodreads review
‘The book had a captivating and suspenseful story plot keeping thoroughly intrigued and engaged.’ – Goodreads review
‘Fans of romance and Brenda Jackson will definitely love this book. I’m looking forward to reading the next book in the series.’ – Goodreads review
The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory
The author of The Wedding Date serves up a novel about what happens when a public proposal doesn’t turn into a happy ending, thanks to a woman who knows exactly how to make one on her own…
When someone asks you to spend your life with him, it shouldn’t come as a surprise–or happen in front of 45,000 people.
‘This is such a warm, engaging romance novel, where we see Nik and Carlos start as friends and then become more than friends, and try to figure out if they can love and allow themselves to be loved, while dealing with all manner of baggage. There is so much to relate to and throughout the novel, there is a sharp feminist edge.’ – Roxanne Gay