Check My Shelf with…Kelly Rimmer

Kelly Rimmer is a talented writer of Historical Fiction and Contemporary Romance. Her latest novel, Truths I Never Told You blew me away, and I have vowed to read her entire backlist! I got to sit down with Kelly as part of my Aussie authors series feature to chat all things Truths, her latest reads,... Continue Reading →

Check My Shelf with… Natasha Lester

This week, I'm so excited to welcome Natasha Lester to my Australian authors interview series! Natasha writes beautiful historical fiction that mesh together exotic locations (handy when you can't leave the house!) trailblazing women far ahead of their time, and, more often than not, a good serving of fashion! She's here to give us an... Continue Reading →

Check My Shelf with…Danielle Binks

Hello and welcome back to my interview series focusing on Aussie authors! Each fortnight, I’ll be getting up close and personal with an author…well ok, with their shelves. But isn’t that really what we’re all here to see?! The purpose of this series to to shine a light on all these wonderful authors, and help... Continue Reading →

Check My Shelf with… Kerri Turner

I'm so excited to announce this new series! Each fortnight, I'll be getting up close and personal with an author...well ok, with their shelves. But isn't that really what we're all here to see?! The first series of authors I'll be focusing on is all our wonderful local Australian authors. It feels like Aussie fiction... Continue Reading →

Book Review | Come Again

Happy pub day to this book! 🥳 Strap yourself in for a time travelling romance espionage adventure novel! Yep you read that right. The book is divided into three, very distinct parts, each loosely addressing each of these genres. The first starts off very low and bleak. Kate has just lost her husband of 28... Continue Reading →

Blog tour | Break the Fall

‘I have to be perfect, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned in my life, nothing - no matter how hard you try or how much you deserve it - is ever perfect.’⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣Welcome to my tour stop for the Break the Fall book tour all thanks to the lovely people at @ausyabloggers @dateabook @hachetteaus 🥰 ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Plot synopsis A... Continue Reading →

Review | Frankly in Love

“I feel like I don’t belong anywhere and every day it’s like I live on this weird little planet of my own in exile.” I say all in one breath. This is impossible to talk about. But I force myself to. “I’m not Korean enough. I’m not white enough to be fully American.” ⁣⁣Frankly in... Continue Reading →

Review | Such a Fun Age

Alix (ahhh leeeks) has turned her childhood fondness for writing letters into an empire, with an Insta following to boot. Her family has recently relocated to support her husband’s job, but her heart (and insta) are still in NYC. In walks Emira, Alix’s babysitter, like a breath of fresh air...and a new ‘project’ for Alix... Continue Reading →

A little about me…

Hey, thanks for stopping by! I'm Selina, better known as @CheckYourShelf_ on Instagram. If you're already a follower, hey! I started this website to have all my reviews in one place, but also go into a little more detail about other bookish things that Instagram doesn't always allow (character limits, right?!). If you're not already... Continue Reading →

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