The Mothers' Group Reviews

‘... an enthralling read. Be prepared to burn the midnight oil, as it is impossible to put down.’ - Sunday Herald Sun, Emma Scarpella. 4 ½ stars

'An insightful and sensitively written novel that will resonate with many new (and less new) parents.' - The Saturday Age, Review, Thuy On

 The Mothers’ Group provides enough ‘aha’ moments of recognition to make even the most sleep-deprived mum smile. And I should know: I read it while juggling my three-month-old daughter.’ -  Bookseller & Publisher, Felicity McLean

‘... a gripping read, as you really connect with each character in the story... I read the first three-quarters of the book without putting it down.’ -  Mindfood, April Book of the Month

‘This heartfelt debut novel explores how challenging and bewildering motherhood can be – from postnatal depression and incontinence to loss of sexual desire – and how much empathy, reassurance and wisdom can be found in the shared experience of a support group.’ -  Better Homes & Gardens

'A fascinating insight into modern motherhood and fickle family bonds. In a word: provocative.' - Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin

‘... compelling and memorable  ... There is so much to love in this first novel by local author Fiona Higgins.’ -  Manly Daily, Catherine Proctor. 5 stars

The Mothers’ Group is an unflinching and compelling portrait of the modern family.’ -   Dubbo Weekender, Jennifer Ennion

'A gripping page-turner that moved Grazia ed Kellie to tears!' - Grazia, 9 April 2012

The Mothers' Group