Young Adult Round Up: March 2019

Young Adult Round Up: March 2019

    Welcome back to the March Round Up for Young Adult reads in 2019. Each month has seen books read for this audience climb slowly – going from nine in January, to eleven in February and twelve in March. Many of these books cross over into other genres, so...
Classics and Literary Round-up:  March 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: March 2019

And now it’s autumn – here downunder anyhow, though not, I realise for our lovely Northern Hemisphere readers who are moving into Spring and then Summer! Lucky you! Still, autumn is a glorious season, and winter is good for cuddling up with a book so...
Poetry & General Non-Fiction Round Up: March 2019

Poetry & General Non-Fiction Round Up: March 2019

Happy autumn one and all and welcome to another month of round-ups. Our one and only poetry review so far this year is from Jonathan @Me Fail? I Fly. He gives us the “beautiful, generous, delightful” Uncommon Feast by Eileen Chong – a poetry...
General Fiction Round Up: March 2019

General Fiction Round Up: March 2019

March was a solid month for the General Fiction category with a total of 90 reviews of 53 books. The Stella Prize longlist released in February, and the shortlist in early March, had a clear impact on this category: Little Gods by Jenny Ackland was reviewed by Kim...
Speculative Fiction Round Up: March 2019

Speculative Fiction Round Up: March 2019

Well a quarter of the year is over and March was a great month for reviews in this category with 22 books being reviewed, which I think may be one of the biggest months since I started writing the roundups last January, so keep it up! Terra Nullius by Claire G Coleman...
Historical Fiction Round Up: March 2019

Historical Fiction Round Up: March 2019

Back to normal programing this month and what a month it has been! Historical fiction readers have clocked 35 reviews on 23 books into our database. Thanks to all of you for your continued enthusiasm and efforts! Let’s take a look at what books everyone has been drawn...
Short Stories Roundup: Issue 1 – 2019

Short Stories Roundup: Issue 1 – 2019

Since the calendar ticked over to 2019, we’ve seen 18 reviews of 15 short story collections here on the AWW blog. I think that is pretty impressive. I am a little like the Mad Hatter this year, running late for everything, including reading, so I’m pleased to have the...