May 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

May 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

Hats off to all you challenge participants for keeping up your reviewing of Aussie women writers this year. Last year was a great one for the Classics and Literary area, and this year is proving to be the same. I love seeing all the reviews come through, and the...
General Non-Fiction Round Up April & May

General Non-Fiction Round Up April & May

Over the past two months our readers have read & reviewed seven general non-fiction titles. When I first logged on I got very excited to see over twelve reviews pop up, but quickly realised that most of them were actually memoirs. I thought I might, therefore,...
Speculative Fiction Round-up 4 & 5

Speculative Fiction Round-up 4 & 5

Hello everyone, it has been a while. I had to miss April’s round-up due to my adventure to Morocco and work getting in the way, but there are some great books to look at for this April/May round-up. I also managed to finally read Terra Nullius by Claire G...
Short Stories Round Up: Issue 3

Short Stories Round Up: Issue 3

Celebrating Australian Women Writers in the Short Story Form.             I very much enjoyed reading Jemimah’s review (Oddfeather Creative) of Clair Aman’s collection ‘Bird Country’.  I’ve long been a fan of Aman, having read her work in some of Australia’s top...
Children’s Round-up: May 2018

Children’s Round-up: May 2018

Welcome to the Children’s Round-Up for May, 2018. If you’re anything like me – listening to podcasts about books when it’s hard to find the time to sit down and actually read them – you may be interested in a new Australian podcast which specifically...
Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 4

Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 4

Welcome to the latest round up of historical fiction. We are deep into autumn now and the cooler temperatures are even reaching my home in the outback, so curling up with a book under a blanket with a hot drink is by far the best option for an evening in. Review...
March & April Round-Up: General Fiction

March & April Round-Up: General Fiction

Somebody somewhere once said, “Time is like toothpaste – squeeze it here and there and there’s always some left.” Not sure how you are going, but I am squeezing really hard here. Ten minutes before midnight is all the time I have to read these days. And even as...