Children’s Round-up: June 2019

Children’s Round-up: June 2019

Hello, and a warm welcome to the Children’s Round-Up for June 2019. As I write this, Naidoc week celebrations are drawing to a close (7 – 14 July). It was pleasing to see Indigenous children’s books featured across different age brackets this month. In total,...
Classics and Literary Round-up: June 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: June 2019

And so we reach the middle of another year at the challenge, and things are progressing well here in Literary and Classics land, tracking, I’d say, pretty much around last year’s rate. June is a less dramatic month, awards-wise, but we did have a couple of...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: June 2019

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: June 2019

Wow! What a month we’ve had in general non-fiction. 19 reviews popped up on my screen to warm my heart on this chilly, winter’s night. On closer inspection, I realised that a number of these were older posts from Dark Matter Zine, catching up on their...
General Fiction Round Up: June 2019

General Fiction Round Up: June 2019

The Australian winter started with a bang in general fiction, with a huge 114 reviews of 75 books. There were a couple of clear standouts, including Tess Woods’ Love and Other Battles, and Tabitha Bird’s A Lifetime of Impossible Days. Both of these excellent books...
Spec Fiction Round-up – June 2019

Spec Fiction Round-up – June 2019

Hello again, half the year is over and it’s been a good one so far. We had quite a few new books reviewed this month, many thanks to new reviewer Dark Matter Zine for linking her reviews. First up is a book that crosses genres and I’m sure will be in many...
Historical Fiction Round Up: June 2019

Historical Fiction Round Up: June 2019

Welcome to winter! After several months of low figures, this month, historical fiction is back to booming! We had 67 reviews on 40 book by 35 authors. You know what that means…we are all reading the same new releases! And there has been some really terrific new...
Young Adult Round Up: May 2019

Young Adult Round Up: May 2019

    Wow round up time again, and this month, we had twelve reviews. The Young Adult genre seems to have a steady number each month of between ten and twelve so far, with some of the same reviewers and books popping up each month.   This month, we have another review...
Children’s Round-up: May 2019

Children’s Round-up: May 2019

Hello, and a warm welcome to the Children’s Round-Up for May 2019. Children’s books continue to be very popular among AWW challenge participants. A total of seventeen book reviews were submitted by six reviewers since the last round-up, providing a diverse range of...