Young Adult Round Up: January 2019

Young Adult Round Up: January 2019

Hi, and welcome to my first monthly round up of the AWW Young Adult books for 2019. I’ll be taking over from Nadia and am hopeful I can do this justice. I’m Ashleigh, The Book Muse, and in between my other challenges, reviewing, and work with Scholastic...
Children’s Round-up: February 2019

Children’s Round-up: February 2019

Welcome to the first Children’s Round-Up for 2019. As January’s post featured the 2018 Wrap Up, February’s post incorporates two month’s worth of reviews. Nineteen books have been reviewed since mid-December, which is a fantastic result. However, this has made...
Classics and Literary Round-up:  January 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: January 2019

It’s January round-up time again, and like last year, we’ve had a decent number of reviews posted. All that summer-time reading has done us proud. As you’re probably aware, the awards season has started. The Indie Book Awards shortlist was announced...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: Dec 2018 – Jan 2019

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: Dec 2018 – Jan 2019

Welcome to a brand new year of monthly reviews for General Non-Fiction. We’re starting off 2019 with 18 non-fiction reviews, for 11 different books from 14 individual reviewers. A great start! During the week, The Stella Prize announced their 2019 longlist, with...
General Fiction Round Up: January 2019

General Fiction Round Up: January 2019

January went by so quickly that I didn’t managed to put up a review of my own, even though I did read a number of AWW titles, including Heather Rose’s Museum of Modern Love and Dancing on Knives by Kate Forsyth. I’m currently reading the  fourth in Sulari...

2018 AWW Challenge Wrap Up: Short Stories

In the ‘Background to the Challenge’ on The Australian Women Writers (AWW) Challenge website, Elizabeth Lhuede asks the question “If books by Australian women aren’t being reviewed, how do readers know what they’ve published?” Now, thanks to the volunteer reviewers...
2018 Wrap Up: Diversity

2018 Wrap Up: Diversity

Of the 1104 book reviewed by AWW readers in 2018, 146 were tagged ‘diversity’. This compares with 121 books with this tag in 2017, and 86 in 2016. AWW readers are either picking up more books that feature diversity, or they’re becoming more aware of conversations...