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...
Announcing a new genre

Announcing a new genre

As all of you who contribute reviews for the challenge know, one of the mandatory pieces of information our Link Your Review form asks you to enter is genre. This provides us with a broad level of categorisation for the books listed in our database, and is the main...
Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2019

How quickly the year is marching on. I know we say it every year, but it’s true isn’t it! May is worth hurrying to, however, because it’s when the longlist for our most famous literary award, the Miles Franklin, is announced. I’ll discuss that...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: April/May 2019

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: April/May 2019

Apologies for the quick round up post this month. The days are getting away from me at a rate of knots at the moment, so I will simply provide a brief update to keep everyone in the loop. We clocked 17 reviews for General Non-Fiction over April and May with 15...
General Fiction Round Up: May 2019

General Fiction Round Up: May 2019

I had a fantastic month of reading in May, due to a new resolve to always have a non-fiction book on the go and read about a chapter per day. I tried to do this early in the morning and I think it got me into a groove of picking up a book during the day—a bit more...
Speculative Fiction Round-Up – May 2019

Speculative Fiction Round-Up – May 2019

Wow, it’s almost half way through the year, where on earth has this year gone? This month in the spec fiction category we had 13 books read and reviewed. Some are repeat books such as Jessica Townsend’s Nevermoor series which had 3 reviews, two for book 1...
Short Stories Roundup: Issue 2 – 2019

Short Stories Roundup: Issue 2 – 2019

Well things have quietened down a little on the reviews in the short stories category. Just six over the past two months.   On the Lost in a Good Book blog, Amy reviews ‘Beginnings: An Australian Speculative Fiction Anthology’ by various authors. Sixteen stories by...
Historical Fiction Round Up: May 2019

Historical Fiction Round Up: May 2019

I’m sure I posted the round up for April just last week. Where has the month of May gone? It’s been a quiet one here at historical fiction, with only 24 reviews on 20 books written by 19 authors. Our most reviewed book for the month is The Cinema at Starlight...