November 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

November 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

And so, the last month of the year has started. Those of you who have been following our challenge for a while now, will know that our November round-ups are our last “normal” round-ups of the year, as our December round-ups (posted of course in January)...
Round Up Non-Fiction (General)

Round Up Non-Fiction (General)

Two months ago I challenged our regular reviewers of Non-fiction (general) to try some bited sized, read-in-one-sitting titles in attempt to boost our non-fiction profile. Thank you all for contributing some fabulous titles to inspire and intrigue us. Most of the...
General Fiction Round-up – November 2018

General Fiction Round-up – November 2018

Hello everyone, for those who don’t know me I usually write the Speculative Fiction Round-up but have put my hand up to fill in here as well this month. General fiction seems to cover a lot of categories and genres as well as just ‘general’, so lets...
Short Stories Round Up: Issue 6

Short Stories Round Up: Issue 6

Celebrating Australian Women Writers in the Short Story Form.  As we hurtle towards the holiday season, I’m sure I don’t need to encourage readers of this blog to purchase books as gifts, but I would like to nudge you in the direction of short fiction. Even people who...
YA Round-Up Issue 10, 2018

YA Round-Up Issue 10, 2018

Award-winning books dominated this month’s issue of reviews of young adult books. Angharad of Tinted Edges reviewed MALLEE BOYS by Charlie Archbold which won the 2016 Adelaide Festival Unpublished Manuscript Award: This is an engaging and well-written book that...
Children’s Round-up: November 2018

Children’s Round-up: November 2018

Welcome to the Children’s Round-Up for November, 2018. It’s been a quiet month for children’s book reviews. Three new books have been reviewed, and one title has appeared in previous Round-Ups.  Christmas is only a few weeks away and books make great gifts, so please...