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...
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...
General Fiction Round Up: April 2019

General Fiction Round Up: April 2019

April was a little slower than usual in the General Fiction category with a total of 65 reviews of 43 books. But there have been some exciting new releases in the genre that have gathered numerous reviews.   Josephine Moon’s new release The Gift of Life gathered four...
General Fiction Round Up: March 2019

General Fiction Round Up: March 2019

March was a solid month for the General Fiction category with a total of 90 reviews of 53 books. The Stella Prize longlist released in February, and the shortlist in early March, had a clear impact on this category: Little Gods by Jenny Ackland was reviewed by Kim...
General Fiction Round Up: February 2019

General Fiction Round Up: February 2019

My stand-out read for February was Dervla McTiernan’s new crime fiction release, The Scholar – such an engaging book that I didn’t want it to end. But this post is all about general fiction and the work that our busy reviewers have been doing across February. In...