YA Round-Up​, Issue 11, 2018

YA Round-Up​, Issue 11, 2018

I won’t remind you of the number of shopping days left until Christmas, so without further ado, let’s get stuck into the handful of young adult books reviewed for the Australian Women Writers Challenge in the last few weeks. Bob Holloway wrote an...
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 Angharad of Tinted Edges reviewed MALLEE BOYS by Charlie Archbold which won the 2016 Adelaide Festival Unpublished Manuscript Award: This is an engaging and well-written book that...
Angela Savage on Nine Days by Toni Jordan

Angela Savage on Nine Days by Toni Jordan

Toni Jordan took as inspiration for her third novel Nine Days a photograph from the archives of The Argus showing, on a crowded platform, a woman held high on a man’s shoulders so she can kiss the soldier leaning towards her from the train window, presumably as...