Historical Fiction Round Up: August 2019

Historical Fiction Round Up: August 2019

Another great month for historical fiction with 33 reviews on 18 books written by 19 authors. Our most reviewed titles for August: The Collaborator by Diane Armstrong with 4 reviews A Lifetime of Impossible Days by Tabitha Bird with 4 reviews The Burnt Country by Joy...
Children’s Round-up: July 2019

Children’s Round-up: July 2019

Hello, and a warm welcome to the Children’s Round-Up, featuring book reviews linked to the AWW database during July 2019. August is my favourite time of year for children’s books. The Children’s Book Council of Australia brings children and books together for the CBCA...
Classics and Literary Round-up: July 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: July 2019

July was an exciting month because we had both the shortlist and the winner of the Miles Franklin Award announced – such riches for us lin Liteary Fiction land. I will share the news in the last section of this post. Meanwhile, I hope you all enjoyed the middle...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: July 2019

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: July 2019

July was a fabulous non-fiction month with a mix of art, true crime, politics, feminism, Indigenous culture, science, food and Buddhism. Bernard Whimpress starts his review of From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage by Judith Brett with a big call,  Australian...