Speculative Fiction Round-up: October 2019

Speculative Fiction Round-up: October 2019

Oh my god it’s November! Where has this year gone? Not long now until it’s 2020, it seems impossible. Anyway, 15 books were reviewed during October, several by the same author. The first book off the rank today is Maternal Instinct by Rebecca Bowyer which...
General Fiction Round Up: September – October

General Fiction Round Up: September – October

Over the months of September and October, there were 82 books reviewed, with 59 of those being books for adult readers. There were 90 reviews of these 59 adult general fiction titles. Since it’s a bumper 2-month edition of the General Fiction update, I’ll feature a...
Young Adult Round Up: September 2019

Young Adult Round Up: September 2019

Hello, and welcome to the September Round up of Young Adult fiction written by Australian women. Only nine books were read this month – down on previous months but still fairly close to the average for the past eight months. Approximately half the reviews were...
Crime Fiction Round Up: August-October 2019

Crime Fiction Round Up: August-October 2019

Today I had a horrid morning but eventually made it back from drop off determined to sit and get my round up done, on the scheduled date and without having to rush. Unfortunately the techno gods still hate me. I couldn’t log into the site and I couldn’t get to my...
Classics and Literary Round-up: September 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: September 2019

September saw the announcement of one of the last major shortlists for the year, the Queensland Literary Awards, so look at for those at the end of this post. Springing into September Another decent month for reviews, with 42 being posted. Here are some highlights:...
Children’s Round-up: September 2019

Children’s Round-up: September 2019

Hello, and a warm welcome to the Children’s Round-Up, featuring book reviews linked to the AWW database during September 2019. It’s been a quiet month in the children’s area, with seven books reviewed. Still, there are great reads here for all ages and interests, so...
Poetry Round Up October 2019

Poetry Round Up October 2019

Since our last poetry round-up in March (where one lonely book made an entry) we have been busy little beavers, diving into the magical word of verse. Or at least Nancy & Jonathan have, as the majority of the 17 books reviewed in the past six months, came from one...