YA Round Up: Issue 4

YA Round Up: Issue 4

Welcome to the fourth round up of young adult fiction for the Australian Women Writer’s Challenge. Read Up is an initiative of the Stella Prize and the Victorian Government. It’s aimed at young people aged 15-24 who fall outside the education system and...
Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 3

Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 3

Welcome to the latest round up of historical fiction. It’s been a favourable month for our genre, with 52 reviews returned on 33 books by 31 authors. Our most reviewed titles were: 7 reviews for The Lace Weaver by Lauren Chater 4 reviews for The Secrets at...
March 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

March 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

We had more awards news in March but, as we currently have no-one on our team reporting on them, I will again devote a section (see below) to them in this month’s round-up. But first, a brief statistical summary, for what it’s worth… March We had the...
General Non-Fiction March Round-up

General Non-Fiction March Round-up

March saw ten us of read nine VERY different non-fiction titles. Amy and Sandi remind us that children’s non-fiction can be just as interesting, diverse and important as adult non-fiction. Amy reviewed The Internet is Like a Puddle by Shona Innes which is a...
Speculative Fiction Round-up: Issue 3

Speculative Fiction Round-up: Issue 3

Hi everybody, I can’t believe it is April, another month gone and another lot of books read. 15 books were reviewed during March which is great, and some new titles were added to the list to explore. I was on nightshift again earlier in the month and got plenty...
Short Stories Round Up: Issue 2

Short Stories Round Up: Issue 2

Celebrating Australian Women Writers in the Short Story Form Kate at booksaremyfavouriteandbest has given us two fabulous reviews in one with her post ‘The Long and the Short of it . . .’  Musing on Melanie Cheng’s Australia Day Day (which won the Fiction Prize in the...