Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2019

How quickly the year is marching on. I know we say it every year, but it’s true isn’t it! May is worth hurrying to, however, because it’s when the longlist for our most famous literary award, the Miles Franklin, is announced. I’ll discuss that...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: April/May 2019

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: April/May 2019

Apologies for the quick round up post this month. The days are getting away from me at a rate of knots at the moment, so I will simply provide a brief update to keep everyone in the loop. We clocked 17 reviews for General Non-Fiction over April and May with 15...
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...
Speculative Fiction Round-Up – May 2019

Speculative Fiction Round-Up – May 2019

Wow, it’s almost half way through the year, where on earth has this year gone? This month in the spec fiction category we had 13 books read and reviewed. Some are repeat books such as Jessica Townsend’s Nevermoor series which had 3 reviews, two for book 1...
Short Stories Roundup: Issue 2 – 2019

Short Stories Roundup: Issue 2 – 2019

Well things have quietened down a little on the reviews in the short stories category. Just six over the past two months.   On the Lost in a Good Book blog, Amy reviews ‘Beginnings: An Australian Speculative Fiction Anthology’ by various authors. Sixteen stories by...
Historical Fiction Round Up: May 2019

Historical Fiction Round Up: May 2019

I’m sure I posted the round up for April just last week. Where has the month of May gone? It’s been a quiet one here at historical fiction, with only 24 reviews on 20 books written by 19 authors. Our most reviewed book for the month is The Cinema at Starlight...
Children’s Round-up: April 2019

Children’s Round-up: April 2019

Hello, and a warm welcome to the Children’s Round-Up for April 2019. Last month’s round-up wasn’t published as I was away. A lot has happened since February’s issue! It’s certainly made a tricky task of selecting just a few titles from the twenty-five excellent...
Young Adult Round Up: April 2019

Young Adult Round Up: April 2019

    Welcome to the April Round Up of our young adult reads. We seem to be averaging nine to eleven reviews a month in this category, and from a stable of regular Young Adult readers – including myself, but it seems my April Young Adult reads are all likely to be...