Speculative Fiction Round-up: Issue 2

Speculative Fiction Round-up: Issue 2

Hello again! March already, how time flies. I’ve been on nightshift in the crane again this month which gave me quite a bit of time to read some great books. I hope you have all found some good books to read and hopefully share with us at AWW. Only 8 books were...
Diversity Wrap Up: January – February 2018

Diversity Wrap Up: January – February 2018

Reviews of works by Australian women writers that feature diversity include those by authors who identify as having a disability, who are Indigenous, of migrant heritage, or are LGBTQI. They also include works that feature characters or themes who identify or grapple...
Young Adult Fiction Round up: Issue 2

Young Adult Fiction Round up: Issue 2

Welcome to the second round up of young adult fiction reviews for the year. Earlier this month, the winners of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award were announced and two young adult fiction titles were recognised: Living on Hope Street by Demet Divaroren...
YA Fiction Round Up: Issue 1

YA Fiction Round Up: Issue 1

Themes of race and mental health dominated the YA books reviewed so far in January. Amy reviewed two YA titles. First up was Bro by Helen Chebette: It tells the story of the danger of boys and their masculinity, peer pressure, “national pride”, racism, and trying to...
Crime Fiction and True Crime: Round Up Six 2017

Crime Fiction and True Crime: Round Up Six 2017

The final round up of crime fiction and true crime reviews for 2017 covers an eclectic mix of titles. There have not been a huge number of new releases in the past two months and many Challenge participants have already turned their minds to holiday preparation which...