Children’s Round-up: February 2019

Children’s Round-up: February 2019

Welcome to the Children’s Round-Up for February 2019. There were thirteen books reviewed this month, with a fairly even distribution between books for younger and older readers.   H M Waugh reviewed Ottilie Colter and the Narroway Hunt, by Rhiannon Williams. (Ages 8...
Classics and Literary Round-up:  February 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: February 2019

Truly it’s amazing how quickly the time flies, but let’s not dwell on that and get down to business, In February the longlist for the Stella Prize was announced, as was the shortlist for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Check out the Awards section...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: Feb 2019

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: Feb 2019

Our long, hot, lingering summer has not put off our AWW challenge readers – perhaps you’ve all found a lovely cool spot to relax, read and blog away? February saw 9 books being reviewed by 10 reviewers. A few like The Arsonist by Chloe Hooper, Axiomatic by...
General Fiction Round Up: February 2019

General Fiction Round Up: February 2019

My stand-out read for February was Dervla McTiernan’s new crime fiction release, The Scholar – such an engaging book that I didn’t want it to end. But this post is all about general fiction and the work that our busy reviewers have been doing across February. In...
Speculative Fiction Round-up: February 2019

Speculative Fiction Round-up: February 2019

Hello again, another month down and more books read, this month there were 14 books reviewed in the spec fiction category. Half of these are new books and half ones we’ve been seeing regularly, which means they must be good and perhaps I should try them out...
Young Adult Round Up: January 2019

Young Adult Round Up: January 2019

Hi, and welcome to my first monthly round up of the AWW Young Adult books for 2019. I’ll be taking over from Nadia and am hopeful I can do this justice. I’m Ashleigh, The Book Muse, and in between my other challenges, reviewing, and work with Scholastic...