Classics and Literary Round-up: April 2021

Classics and Literary Round-up: April 2021

And so the year rolls on, with a third of it gone. Can you believe it? I’m pleased to report, however, that the Challenge in my neck of the woods seems to be going well, with a goodly number of reviews this month. I’m even more pleased that there is a...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: April 2021

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: April 2021

Hello Readers! For Non-Fiction in March there was: 13 reviews, 9 reviewers, and 12 books reviewed (1 poetry). A pretty standard month here for non-fiction but only the one poetry review for the whole of April. The most prolific reviewer was Katie Elder with 3 books reviewed. The most reviewed title this month was Witness by Louise Milligan (2020) which was reviewed twice.

General Fiction Round Up : April 2021

General Fiction Round Up : April 2021

Hello everyone and thanks to all our wonderful readers and reviewers who have contributed to this ever-growing Australian Women Writers Challenge.  73 reviews during April covering 53 titles. The most reviewed General Fiction novel this month is Josephine Moon’s...
Speculative Fiction Round Up: April 2021

Speculative Fiction Round Up: April 2021

Well, April flew by, for me anyway, despite the ups and downs with Covid. It was nice to be able to get lost in some good books. 10 books were reviewed during April. Cass Moriarty reviewed the new release Dirt Circus League by Maree Kimberley. She says, “This is...
Romance Round Up: April 2021

Romance Round Up: April 2021

We had a HUGE month in the Romance, Erotic and Romantic Suspense category in April 2021, with a total of thirty-seven (37) reviews submitted across twenty-seven (27) individual book titles written by twenty-six (26) amazing Australian Women Writers. These reviews were...
Children’s and YA Round Up: March 2021

Children’s and YA Round Up: March 2021

A quarter of the way through the year, and we’re back with the round up! This month we had 23 reviews for books aimed at children and younger readers, and 9 for young adult readers. Each category had quite a variety that it was hard to choose which ones to highlight....
Crime Fiction Round-Up March-April 2021

Crime Fiction Round-Up March-April 2021

I can not believe we are almost at the end of April, halfway through the first lot of school holidays, and there has not been nearly enough reading happening in my house. Definitely not enough reviewing, I am getting further and further behind with those and am...
Classics and Literary Round-up: March 2021

Classics and Literary Round-up: March 2021

Interesting! March seems like a big reading month for the challenge. In 2019, 2020 and again this year, we had over sixty reviews for literary fiction and classics posted to the challenge, significantly more than the preceding Februarys. Why is this? Is it that autumn...