Young Adult Round Up: October 2019

Young Adult Round Up: October 2019

    Welcome to November, and the October Round up. The year is zipping to a close for the Australian Women Writer’s Challenge. Right on trend, we have fourteen books reviewed by twelve authors this month – not much has changed, and the most common genres seem to be...
Children’s Round-up: October 2019

Children’s Round-up: October 2019

Hello, and a warm welcome to the November Children’s Round-Up. It’s been a bumper month, with 21 children’s books reviewed. Our star reviewer was Ashleigh Meikle @ The Book Muse, who reviewed seven books.    Ashleigh says Total Quack Up Again by Sally Rippin and...
Classics and Literary Round-up: October 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: October 2019

October was an exciting month for awards with the winners for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards being announced, along with other significant awards news. All this will be at the end of the post, as usual. Orsome October! We had 43 reviews posted this month,...
Speculative Fiction Round-up: October 2019

Speculative Fiction Round-up: October 2019

Oh my god it’s November! Where has this year gone? Not long now until it’s 2020, it seems impossible. Anyway, 15 books were reviewed during October, several by the same author. The first book off the rank today is Maternal Instinct by Rebecca Bowyer which...
General Fiction Round Up: September – October

General Fiction Round Up: September – October

Over the months of September and October, there were 82 books reviewed, with 59 of those being books for adult readers. There were 90 reviews of these 59 adult general fiction titles. Since it’s a bumper 2-month edition of the General Fiction update, I’ll feature a...
Young Adult Round Up: September 2019

Young Adult Round Up: September 2019

Hello, and welcome to the September Round up of Young Adult fiction written by Australian women. Only nine books were read this month – down on previous months but still fairly close to the average for the past eight months. Approximately half the reviews were...
Crime Fiction Round Up: August-October 2019

Crime Fiction Round Up: August-October 2019

Today I had a horrid morning but eventually made it back from drop off determined to sit and get my round up done, on the scheduled date and without having to rush. Unfortunately the techno gods still hate me. I couldn’t log into the site and I couldn’t get to my...
Classics and Literary Round-up: September 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: September 2019

September saw the announcement of one of the last major shortlists for the year, the Queensland Literary Awards, so look at for those at the end of this post. Springing into September Another decent month for reviews, with 42 being posted. Here are some highlights:...