July 2019 Round Up: Young Adult

July 2019 Round Up: Young Adult

Welcome to the July Round Up for the Young Adult reads of the Australian Women Writer’s Challenge. Right on trend, we have twelve reviews this month – a few under what we usually have for Young Adult, but the stream of reviews has remained steady over the...
Beyond Chernobyl: Women Respond

Beyond Chernobyl: Women Respond

Throughout 2014 AWW will occasionally invite guest authors to review books of interest to challenge participants. Today’s guest author is historical fiction writer, Isolde Martyn. According to the International Nuclear Event Scale of 1 to 7, there have been two...
Angela Savage on Nine Days by Toni Jordan

Angela Savage on Nine Days by Toni Jordan

Toni Jordan took as inspiration for her third novel Nine Days a photograph from the archives of The Argus showing, on a crowded platform, a woman held high on a man’s shoulders so she can kiss the soldier leaning towards her from the train window, presumably as...