Historical Fiction Round Up: May 2021

Historical Fiction Round Up: May 2021

Easing into winter quietly with 24 reviews on 18 books within the historical fiction genre. Popular titles for this month were: Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray by Anita Heiss with 4 reviews Thoughts here by Jennifer Cameron-Smith: This is a beautifully written novel which...
History Memoir and Biography Round Up: May 2021

History Memoir and Biography Round Up: May 2021

How have we arrived almost at the middle of the year already? The month of May brought us twelve reviews of ten books. Among those that have been featured recently, Jennifer Cameron-Smith reviewed The Husband Poisoner by Tanya Bretherton, Tracey at Carpe Librum read...
Crime Round-Up: May-June 2021

Crime Round-Up: May-June 2021

We are already halfway through the year and there have been an amazing array of crime novels released and our stats reflect that they are being discovered by readers and shared with all of us. I’m feeling quite introverted and have little to say today so...
Children and YA Round Up: May 2021

Children and YA Round Up: May 2021

We are almost halfway through the year, and the number of young adult books read this month has been on trend with previous months -with twenty-one children’s books read, and thirteen reviews for young adult books were entered. Most of the books were different,...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: May 2021

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: May 2021

  Hello Readers! A very quiet month in this corner of the challenge. I can sympathise having read a grand total of 2 books myself for the last two months. And one of them was a re-read (and if I’m being really honest the other was mostly illustrations)…  ...
Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2021

Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2021

May 2021 is quite a different month to May last year. The pandemic had started but we had no idea how long it would last. We still don’t know, but we know more about it now, and have some strategies for managing it. That’s a good thing. Bookselling stats...