Young Adult Round Up: April 2019

Young Adult Round Up: April 2019

    Welcome to the April Round Up of our young adult reads. We seem to be averaging nine to eleven reviews a month in this category, and from a stable of regular Young Adult readers – including myself, but it seems my April Young Adult reads are all likely to be...
Classics and Literary Round-up: April 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: April 2019

The Classics and Literary section of the challenge looks healthy at present with reviews pouring in – well, not literally of course, but this month and last we’ve seen enthusiastic responses to both new releases (not a new phenomenon!) and to books...
General Fiction Round Up: April 2019

General Fiction Round Up: April 2019

April was a little slower than usual in the General Fiction category with a total of 65 reviews of 43 books. But there have been some exciting new releases in the genre that have gathered numerous reviews.   Josephine Moon’s new release The Gift of Life gathered four...
Speculative Fiction Round-up – April 2019

Speculative Fiction Round-up – April 2019

Well hello again everyone, we are a third of the way through the year, where have those last four months gone? We had 13 books reviewed during April which is pretty good. Ashleigh from The Book Muse has started reading Emily Rhoda’s Deltora Quest series for...
Diversity Roundup: January – April 2019

Diversity Roundup: January – April 2019

Close to 50 works were reviewed and tagged with ‘diversity’ in our database in the first four months of this year, and it’s good to see people thinking about this as they read. Below are some highlights!   Goorie writer Melissa Lucashenko’s most recent novel, Too Much...
Historical Fiction Round Up: April 2019

Historical Fiction Round Up: April 2019

The end of April is upon us. By a matter of coincidence, I’m bringing this round up to you all on Anzac Day. Lest We Forget A couple of our most reviewed books for the month are stories of WWII, The French Photographer by Natasha Lester and The Land Girls by...
Young Adult Round Up: March 2019

Young Adult Round Up: March 2019

    Welcome back to the March Round Up for Young Adult reads in 2019. Each month has seen books read for this audience climb slowly – going from nine in January, to eleven in February and twelve in March. Many of these books cross over into other genres, so...