Classics and Literary Round-up: July 2020

Classics and Literary Round-up: July 2020

Woo hoo, we are now officially two-thirds through winter. I don’t know about you, but after such a horrible year, I really hope summer will bring us some joy, which means warm days and not fires. What do you reckon? However we still have some winter to get...
Historical Fiction Round Up: July 2020

Historical Fiction Round Up: July 2020

In times of uncertainty and isolation, we are all still turning to books for comfort. I am grateful to all of you who are still reading and reviewing and contributing to our challenge. Historical fiction has had a quiet but steady July with 29 reviews on 18 books...
General Fiction Round Up : July 2020

General Fiction Round Up : July 2020

Welcome to another general fiction round up as we head into the second part of the year.  Thanks to everyone who has submitted such interesting reviews over the past month, well done to everyone for continuing to read and focus on our Australian Women Writers.  We had...
Speculative Fiction Roundup – July 2020

Speculative Fiction Roundup – July 2020

Wow, August already, considering we’ve spent a great deal of this year amidst the COVID epidemic, it certainly seems to have gone fast. I have to admit, my own reading has dropped off over the last 4 months, but luckily there are still plenty of people out there...
Diversity Round Up: June/July 2020

Diversity Round Up: June/July 2020

This month’s round up of reviews of books by diverse Australian women writers, or books featuring themes of diversity, is a double header for June and July 2020. Our lovely reviewers have been busy again, linking up 82 reviews of 59 books over the 2 months. It...
Children’s and Young Adult Round Up: June 2020

Children’s and Young Adult Round Up: June 2020

June saw an increase in the number of children’s books read – 23 reviews entered, and roughly the same stats for young adult – 9 reviews entered. A cursory glance shows these reviews are diverse in genre, form, plot and themes. With so many to choose from, I’ll start...
Classics and Literary Round-up: June 2020

Classics and Literary Round-up: June 2020

And so we reach the end of the first half of what has been the weirdest year in a long time (not to mention the worst year for me in a long time.) Nonetheless, we are still reading and so I have a monthly round-up for you. (Not so) Jolly June It seems that most of us,...