Diversity Round Up: April 2020

Diversity Round Up: April 2020

Goodness me! You have all been reading and reviewing A LOT of diverse books recently! For the month of April we’ve had 41 reviews added to the Australian Women Writers Challenge database which have been tagged with “Diversity”! And because we all...
Historical Fiction Round Up: March 2020

Historical Fiction Round Up: March 2020

Well now, haven’t we all just been tipped upside down and shaken by the ankles in recent weeks. There sure has been a lot of changes to our daily lives, but one thing that hasn’t changed: we are still reading. Amen to that! For the month of March,...
Crime Fiction Round-Up: March-April 2020

Crime Fiction Round-Up: March-April 2020

Working nights and having all of the children home all of the time is starting to take it’s toll and the exhaustion is setting in; so this round-up comes to you from a chaotic socially distanced place that will hopefully offer a period of quiet to take a look at...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: March 2020

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: March 2020

Well, here we are in very unusual times indeed! In last month’s General Non-Fiction round up, I didn’t even mention Covid-19. It feels much longer than a month since all this began, yet in reality, things have changed dramatically for all of us in a very...
Children and Young Adult Round Up: March 2020

Children and Young Adult Round Up: March 2020

  Welcome to the March Round Up for Children’s and Young Adult books. We are standing steady with 6 books for young adults read and reviewed, and 8 for children and younger readers. We’ve had a few new names this month, but still fewer books here, and sometimes,...
Diversity Round Up: April 2020

Classics and Literary Round-up: March 2020

How quickly things change. Last month we were just getting a hint here in Australia that we might have to restrict our lives. A month later, and we are all au fait with flattening the curve, PPEs and Zoom meetings. We hope all our lovely challenge participants are...
Diversity Round Up: March 2020

Diversity Round Up: March 2020

Welcome to the Australian Women Writers Diversity Round Up for March 2020 (albeit a few days late – in April!). It seems that our lovely reviewers have been working hard – we’ve had 5 more reviews of books this month than last month that have been...
General Fiction Round Up : March 2020

General Fiction Round Up : March 2020

Thanks to everyone that has contributed reviews during March, it has been inspiring and also comforting to read through the many positive reflections that have been posted by everyone.  During March there were 87 reviews for a total of 48 books.  This meant of course...