YA Fiction Yearly Wrap Up – 2018

YA Fiction Yearly Wrap Up – 2018

2018 was a year of fabulous YA books. For the AWW Challenge, we had 148 reviews submitted for 85 books by 82 authors. Thank you to everyone who read a young adult book by an Australian women writer and submitted to the challenge! Throughout the year, I have posted...
YA Round-Up​, Issue 11, 2018

YA Round-Up​, Issue 11, 2018

I won’t remind you of the number of shopping days left until Christmas, so without further ado, let’s get stuck into the handful of young adult books reviewed for the Australian Women Writers Challenge in the last few weeks. Bob Holloway wrote an...
YA Round-Up Issue 10, 2018

YA Round-Up Issue 10, 2018

Award-winning books dominated this month’s issue of reviews of young adult books. Angharad of Tinted Edges reviewed MALLEE BOYS by Charlie Archbold which won the 2016 Adelaide Festival Unpublished Manuscript Award: This is an engaging and well-written book that...
YA Round Up: Issue 6

YA Round Up: Issue 6

This month’s reviews of young adult fiction are very much issues based. Domestic abuse, queer relationships, mental health, grief and loss, cyberbullying, and suicide are all tackled in books in this round up of reviews. Other books reviewed were mainly sci-fi...
#aww2017 The Final Countdown

#aww2017 The Final Countdown

As end of the year draws closer, so too does the end of our #aww2017 challenge. A few of our challenge participants have begun clocking in their totals – a big thank you for this! – but you do still have up until the 31st of December to keep reading and...