July 2019 Round Up: Young Adult

July 2019 Round Up: Young Adult

Welcome to the July Round Up for the Young Adult reads of the Australian Women Writer’s Challenge. Right on trend, we have twelve reviews this month – a few under what we usually have for Young Adult, but the stream of reviews has remained steady over the...
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...
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...
2018 Wrap Up: Diversity

2018 Wrap Up: Diversity

Of the 1104 book reviewed by AWW readers in 2018, 146 were tagged ‘diversity’. This compares with 121 books with this tag in 2017, and 86 in 2016. AWW readers are either picking up more books that feature diversity, or they’re becoming more aware of conversations...
Diversity Roundup: July – August 2018

Diversity Roundup: July – August 2018

It’s September already! Soon there’ll be baubles in the shops and Christmas wish lists crammed with books … apologies to all those out there who are as horrified by the closeness of the ‘C’ word and/or the pace of this year as I am. Though I meant the bit about the...