January 2020  Round Up: Children’s and YA

January 2020 Round Up: Children’s and YA

Welcome to the first monthly round up for 2020 of the children’s and young adult books read for the Australian Writers Challenge. In the Young Adult category, across all genres, we had eight reviews, and six reviews for children and younger readers. That’s fifteen in...
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...
Young Adult Round Up: February 2019

Young Adult Round Up: February 2019

Hello, and welcome back to the Young Adult Round Up. So far this year, Young Adult books have only had a handful of reviews, but that may pick up later in the year. Another trend I have noticed is that Young Adult as a category of fiction, rather than a genre, has...

YA Round Up: Issue 7

Hive, the most recent young adult book by award-winning author, A.J. Betts (author of Zac and Mia) was the most reviewed young adult book in this issue of YA reviews. Hive falls under speculative fiction, dystopian, and horror genres, and is the first book in a...