This post serves as both my 2016 Challenge Completion Summary and 2017 Commitment to the Aussie Author Challenge hosted here at Booklover Book Reviews and the Australian Women Writers Challenge. Of the 52 titles reviewed on Booklover Book Reviews in 2016, almost half of those were by Australian authors. Book Review – THAT DEVIL’S […]
The Aussie Author Challenge 2017 is now live! Whether you are a patriotic Australian, an aspiring or armchair tourist or simply an international reader wanting to discover some talented new authors and interact with like-minded readers, the Aussie Author Challenge could be for you! The objective of this challenge is to showcase the quality and […]
I have reviewed 24 titles by international authors here at Booklover Book Reviews so far this year (out of 48 books in total). But just as I have done for my Top Aussie Reads of 2016, I am sharing my favourites before Christmas this year in the hope that some of the lesser known gems find their […]
This year I’ve had the opportunity to read 24 titles by Aussie Authors and there will certainly be more in December. But I’ve decided to share my favourites before Christmas this year in the hope that some of the lesser known gems find their way onto wish lists and holiday reading piles. So without further adieu, in countdown style, […]
Here are 10 fiction titles set for publication in October and November that have particularly caught my eye:
August and September 2016 marks the release of new titles from several international bestselling authors such as Amor Towles, Emma Donoghue, Graeme Simsion and more… But the big names in the industry are sharing the spotlight with some very intriguing literary offerings from both debut and lesser known established authors. Here are the 9 fiction titles that have […]
It has been a big 48 hours for reading enthusiasts, with the 2016 Man Booker Dozen and the Ned Kelly Awards and Davitt Awards Shortlists being announced.
Booklovers of South-East Queensland, it’s officially time to get excited – you can now buy tickets to the 2016 Brisbane Writers Festival (7-11th September). And this year’s program… another fantastic line-up brought together by Julie B and her talented team at UPLIT. Here are just a few of the highlights: Opening Address: Connection and Belonging […]
Updated Dec2016: We’ve published our dozen Top Aussie Reads of 2016 and Top 10 International Reads of 2016 July is already upon us so it is time to put down that page-turner just for a moment, and reflect upon the books we’ve read this year so far… We read 33 titles, completing all bar one (an unsolicited review copy). While […]
Historical fiction features heavily in my selections for July, a few with a gothic, mystery thriller bent… plus some humorous and experimental literature, science-fiction and contemporary crime and corruption to look forward to. Here are the 9 fiction titles that have particularly caught my eye.